Tag Archives: Christmas

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble spurs Christmas bookings

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble spurs Christmas bookings

October 15 announcement that Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral Air Travel Bubble (ATB), which would allow leisure travel between them to restart in November, triggered an immediate release of pent-up demand. In the week that followed, flight searches for travel from Singapore to Hong Kong, which had […]

One in three Brits planning mega-break over Christmas

One in three Brits planning mega-break over Christmas

In a year like no other, travel search engine, KAYAK, revealed new survey data that shows the huge backlog in untaken annual leave days, with half of the UK’s workers still to use more than 50% of their remaining annual holiday allowance. As the country goes back into lockdown, and as strict travel restrictions come […]

New Zealand PM doubts two-way travel bubble with Australia by Christmas

New Zealand PM doubts two-way travel bubble with Australia by Christmas

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has admitted that there is very little chance for New Zealand to fully reopen to Australia by Christmas. The two countries are in an impasse over reopening their borders due to different strategies on tackling the coronavirus outbreak. Currently, New Zealand and Australia have a travel bubble arrangement wherein […]

Press the “pause button” for Christmas in Bangkok this December

Press the “pause button” for Christmas in Bangkok this December

Silence continues to be a precious commodity, especially in this challenging year, which is why The Spas at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok are ‘turning down the volume’ once again with their annual ‘Silent Night’ on 9 December 2020.   In addition to the standard wellness menu, the spas will offer mindful treatments such as guided mediation, singing […]

‘Twas the flight before Christmas! Air New Zealand’s giveaway to spread joy to Australians

‘Twas the flight before Christmas! Air New Zealand’s giveaway to spread joy to Australians

Air New Zealand’s new Christmas video, ‘Twas the Flight Before Christmas, comes with a chance for five lucky Aussies to win return flights to New Zealand. Released today and shot on location at the 14th Ave convenience store in Tauranga, New Zealand, ‘Twas the Flight Before Christmas sees Santa Claus and Air New Zealand teaming […]

UK reduces quarantine policy to five days for holiday travel during Christmas

UK reduces quarantine policy to five days for holiday travel during Christmas

Travellers arriving in the UK now will be able to reduce their self-isolation period from 14 to five days starting next month if they test negative for the coronavirus. This was revealed by the British transport chief Grant Shapps. As part of a wider strategy to reopen the economy, the government has announced that there […]

Discover Spanish treats in Bangkok for Father’s Day, Christmas and into 2021

Discover Spanish treats in Bangkok for Father’s Day, Christmas and into 2021

Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to get together with friends, family and colleagues to reconnect with each other and celebrate, and the best location in town to do this —  is Albricias at . Head over to the very swanky property and choose from a range of […]

Ocean Drive: Take a road trip along Thailand’s best seaside strips this Christmas

Ocean Drive: Take a road trip along Thailand’s best seaside strips this Christmas

Trat Beachfront Centara Hotels & Resorts is inviting Thai residents to take a “Festive Road Trip” this holiday season, with a choice of two-for-one twin-centre holidays that showcase the spectacular beauty of Thailand’s best beaches. Simply pack your bags, start your engines and head out on the open road! Throughout December and January, guests can […]

Nearly 70% of Americans will not travel for Christmas

Nearly 70% of Americans will not travel for Christmas

A recent national survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) shows that nearly two-thirds (69%) of Americans will not travel for Christmas. With a new surge in COVID-19 cases, the CDC recommending that Americans do not travel over the holiday season and new stay-at-home orders in place in states across the country, the holiday […]

5 amazing luxury experiences in Australia that you can gift this Christmas

5 amazing luxury experiences in Australia that you can gift this Christmas

If you’re an Australian resident looking to gift something for that hard-to-buy-for person who already seems to have everything they want or could possibly need, then how about purchasing an enriching experience rather than that unimaginative pair of socks?! Thanks to the many and varied experienced offered by RedBalloon, leaders in gifting experiences, help is at […]

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