Ignite your passion for travel with Ramada Worldwide

Ignite your passion for travel with Ramada Worldwide

https://player.vimeo.com/api/player.js Ramada Worldwide takes the ruby-red crown as one of Wyndham Hotel Group’s most prominent brands, and it is certainly making waves in all the right places. With over 850 properties in 64 countries, it’s hard not to be inspired

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The best travel loyalty programs in Asia

The best travel loyalty programs in Asia

ALONGSIDE being creatures of habit, humans also love getting free stuff. This bodes well for airlines and hotels trying to retain customers through loyalty programs. Loyalty programs tap into the “science of free” that humans are inclined towards and seek

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The Boracay bluff: A conspiracy theory?

The Boracay bluff: A conspiracy theory?

Described as Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte as a “cesspool” that smelled of “s**t”, Boracay island saw the last of its travelers enjoying their holiday on Apr 26, 2018, before the tourist ban is enforced. The six-month total closure of the

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Don’t allow your guard to let you down on a business trip

Don’t allow your guard to let you down on a business trip

Nine times out of 10, your hotel stay will go off without a glitch. Where it is a short city break or luxurious week-long vacation, hotel staff will do everything they can to ensure a comfortable stay. But traveling for

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Italian luxe brand Bulgari glams up Asian cities

Italian luxe brand Bulgari glams up Asian cities

IN 2001, Bulgari (stylized as BVLGARI) formed a joint venture with Luxury Group – the Luxury Division of Marriott International to launch their luxury hotel brand, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts. The first hotel opened in Milan three years later. Now, the

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Indulge your senses at Banyan Tree Phuket

Indulge your senses at Banyan Tree Phuket

APPROACHING the four towering banyan trees outside the entrance, you can already feel the enchantment that awaits within the resort. “The resort was built around these trees,” Banyan Tree Phuket’s head of communications Khun Nikki told Travel Wire Asia. #TRAVEL

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Malaysia’s airport to go into expansion mode

Malaysia’s airport to go into expansion mode

TOURISM NUMBERS to and around Asia is set to grow to 2.1 billion passengers in the next two decades and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is gearing up to take on some of the load. According to recent OAG Aviation

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Disaster tourism: Does tragedy like company?

Disaster tourism: Does tragedy like company?

DISASTER TOURISM, also known as dark tourism, is the act of traveling to a disaster area. For thrillseekers, it’s pleasure. For others, it’s out of curiosity in a very honest way. Although it’s not a new phenomenon, there have been

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Plastic in Korea: What you gonna do with all that junk?

Plastic in Korea: What you gonna do with all that junk?

NOT keep it in your trunk, that’s for sure. South Korea’s Seoul Metropolitan Government has revealed plans to strengthen crackdowns on stores that hand out free plastic bags after purchase. This is due to the country’s rising plastic crisis, which

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Peek inside the world’s most Instagammable resort

Peek inside the world’s most Instagammable resort

THERE ARE NO PRIZES for guessing where the world’s most Intragrammable resort is – the Maldives, of course. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas in the Baa Atoll archipelago received 45,385 votes in the contest held by Luxury Travel Advisor. #BEACHES Have

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