News: Expedia – Singapore vacationers are the second biggest international beachgoers

Expedia.com.sg recently released the results of the 2016 Expedia® Flip Flop Report, an annual study of the behavior and preferences among beachgoers around the world and found Singapore vacationers prefer to travel internationally when it comes to getting their dose of the sun, sand and sea. I’m not into sharing full statistic or detailed write up but here’s an infographic provided by Expedia on their recent findings: As a frequent traveler, whenever I get a chance to pick a holiday spot, my top choices will always be somewhere with a view or near coast. It’s just something from mundane daily routine and being stuck in a building or room. ***** My apologies for the lack of posts. Still in the busy…

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News: Expedia Singapore – Exclusive Japanese Ryokan Specials

Ryokan, originated in the Edo period, is a type of traditional Japanese inn where visitors / travelers stay in tatami-matted rooms, soak in the communal baths and mingle in public areas while wearing a yukata. During my first visit to Japan (Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo, my friends and I didn’t get to stay in a Ryokan but we have been to one of those communal baths. Very different from what we see on travel shows (minus the towel, for sure) and personally, I feel you should at least try it once in your lifetime, keep an open mind and relax. If you are planning a visit to Japan and hope to experience the traditional Japanese way of vacationing, Expedia Singapore…

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News: Expedia Enables Customers to Travel with Points

Expedia+ members can now use their earned points to book hotel stays, replacing the need for vouchers. Points can be redeemed for an entire transaction, including taxes and fees, and members can stretch their savings even further by tapping on Expedia promotional coupons. Points will also now be automatically refunded should the traveller need to cancel their booking. All travellers are eligible to join Expedia’s free rewards program. Logged-in members will earn points on any type of product they book with Expedia. Here are some ways travellers can start racking up Expedia+ points for their next “free” trip: Get 3X points when you book via the Expedia App Earn 20 points for every SG$15 spent on hotels and packages Earn 2…

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News: Anantara Celebrates 15th Birthday with 15 weeks of Anamtara Dream Journey Prizes!

Celebrating 15 years of inspirational travel stories, Anantara is inviting modern globetrotters to live out their own travel dreams. Started 6th June 2016, Anantara is giving away one Anantara Dream Journey every week for 15 weeks! Week 2 destination, Hoi An. ***** A decade and a half ago in 2001, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas brought a new kind of luxury discovery to Thailand. Anantara’s journey has continued across Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East and most recently Africa, and now boasts 35 unique hotels and resorts across 11 countries. Evolving to meet the needs of new explorers, in 2016 Anantara proudly offers authentic luxury that excites, in some of the world’s most incredible destinations. Wherever travelers dream of,…

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News: Vietjet offers 2 Million Tickets at $0

Good news for travelers or those planning a trip! ***** Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (Vietjet) is offering two million tickets in a week long promotion, starting from $0. The online promotion starts from 1 March 2016 to 8 March 2016, and is valid for travel between 15 March 2016 to 31 December 2016. The promotion is applicable to all tickets on Vietjet’s domestic and international routes connecting Vietnam with Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok. Travelers can purchase tickets via the Vietjet website at www.vietjetair.com and payment can be made with major credit cards including VISA, MasterCard, JCB or American Express. Terms and conditions apply: · The ticket promotion applies to the basic fare and does not include taxes and fuel surcharges…

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News: Anantara’s King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament 2016 Moves to Bangkok’s Scenic Riverside

Back for its 14th year, the Anantara’s King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament is packing its trunk and moving to Bangkok’s mighty riverside! The tournament will be from 10 – 13 March 2016, by the riverside of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort. This annual tournament has become one of the biggest charitable events in Southeast Asia. Almost US$1 million has been raised and donated to projects that better the lives of Thailand’s wild and domesticated elephant population, including continued support for research and clinics using elephants in therapy sessions for children living with autism; donating a gantry to help lame elephants stand and a purpose built elephant ambulance to the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre (TECC), and donating an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) to…

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