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Finnair goes Bollywood

Cabin crew on board a Finnair Flight heading towards Delhi broke out some Bollywood moves last week as they gave passengers a surprise dance performance to celebrate India’s Republic Day.

Laos river tubing, turbulent waters

While most visitors leave Vang Vieng with nothing more serious than a hangover, the once tranquil setting in Laos is now a craze of river tubing and riverside bars, making this latest ‘must do’ activ...
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Google upgrades Earth experience

Upgrading the way the people view the globe and search for travel destinations, search engine, Google has unveiled the latest version of Google Earth.

New Centra Bali offers special opening rate

The newly-opened Centra Taum Seminyak Bali is offering special introductory rates together with breakfast at all its room categories between now and 31 March for guests staying a minimum of three con...

Quake shakes Peru’s south

Flights are still operating out of Peru’s international and domestic airport, Jorge Chávez International Airport after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the country’s southern coast yesterday.

Costa reveals Concordia compensation

Passengers who have returned home from their ordeal on board the Costa Concordia almost two weeks ago are expected to receive up to 11,000 Euros per person in compensation, according to Costa Crocier...

Vietnam’s new logo a Timeless Charm

“Vietnam-Timeless Charm” and the five colourful petal lotus have been approved to be the country’s new tagline and logo of National Tourism Promotion program for this year until 2020.

Gorilla Permits go up

PERMITS to join gorilla trekking itineraries in Rwanda have been increased by 50 per cent to US$750.

Cuba at capacity, tourism boom

Cuba is experiencing a tourism boom with more than 2.7 million visitors in 2011, an increase of 7.3 per cent on the same period in 2010, stretching the Caribbean Island’s ability to accommodate deman...

St Petersburg- better access

EASTERN Europe specialist Beyond Travel has revealed that it can now provide access for cruise passengers to visit St Petersburg for up to three days without a visa.