Travesse launches flash sales for luxury travel

TRAVESSE HAS CLOSED DOWN The latest online shopping phenomenon to sweep the world of fashion brands, flash sales, finally comes to the UK luxury travel market with the launch of Travesse, The Luxury Travel Club. I can get you an invitation to Travesse – click here. Travesse’s rapidly growing member base is enthusiastically snapping up […]

Thalys high speed train offering private cabins with Wi-Fi

Beginning 12 January 2011, travelers on the Thalys (the French high speed train service from Paris to Brussels and Amsterdam) can reserve a private cabin with four spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and electric outlets. The private cabins are ideal for business meetings on the train, for groups of friends or families. A cabin costs 600 EUR […]

Air Asia X offers one way 99 EUR Paris to Kuala Lumpur

UPDATE: Air Asia has stopped flying to Europe.  AirAsia X is offering a promotional fare between Kuala Lumpur and Paris from RM499 (€99) one way. The promotional fare is available for booking online from 22 to 24 November, 2010 (22 November – 00:00 hrs Paris time, 7am Malaysia). You have to travel between 14 February […]

Tokyo Haneda airport opens up to more international flights

Here’s good news for those who would rather fly in and out of Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (only 10 km from the city centre) instead of Narita (57 km). Haneda recently added a fourth runway and is now allowing more long-haul international flights. Japan Airlines seems to have the largest number of international long-haul flights into […]

Qatar Airways adds more flights to Bangkok, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Qatar Airways has announced a huge expansion in Thailand with the introduction of a third daily flight to Bangkok, starting 1 November 2010. The increase in capacity comes just three weeks after the airline launched scheduled flights to Phuket. The Bangkok service will meet increasing demand from travelers who want to fly to Thailand and […]

Hidden Pousadas Brazil: chic, personal, eco-friendly accommodations in Brazil

If you are going to Brazil, there are so many possibilities of where to stay but it’s hard to find small intimate accommodations. That’s where Hidden Pousadas Brazil comes in. Hidden Pousadas runs a website dedicated to helping you find boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts, guesthouses and inns all over Brazil. What is a pousada? It […]

Virgin goes into the hotel business

If you like flying Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Blue and Virgin Pacific, why not stay in a Virgin hotel? Virgin Group Ltd., founded by Richard Branson, is investing almost $500 million with its partners on luxury hotels over the next three years. Virgin’s brand is strong enough to attract young, urban travelers who like contemporary luxury […]