As more women join the global workforce, new services geared specifically towards female business travellers are popping up, from cab services to female-only hotel floors. According to a study by Amadeus, a global travel technology group, the number of female business travellers across the Asia-Pacific region is expected to rise sharply over the next two [...]
The sand’s too hot and the women look too good in bikinis are just two of the odd complaints made by holiday-makers it’s been revealed. Customer services at an online travel agency have taken a look at some of more bizarre complaints they received and produced a top 10 of the [...]
There has been a noticeable cultural shift in Singapore over the last few years. In a city known for sky-high buildings, upmarket rooftop bars and luxury hotels, locals and visitors alike are seeking out tiny independent stores instead of sprawling designer malls and choosing hidden 15-seat restaurants over notoriously big – and sometimes brash – [...]
There is a growing trend among travellers of using the internet to solicit donations to help fund their trips. But if you want to quit your job and follow your dreams to travel the world, is it OK to ask others to pay? And how does that differ from accepting the help of a stranger [...]
America’s Sunshine State may be best known for its theme parks, but some of the country’s finest beaches can be found here and its subtropical wildernesses are home to numerous rare birds, mammals and reptiles.
Islands Accessible only by boat, Cayo Costa State Park features 2,500 acres of parkland fronted by nine miles of snow-white beach. Dolphins [...]
Singapore is one of the top three destinations in Asia Pacific along with China and Hong Kong.
Visa’s latest Global Travel Intentions Study 2013 has revealed that global cross-border tourism is thriving and travelers intend to increase budgets for their next trip by an average of five percent – with some holidaymakers even suggesting that they [...]
If you haven’t booked your summer plans yet, brace yourself: There’s actually good news this year, for a change. Airfares to many popular U.S. destinations have dropped.
Airline ticket prices for summer travel to Tampa, Fla., New York, Denver and Washington, D.C., have fallen, after steep increases for several consecutive years, according to Orbitz.com. The average [...]
Silently huddled on the water’s edge, waiting hours on end for a hint of action, may not be everyone’s idea of a pleasurable pastime.
But the joy of fishing — much like its catch — comes in many shapes and sizes.
From wrestling ferocious Amazonian amphibians, to casting a reel in the shadow of Cinderella’s Castle, here [...]
On the eve of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2013, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, officially approved Dubai’s Vision for Tourism: By 2020, Dubai will welcome 20 million visitors per year, with the tripling of tourism’s contribution to the city’s economy [...]
Dubai refers to the main city of the United Arab Emirates, a nation that nestles on the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf. On a Rand McNally world map it is, in many respects, but a blink of an eye surrounded — hemmed in — by a raft of countries never far removed from being [...]