Travel & Culture

January 24, 2005

Private Islands

Ultimate Escapes  – Private Islands for the Rich and Famous Bintan -The Government of Indonesia has entered into an agreement with PT. Hanno Bali opening the way for the development – Read More...
October 12, 2006

Review of Air Regulations Urged

JAKARTA ~ The National Transportation Safety Committee wants a review of regulations that allow pilots to land in low visibility after a landing mishap during thick haze this week, an – Read More...
November 3, 2006

Singapore’s to Announce Second Casino License

SINGAPORE ~ The winning bid for a multibillion-dollar casino complex on Singapore’s resort island Sentosa is to be announced in early December, a cabinet minister said. “I think whichever one – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Chronic Jet Lag a ‘Killer for Mice’

Tests on mice suggest that chronic jet lag and other behavior involving sharp light-cycle changes, like rotating shift work, could shorten a person’s lifetime, according to a new study. University – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Garuda Increases Flights from Australia to Bali

DENPASAR ~ Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia is to increase its capacity to Bali and Jakarta by more than 50 percent from December 10 and offer improved connectivity to destinations throughout – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Qatar Airways Expands Routes to Bali

DENPASAR ~ Qatar Airways has announced an expansion of its international network with the addition of seven new routes during 2007, including to Bali. From Europe and Africa to Asia – Read More...
November 11, 2006

Silent Aircraft Readies for Takeoff

LONDON ~ British and US aeronautics experts unveiled plans this week for a new generation of silent aircraft, designed to slash noise output while also slashing fuel consumption. The single-wing – Read More...
November 11, 2006

Global Tourism to Rise 4% in 2007: UN

MADRID ~ The number of international tourist arrivals is set to increase four percent in 2007 for a fourth straight year of strong growth, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reported – Read More...
November 11, 2006

New Thai Spas Massage Muscles, Zap Wrinkles

BANGKOK ~ After constantly struggling with her weight, Bangkok resident Penni Podhipleux came to the S Medical Spa five months ago looking for a solution. With the help of a – Read More...
November 11, 2006

CNN Looks to the Future

SEMINYAK ~ CNN has announced a summit to be recorded in Singapore that will focus on the future of travel, and feature luminaries such as second man on the moon – Read More...
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