Issue: March 08, 2013   (Archive)
Thursday, April 24, 2014   



Bangkok on a whim
Air Asia is increasing the frequency of its popular flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok to three a day.

Credit where it's due
Under Banyan Tree Group's The Credit Goes to You offer, guests get credits valued at one night for every two nights booked at participating Banyan Tree or Angsana resorts. The credits can be used on dining, spa treatments or at the gallery retail outlet.

Exclusive Turkish treat
Turkish Airlines and The Standard are giving you a chance to win two comfort class return tickets to Europe this week and next in the "Add Colour to Your World" competition. Quiz tip boxes appear Monday to Wednesday in the paper while entry opens at 2pm on the Thursday.

Walk on the wild side
Airline safety video just got more interesting. Air New Zealand has teamed up with adventurer Bear Grylls to create a video filmed in the wild.

Busan luxury escapade
The new park Hyatt Busan, the second Park Hyatt in South Korea, sitsin Marine City next to Haeundae Beach.

Scuba in Bermuda
Did you know that Bermuda has more than 500 shipwrecks dating from the 1500s to the 1990s? Explore them as part of Elbow Beach's four-night Dive In package from March 3 to May 15.

Well worth a look
While most travelers know to visit the Musee d'Orsay while in Paris or the Guggenheim Museum when in New York City, there are hundreds of buildings that get overlooked. The members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com have put together a list of the Top 10 Overlooked Stunning Buildings.

Big support for expo bid
Emirates is putting its entire fleet of A380s - currently 31 - behind Dubai's bid to land the 2020 World Expo. Giant stickers with the words "Expo 2020, Dubai UAE, Candidate City" will be attached to the aircraft to promote the UAE's bid.

Year of the Snake fare deal
Air Asia is offering super low fares in its Snake Away to Malaysia promotion. Book between now and Sunday for flights from March 1 to July 31.

Coffee, tea... and burger?
Following the success of the teriyaki and rice Air Mos burgers, Mos Burger has teamed up with Japan Airlines again - this time with a specially designed Air Mos teriyaki egg burger which will be served on select routes from March 1 to May 31.



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