The suave looking businessman reclines back in his chair at the blackjack table in Danang, Vietnam’s new Crown Casino, and leisurely sips his drink while waiting for his female companion to get some more chips.
Asian festivals are traditionally amongst some of the most explosive and exciting to be found anywhere in the world, and they are steadily gaining a big following from overseas travelers looking to join in the fun. Today we highlight five of the most popular, not-to-be-missed festivals set to take place this year.
Figures released by the IPK International Consulting Group showed that the number of outbound trips reached record levels in what was a fantastic year for global tourism. With the world looking for good economic news, JPK’s date is certainly a welcome surprise for many.
Travel companies from around the world reported cancellations of 60% up to 95% – and complained about the financial impact these had on their businesses.
Travelers may soon be able to enjoy the delights of South East Asia; shopping in Singapore, surfing in Bali, partying in Bangkok and cruising up the Mekong, all with just one visa, if ASEAN get their way.
Aston International yesterday announced the opening of a luxury new resort in the town of Ubud, Bali; the Royal Kamuela Villa resort. The Royal Kamuela at Monkey Forest, is sure to get jet-setters excited. A stunning development on a grand scale, the resort boasts of 12 luxurious pool villas, featuring a whole host of luxurious services and facilities, including a full-service wellness center, private servants for each separate villa, and a stylish bar/café/restaurant set amidst a the backdrop of lush tropical gardens.
This weekend sees the vivid colors of the Holi Festival in India explode into life once more – a spectacular two week Hindi celebration that marks the triumph of good over evil. Beginning with a series of bonfires lit up across the nation on Holika Dahan, the eve of the Holi Festival, the real action kicks off the day after as revelers take to the streets in an orgy of dancing, singing and colored powder being thrown everywhere.
The Airports Council International today announced that Beijing airport has officially overtake London Heathrow as the world’s second busiest, behind Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in the US.
The Sapa region of North Vietnam, a hugely popular tourist destination in the Southeast Asian country woke up to snowfall this morning as temperatures across the region plummeted to the lowest levels recorded in over a decade.
This is not an easy story to relate, as 24 hours after Japan’s greatest earthquake ever the aftershocks continue to rock the Island, and chaos dominates over the affected areas. Thousands of people are stranded in Japan, praying, for a miracle, hoping that no other calamity will hit what’s already an apocalyptic scene. The tragic […]
The earth doesn’t stand still, and Japan can be hit by a quake of similar magnitude any minute now. Save as many as you can!
American Airlines has bumped up domestic fares by $10 per round trip, and raised round-trip fares to Canada and Hawaii by $21, atop other price increases they made last week.