Three Olympic hopeful cities met this weekend in Guangzhou, China to make their pitches to Asian Olympic delegates for the 2018 Winter Olympics. On the site of the Asia Games, the delegations form Annecy, Munich, and Pyeongchang spoke their piece. With the South Korean’s slightly bent over suggested conflicts of interest, and the French having technical problems, Katarina Witt had little trouble outclassing the other chairs easily.
Anime fans traveling to Singapore get a double treat this weekend as Anime Festival Asia 2010 kicks off today in the nation’s capital. J-Pop celebs to screaming animation fans, this year’s event has brought over 70,000 enthusiasts
A journey aboard Allure of the Seas will woo you every time: amazing entertainment, brilliant international cuisine, genuine and topped by superlatives…
The Savoy Grill still keeps the luxury feel that attracted customers like Sir Winston Churchill, Oscar Wilde, Charlie Chaplin, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, but the dress code raises eyebrows.
The Asian Games get underway today with a great deal of fanfare. China Premier Wen Jiabao and a laundry list of dignitaries are scheduled to witness what could be China’s biggest light show ever. A river spectacle is set for the opening of the 16th contingent of the games.
India’s Chhath Puja Festival this year promises to be the biggest celebration ever. As river banks across India are decorate for the celebration’s finale this weekend, local authorities plan for handling the massive crowds. For tourists visiting India during this time, a real treat lays in store – and some possible wait time too.
At approximately 6 am Monday morning (U.S. Pacific Standard Time), a fire was detected in the aft engine room aboard the cruise ship Carnival Splendor. The fire has been extinguished. There were no injuries to guests or crew.
Orbitz released the Insider Index for Thanksgiving air-travel. This year’s index features both time-saving tips at the nation’s busiest airports, as well as a list of the least busy alternatives for Thanksgiving travelers that have not yet booked their flights
The trade event is expected to generate more travel industry business than ever before.
An Out Now Consulting study recently published in London, values Australia’s gay and lesbian travel market at a whopping $4 billion a year.
Travelport and Orbitz sue American Airlines over intended breakup of ticket sale deal. American wants exclusivity and no competition, while online travel companies demand choice for their customers. In what appears to be a move in protest of Travelport’s Southwest deal, AA aims to leverage their position. Meanwhile, Orbitz stocks tumble when they can afford it least.
The Victoria Memorial is one of Kolkata’s most famous attractions, one no visitor to the city should miss out on. My trip there last year with friends is the subject of today’s spotlight on India.