Day: June 12, 2019

Step into a Victorian wonderland with HK’s Hotel Alexandra

June 12, 2019

Travellers visiting Hong Kong Island will get the opportunity to travel back in time and experience what it might have been like to live life like a Victorian when the Northpoint Waterfront property, Hotel Alexandra, opens for business early next year.Informed by the Victorian’s penchant for strength combined with beauty, Hotel Alexandra combines elegance with […]

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ABTA looks back at the changing shape of summer holidays

June 12, 2019

ABTA – The Travel Association has unveiled new analysis examining people’s travel habits over the last four decades. The report finds that – while UK travellers remain firmly committed to package holidays – the type of trip, destination and how they holiday has changed significantly. Package holidays continue to dominate the overseas UK holiday market, […]

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79% of twenty-somethings prefer parents to mates for travel partners

June 12, 2019

Mirroring the “boomerang” trend of young adults moving back home with their parents, research from holiday brand First Choice has found that twenty-somethings are making similar choices when it comes to their travel partners – with over three quarters (79%) choosing a holiday with their parents, over a break away with their mates. The study […]

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Red Carnation Hotels eliminates 15 Single Use Plastic (SUP) items

June 12, 2019

Luxury hotel collection Red Carnation Hotels has completely eliminated 15 commonly used Single Use Plastic (SUP) items from its hotel operations across the world. This month, the family-owned collection achieved its goal of eliminating 15 commonly used SUPs from all 17 four- and five-star properties in the collection. This is part of a wider goal […]

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Virtuoso returns to Vienna for 2020 Symposium

June 12, 2019

Vienna’s Karlskirche Global luxury travel network Virtuoso will welcome industry leaders to Vienna next year for its 2020 Virtuoso Symposium, taking place from 17-21 March 2020. The event is returning to the Austrian city in celebration of one of the network’s biggest announcements – when API Travel Consultants rebranded as Virtuoso 20 years ago. Vienna […]

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EaseMyTrip spreads wings, enters UK

June 12, 2019

Online travel aggregator EaseMyTrip.com has now expanded its footprint by entering the UK market. In its pursuit of adding itineraries and entering into new markets, the company has now set up a new office via the subsidiary company, EaseMyTrip UK at London. Commenting on the new development, Nishant Pitti, co-founder and CEO of EaseMyTrip said: […]

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10 best family-friendly city breaks in Europe

June 12, 2019

Planning the perfect holiday for the whole family is stressful due to the different factors that must be considered. Cost, safety, amenities and family-friendly activities are only some of the factors that parents must think about before putting money down. To ease parents’ burden, Play Like Mum came up with a ranking on the best […]

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Accor to debut MGallery in Hong Kong with ‘silver’ hotel

June 12, 2019

The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery Accor has announced MGallery’s first hotel in Hong Kong scheduled to open towards the end of 2019. Paying homage to the silver mine resources in east Lantau, as well as the shimmer of water that surrounds the verdant island, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery in Hong Kong is […]

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Grab PH launches credit card with Citi

June 12, 2019

Ride-hailing giant Grab has launched a co-branded credit card in the Philippines in partnership with Citi. Avid Grab users will largely benefit from this co-branded credit card as they could earn more Grab points per spend on the app and get 12 free Grab rides upon spending PHP 10,000 (USD 200) within 60 days of […]

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Bolt, formerly-known Taxify, lures drivers with more take-home pay

June 12, 2019

Bolt, formerly-known transportation platform Taxify, has launched in London and has offered half-price promotion, promising lower fares for passengers as well as more take-home pay for drivers. Bolt will introduce improved safety for Londoners and bring much-needed competition to on-demand transport. The Estonian-born company is one of the fastest-growing businesses in Europe and has grown […]

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