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In this article, we’ll take a look at the 15 countries with the lowest interest rates. If you want to see more countries with the lowest interest rates, go directly to 5 countries with the lowest interest rates. Interest rates are important for economic growth. Interest rates are how central banks like the Federal Reserve …

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT – This week, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm traveled to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27 ). The Secretary joined the United States delegation at a critical time for clean energy and global climate action, launching …

Updated November 14, 2022 2:55 PM ET As the week begins, here’s a preview and roundup of the main developments from the past week. What to watch this week Since Russia’s withdrawal, Ukrainian forces have been working to restore public services and meet the basic needs of residents of the southern city of Kherson. On …

Japan and China are trying to arrange talks between Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and leader Xi Jinping, with Thailand being considered for their venue but Indonesia remaining a possibility, according to sources familiar with the move. Kishida told reporters early Saturday that Japan was making arrangements with China to arrange a meeting with Xi on …

SNIFF AND SEARCH Security personnel use a bomb-sniffing dog while inspecting a hotel as part of security measures for the Southeast Asia Association summit in the capital Phnom Penh Cambodia, Monday, November 7, 2022. PHOTO AFP Bangkok: Southeast Asian countries appear poised to maintain ties with Russia as a trio of global summits loom, despite …

Around 70 world leaders, including around half of the wealthiest G20 nations, are expected to attend and speak at the leaders’ summit, including new Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and new far-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni . Negotiations on new climate measures will take place during the second week, in the presence …

(all Eastern times) Schedule subject to change and/or interruptions Thursday, November 3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN—UTEP at Rice ESPN – Appalachian St. at Coastal Carolina ESPNU—Alabama A&M at Mississippi Valley St. COLLEGE SOCCER (MEN) 11 p.m. PAC-12N – UCLA in Washington COLLEGE SOCCER (WOMEN) 2 p.m. BTN – Big Ten Tournament: Nebraska vs. Michigan …

Singapore’s skyline is reflected in a pool of rainwater on February 8, 2022. ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP via Getty Images House price growth in Singapore accelerated to 3.8% in the third quarter to record highs, after rising 3.5% in the previous three months as soaring rents continued to attract buyers despite recent measures introduced by the government …

Sea kayaking in western Sweden with Upplevelsebolaget. Upper Level Bolage I have just returned from the Adventure World Travel Summit (ATWS) in Lugano, in the sunny canton of Ticino in Switzerland. One of the best things about attending the ATWS, which is an annual event hosted by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, is meeting new, …

Since returning to MotoGP, Marquez has already been in the thick of intense racing and in Aragon’s case, two big collisions with Fabio Quartararo and Takaaki Nakagami. While it’s hard to blame Marquez for either incident, the Repsol Honda rider was once again the center of discussion in his first race since Mugello. Marquez, who …

BANGKOK, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Thai authorities issued flash flood warnings for eight southern provinces on Monday ahead of further rains expected this week, with areas in nearly 40% of the country’s provinces still inundated and facing flooding. of flood. The warning relates to the resort island of Phuket, where a flash flood on Sunday …

Ducati will start Sunday’s race with a strong chance of securing another MotoGP victory in 2022, as Martin is also joined in the front row by Francesco Bagnaia. But that said, other racers are well and truly in the mix, which should make for a very exciting race at Phillip Island, the first since 2019. …

Hong Kong (CNN) — Across Asia, borders are opening and quarantine measures are being lifted as even the last countries clinging to Covid restrictions embrace a return to travel. Except, that is to say, in one country: China. After seeing their economies battered by nearly three years of travel shutdowns, several countries in the region …

History links SAN DIEGO – The San Diego State men’s golf team completes its fall schedule when it travels to compete in the Wolf Pack Classic, Oct. 10-11, at the par-72 Hidden Valley Country Club in Reno, Nevada. The 54-hole event will take place over two days with two rounds …

A former police officer charged with drug trafficking broke into a daycare center in northeast Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting others as he walked fled in the deadliest rampage in the country’s history. The attacker, who was fired earlier this year, took his own life after killing his wife …

Dezeen Showroom: a collection of handmade carpets in silk and virgin wool are among the 12 new products presented on Dezeen Showroom. Sistine rug collection by Armadillo Australian brand Armadillo has launched a new rug collection called Sistine featuring rugs in three neutral shades. They come in three sizes and all share a speckled finish …

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in office and did not violate a constitutional provision limiting him to eight years in office. BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in office and did not violate a …

TORONTO, Sept 28 (Reuters) – A Myanmar beauty queen, who spoke out against military rule in her country and was stranded at the airport in Thailand, said she was relieved but she remained defiant after landing in Toronto on Wednesday. Han Lay captured worldwide attention last year with his pageant speech about the army’s deadly …

History links ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — The San Diego State men’s golf team won the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate by eight strokes Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Leading host New Mexico by five shots heading into today’s final round, the Aztecs shot a 1-for-289 to finish at 16-under 848. It …

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Two Cambodian crew members abandoned their boat with 41 Chinese nationals on board as it sank in the Gulf of Thailand, leaving at least one dead and more than 20 missing, authorities said Friday. The small wooden fishing boat sank near the Cambodian island of Koh Tang on Thursday morning. Video …

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday moved three tropical …

The northern port city of Hai Phong is home to a well-preserved “French Quarter”, a UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserve, beaches, caves and exceptional cuisine. BEST TIME TO VISIT Hai Phong enjoys a subtropical climate typical of northern Vietnam: hot and humid with heavy rains in summer, dry and cold in winter. The best time to visit …

World leaders are due to travel to New York for the 77th United Nations General Assembly which begins on September 13. The annual meeting will be held at UN headquarters and will see senior officials discuss the annual agenda and global issues. The 193 member states of the UN will have a platform to address …

When the Australian Labor Party last came to power (in 2007), Australia imposed sanctions on Fiji following the country’s fourth coup in 2006. Relations soured before they got better and, partly at the instigation of Australia, Fiji was suspended from the Pacific Islands Forum in 2009. Fast forward to 2022. The leader of Fiji’s 2006 …

Who’s up for a big..? We’ve been burning the touchpaper through the weekend, step back and put your fingers in your ears because this one is going to be a screamer. friday september 9 Pottery around the mall From September 9, shoppers visiting the Abu Dhabi Mall will be able to experience a bit of …

From chic concrete jungles to tropical paradises – the international destinations that often feature on travel bucket lists are just a short nap away from India. We’re rounding up a list of just a few that you could head to this Diwali for a rejuvenating festive season. By Eshita Srinivas Holidays outside India often mean …

5 minutes (1403 words) Lily Download PDF DIGITAL JOURNEYS The Indonesian island has become a base for crypto entrepreneurs, but little price in the crypto winter Steps from a cluster of Balinese beach clubs, a group of blockchain professionals mingle poolside at a villa owned by a swimwear entrepreneur. Millennial enthusiasts and more …

In-flight WiFi is becoming non-negotiable for some travelers, and many will opt for the airline that includes the service over those that don’t, especially for long-haul routes. However, only a few airlines offer free Wi-Fi to passengers, but each has its own set of limitations that are sometimes hard to find on a company’s website. …

According to its namesake, it all starts with the fish. Phung Hung, a producer on the island of Phú Quốc, sources his supplies with his fleet of fishing boats, but not all manufacturers do. Immediately after a catch of mostly cá cơm (black anchovies), the fish is drained and salted, which triggers fermentation before the …

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s central bank chief said Thursday he hopes the embattled island nation will reach a preliminary agreement that could lead to a bailout with the International Monetary Fund when Financial institution officials are reportedly visiting Sri Lanka later this month. The Indian Ocean nation is facing its worst economic …

The second edition of the Collins Cup takes place this weekend in Bratislava, Slovakia, following last year’s success. Featuring some of the best triathletes in the world, the Collins Cup is the PTO Tour’s flagship race with a $1.5 million purse. Inspired by golf’s Ryder Cup, the Collins Cup pits the best of Europe, International …

August 15, 2022 BANGKOK – Southeast Asia’s low-cost airlines (LCCs) are regaining momentum after battling a drop in passenger numbers due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The takeover of LCCs is likely to affect the business strategies of many Japanese and Japan-affiliated companies that value Southeast Asian markets. Relaxed entry rulesDon Mueang International Airport, north …

The Caribbean and Mexico are prime locations for villa rentals, offering stunning sea views, beach and pool access, and staffed services. Many are large enough to accommodate a multi-generational family reunion, a small wedding party, a corporate retreat, or a group of friends looking for some R ‘n’ R in their own space. Ani Private …

The teams for the football semi-finals are now known, the big start for Oceania Pacific in the tennis event and the Olympic officials are in Tahiti Auckland come from behind to beat tough Cook Islanders In football, Auckland City overcame a first-half scare to beat Cook Islands’ Nikao Sokattak 4-1 to claim three wins from …

As tourism in Southeast Asia begins to recover from lengthy Covid-19 border closures, new government policies are designed to increase traveler spending. “Selling premium. The more expensive it is, the more customers there are. Otherwise, Louis Vuitton would have no sales.” In July, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul advised the country’s tourism industry to …

The final five castaways joining TVNZ 2’s Celebrity Treasure Island have been announced. Celebrity Treasure Island welcomes Bree Tomasel and Matt Chisholm. (Source: TVNZ) The latest candidates to be revealed are Eds Eramiha, Iyia Liu, Jesse Tuke, Dr Joel Rindelaub and Lynette Forday. The new season will see the castaway celebrities compete for the chance …

3 arrested in Bali for distributing drugs In late July, Indonesian authorities arrested three foreigners for distributing cocaine on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. National Narcotics Agency officers seized 1.9 pounds of cocaine along with other drugs, including MDMA and cannabis, from the three suspects, who are identified as British, Brazilian and Mexican. At …

“My biggest fear in retirement is waking up and not having a clue what I’m going to do that day,” says David Lucero. But David’s fears never materialized…as he went in search of an adventure abroad. His journey began with an epiphany in his office. “In 2013, I was working in Houston, Texas, and at …

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Before heading back to the UK, there’s one last chance to see the Blues in live action on foreign soil as Chelsea XI take on Udinese XI in a practice match behind closed doors. When is Udinese XI vs Chelsea XI? Udinese XI vs Chelsea XI kick off at 11am local time on Saturday July …

MANILA, Philippines — Any Asian aggressor who violates the sovereignty of other countries in the region risks punitive counter-actions, much like what Russia is facing now for its invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. Secretary of State said. Marine in a veiled warning to the increasingly assertive China. behaviour. Carlos Del Toro told The Associated Press …

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announced plans to travel to Taiwan have upended Washington’s political divide, with a rift with President Joe Biden over the visit to the self-governing island while d Prominent Republicans are cheering on a political opponent they normally despise. Pelosi’s supporters include a conservative Republican senator, at least two …

Photo taken on July 19, 2022 shows the entrance to the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) in Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia. (SSEZ/Handout via Xinhua) China remained the largest foreign investor in Cambodia, accounting for 43 percent of the total $2.99 ​​billion investment approved by the kingdom during the January-June period this year. PHNOM PENH, July …

Comment this story Comment The journey from a sidewalk at Dupont Circle to an unforgettable night begins with a steep staircase, the walls of which are lined with Thai and Chinese newspapers and whose base finds a somewhat sinister costumed doll the size of a child. “Our host !” a greeter puts us at ease …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Selina, the fast-growing experiential and lifestyle hospitality brand targeting Millennials and Gen Z travelers, has opened Selina Serenity Rawai Phuket in Thailand’s famous island home to some of the country’s most popular beaches and resorts. The hotel – which is Selina’s first to be fully operational in Southeast Asia – expands the brand’s …

The 98th edition of the Bayview Mackinac Race kicked off on July 16, with the 172 participants racing either the 259 nm Cove Island or 204 nm Shore courses on Lake Huron. Each course stretches from the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron to Mackinac Island which sits between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas. On …

Share the article Last update 14 minutes ago Bravo’s hit series Below Deck Mediterranean just released its 7th season and fans are already discussing all the drama. The show’s loyal viewers love following their favorite yachts to paradise, whether it’s on an island in Southeast Asia or the Caribbean. Here are 5 of the best …

The deputy. Minister of Health and Medical Services, Dr Culwick Togamana and Japanese Ambassador to the Solomon Islands, HE MIWA Yoshiaki at the official handover. This week, the Government of Japan, in partnership with UNICEF, officially handed over 14-speed boats to the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services to support the ministry in …

From the moment you walk through the doors of this temple of asian cuisine, you know you are in for a truly special dining experience. The village-like venue itself is very impressive: a series of classic Thai buildings with high double-gabled roofs, teak pillars and woven bamboo walls surround a central courtyard. Clumps of bamboo …

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd.’s SPOT Gen4 satellite messengers will be deployed by Maritime Department of Thailand ensure the safety and security of all travelers on and around the island of phuket. Phuket and the surrounding islands typically see 20,000 visitors daily. As part of a major government program to revitalize tourism, it is expected …

Image courtesy of Explorar Hotels & Resorts. Explorar Hotels & Resorts will expand its Asian portfolio with two openings in the fourth quarter of 2022 in Thailand. Relocations to the popular island destination of Koh Samui and the cultural island experience of Koh Phangan are part of the hotel group’s continued rapid growth strategy in …

“I farm here with my husband, my parents and my sister,” explains Bam Arsanok. Her family has been growing tomatoes, cucumbers, bitter melon and peppers on two plots totaling eight acres since arriving from Thailand in 2016. “We know all the other farmers,” she says. “We are friends, almost like family.” Producers like Arsanok lease …

SHANGHAI, July 2 (Reuters) – China’s first typhoon of the year brought gales and rain to its southern coasts on Saturday, as forecasters warned of record rainfall and disaster risk high in provinces such as Guangdong, the country’s most populous. Typhoon Chaba, the Thai name for the hibiscus flower, was moving northwest at a speed …

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One year after the launch of the Phuket Sandbox on July 1, 2021, Thailand is spearheading the tourism recovery in Southeast Asia. It has been a difficult and politicized 12 months, and many uncertainties remain for the travel industry. An army general wearing a mask greeting tourists inside Phuket International Airport was among the most …

From the glittering islands of the Maldives to the island city of Mumbai, Chef Abhay Kumar Singh has taken a grand journey to join the culinary team at Four Seasons Mumbai as an international Sous Chef. In his last role, Chef Abhay was in charge of the kitchens at the very exclusive Four Seasons Maldives …

Filled with a stunning array of islands, Thailand is a quintessential tropical getaway destination for solo travellers. Each island offers something unique to delight solo vacationers, from enchanting swimming spots to scenic trails. Some may have it all, but either way, there’s something for every lonely thrill seeker or peace seeker. Most importantly, the islands …

When my eldest son graduated with a master’s degree and decided to go to the west coast, he asked me if I would travel across the country with him. It took me about two and a half seconds to say yes. I started planning, plotting and mapping our days. What follows here is a sort …

MADISON, Wis. Thongchai Jaidee became the first Thai winner in PGA Tour Champions history on Sunday, closing with a 4-under 68 for a one-shot win in the U.S. Family Insurance Championship. A week after making his way into the event with a 10th-place finish in Iowa, Thongchai, 52, earned his 19th start on the 50-plus …

Holidaymakers have been arrested after webcam girl Evgenia Smirnova, 37, dove from an eighth-floor balcony in Phuket, Thailand. Holidaymakers have been arrested after webcam girl Evgenia Smirnova dove from an eighth floor balcony in Phuket ( Image: Social media/east2west news) Three tourists face up to 10 years in prison each after being charged with the …

DAZN will broadcast the IndyCar season live in many territories, continuing on Sunday, June 12 for the Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America. Will Power took the lead in the championship standings, with last year’s champion Alex Palou in fourth. Power has 255 points against 241 for Palou. The second place is occupied by Marcus …

Published on: 06/05/2022 – 14:54 Bangkok (AFP) – Fifty-nine Rohingyas have been discovered on a Thai island, claiming they were abandoned by traffickers en route to Malaysia, a senior police official said on Sunday. The group, including five children, were found on Koh Dong Island in the southern province of Satun on Saturday, Lieutenant General …

The peak summer travel season is in full swing. As a result, many countries are easing their Covid-19 travel restrictions as the world “gets back to normal” this year. Here are the current entry protocols for several popular destinations. Britain’s Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge travel in a … [+] …

In total, the exercises, based in Honolulu and San Diego, will see military units from 26 countries participate from June 29 to August 4. They will employ 38 surface ships, four submarines and 170 aircraft in the exercises, the US Navy’s 3rd Fleet said in a statement Tuesday. Around 25,000 people will take part, including …

With the cost of living crisis hitting us all, many travelers are looking for the destinations where their money will go the furthest. Post Office researchers surveyed 2,000 tourists at 26 foreign destinations they had previously visited, asking them to rate vacation hotspots on profitability. As well as recording tourists’ perceptions of overseas costs, the …

Swakopmund • Skeleton Coast NP • Windhoek • Sossusvlei (approx. 1,100 km) The road: Sweeping the wreck-strewn flats of the Namibian coast is one of the world’s most iconic routes, but be warned: it can get quite similar. So try to discover more than just the coast, starting in Swakopmund before descending into the dunes …

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako visit the Tokyo National Museum in the capital on May 25, 2022, to view an exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s return to Japan. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo Here is the latest list of news digests selected by Kyodo News. ———- Japan to start accepting foreign tourists again on …

Even locals familiar with Oyama’s stall inside Vancouver’s beloved Granville Island Public Market are the place to go for deli may find the queue intimidating. Loaded crates, filled with Oyama’s range of sausages, pates, cheeses – really, everything you need for the perfect charcuterie platter – beckon, offering a glimpse of things like juniper elk …

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s visits to Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand have bolstered Japan’s regional credentials, particularly on contentious issues such as the war in Ukraine, South China Sea disputes and the changing world. order in the Indo-Pacific. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has embarked on a tour of three Southeast Asian countries from late …

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The UK says it will have to take unilateral action to roll back part of the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol unless the EU shows the “required flexibility”. The EU said it believed a deal could be reached, but only through negotiation. So what are the differences between the two sides and is the latest dispute …

DAZN will broadcast the IndyCar season live in many territories, continuing today for the GMR Grand Prix in Indianapolis, Indiana. Alex Palou passed Scott McLaughlin in the championship standings, leading the way after winning the overall championship last year. Palou is on top with 144 points, three ahead of rival McLaughlin. Palou is yet to …

To the credit of the “Top Chef” producers, the season did a pretty stellar job overall of showcasing the host city of Houston. They pointed cameras into every corner of our beloved and vibrant sprawl, and even ventured beyond the usual suspects of its culinary scene. So when the dwindling crew took a road trip …

When freelance designer, writer and marketer Mary Anne Resendes and 3D printing company owner Ricardo Resendes met at The Keg in Yonge and Eglinton in 2008, it wasn’t quite the hit lightning. “He was fun, charming and exciting,” says Mary Anne, “but I was – wrongly – worried that he was an older, bad-boy type …

Among Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s suggestions for tackling rising sea levels during his 2019 National Day rally was one that involved reclaiming a series of islands off the coast of Marina East in Changi, to connect them to dams and create a reservoir, similar to Marina Reservoir. Singapore has also already put in place …

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate of the South Korean won to the US dollar, center, in the foreign exchange trading room of KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Asian stocks are mixed in light ‘Golden …

What are the chances that the crescent moon Shawwal or Eid-ul-Fitr will be visible in India tonight? According to the International Astronomical Center, Eid Al Fitr 2022 is expected to fall on Monday, May 2 in most Islamic countries and before the moon sighting on Saturday, April 30, Mohammad Shawkat Odeh, director of the International …

Holding fear of new COVID-19 demand at bay, Indian travelers are tapping into their pent-up demand. The South Asian island nation of the Maldives is the top destination for Indian wanderers in terms of international travel, followed by Thailand and the United Arab Emirates as their next favorite travel destination, according to data from travel …

Elon Musk’s Twitter page is seen on a computer screen in Sausalito, Calif., Monday, April 25, 2022. On Monday, Musk reached a deal to buy Twitter for approximately $44 billion. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Eric Risberg PA PROVIDENCE, RI Three days before Elon Musk agreed to buy Twitter, the world‘s richest man tweeted a photo of …

GREENWICH — Creative entrepreneurs at a number of shops and restaurants are making Cos Cob a “foodie” destination, bringing with them new energy and an innovative approach to food. Roast chicken, Thai-style dumplings, breakfast sandwiches and poke bowls are just some of the latest offerings on the menu along a short stretch of Post Road, …

A vendor sells his wares at Bang Khae Fresh Market in Bangkok. The central bank revised its estimate of the headline inflation rate for 2022 upwards to 4.9%. ARNUN CHOLMAHATRAKOOL The economic theory is clear. Inflation always precedes a recession. Investors also think the same way. A recent live market poll conducted by Bloomberg shows …

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unveiled its new travel risk assessment system on Monday. Many European countries are now considered at “high” risk for Covid-19, along with other high-profile destinations around the world. The new system classifies destinations into the following categories: • Level 3: high risk of Covid-19• Level …

The Indonesian government is set to launch domestic and international legal action against Thailand’s PTTEP over the 2009 Montara oil spill off Australia. The lawsuits relate to the environmental impact and economic losses suffered by communities around Kupang in Indonesian territorial waters. “My job is to defend the interests of the Indonesian people. Look at …

Workers in protective gear monitor residents queuing for COVID-19 testing at a residential block on Monday, April 11, 2022, in Guangzhou, south China’s Guangdong Province. The Guangzhou manufacturing hub began tightly restricting departures and arrivals on Monday as eastern China battles the country’s latest major COVID outbreak. (Chinatopix Via AP) PA BEIJING Guangzhou’s manufacturing hub …

Well, that was fun. After last week’s April Fool’s Edition, I’m hiding out on an uncharted island in the Salish Sea until things calm down. (Hint, it rhymes with deadpan.) There were a few truths included in this column, but not many! The 219 indeed welcomes Kitty and the rooster on the evening of its …

Skift grip While all signs point to the hospitality industry continuing to make progress in its recovery this summer, the rebound may not be as big as expected as high gas prices could discourage some travel. Rashaad Jordan Here’s a sampling of what the Daily Lodging Report provided its readers with last week. If you’re …

ICC Associate Members have continued to find ways to innovate, engage and inspire over the past year under the most difficult of circumstances amid the covid pandemic, but the nations of cricket have used a combination of determination and creative thinking to overcome all obstacles in their path. ICC Development Awards – Part I: Development …

Amid the pandemic, travel industry experts have made a prediction that is hard to refute. They said the closures, coupled with an increasing focus on our mental and physical health, would lead to a trend of “spiritual wellness” resorts. Translation: A simple visit to the spa would no longer be enough. It is a prediction …

Twenty candidates filed their candidacies for the Bangkok governorship yesterday (Thursday), on the first day of the five-day registration period, as a senior city official today predicted that the number of candidates may not exceed 25. No gubernatorial candidate turned up at City Hall 2 in Bangkok’s Din Daeng district this morning to register for …

Phuket is your springboard to Phang Nga Bay where limestone islands loom like sleeping sea monsters. Photo: iStock THE SINGLE BEACH Anyone who can’t find their dream beach in Phuket is probably allergic to sand. The west coast of the island has a 50 kilometer coastline stretching north to Mai Khao (White Wood) beach, a …

After catastrophic bushfires, an ongoing pandemic and ongoing global unrest, Kangaroo Island farmer Andy Gilfillan, chairman of the non-profit East End Events committee, thinks people may have forgotten what a good one looks like. moment. “We had so much fear around the world, and especially across the island with the fires, the virus and the …

Thailand is open to international travellers, with the Songkran Thai New Year fast approaching. Thailand offers everything you need for a great family vacation, including beautiful beaches, a variety of landscapes, great activities for kids, friendly locals, and reasonably priced food. Traveling with your family can take a lot of planning, especially if you don’t …

Banyan Tree has launched the first property under its new Veya wellness brand, opening a resort in Thailand. Rob Gill Main contributor Rob Gill Main contributor Banyan Tree Veya Phuket is the first of a new brand of wellness centers The first Banyan Tree Veya resort has debuted on the Thai island of Phuket. It …

Photography by Robert Radifera for Stylish Productions When the couple who live in this Washington DC condo decided to retire early from a career that has taken them all over the world, they had two priorities. First, they wanted to channel their favorite places they had lived in over the years. More recently (and more …

If you were dreaming of a trip to Southeast Asia, this could be the summer when it finally happens. More than half of the countries in the sub-region – all blessed with mild weather and dreamy coastlines – have eased their Covid travel restrictions in recent months. Whether it’s relaxing on a Thai beach, diving …

With the removal of many pandemic-related travel restrictions, airlines at Munich Airport are once again offering significantly more connections in the upcoming summer flight schedule than in the previous two years. “We see that demand is currently increasing noticeably and we expect significant passenger growth for the summer,” explained Jost Lammers, Managing Director of Munich …

Karenni villagers along the Thai-Myanmar border are joining a protest campaign against proposed hydroelectric dams on the river. PIANPORN DEATHS/INTERNATIONAL RIVERS At a sandy beach near the Salween River on the Thai-Myanmar border in March 2006, boats carrying Karen villagers and other ethnic groups such as Karenni, Yintalai and Shan from various parts of the …

Beach vacation: Isla Holbox Just off the scorching northern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, Holbox is a 25-mile-long sandbar with a gorgeous beach and warm, calm waters. Enjoy shoreline walks, swims and SUP sessions, delicious alfresco barefoot lunches and candlelit dinners. The aesthetic is bright, bold, improvised, with room for the shabby and the stylish. …

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Phuket Tourism Association (PTA) of Thailand have discussed and plan to introduce alternative payment methods including cryptocurrency for Russian tourists to Thailand, local media reported. Nation Thailand on March 10. This action is considered in view of approximately 4,000 Russian tourists stranded in Phuket, a province of more than …