Ingré Chase France: The Grand Steeple

Ingré Chase France: The Grand Steeple

The autumn at Auteuil this year is like no other since it combines two classic programs into one, leading to the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris (Gr1) rescheduled this year on October 18, and its usual Autumn counterpart, the La Haye Jousselin Chaser (Gr1), which will take place this time on November 29, slightly is later […]

Owners to return to Irish racecourses from Monday

Owners to return to Irish racecourses from Monday

The Association of Irish Racehorse Owners is delighted that the Government’s recently published Living with Covid-19 plan has paved the way for the return of owners to racecourses around the country. It has been an extremely difficult period for all owners who have been unable to be present to watch their horses run since mid-March but […]

Travel Review: Rediscover Kuala Lampur

Travel Review: Rediscover Kuala Lampur

#KualaLampur Most trips to this Malaysian metropolis begin at Petronas Twin Towers, a postmodern, set of buildings that have epitomised Kuala Lumpur’s skyline since Y 1999. That same year, base jumper Felix Baumgartner set a world record when he jumped off the towers, but most tourists opt for a much tamer experience, traversing the 42nd-storey […]

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Two-Michelin-Star Chef Sung-Jae Anh’s recipes in the limelight from Sept. 25-Oct. 11 Le Club at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is kicking off a two-week celebration of modern Korean gastronomy on September 25 with a special lunch and dinner menu, available à la carte or as a five-course set, featuring exclusive recipes from two-Michelin-star Chef Sung-Jae […]

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

The new Alma resort has welcomed two senior Vietnamese recruits who bring four decades of rich industry experience to the executive team at the helm of the 30-hectare beachfront property. Alma’s general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler named Vu Thi Huong Giang and Tran Quoc Dat as the executive assistant manager of food and beverage and executive […]

Meliá Hotels in Koh Samui and Chiang Mai Welcome Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing

Meliá Hotels in Koh Samui and Chiang Mai Welcome Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing

A hospitality veteran with three decades of industry experience across Europe, Asia and Africa has been named cluster director of sales and marketing for the first two Meliá Hotels International properties to be launched in Thailand. In his new role, German-born Christian Lueke will oversee sales and marketing at luxury hotels Meliá Koh Samui, which […]

Private Jet Company Partners With Luxury Hotels for the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

Private Jet Company Partners With Luxury Hotels for the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

#privatejet #luxury #hotels #travel When creating a travel itinerary, it can often be time-consuming to piece together flights and hotels. But one leading private jet management company just solved that problem for its clients.  Jet Linx just announced its highly anticipated Jet Linx Elevated Lifestyle Preferred Hotel Program, making it easier than ever to book private air travel […]

Business Travel is Critical

Business Travel is Critical

#travel #business In Y 2018, business-travel spending exceeded $1.4-T, that is 21.4% of the global travel and hospitality sector. More than 50% of business travel is concentrated in 2 economies, the US and China. Business travel encompasses transient travel and travel for meetings, incentives, conferences, and events from large-group offsite gatherings to industry-wide exhibitions. Corporate […]

Travel: Rediscover Singapore

Travel: Rediscover Singapore

#Travel #Singapore Singapore At the Southernmost tip of the Malaysian Peninsula lies the world’s 2nd most open economy and pro-business regime whose thriving manufacturing and logistics industries, coupled with booming new industries such as fintech and cybersecurity, have proved alluring to expat workers that have flocked to the country in droves. Singapore has become known […]

Mamma Mia! Alma Resort’s ‘Singing Waiters and Cooks’ Delight Diners

Mamma Mia! Alma Resort’s ‘Singing Waiters and Cooks’ Delight Diners

It’s no secret that good music enhances the flavor or any dish, as readily as the right dash of this, the right teaspoon of that. No wonder executive chefs the world over have a lot to say about the playlists on their dining room speakers. In Vietnam these days, they’re doubling down on the enhancement […]

Take a Virtual Tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Current Exhibition

Take a Virtual Tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Current Exhibition

#travel #virtual #Louvre #AbuDhabi #exhibition Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry between East and West from Home Louvre Abu Dhabi is back open to the public and those under the age of 18 can currently visit for free. Alongside the permanent collection, the current exhibition at the museum has been extended until 18 October so you do not miss out on seeing […]

History of Horse Racing in Deauville France

History of Horse Racing in Deauville France

#Deauville #France #Horseracing “Mornyville”: this was the name used in 1864 by Le Sport newspaper to refer to the small town of Deauville, separated by the La Toucques river from her twin town of Trouville-Les-Bains. Over one hundred and fifty villas, a casino and a grand hotel had already been constructed there when the Duc […]

SCUBA Diving in Fiji is an Unparalleled Experience

SCUBA Diving in Fiji is an Unparalleled Experience

#Fiji #SCUBA #PADI The Fijian archipelago is a well traveled destination, thanks in part to its pristine azur blu waters, abundant wildlife, and scenery. But 1 of the country’s biggest draws is its unparalleled SCUBA diving.  With 333 islands, the South Pacific nation is a SCUBA diver’s dream. Fiji’s largest neighbors, Australia and New Zealand, are 2,800 miles […]

Alma Bolsters Health and Safety Standards In Response to Vietnam’s COVID-19 flare-up

Alma Bolsters Health and Safety Standards In Response to Vietnam’s COVID-19 flare-up

The new Alma Resort has upped the ante on its efforts to protect guests and staff from COVID-19 following a flare-up of the virus in Vietnam, introducing a second round of stringent health and safety measures. The beachfront resort’s latest changes range from temporarily closing its 13-villa spa, 170sqm gym and yoga room, suspending buffet […]

Visit With Majestic Birds of Prey at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California

Visit With Majestic Birds of Prey at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California

#BirdsofPrey There’s a reason travelers are fascinated with Birds of Prey: Falcons are widely considered to be the fastest creature on the planet. These birds, reaching speeds that exceed even the likes of a cheetah, can get up to 240 mph when diving.  Luxury hotels, particularly in the UK and Ireland, are now working to facilitate […]

Buffalo power reaps record rice harvest at Laguna Golf Lang Co

Buffalo power reaps record rice harvest at Laguna Golf Lang Co

Laguna Golf Lang Co’s world famous family of water buffalo greenskeepers have helped the club reap a record rice harvest: the fruits of which are going towards feeding members of the local community in Central Vietnam. The bovine brood has been bolstered by the birth of Lulu, a new baby daughter, who joins fellow recent […]

Robert V Matthews: Luxury Real Estate Lake Como Italy

Real Estate genius and the mind behind some of Palm Beach’s best real estate Robert V Matthews shares some of his inspiration. “it is a buyers market now, if you ever wanted to acquire something special real estate wise the timing has never been better” says Robert V Matthews. Today he takes us for a […]

Meliá Koh Samui Unveils Menus by Award-Winning Chef

Meliá Koh Samui Unveils Menus by Award-Winning Chef

Azizskandar Awang, who’s won a string of coveted awards during his 20-year career, has crafted a host of remarkable new menus at luxury beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui. Awang, the resort’s executive chef who clinched the Chef Hotelier of the Year award at the Hotelier Awards Asia, has created degustation, vegan, afternoon tea and Sunday […]

COVID-19 The Vaccine is Here

COVID-19 The Vaccine is Here

#COVID10 #CORONAVIRUS #Vaccine With Russia’s announcement Tuesday that it had become the first country to approve a vaccine against COVID-19, here is a look at the more than two dozen other candidates currently in development. – ‘Sputnik’ – Russian President Vladimir Putin shocked the international community by claiming the new vaccine — dubbed “Sputnik V” […]

The Safest Way to Travel in the US Now is by Car, Motorcoach or Virtually

The Safest Way to Travel in the US Now is by Car,  Motorcoach or Virtually

#travel #car #motorcoach #family #CDC Experts agree that the safest way to travel after being pent up for months in quarantine and isolation is by private car or motorcoach. That’s the opinion of medical, travel, and statistical experts consulted to examine and weigh the relative risks when traveling by commercial airline, Amtrak, or private cars […]

New Meliá Koh Samui Appoints Kantima Chompoolad as Wellness Manager

New Meliá Koh Samui Appoints Kantima Chompoolad as Wellness Manager

A professional with more than 15 years of hospitality wellness experience and a passion for motivating her staff has been named Meliá Koh Samui’s wellness manager. Thai national Kantima Chompoolad joins the 159-room and 41-suite luxury resort, on Koh Samui’s north-eastern coastline in the Gulf of Thailand, after working for a decade as the spa […]

And Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Atlantic

And Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic has applied for bankruptcy protection in the United States, court filings show, as the British airline — which has not flown since April because of coronavirus — seeks to tie up a rescue deal in the UK. The company — part-owned by Richard Branson — grounded its planes in April because of the […]

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley Discuss SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley Discuss SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will discuss their recently completed SpaceX Demo-2 test flight mission to the International Space Station during a news conference at 4:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 4. The news conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will be broadcast live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website. This will […]

Good Nutrition is a Must When It Comes to Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

Good Nutrition is a Must When It Comes to Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

#C19Cronavirus #nutrition #diet #immune #disease #prevention #morbidity IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Poor metabolic health is linked to underlying conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease that create major complications for people fighting coronavirus, confirming the critical link between C-19 and nutrition. Chronic health conditions such as hypertension, […]

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

#soap #water #CDC #C19cronavirus #washing #hands IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Studies have shown that good hand hygiene can help slow the transmission of C-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that using soap and water is the best way to kill germs. If […]

Banyan Tree Looks to Sustainable Nutrition in Post-Covid World

Banyan Tree Looks to Sustainable Nutrition in Post-Covid World

Group announces organic farm partnership with Michelin 2-Star Chef James Noble The Banyan Tree Group, one of Asia’s leading hotel brands for sustainability and environmental awareness, has announced that it will launch a range of organic, plant-based menus at its resorts around the world, starting in Thailand later this year. The Singapore-based Group said it […]

International Airlines Cut C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Recovery Forecast

International Airlines Cut C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Recovery Forecast

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, global airlines cut their C-19 coronavirus recovery forecast saying it would take until Y 2024 for passenger traffic to return to pre-chaos levels. In an update on The China Virus’ crippling effect on air travel, the IATA (International Air Transport Association) cited slow virus containment in the US and […]

Don’t Bet on an Airline or Travel Recovery Yet

Don’t Bet on an Airline or Travel Recovery Yet

#coronavirus $AAL $DAL $UAL #Airlines #Travel Global air traffic will not return to levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic until at least 2024, the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday. Uncertainty about the timing of border reopenings is the main factor, IATA’s chief economist Brian Pearce told a news conference. “We now are expecting […]

Thailand Travel: Sleep in Bubble Tents Among Elephants in Chiang Mai

Thailand Travel: Sleep in Bubble Tents Among Elephants in Chiang Mai

#Thailand #travel, #ChiangMai #Elephants #luxury Bubble Tents have popped up all over the world, giving people incredible views while relaxing comfortably, and a property in Thailand is situating their transparent rooms among Elephants. The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Chiang Rai set up transparent dome suites that are the epitome of luxury. They were […]

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Welcomes Back Guests Officially on 29 July

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Welcomes Back Guests Officially on 29 July

#FerrariWorld #AbuDhabi #reopens $RACE Ferrari World Abu Dhabi announced plans to reopen its doors to guests starting on 29 July. The long-anticipated reopening will see all theme park observe stringent C-19 coronavirus chaos precautionary measures.  Ferrari World Abu Dhabi announced plans to reopen its doors exclusively to annual pass-holders with valid online bookings starting from […]

Meliá Koh Samui Awarded ‘Amazing Thailand SHA’ Certification In Wake of COVID-19

Meliá Koh Samui Awarded ‘Amazing Thailand SHA’ Certification In Wake of COVID-19

Meliá Koh Samui has been granted the Thai government’s new ‘Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA)’ certificate, recognising the resort’s health, safety and hygiene measures designed to prevent the spread of the pandemic. The first Meliá property launched in Thailand, the 159-room and 41-suite luxury resort overlooking Choeng Mon Beach on Koh Samui’s north-eastern […]

Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, in Bali Expands Guest Offering With Duadari

Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, in Bali Expands Guest Offering With Duadari

As Bali starts to welcome travelers back, the former family retreat of a noted Indonesian architect is launching with a new name and a new offer as a lure to its mystical grounds. The two-villa sanctuary Duadari, a Residence by Hadiprana, was originally designed as a spacious family holiday home, resulting in a low number […]

How hotels are helping the community in the wake of COVID-19

How hotels are helping the community in the wake of COVID-19

Switching from farm-to-table to farm-to-staff-table during Covid-19 The team at the Bali property, Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, has always placed high importance on farm-to-table (most of the produce served is grown on the grounds and interactive dining/cooking experiences play a big part in their offering). With Covid-19 they’ve now switched to a farm-to-staff-table […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

People fleeing town, widespread joblessness, a rising crime rate: the coronavirus pandemic has plunged New York into crisis, deeply concerning for many, but for others a chance for this famously dynamic city to reinvent itself. “We may be going through one of the most painful and exceptional moments in our history,” Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

African Immigrant Arrested for Burning Nantes Cathedral

African Immigrant Arrested for Burning Nantes Cathedral

#BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER #TERRORIST #JESUSMATTERS A man has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into a series of fires, which are believed to have been started deliberately, at the Cathedral of St. Pierre and St. Paul in the western French city of Nantes. The 39-year-old man was arrested at his home on Saturday […]

British Airways Drops Boeing 747

British Airways Drops Boeing 747

$BA UK flag carrier British Airways is retiring its entire Boeing 747 “Jumbo Jet” fleet, it said Friday, following the huge hit to international air travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is with great sadness that we can confirm we are proposing to retire our entire 747 fleet with immediate effect,” the airline said […]

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

It’s become a familiar mantra: masks, hand-washing and physical distancing can slow the spread of the coronavirus while work continues on developing the vaccines and treatments needed to rid the world of its threat. But as tens of millions of people return to public transit, their workplaces and schools, are these interventions enough? Researchers are […]

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is Looking to the Future

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is Looking to the Future

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) has purchased the remaining shares of Silversea Cruises, a pioneer and leader in ultra-luxury and expedition cruising. The move to full ownership comes two years after Royal Caribbean Group acquired a two-thirds share of the cruise line in July 2018. “Silversea has been a great fit for our company from […]

These 5 Airports take Private Luxury Travel to the Next Level

These 5 Airports take Private Luxury Travel to the Next Level

#airports #luxury #private #travel #jet #airplanes #FBO The Big Q: What could be better than settling into a luxurious lounge at the airport? The Big A: Here is what, finding yourself a private jet with access to a private airport, and settling into a luxurious private lounge. When you get the opportunity to fly private try to make […]

The Difference Between Private Jet Charter and 1st Class Flying

The Difference Between Private Jet Charter and 1st Class Flying

#Private #Jet #Charter #1stClass #flying #World #opensup #US #Europe, #ownership #luxury #pets #business #personal #virus #travel Most of the US and Europe is out of lockdown and in a few weeks, open travel for business and pleasure will be an option again. But, no matter how much we want things to be completely back to normal, it is not […]

Dubai on the Future of Tourism

Dubai on the Future of Tourism

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners to share its industry outlook ahead of the city’s reopening to international tourists on 7th July. The forum provided a first-hand insight into current and post-pandemic strategies that will help accelerate tourism momentum and position Dubai as a […]

Dubai is Still in Business

Dubai is Still in Business

The Department of Economic Development, DED, Trader licence launched by the Business Registration and Licensing, BRL, sector, enabling start-ups in Dubai to conduct business activities online and across social networking accounts, has seen an 83 percent increase in licences issued from January to end of June 2020. Compared to the same period last year when […]

London Collapsing Under the Weight of Sadiq Khan

London Collapsing Under the Weight of Sadiq Khan

Riot police were showered with bottles, bricks and other projectiles while trying to break up an illegal rave in west London on Friday night. At least seven officers were injured during the hostilities. The police were called to the scene in White City following reports of a number of people gathered at an unlicensed music […]

Banyan Tree Samui Awarded Safety & Hygiene Certification

Banyan Tree Samui Awarded Safety & Hygiene Certification

Resort recognized in new Thai government initiative to create visitor confidence Banyan Tree Samui, a luxury 88-villa resort commanding spectacular vistas of an idyllic beach cove, has been awarded the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certificate by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in recognition of the hotel’s upgraded health and hygiene standards […]

Life in the ‘Virtual Travel Lane’

Life in the ‘Virtual Travel Lane’

#travel #virtual #confined #homes #nowhere #dreams #explore #imagination $coronavirus Travel is a multi-dimensional activity. People travel to the same destinations multiple times, not always physically. They travel to exotic places even before going places in their imagination. They are really not travelling anywhere outside the confines of homes. So, when not able to travel physically, […]

Prix du Bois Long History

Prix du Bois Long History

Group 3, 2-year-olds, 1,000m/5f, €56,000 Created in 1925 Last winner: Maven (f2 USA by American Pharoah ex Richies Party Girl, by Any Given Saturday), owned by Richard Ravin, bred by Wesley Ward, trained by Wesley Ward, ridden by Mickaël Barzalona. Record-time: 56’’3 by Percolator (2008) The race is run in 2020 for the 90th time The 2019 edition […]

Park Your Yacht in Front of Your Dream Home

Park Your Yacht in Front of Your Dream Home

#Thailand #Phuket #yacht #relax #enjoy #boatlagoon Thailand is definitely the perfect place to relax and enjoy the results of your labor. The Phuket Boat Lagoon features 5 villas with private yacht berths accommodating vessels of up to 25 meters. Views of the marina give a relaxing yet urban feel, and luxurious lifestyle of the lagoon […]

The Bahamas is Open for Travel

The Bahamas is Open for Travel

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is preparing for Phase 2 reopening, July 1, which allows for the resumption of international travel. All travellers visiting The Bahamas beginning July 1, must: Present a COVID-19 RT-PCR Negative (Swab) Test. Those arriving between July 1-7 must present results less than ten (10) days old. Those arriving […]

10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand – Travel Video

#TRAVEL #THAILAND July is a month of the rainy season. The atmosphere is rainy, moist and cool. Every water resource is filled again, perfect for a challenging activity which is popular among both Thai and foreign tourists: rafting. In a flooding season like this, the more water, the more fun and challenge. Our recommended places […]

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island announced today that the iconic resort property located on Paradise Island in The Bahamas would welcome guests to The Royal and Harborside Resort beginning July 7 and The Cove on July 14,  as part of a phased reopening. The resort partnered with the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic and launched the Atlantis Clean & Safe […]

Prix du Muguet History: A source of great milers

Prix du Muguet History: A source of great milers

Prix du Muguet Group 2, 4-year-olds and above, 1,600m/1m, €90,000 Created in 1967 Last winner: Plumatic (h5, GB by Dubawi and Plumania, by Anabaa), owned by Wertheimer&Frère, bred by Wertheimer&Frère, trained by André Fabre, ridden by Vincent Cheminaud. Record-time: 1’35’’90 by Redmead in 1984. The race would be run in 2020 for the 52nd time The 2019 edition Last going into […]

Take a Scottish Train Ride on The Jacobite at Home

Take a Scottish Train Ride on The Jacobite at Home

Still staying at home? Then do some armchair traveling in Scotland this weekend, take a train ride. 12th-Century castles, historic distilleries, Michelin-Star’d restaurants, and high-quality cashmere, there are so many reasons people vacation in Scotland.  While we cannot fly across the Atlantic yet, there are ways to experience the history-rich, culture-filled country from the comfort of […]

In France: Eiffel Tower Reopens after a 3-month China Virus Closure

In France: Eiffel Tower Reopens after a 3-month China Virus Closure

The Eiffel Tower Thursday welcomed back visitors after The China Virus outbreak caused the Paris landmark into its longest period out of action since WWII. Visitors can access the 1,062 ft tower only via staircases until early July, with elevators off-limits for the time being because of safety considerations. In addition, visitors are not allowed […]

Corona-virus Update

Corona-virus Update

#coronavirus #travel #latestnews #economy #usa More than 78,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US and in Brazil alone Wednesday, as the IMF laid out the unprecedented economic devastation caused by the global pandemic and the WHO warned the number of infections could reach 10 million worldwide within the next week. As many countries […]

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

A seasoned hospitality professional with almost two decades of experience working for some of the world’s leading hotel brands has been named five-star Anam’s director of sales and marketing. Vietnamese national Mandy Tran Thi My Dung’s appointment to The Anam, overlooking Long Beach situated on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, comes after she worked as the […]

Dolphin Stuns Beachgoers at New Alma Resort in Cam Ranh

Dolphin Stuns Beachgoers at New Alma Resort in Cam Ranh

A large dolphin has paid a rare visit to the shallow waters right off new family resort Alma on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula. Alma lifeguard Nguyen Ngoc Tan, who took video footage of the dolphin on Tuesday last week, said the mammal seemed “fearless yet friendly” as he and his fellow lifeguards Nguyen Trung Phi […]

No Face Mask? You May Get Banned From Flying

No Face Mask? You May Get Banned From Flying

$AAL $UAL Just In: United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) announced that passengers who refuse to wear masks will be put on an internal no-fly list and will be banned from boarding future flights. The airline said the policy will start taking effect Thursday and last for a minimum of 60 days, adding that the policy is being put into […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Commercial Director

New Alma Resort Welcomes Commercial Director

A talented hospitality professional with rich experience in sales and marketing and a passion for volunteering has been named Alma’s commercial director. German national Martin Koerner’s appointment to the new 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula comes after he worked at The Anam, another five-star resort also situated in […]

A Balinese Resort Launches Extended Stays Away From The Crowds

A Balinese Resort Launches Extended Stays Away From The Crowds

As Bali begins the first phase of opening up for travel from June, one boutique resort has launched a long stay package for travelers keen on a tropical getaway away from any crowds. With its new two-week “Extended Stay for Greater Value,” Tanah Gajah, Resort by Hadiprana, is putting up visitors in 20 villas spread […]

UK Travel Not Far Away

UK Travel Not Far Away

Britain confirmed Tuesday it was looking at establishing “air bridges” with countries with low rates of coronavirus, exempting them from controversial quarantine measures. Under a plan announced last month to try to limit the spread of COVID-19, international arrivals from June 8 will be required to self-isolate for a fortnight. Ireland is currently the only […]

America’s Violent Society in Numbers

America’s Violent Society in Numbers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation reported that violent crime fell nationwide in the period from 1990 to 2018. Violent crime was at a height of 1.93 million crimes in 1992, but has since reached a low of 1.15 million violent crimes in 2014. When conducting crime reporting, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program considered murder, […]

Tour California’s Coast from Your Living Room

Tour California’s Coast from Your Living Room

Put the top down, turn the radio up and hit the road for the quintessential California road trip along State Highway 1 As far as road trips go, California’s classic Highway 1 has it all. It is an excellent route for drivers, with twists, turns and narrow bends in the road. It offers beautiful, wind-swept […]

Travel to Japan From the Comfort of Your Home

Travel to Japan From the Comfort of Your Home

For now vacation travel is largely off the table, but that’s not going to stop us from having a staycation inspired by our favorite destinations. Now, in the midst of a stunning cherry blossom season here is how to have a Japanese-inspired vacation from home.  Take a Virtual Cherry Blossom Tour Cherry blossom season in Japan can take place anywhere between […]

Thai Airways Bankrupt Needs to Restart

Thai Airways Bankrupt Needs to Restart

Thailand’s cash-strapped national carrier will look to undergo a restructuring through the kingdom’s bankruptcy court, premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Tuesday, as the stricken company is battered by the crash in tourism caused by the coronavirus. Thai Airways — which is 51 percent owned by the government — has long fought to stay afloat, registering losses […]

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Hotel (Thailand)

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Hotel (Thailand)

$HLT Location: Google maps Hotel website: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Tip: get complimentary VIP perks when booking via Virtuoso Blending Thai charm with luxurious comfort, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, is an iconic presence in the heart of Thailand’s capital city. Architect André Fu designed this hotel in Bangkok with bronze accents and soaring ceilings, reflecting the opulence and grandeur of […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

A seasoned professional with almost two decades’ experience in luxury hospitality in Europe and the Middle East and a passion for teaching and mentoring others has been named Alma Resort’s executive chef. German national Ingo Stöneberg has joined the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, to oversee its rich […]

Traveling to the Galápagos Islands…

Traveling to the Galápagos Islands…

…what you need to know before you go about the the 19 islands 600 miles off the South American continent that make up the Galápagos. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Galápagos Islands are 1 of the best spots in the world for wildlife adventures. Then, there is Charles Darwin, the islands inspired his theory of evolution following […]

Online Courses to Brush Up on Your Wine and Dance Skills Before Traveling…and

Online Courses to Brush Up on Your Wine and Dance Skills Before Traveling…and

You can still go to Graduate School! Since the C-19 coronavirus chaos began derailing travel plans, people have been spending more time finding ways to satisfy their curiosity and interests from home. Every day there are more livestreams and videos available that let us experience new places and things without leaving home, the virtual travel sites are listed […]

Hans Jenni Set to Retire from GHM

Hans Jenni Set to Retire from GHM

After nearly 30 years at the helm of a pioneering hotel management group, Hans R. Jenni is retiring today as president and director of GHM. The group’s current CEO, Tommy Lai, will assume responsibility for GHM’s day-to-day operations and management. Since 1992, when Jenni co-founded GHM with Amanresorts group founder Adrian Zecha, his vision has […]

Emirates is busy protecting and readying the world’s largest all wide-body fleet

Emirates is busy protecting and readying the world’s largest all wide-body fleet

While the world yearns to travel once again, meet and hug loved ones, seek new adventures and close those business deals, Emirates is busy protecting and readying the world’s largest all wide-body fleet to take to the skies. This could have proved daunting, but Emirates Engineering, a division of the airline and one of the […]

Take a ‘Magnifique’ Virtual Trip to France

Take a ‘Magnifique’ Virtual Trip to France

France with the 3rd highest rate of coronavirus infections in Europe, remains under lockdown until at least 11 May. Though some of the harshest restrictions will be lifted then, it is likely to take months before things return to normal and tourism is able to resume. So, till then, Francophiles can immerse themselves in French culture from the comfort of home. […]

A Virtual Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Masterpieces

A Virtual Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Masterpieces

A new series of virtual tours offer you the chance to explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture from the comfort of your home. The campaign to continue educating and inspiring the public through the digital sphere is also a reminder of the importance of the physical experience of architecture, and an appeal for funding support to heritage sites all over […]

Sharjah Art Museum’s Virtual Tour

Sharjah Art Museum’s Virtual Tour

The free self-guided online tours can be accessed via Sharjah Museums Authority’s website Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) announced the launch of virtual tours and online exhibits of a few of its contemporary and modern art masterpieces housed at the Sharjah Art Museum. The initiative comes amidst a Stay Home campaign by the authorities in the […]

A Tour of the Enzo Ferrari Museum, See What ‘Timeless’ Means

A Tour of the Enzo Ferrari Museum, See What ‘Timeless’ Means

$RACE People speak of a car’s design and beauty being ‘timeless’, but have you ever stopped to ask what that means? The Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy opened an exhibition a few years ago that seeks to answer that question. It’s called ‘Timeless Masterpieces’, and it is helpful when trying to understand what makes […]

Virtually Tour the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Germany

Virtually Tour the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Germany

Get ready to enjoy an exciting virtual ride in Stuttgart, Germany Car enthusiasts are likely in need of a little engine-revving now. Now, you can now take a virtual tour of the MBZ iconic car museum in Stuttgart. The museum’s website is currently functioning as a portal into all exhibits, which of course remain closed on-the-ground indefinitely due to the COVID19 coronavirus chaos. From the beginning […]

No Cost Lockdown Travel: Visit these UNESCO World Heritage Sites Without Leaving Home

No Cost Lockdown Travel: Visit these UNESCO World Heritage Sites Without Leaving Home

Yes, the COVID-19 coronavirus has travel a standstill. But in this digital age there are ways to indulge your wanderlust without leaving your home. Thanks to UNESCO, we can visit many of the world’s most awe-inspiring official World Heritage Sites in living room comfort. These tours are special is that they are designed in 360-degree […]

New Alma Resort Announces Herbert Laubichler-Pichler as General Manager

New Alma Resort Announces Herbert Laubichler-Pichler as General Manager

A hospitality veteran with life-long experience making guests feel welcome at hotels and resorts in Europe and Asia has been appointed to the helm of the new 30-hectare beachfront resort Alma. Austrian-born Herbert Laubichler-Pichler has taken charge of the opening of the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, with […]

Can I Get a Refund When My Flight is Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus Pandemic?

Can I Get a Refund When My Flight is Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus Pandemic?

Since first being identified in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan, PRC, the COVID-19 coronavirus has spread across the world, causing a human tragedy with tens of thousands sick and many deaths. The pandemic is having an enormous impact on the travel industry, ranging from hotel and cruise ship quarantines to airlines halting flights […]

The Automotive Market Has Gone into the Deep Freeze Except for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Sector’s Aristocrat

The Automotive Market Has Gone into the Deep Freeze Except for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Sector’s Aristocrat

$RACE The Hot automotive market began to cool in November. With good sales, but was down from Y 2018. Hang on, Y 2019 was not all bad for the sector’s Aristocrat, Ferrari. The Maranello Outfit sold and 10,131 cars, and made a record profit on each 1 of them, too, according to a new report […]

Virtual Tour of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Virtual Tour of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

$RACE The World’s 1st Ferrari inspired theme park with record breaking thrill rides, family adventures, magical journeys and world class entertainment featuring the world’s fastest rollercoaster, Formula Rossa, Flying Aces with its’ record breaking world tallest loop, the brand new turbo track and the forthcoming Mission Ferrari alongside family favourites such as the Scuderia challenge, […]

New math theory suggests time travel is impossible

New math theory suggests time travel is impossible

A physicist named Nicolas Gisin from the University of Geneva recently published a series of papers that could change our entire view on the concept of “time.” Gisin’s work attempts to reconcile modern-day quantum mechanics theory with an alternative math theory developed by Dutch mathematician Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer in the early 20th century called “intuitionistic mathematics.” That may […]

Back From The Brink: How Laguna Golf Land Co Got it’s Mojo Back

Back From The Brink: How Laguna Golf Land Co Got it’s  Mojo Back

When you meet Adam Calver, it’s impossible to miss his naturally sunny disposition. Talking ten-to-the-dozen, the director of golf at Laguna Golf Lang Co, a Sir Nick Faldo design ranked among the best tracks in Vietnam, will wax lyrical on any number of subjects related to the Royal and Ancient game. Favourite topics include his […]

Till the World is ‘Unlocked’ Travel Virtually from Home, Here are the 7 Wonders of the World!

Till the World is ‘Unlocked’ Travel Virtually from Home, Here are the 7 Wonders of the World!

Much of the world is at standstill right now while the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has hit “pause” on our physical travel plans, but we can fulfil our wanderlust, virtually.  From virtual museum tours to online Broadway productions, to safari livestreams in South Africa, there is a virtual tour for every traveler.  Here are the “Seven Wonders of the World” to […]

America’s Top Tourist Destinations are ‘Ghost Towns’, This is What They Look Like Today!

America’s Top Tourist Destinations are ‘Ghost Towns’, This is What They Look Like Today!

The COVID-19 coronavirus pressed the Pause Button for the vast majority of Americans 19 days ago. And the nation’s favorite tourist destinations are mostly Ghost Towns. While the lights have not gone dark in NYC’s Times Square, the streets are empty. From Coast to Coast things have changed… Below is a look at what America’s […]

Travel: COVID-19, 6 Key Questions Answered

Travel: COVID-19, 6 Key Questions Answered

A novel coronavirus which was 1st detected in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan, Hubei Province, PRC has shaken the world as it spread across continents. Global Travel Plus, a leading provider of global emergency assistance services, has compiled the latest updates regarding the coronavirus and explains how it affects travel, as follows: 1. […]

What Luxury Travelers Need to Know During this Worldwide Health Emergency

What Luxury Travelers Need to Know During this Worldwide Health Emergency

Rumours began to leak out of China about a strange illness inflicting citizens in the City of Wuhan in January. Word soon got out that a virus known as “SARS-CoV-2” was causing a disease named “coronavirus disease 2019.”  In the few weeks since it was 1st discovered, coronavirus has infected more than 125,000 people around the […]

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