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Norwegian named ‘Airline of the Year’

Norwegian has been awarded ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence during the CAPA Global Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in London. “It’s an honor to collect the award for CAPA Airline of the Year on behalf of Norwegian,” Bjørn Kjos, CEO, Norwegian, said. “This achievement underpins the hard-work and…

A world away at The Sanchaya

It is only a 50-minute ferry ride away from Singapore where The Sanchaya sits beachfront – and yet it nearly feels like worlds apart. It is, in many aspects, in a position on its own. This out-of-the-ordinary estate is the vacation home of an affluent Russian lady who, when residing in her Singapore home, felt…

Norwegian launches world’s longest low-cost route to Singapore from under £150

Norwegian, voted world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, continues its global expansion today by launching its first route from London Gatwick to Asia with a special Singaporean themed celebration to mark the carrier’s inaugural flight to Singapore. The new 12-hour 45 minute flight from London Gatwick to Singapore Changi Airport is now the world’s longest route…

Crown Prince of Denmark visiting China

Denmark is in focus as a knowledge nation as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Frederik is visiting the Chinese capital Beijing and the southern Chinese city Guangzhou during 23-26 September. When Denmark entered into a partnership agreement with China in 2008 on research, innovation and education, it was the largest Danish undertaking in education and…

Finnair: Three new weekly frequencies to Bangkok

Finnair will add capacity to its popular long-haul destination Bangkok for the summer 2018 season. That means three new weekly frequencies will be added to the Bangkok route, serving 10 weekly frequencies during the summer season and 16 frequencies during the winter season. “Traffic between Europe and Asia continues to grow, and Finnair’s expanding network…

Beijing tourism presentation held in Copenhagen

Charming Beijing Tourism Presentation, was held on August 14 2017  in Copenhagen. It is one of the important events within the framework of China-Denmark Tourism Year 2017, hosted by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development. Nearly 100 people from the Embassy of China in Denmark, Wonderful Copenhagen and representatives from local tour operators and media attended the event.…

HCM City wants Swedish and Danish tourists to stay longer

HCM City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government to extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from Sweden and Denmark and seven other countries to 30 days instead of 15 days. The reason is to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of 10-11 million international tourists in 2020. The nine countries are Sweden, Denmark,…

akyra Beach Club Phuket: Surf Contest and Monthly Beach Parties

akyra Beach Club Phuket To Host Surf Contest And Monthly White Parties On The Beach With International DJS Akaryn Hotel Group’s new akyra Beach Club Phuket is officially hosting its monthly White Beach Party on 21st July, followed by an exciting and unique surfing contest a week later on 29th July supported by Bermudos Creative…

School Break Getaway: ‘Kids All-Inclusive’

SCHOOL BREAK GETAWAY ‘Kids All-Inclusive’ at AKARYN HOTELS AND RESORTS  It’s school holidays time! Kids and the whole family deserves a break! Book yourself and your little angels a relaxing getaway at one of our fabulous hotels and resorts in Thailand, and benefit from complimentary extra bed, meals and activities for your kids. Offer is available for booking at Best Available…