Intercontinental ® Phuket Resort Unlocks The Door To Sustainable Luxury

The newly opened InterContinental® Phuket Resort breaks new ground by introducing the first wooden hotel keycards to Phuket as part of its expanding sustainable initiatives to reduce environmental impact on the island.  The resort’s sustainability programme encompasses all-round ‘Green Solutions” based on IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) Green Engage system designed to reduce hotels’ environmental impact.  As the ban of single-use plastics becomes an industry norm, … Continue reading Intercontinental ® Phuket Resort Unlocks The Door To Sustainable Luxury

Singapore Airlines Is The Gold Standard For Innovation

Singapore Airlines is the gold standard for airlines a leader in innovation both in the cabin and in new aircraft. This week its re-launches the word’s longest flight from Singapore to New York with the A350-900ULR but that is just the tip of the extraordinary transformation that the airline is once again going through. Almost every ten years the airline reinvents itself and in doing … Continue reading Singapore Airlines Is The Gold Standard For Innovation

The 9 Best Cities in America to Visit in 2020

In a single lifetime, no traveler could ever be done exploring America. Even if you relegated yourself to just roaming the nation’s cities—setting aside the 50 states’ vast open, unincorporated spaces—there would still always be more to see. Still, there are a few cities every year that are a bit more worth visiting, either because they’re experiencing some sort of renaissance, they’ve been underrated or … Continue reading The 9 Best Cities in America to Visit in 2020

These are the top ten largest African carriers

With the top ten carrying more than 60 million passengers between them, Routesonline counts down the largest African airlines and looks at their performance over the past 12 months. Aviation in African already it supports $55.8bn in economic activity and 6.2 million jobs, according to the latest estimates from IATA, with demand for air travel set to double over the next two decades. The compound … Continue reading These are the top ten largest African carriers

Slot shortage holds back Korean Air’s growth

When it comes to defining what makes the perfect airport partner, most airlines have a whole list of requirements, ranging from marketing support to comprehensive data analysis on the potential market for the new route. But when it comes to Korean Air, vice-president network planning team, passenger network and sales Hoyoon Jeong says there is only one, simple requirement to start the conversation: do you … Continue reading Slot shortage holds back Korean Air’s growth

Ethiopian Airlines flies to Houston & Athens

Starting December 2019, Ethiopian Airlines will fly to 2 new destinations in the US and Europe : The economy of the nation’s fourth most populous city has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics and transportation. Only New York City is home to more large public companies than Houston. The city is also home of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest concentration of … Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines flies to Houston & Athens

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

7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of travel? Are you thinking about all the fun things you could do with your family and friends? If your answer is yes, perhaps you should consider venturing through a destination alone instead. Rest assured, embarking on a solo journey could be one of the best decisions you make for yourself. In case you’re … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

Malaysia attracts more business events

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 September 2019: Malaysia will host 37 large-scale business events during the Visit Malaysia Year 2020, according to the latest report from the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau. Reporting on meetings pencilled in for 2020, MyCEB confirmed said the events would attract around 45,000 delegates for a line-up of 37 business events focusing on healthcare, telecommunications, science and technology. In a report published … Continue reading Malaysia attracts more business events

Meet the Emirati female pilot who flies A380s, one of the world’s largest passenger aircraft

Women working in aviation sector give insight on what it’s like to be flying all the time Abu Dhabi: Regularly flying across the world, traversing different time zones and flying the world’s largest passenger aircraft — the Airbus A380 — is all in a day’s work for Emirati pilot Aisha Al Mansouri, a senior first officer with Etihad Airways. It all started when her sister, … Continue reading Meet the Emirati female pilot who flies A380s, one of the world’s largest passenger aircraft