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

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

Business travel costs to rise in 2020

SINGAPORE, 23 September 2019: Global hotel rates will increase by 1% to 3% and airfares by 1% to 2% in 2020, according to leading business travel management company BCD Travel’s newly released 2020 Industry Forecast. The increase in global hotel prices is being driven by solid demand, keeping occupancy high in most regions. Rate increases will be higher in Asia — particularly Japan, host of … Continue reading Business travel costs to rise in 2020

4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and the air pollution that comes with it, perhaps it is time for a quick getaway.Online travel booking platform Agoda has compiled a list of holiday ideas based on countries with the best air quality from Yale University’s Air Quality Results report. Australia Australia is the country with “the cleanest air in the world”, … Continue reading 4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

Passengers reveal the most common cruise ship injuries

But just because cruises seem like an easy way to bypass the hard work of vacations doesn’t mean they’re completely stress-free or safe. Faulty ship designs, accidental distractions, or having one too many drinks could be all it takes to turn your holiday on the water into a nightmare at sea With meals, entertainment, and activities included in the cost of your room, cruising can … Continue reading Passengers reveal the most common cruise ship injuries

Six new flight routes taking off in May 2019

It’s May which means all our thoughts are turned to summer vacations. The new flight season is fully in swing with plenty of new airline routes taking off this month. We round up some of the most interesting ones to get your inspiration going. UK airports to Burgas, Bulgaria Low-cost airline Jet2 is starting its first service to Bulgaria with flights to Burgas from nine of … Continue reading Six new flight routes taking off in May 2019

Why Alaska continues to be the Last Frontier

Covered in impenetrable forests and lined with craggy coastlines, Alaska has achieved almost a mythic status as the Last Frontier – a land of hardy explorers and off-the-grid adventurers, raw wilderness and crevasse-cut glaciers. But how easy is it to get a sense of the call of the wild that draws so many people to this state? To find out, I followed in the footsteps … Continue reading Why Alaska continues to be the Last Frontier