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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Remote opportunities As the inevitable tentacles of tourism start to feel their way towards every corner of newly accessible Myanmar, Australian travel company Intrepid Travel www.intrepidtravel.com has started offering sailing trips around the country's relatively untouched 800-island Myeik archipelago. A pair of nine-day packages is available ...

  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Trips to mainland China eye-opening experiences for many Taiwanese

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Many Taiwanese still consider the mainland to be backward but more frequent travel has proved to be an eye-opener for the visitors Cross-strait exchanges help dispel urban myths Rapid cross-strait exchanges have helped dispel some urban myths and misunderstanding about the mainland and its people in the eyes of some Taiwanese ...

  3. Lifestyle - Travel

    Top 10 boutique beach getaways in the world

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 11:53am

    ... LONDON (Reuters)- From glam coastal getaways to private island escapes, boutique travel advisers Mr & Mrs Smith have rounded some of up the best beach breaks around the world. Swimming fans, surfers and poolside posers will find much to like in this top 10. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Castaway chic: Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Australia is blessed ...

  4. Flight Centre marks opening with wine, travel tips... and a fake captain

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charley Lanyon In celebration of the soft opening of Flight Centre's new office in Happy Valley, travellers were invited to come down to have their dream vacations planned by one of the centre's travel agents. Flight Centre, the international travel agency, has offices all over the world but has recently begun to push into Asia with an office in Mid-Levels and now a second ...

  5. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... were once popular with independent travellers, but all services were suspended with the start of the Sri Lankan civil war in 1983. Now the crossing is open again and the first ferry to make ... and travel insurance are included, but fuel surcharges and airport tax are not; HK$733 will be added to all the above prices to cover those. Free one-way private limousine transfers to or from Chek ...

  6. Sky's the limit for Asia-Pacific

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... of international passengers carried during January exceeded the December figure, underpinned by leisure travel extending from the holiday period and firm demand for premium class seats. January's ... Herdman says that while travel to the Middle East would be disrupted for the near future, the industry expects to see little impact on the industry within Asia. Growing inter-Asia cargo trade ...

  7. New services just the ticket for agencies

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Technology is broadening the range of products and services travel agents can supply, including an ever-growing range of ancillary services offered by airlines. 'Technology is vital ... vice-president for marketing at Abacus, a provider of end-to-end technologies that contribute to a portfolio of solutions and services for the travel services industry in Asia. The unbundling ...

  8. Cathay to dump herringbone seats

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... to the herringbone seating layout, which has been criticised by some travellers, and although seating will still be slightly angled, people by the window will see outside rather than into the cabin. The new ... would lure passengers away from first class, Slosar said people 'entitled to travel first class probably do'. He does not see people trading down, but says he would be flattered ...

  9. Leasing firm files suit to wind up HK Airlines

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Team Cignus, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-listed NEC Capital Solutions, filed a petition in the High Court to wind up Hong Kong Airlines. According to a directors' report for the year ended March, Team Cignus, an Irish-registered comp ...

  10. Business - China Business - MANAGEMENT

    Amadeus to get better access to soaring outbound travel demand from China

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:14am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Travel technology provider Amadeus hopes to crack the expanding mainland tourism sector using a new licence to operate there more freely Capturing the soaring China travel market When Bart Tompkins escaped to Koh Samui in Thailand for a holiday break during China’s October “golden week” national holiday two years ago, he could barely believe ...




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