Tips on how to save on luxury travel

October 6, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 6 October 2017: TripAdvisor’s latest ‘Luxury for Less Guide’ reveals when travellers can save up to 51% on luxury hotels and travel destinations that many travellers believe are beyond their  reach.

Based on reviews and price checks the guide offers tips on when the best prices are available.

This the stuff travel agencies should be telling us, but the tips are coming from TripAdvisor based on reviews, price comparisons and feedback from its social media community.* Read more

Luxury: Cruise on Omani dhow

May 18, 2017 by  
Filed under Middle east, News

MUSANDAM, OMAN, 18 May 2017: What better way to say goodbye to the stresses of modern life than by escaping to another century on a classic Omani dhow?

Inspired by the word, dhahab, which means golden in Arabic, this handcrafted vessel is reminiscent of the golden age of Arabian voyages as it cruises the rugged Musandam fjords at a comfortable 10 knots.

Developed by Six Senses Zighy Bay and a team of specialist designers, the private cruiser is furnished in a artisan style in tune with its resort roots. Read more

A sub for two sails to the Maldives

March 30, 2017 by  
Filed under News, South Asia

SINGAPORE, 30 March 2017: Luxury submarine trips for two are heading for the clear waters of Maldives later this year.

Ocean Group, a specialist promoting dive and water sports experiences, says it will offer submarine trips in the Maldives through partner DeepFlight Adventures.

The first ever three-man submarine (pilot plus two passengers) will be operated by DeepFlight Adventures later this year at a luxury resort in the Maldives, where the current underwater experience is limited to scuba and snorkel. Read more

BLTM closes on a strong note

October 26, 2016 by  
Filed under India, News

DELHI, 26 October 2016: Business & Luxury Travel Mart (BLTM) closed, Tuesday evening, logging a strong vote of confidence from the events related travel community in India.

It marks India’s first full-fledged business tourism travel mart that drew an impressive response from sellers representing events, MICE and luxury travel.

Over 150 qualified hosted buyers attended BLTM from all over India. Read more

China’s top luxury travel agents

June 3, 2016 by  
Filed under News, North Asia

SHANGHAI, 3 June 2016: Hurun Report says it has identified China’s top outbound luxury travel agencies its latest assessment released late last week.

The results of the best outbound luxury travel agencies were based on a separate customised survey of 56  hoteliers working in luxury hotels, carried out April to May this year in association with the PR agency GHC Asia.

Respondents replied to an unprompted question: “Which three travel agencies do you think are performing best in the outbound travel market in Chinese mainland/Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan?” Read more

US Luxury travel trends revealed

January 21, 2016 by  
Filed under AMERICAS, News

PLYMOUTH, USA, 21 January 2016: Hints on where wealthy US travellers are heading are found in the latest Travel Leaders Group’s  survey, Top Luxury Travel Trends for 2016.

The trends survey covered 900 travel agents who work the luxury travel market showed Cuba leads the  top up-and-coming destinations followed by the United Arab Emirates, African Safaris, Iceland and Antarctica.

Not a single destination in Asia figured in the survey results. Read more

Phoenix rises in luxury travel

May 19, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

HO CHI MINH CITY, 19 May 2015: Phoenix Voyages Group announced, Monday, that it has joined the Traveller Made® network as a partner of tailor-made luxury travel.

Traveller Made® is a European network community of travel designers dedicated to providing “bespoke journeys to travellers looking for different and original experiences.”

Traveller Made president, Quentin Desurmont, said the ultimate objective is to create a network of luxury travel partners worldwide that would create a seal of quality approval for clients.

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