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.
From the Millenium Bridge in London, to Brooklyn Bridge, on the Golden Gate and to the far reaches of the world – literally – Google, and many others, stand together to try and improve the lives of women around the world.
This year’s Carnival of Venice was a tribute to Unification of Italy and to women. The central theme, “Ottocento”, the nineteenth century evocation, was obvious in the costumes displayed everywhere in the city.
The Merlion Hotel will only open for overnight guests from April 4 to May 5. The cost for accommodation was established at $150 nett per night.
Visitors to India will have a rare treat in store with Mahashivratri being celebrated across the country. Millions of followers, and their visiting guests from other countries, will be on the march to see some of the tallest Shiva statues, giant wonders that not only honor Shiva, but leave onlookers entranced.
Service taxes on airfares, hotels and restaurants in India are on the rise. The travel industry doesn’t welcome the change.
Touted as the world’s leading travel show, ITB Berlin is one of the travel industry’s biggest annual event. The 2011 edition is due to run from Wednesday, March 9th, to Sunday, March 13th, at the Messe Berlin exhibition centre. The show will feature topics related to the future of travel, challenges faced by the hotel […]
A recent survey by Thomas Cook (India) Pvt Ltd. revealed that airline fares in India are expected to go up by 12-14%, while hotel tariffs would go up in the range of 5-6% in 2011. The paper, ‘Corporate Travel – Trends, Outlooks and Opportunities for 2011,’ was released yesterday in Mumbai, and also revealed that the […]