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French airline XL Airways suspends flights

French airline XL Airways suspends flights

XL Airways have announced that the airline so far has been unable to get an investor. As a result, XL will temporarily suspend its operations, as it tries to sort out the situation. What happened to XL Airways? XL Airways France was founded in 1995. They were first known as ‘Star Airlines’ until 2006. They […]

Posted on September 30, 2019 by in Travel News

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Wyndham 15,000 points with two stays, new Indian Ocean airline alliance?, Starlux Airlines orders plenty of A350, new Radisson Panama, new Intercontinental Colombo

Wyndham 15,000 points with two stays, new Indian Ocean airline alliance?, Starlux Airlines orders plenty of A350, new Radisson Panama, new Intercontinental Colombo

– Wyndham and Masterpass are back with another promotion that can get you 15,000 Wyndham Rewards points if you pay with MasterPass The idea is simple – find a cheap property (Wyndham owns such luxurious brands like Super 8 or Travelodge and pay for it with your Masterpass. Then use the points at a nice […]

Posted on July 17, 2018 by in Air India

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My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan – Understand Tokyo needs no introduction. This massive metropolis stands for the rise of Japan from World War Two to one of the richest nations on earth. Tokyo is where the money is invested into mind-boggling infrastructure and skyscrapers. The city is home to more than 13 […]

Posted on July 14, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

For reasons I don’t fully understand, Saudia files very low fares from several South Indian cities to Addis Abeba (despite minimal competition). Saudia fares usually work one-way for half price and so I booked Kochi (COK) to Addis Abeba (ADD) for under $100 in economy for the 3,000-mile journey connecting via Riyadh (RUH). When booking […]

Posted on December 24, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Radisson Blu Kochi Review

Radisson Blu Kochi Review

The Radisson Blu Kochi is a new building along one of the busy roads leading into downtown Kochi in the neighborhood of Ernakulam. I was expecting a ‘grand’ Radisson Blu, given the luxury aspirations of the brand and the typical attentiveness and grand luxury of Indian hotels. However, the building is VERY understated and more […]

Posted on December 23, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals

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Some excellent new Marriott hotels in Indonesia (Marriott Yogyakarta) and India (Indore and Jaipur)

Some excellent new Marriott hotels in Indonesia (Marriott Yogyakarta) and India (Indore and Jaipur)

Indian and Indonesia have many similarities. The similar sounding name, the similar sounding currencies, the crazy traffic and it is also the place to get excellent value for your travel dollar. Both countries feature some of the best value hotels worldwide – and even major chain hotels provide excellent value with many new 4 or […]

Posted on November 10, 2017 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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Indigo has 1,000 daily flights now!, Lufthansa’s new Brussels Airline strategy, $9.99 one-way rentals for most US airports, Singapore back in the black

Indigo has 1,000 daily flights now!, Lufthansa’s new Brussels Airline strategy, $9.99 one-way rentals for most US airports, Singapore back in the black

– my favorite Indian LCC – Indigo – is having a huge milestone this week – 1,000 flights operated in a day! – Lufthansa is secretly giving Brussels Airlines a makeover and is now using the planes for their new Dusseldorf Eurowings branded Low Cost service (replacing many Air Berlin routes) – Avis is running […]

Posted on November 7, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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