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Oil Steady as Asian States Seek to Offset Virus Hit to Economies - Bloomberg

Oil Steady as Asian States Seek to Offset Virus Hit to Economies - Bloomberg:Oil steadied near $57 a barrel in London as China and others in Asia promised economic stimulus to offset the impact of the coronavirus, buoying the outlook for fuel demand.Prices recovered more than 5% last week, the biggest gain since September, as some of the fears over how far the infection will hurt the global economy abated. China, Hong Kong and Singapore have pledged extra fiscal stimulus to counter the economic ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, London, China, Singapore, Beijing, China Hong Kong, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Stephen Brennock, PVM Oil Associates Ltd, Economies Bloomberg


9 Most Beautiful Provinces in Sri Lanka

Lying just to the south of India in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka boasts an impressive array of different landscapes. The mountains and hills in its highlands contrast delightfully with the beautiful beaches that line its coast, with sparkling waterfalls, glimmering lagoons, and gushing rivers also on offer. Long beset by a decades-long civil war,
Tags: Travel, Asia, India, Sri-lanka, Indian Ocean Sri Lanka


Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Featured, Air Travel, Saudi Arabia, Africa, Spain, Egypt, Attractions, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Maldives, Regions, Going Out


The GerTent’s design bases itself on one of the oldest alternative nomadic homes from Asia… the Yurt

The Mongolian Ger (also known by its Russian name, the yurt) is one of those designs that’s stood the test of time pretty well. Developed as not a recreational outdoor shelter, but a traveling house, this circular gazebo-style tent allowed travelers and settlers to migrate from one place to another while literally carrying their house with them.The reason the Ger has stuck around for so long is because of its ability to provide low-cost housing for all four seasons, while being incredibly easy...
Tags: Travel, Deals, Asia, Design, Outdoor, Tent, Shop, Mongolia, Recreation, Product Design, Don, Great Plains, Ger, Yurt, GerTent, Saikhanbayar Sandagdorj


The Ultimate Guide to Teaching English in Thailand

Posted: 2/15/2020 / February 15th, 2020 Thailand is an English teacher’s dream. With a low cost of living, incredible food, rich culture, plenty of partying, and a mai pen rai (no worries) attitude, the Land of Smiles is a very popular country for English teachers. For Thais, English is considered a necessity to work in the global market, so there is always a need for teachers. With language schools, primary schools, universities, and other locations offering English classes, there are numerou...
Tags: Travel, Asia, London, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, Thailand, Portland, New Zealand, San Diego, Dublin, Seattle, Detroit, Bangkok


Singapore: the perfect halal-friendly escape in the heart of the city

Singapore has become a popular holiday destination for many all around the world. Not only is it home to a beautiful culture, friendly faces, and delicious Singaporean cuisines, but it’s also full of luxuries and relaxing getaways perfect for Muslim couples, families, and travellers looking to unwind. Complete with various world-class attractions, halal-friendly hotels, and […] The post Singapore: the perfect halal-friendly escape in the heart of the city appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Singapore, Accommodation, Regions


Coronavirus pushes wobbly LNG market to the edge

Coronavirus pushes wobbly LNG market to the edge It’s never good when companies start speaking in legalese. China National Offshore Oil Corporation, the country’s leading liquefied natural gas importer, has invoked the legal clause force majeure – which would allow it to suspend contracts because of the deadly coronavirus. China – the world’s second largest importer of LNG – has been responsible for much of the product’s demand growth, meaning the woefully oversupplied market could be in se...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Australia, China, CNOOC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, China National Offshore Oil Corporation


My 4 Days of Turkey Adventure

If you ask any travel buff about their favorite destination to explore I bet my odds in favor of Turkey to be at the top of the mind. If you look at the map you can see Turkey is a land that connects Europe with Asia. This is a land which has seen wars
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Turkey


Alibaba Cloud revenue reaches $1.5B for the quarter on 62% growth rate

Alibaba issued its latest earnings report yesterday, and as part of that the Chinese eCommerce giant reported that cloud revenue grew 62% to $1.5 billion U.S., crossing the RMB10 billion revenue threshold for the first time. Alibaba also announced that it had completed its migration to its own public cloud in the most recent quarter, a significant milestone because the company can point to its own operations as a reference to potential customers, a point that Daniel Zhang, Alibaba executive chai...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Cloud, Asia, Enterprise, Microsoft, China, Alibaba, Earnings, Reuters, Zhang, Synergy Research, Alibaba Cloud, Google Alibaba, Daniel Zhang Alibaba


My 4 Days of Turkey Adventure

If you ask any travel buff about their favorite destination to explore I bet my odds in favor of Turkey to be at the top of the mind. If you look at the map you can see Turkey is a land that connects Europe with Asia. This is a land which has seen wars
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Turkey


Earn Double Points at New Hotels in Southeast Asia 2020 With IHG Rewards Club — But…

You can earn double IHG Rewards Club points when you stay at your choice of eight participating new hotel properties in southeast Asia... ...but you must... The post Earn Double Points at New Hotels in Southeast Asia 2020 With IHG Rewards Club — But… appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Asia, Southeast Asia, Promotions, Ihg Rewards Club, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs


Prep Your Tech for Travel with These Affordable Accessories

Whether your travels take you to a remote jungle or the bustling streets of Paris, first on the packing list is always our tech devices. Cell phones and laptops are some of our most expensive and used possessions, making them indispensable partners on vacations, work trips, and personal adventures. Or tale a ñool at this article for information about what to pack for an international trip. Damaging a phone while on a trip is devastating because phones are not just phones anymore—they’re also tr...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Asia, Europe, America, Paris, Europe Australia, Integrated Wallet, USA Continents


Travel News: February 14, 2020

Italian Shipyard Delivers Virgin Voyages First Cruise Ship, Scarlet Lady Cruise Critic The Italian shipyard Fincantieri presented Scarlet Lady, the first of four planned cruise ships for Virgin Voyages, at a ceremony in Genoa today. The 2,770-passenger ship will then sail to Liverpool on the 24th where it will spend the night before beginning its transatlantic voyage to New York, where it will host a showcase event in mid-March. The ship will then head to Miami where it will be christen...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, New York, China, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Malaysia, Liverpool, Alaska, Italy, Miami, Venice, West Coast, Seattle, Caribbean


AHEAD Asia: Ceremony Cancellation Due To Coronavirus

Sleeper Media regret to announce the cancellation of the AHEAD Asia 2020 awards ceremony on Thursday 12 March due to the continued uncertainty around the spread of the coronavirus. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes and remain committed to celebrating the best in hospitality experience and design across the Asia-Pacific region.
Tags: Travel, Asia


Village of Illumination at Singha Park Chiang Rai

Village of Illumination at Singha Park Chiang Rai Asia’s Largest Light Festival will be coming to Thailand end of this year. Yesterday, we were invited to the launch of the ‘Village of Illumination’, a new light festival happening at Singha Park Chiang Rai Thailand by Index Creative Village, one of the largest event companies in Thailand. The Village of Illumination at Singha Park Chiang Rai will be Asia’s Largest Light Festival. The Village of Illumination at Singha Park will be...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, Events, Thailand, Korea, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Thailand - Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Singha Park, Lamborghini Spotted, White Temple Wat Rong Kun Review, Sato, Suan Tung Lae Khom Chiang Rai ParkOver, Chiang RaiSakura Cherry Blossom


Best local ski resorts near Zurich

Zurich, the financial capital of Switzerland, is home to world-class universities, multinational companies, and hip neighborhoods. The city has a lot going on, but during winter weekends, many Zurich residents leave town to hit the slopes. The Swiss Alps are home to many resorts, both big and not so big. Some you may have heard of — and many probably not. From this picturesque little city, it’s crazy easy to explore a huge variety of places loved by both locals and international visitors. We...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, California, Singapore, Davos, Skiing, Switzerland, Alps, North America, Ski Resorts, Zurich, Arosa, Andermatt, All, Klosters


Our top sailing adventures for 2020

For a luxury holiday with a difference, not much beats setting sail around remote islands, hidden coves, pristine beaches and scenic waterways. As Mark Twain said, ‘Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away […] The post Our top sailing adventures for 2020 appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Greece, Indonesia, Africa, Egypt, Peru, Myanmar, South America, Mark Twain, Polar regions, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe, Cruises & Boat Travel


How Agencies in China Are Navigating the Coronavirus Crisis

The devastation of the coronavirus outbreak that originated from China continues to unfold. As of now, there have been over 1,100 reported deaths (mainly in China) due to the virus. Travel and business have ground to a halt in parts of Asia, but the good news is that the reported rate of infections is beginning...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, Advertising, Accounts


How to plan a trip to Pakistan

For much of the past two decades, Pakistan was hardly thought of as a tourist destination. Though the mountain-rich South Asian nation had once been an integral part of the Hippie Trail, foreign arrivals all but ceased post-9/11. But the tourism department has been completely overhauled under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government. The country saw a 70 percent increase in foreign tourist arrivals between 2017-2018, according to Middle Eastern news outlet Gulf News. This number is only project...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, UK, Russia, Berlin, India, US, Iran, Britain, Pakistan, Imran Khan, North America, Hertz, Peshawar, LOC


Pakistan’s Stunning Phander Valley

Phander Lake, Pakistan: A massive, crystal clear, aqua blue pool of water mulled out before me, flanked behind by massive mountain peaks dripping in snow.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Pakistan, Phander, Phander Valley, Phander Lake Pakistan


Empty LNG Ships at Biggest Producer Show How Virus Grips Market - Bloomberg

Empty LNG Ships at Biggest Producer Show How Virus Grips Market - Bloomberg:At least 12 empty liquefied natural gas vessels are sitting idle off the coast of Qatar, one of the world’s biggest producers of the fuel, as the deadly coronavirus plays havoc with international commodities markets.The reasons for the unusual gathering of ships aren’t immediately clear. But the timing coincides with ship diversions, cargo cancellations and reduced demand in Asia. LNG tankers outside Qatar’s Ras ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Qatar, Bloomberg, Poland, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, China National Offshore Oil Corp, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Ras Laffan, India Pakistan Bangladesh South Korea Japan


Notes on Bengaluru (The Garden City) – Old city mayhem, transport apps, and fancy airports

Bengaluru is the third largest city in India, located in the middle of the Deccan Plateau in South India. I was in Bengaluru on the way to somewhere else. I visited Bengaluru in 2007 during my first trip to India, so I would have preferred to visit a new city. 13 years between visits is long enough to warrant a revisit, so instead of flying straight through I made a stopover here. With a population of over 10 million people Bengaluru qualifies as a megacity, and that qualifies me to have anoth...
Tags: Travel, Google, Asia, Australia, Singapore, India, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Vietnam, Madrid, Lonely Planet, Bengaluru, Bangalore, Travel Blog, Kolkata


The best food markets in Madrid

On a typical afternoon in Madrid, people descend on a handful of indoor food markets to enjoy a chat over freshly prepared tapas and vino. These food markets, an essential part of the city’s culinary tradition, provide an opportunity to sample a variety of cuisines all under one roof. You can peruse stalls and sample not only Spanish dishes but also foods from Latin America and Asia. These are the best places to go and what to try, in no particular order, to see what makes Madrid’s food mark...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Mexico, France, Markets, Spain, Madrid, Latin America, All, San Miguel, Salamanca, Korea Vietnam, Chueca, Malasaña, PACO, Mercado de San Miguel


Malaysia concerned over airline expansion after FAA downgradeMalaysia concerned over airline expansion after FAA downgrade

MAVCOM worried Asia regulators will block new routes
Tags: Travel, Asia, Malaysia, Faa


sbe And Accor Introduce Iconic Mondrian Hotel Brand To Asia And Expand Internationally To Europe

sbe, the leading international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning brands, today announced the expansion of the Mondrian brand in Europe and first-ever location in Asia through the opening of new properties in Seoul, Bordeaux, and Cannes. Mondrian Bordeaux, Mondrian Cannes and Mondrian Seoul Itaewon, represent the continued strong expansion of the brand's international footprint and award-winning restaurants and lounges in collaboration with sbe partner Acc...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Australia, Mondrian, Seoul Bordeaux, Cannes Mondrian Bordeaux Mondrian Cannes, Mondrian Seoul, Dominican Republic Germany


#SaudiArabia cuts March crude supply to some Asian buyers: sources - Reuters

Saudi Arabia cuts March crude supply to some Asian buyers: sources - Reuters:The world’s top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has reduced crude supplies to some Asian buyers in March after refiners cut output following the coronavirus outbreak and for regular maintenance, four sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The drop in supplies comes after state oil giant Saudi Aramco cut March official selling prices (OSPs) more than expected.Buyers’ overall nominations for March-loading cargo...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Saudi Arabia, Reuters, Aramco, Saudi Aramco, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Travel News: February 12, 2020

American Airlines Extends Suspension of Flights to China, Hong Kong Travel Pulse American Airlines has extended its suspension of flights between two of its U.S. hubs and mainland China and Hong Kong amid ongoing concerns due to the coronavirus outbreak. The carrier, which isn’t alone in temporarily halting Asia-bound flights this winter, cited a “reduction in demand” for the latest update, which grounds flights between Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles and mainland China—including...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Australia, China, Los Angeles, Bloomberg, Beijing, Shanghai, Southwest Airlines, Destinations, Southwest, Dallas Fort Worth, Singapore Tourism Board, Keith Tan, Bloomberg Singapore


The New 7 Wonders of the World and 7 luxury hotels you can stay in to see them

In the ancient world, the Greeks had made a list of seven places any sight-seeing tourists in the Hellenic world should make the effort to see. Since the days of the Greeks and the Romans, the only monument in this list that still stands is the Great Pyramid at Giza. So in 2007, more than […] The post The New 7 Wonders of the World and 7 luxury hotels you can stay in to see them appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Mexico, Hotels, China, India, Accommodation, Attractions, Italy, Middle East, Brazil, Peru, South America, Jordan, North America



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