Autumn leaves forecasted to appear later in Tokyo and Japan for 2019

Summer is slowly coming to a close and we’re dreaming of crisp walks along ginkgo-lined avenues and hikes surrounded by vermillion trees. Unfortunately, the weather is still hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement. The late summer’s blazing temperatures, now expected through October, will likely delay this year’s autumn foliage, as reported in The Japan Times. Northern Sapporo, the first city with turning leaves, is expected to peak … Continue reading Autumn leaves forecasted to appear later in Tokyo and Japan for 2019

Review: MTR High Speed Rail first class (Hong Kong to Guangzhou)

With a journey time of under an hour from Hong Kong Kowloon to Guangzhou, why take a plane when you can take the train? Introduction Guangzhou and Hong Kong have never been closer together: in just 51 minutes, you can be whisked from Kowloon to the home of the Canton Fair, and easily return the same day. 51 minutes is about as long as it’d … Continue reading Review: MTR High Speed Rail first class (Hong Kong to Guangzhou)

Citilink flies direct from Kuala Lumpur to Bali !

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Sabre identifies top trends in travel

SINGAPORE, 18 October 2019: Five top trends emerge in the latest Sabre study that shows travel agents can still find a meaningful role cutting through the travel content clutter for their clients. Sabre Corporation released the results of an APAC-wide study that compiles insight from over 500 travel professionals earlier this week. There are five key trends revealed by leisure travel consultants from over 24 … Continue reading Sabre identifies top trends in travel

Conrad Hotels and Resorts to debut in Malaysia

Conrad Hotels and Resorts is set to launch in Malaysia with the Conrad Kuala Lumpur, a 544-room hotel slated for completion in 2021. Hilton said on October 1 that it had signed a management agreement with Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) to open the hotel. “Kuala Lumpur is the economic centre and cultural heart of the country and we recognise the immense tourism potential that the … Continue reading Conrad Hotels and Resorts to debut in Malaysia

Malaysia visitor count up 4.9%

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 August 2019: Malaysia reported its half-year tourism results Friday declaring tourist arrivals reached 13.35 million up 4.9%, while tourist receipts improved 6.8% over the same period in 2018. Tourism Malaysia’s data summary showed the travel industry had contributed MYR41.69 billion in revenue to the country’s economy January to June this year. Tourism Malaysia said the performance also saw a growth in terms … Continue reading Malaysia visitor count up 4.9%

Attractions in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur, the economic capital of the country, is the best introduction to Malaysia. The city is impressive with its skyline of glitzy buildings standing next to beautiful colonial mansions. The capital is also the centre of Malaysian culture, reflected in its numerous museums and in its very active arts scene. Shopping is one of Kuala Lumpur’s strong points. In the city’s so-called … Continue reading Attractions in Malaysia

Why are so many cruise ships registered in the Bahamas?

The regulations that apply to ships are determined by the country where they are registered. Some countries have stricter regulations, such as the US, which supplies the cruise market with the majority of its customers. A ship registered in the US is governed by United States maritime law, which specifies the wages that must be paid to crew, the environmental safeguards that apply to waste … Continue reading Why are so many cruise ships registered in the Bahamas?

2018: Airlines enjoyed healthy demand

GENEVA 12 February 2019: Global passenger traffic results for 2018 showed demand (revenue passenger kms or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017, according to the latest data from the International Air Transport Association. Although it represented a slowdown compared to the 2017 annual growth of 8%, it was another year of above-trend growth. Full year 2018 capacity climbed 6.1%, and load … Continue reading 2018: Airlines enjoyed healthy demand

Where is Thailand’s new foodie hotspot?

In recent years this destination reinvented itself from a backpacker hotspot to Thailand’s most luxurious holiday island. The dining scene on the island followed the same path and is without a doubt one of the finest in Asia. The diversity of the restaurants in terms of cuisine, ambience, and service style will make any true foodie satisfied. Koh Samui a tropical paradise fringed by azure … Continue reading Where is Thailand’s new foodie hotspot?