Now Open: W Shanghai – The Bund

Marriott International celebrated the opening of the new W Shanghai – The Bund, bringing the energy of W Hotels to China’s economic powerhouse.   Situated on the North Bund at the confluence of the Huangpu River and Suzhou Creek, the hotel enjoys an enviable location with easy access to Shanghai’s major transport hubs as well … Continue reading

China Airlines Set For London Return With A350

Skyteam member China Airlines has announced plans to relaunch nonstop flights between Taipei and London from 1 December 2017, a route which it abandoned in 2012.   Flown using its new Airbus A350 jets that boast improved operating economics, the 13-hour flights will run 4 days a week between Taipei (Taoyuan) and London (Gatwick). Flight … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Releases Details Of 180-Day World Cruise

Oceania Cruises has unveiled details of its world cruise for 2019, a 180-day voyage covering over 45,000 nautical miles onboard the elegant and intimate Insignia.   The Route Embarking the full world cruise either in New York (departing 11 January 2019), Miami (departing 14 January 2019) or Los Angeles (departing 30 January 2019), guests will … Continue reading

Taipei Gets Second Aloft Hotel

Marriott International has opened Taipei’s second design-led Aloft hotel. The century-old hot spring destination of Beitou hosts the new Aloft Taipei Beitou Hotel, which brings its tech-forward, vibrant and modern style to the suburb town.   The 292-room hotel is just steps from a multitude of hot springs and a quick 5-minute stroll to 2 … Continue reading

Scoot Outlines European Intentions With Athens Service

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot has revealed plans to begin flying to Athens next summer, signaling its expansion beyond Asia Pacific and further afield to Europe.   Scheduled to commence on 20 June 2017, the airline will fly nonstop to the Greek capital 4 times a week. Flight TZ 702 will depart Singapore Changi International … Continue reading