Category Archives: Holiday Travel

Vesak Festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka – paying homage to Lord Buddha

Vesak Day, also known around the world as Buddha Day, is a religious and cultural holiday observed by most Buddhist countries, marking the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha. Sri Lanka celebrates Vesak on the day of the full moon in May, with several religious rituals and social activities. The city of Kandy, considered […]

By auburn
Date : 22-May-2017
Health Care Tourism in Malaysia – A Burgeoning Sector

In Malaysia, healthcare tourism has become a burgeoning industry with destinations such as Selangor becoming a favourite amongst tourists in search of affordable, world-class medical facilities and services. Such travellers in search of making use of the medical centres and hospitals in Selangor can consider staying at a Sepang hotel in the region before or […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 27-Apr-2017
Yangon photo festival – showcasing powerful photography

The annual Yangon Photo Festival successfully concluded another year, with a prestigious display of photo-story screenings. Now in its ninth year, the photo festival was held at Maha bandula Park, a central park located near several well-known establishments like the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, for example, a colonial styled heritage hotel in Yangon. The […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 27-Apr-2017
Anantara Spa Ladies’ Night Highlighted in Popular Online News Site

Popular online news site GulfNews recently highlighted and reviewed the special Anantara Spa Ladies’ Night which offered female guests a chance to experience truly revitalising treatments. This wellness offer available at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort incorporates age-old Hammam traditions with exclusive wet facilities that help bring about holistic rejuvenation. An ideal complement to the […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
SalamAir is Expected to Boost Tourism in Salalah – Helping to Develop the Local Economy

The first low-cost carrier in Oman, SalamAir, recently begun to offer twice weekly flights between Salalah and Muscat in a move that is expected to help boost tourism in Salalah. This service is seen as part of an initiative to strengthen and diversify the local economy through the development of such sectors as tourism. When […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Luggage Checks Now on Departure at Phuket Airport – Easing Passenger Congestion

In a move that is expected to ease airport congestion when it comes to passengers, Phuket Airport has changed the procedure to the hold luggage checking process. Previously, travellers departing from the airport had to get their luggage screened before entering the premises. Put into effect from 1st April, the new process includes the use […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
The Maldives’ UK Visitor Numbers Rise Past 100,000 – An Encouraging Upward Trend

Recently published tourist numbers from 2016, show that tourist arrivals to the Maldives from the UK exceeded 100,000. The official number of these arrivals stands at 101,843, which is close to a 10% increase when compared to UK arrivals in Maldives for the year 2015. In fact, the UK market is amongst the significant contributors […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Wonders of The Reef 2017 – a night of fun and excitement

Organised by the Port Douglas community, the annual Macrossan Street Parade has always been the main highlight of the Port Douglas Carnival and regularly draws large crowds, both local and foreign. Set to a different theme each year, this year’s parade takes visitors into the tropics with “Wonders of The Reef 2017”. A thrilling line […]

By caleb
Date : 19-Apr-2017
Abu Dhabi’s Desert Hotel Becoming Hotspot for Travellers – Unique Oasis in the Desert

Featured on both the online sites of CNN and Travelers Today, is a unique 5 star hotel Abu Dhabi has to offer in a rather one of a kind setting; a vast uninterrupted sand desert landscape which is the largest of its kind in the world. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is becoming […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 17-Apr-2017
Tourists Flock to Dubai

The United Arab Emirates has recently made a change in their visa policy that has resulted in a massive influx of foreign visitors. The change came in the form of a selected group of nationalities having the convenience of obtaining visa on arrival for free. Most of these visitors target Dubai since it is the […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-Apr-2017