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  • Potential futuristic Hyperloop One connection for Colorado (VIDEO)

    September 19, 2017 5:27 AM 5

    DENVER, Sept 19 — Hyperloop One announced Colorado would be one of the 10 finalists in its global competition to identify the best potential Hyperloop routes. The Colorado Department of Transportation is working with the Hyperloop company to carry out a feasibility study for the proposed route between Cheyenne, Denver and Pueblo, Techcrunch reported

  • AirAsia launches new route to Nha Trang

    September 15, 2017 3:39 AM 11

    AirAsia is the first airline to operate direct flights to Nha Trang from Malaysia. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — AirAsia Bhd continues to widen its Asean connectivity with the inaugural flight of its new route to Nha Trang, Vietnam, that flies daily directly from Kuala Lumpur. In a statement today, AirAsia said the maiden flight also marked another

  • Europa-Park retains world’s best amusement park title at industry awards

    September 12, 2017 12:16 AM 12

    Europa-Park is once again crowned ‘Best Amusement Park’ at the Golden Ticket Awards. ― AFP picRUST (Germany), Sept 12 ― For the fourth consecutive year, the theme park in Rust, Germany, has been named the world's Best Amusement Park at the Golden Ticket Awards, organised by Amusement Today magazine. The “Golden Ticket Awards” are like the Oscars of the amusement

  • Five million seats on offer in latest AirAsia promo

    September 10, 2017 8:24 AM 16

    AirAsia said guests can enjoy fares from as low as RM0 to destinations such as from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, Johor Bahru, Brunei, Lombok, Shantou, Kolkata, Phnom Penh, Pattaya, Davao and many more. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 — Up to five million seats are on offer on and the AirAsia mobile app from September 11-17 for travel between

  • World’s first vegan cruise to set sail this month

    September 7, 2017 1:20 AM 11

    A vegan-themed cruise bound for Norway’s fjords sets sail this month. — AFP picLONDON, Sept 7 — In what’s being called a world first, a vegan ocean cruise is set to sail the high seas later this month, where guests will learn how to make vegan toothpaste, vegan cheese, and practice yoga against the backdrop of the Norwegian fjords. Cruise and Maritime

  • Malaysia Airlines to resume KL-Surabaya direct flights from Oct 29

    September 5, 2017 8:49 AM 7

    The national carrier said the four-times weekly service to and from Surabaya would be operated by the airline’s 160-seater B738-800 aircraft. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — After a lapse of five years, Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) will resume its Kuala Lumpur-Surabaya direct flights from October 29, 2017. The national carrier, which suspended the route

  • A look at Singapore Airlines Premium Economy experience (VIDEO)

    September 3, 2017 5:23 AM 17

    SINGAPORE, Sept 3 — Premium Economy is a fairly new seating class offered on airlines these days. Singapore Airlines now offers Premium Economy on selected flights. — AFP picIs it worth spending the money over ordinary Economy seats? YouTuber Mikey Chen took a flight from New York to Singapore and documented it. Seeing as he managed to grab seven hours

  • Air France, KLM and WestJet launch loyalty rewards partnership

    August 29, 2017 11:45 PM 11

    A WestJet Boeing 737. — WestJet pic via AFPNEW YORK, August 30 — Frequent fliers of Air France, KLM and Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet will soon be able to earn loyalty points and redeem them for travel on all three carriers. The move expands on an existing codeshare partnership between the airlines. The reciprocal flier agreement means that WestJet

  • Damansara Heights listed among world’s top 10 coolest neighbourhoods

    August 24, 2017 1:32 PM 8

    If you ever find yourself in Damansara Heights, speakeasy Skullduggery is a must-visit! — Instagram screencapKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — A district in London that lays claim to having the one of the best “curry corridors” in England and a park in Brooklyn that offers sweeping views of lower Manhattan have been named some of the coolest neighborhoods to visit

  • Blind visitors in Colombia try salsa, paragliding

    August 22, 2017 6:18 AM 9

    A visually impaired man takes off with a paraglider in a rural area of Palmira, Colombia, during the eighth version of Tifloencuentro on August 14, 2017. — AFP picCALI (Colombia), Aug 22 — Salsa and paragliding may not seem unusual to many visitors to the Colombian city of Cali. But exotic dances and extreme sports are brand new thrills to blind tourists