Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Friday, August 22, 2014   

A specially curated tour
For guests wanting to slip in some art appreciation during their vacation, Palace Hotel Tokyo has Transcendent Tokyo, bespoke excursions led by Japan's leading art experts.

What's new, pussycat?
Kleopatre is the new resident of Le Bristol Paris. The female Birman joins the hotel's famous feline Fa-Raon. Kleopatre is a favorite with guests - on most days, she can be found playing with toddlers, being stroked by passing guests or exploring Le Jardin Francais.

Rediscover London
Plan your winter vacation now. British Airways is offering special fares for everyone with this all-cabin sales promotion: World Traveller economy class tickets start from HK$4,680; World Traveller Plus premium economy class from HK$12,800; Club World business class from HK$36,800; and First class fares from HK$66,800.

Caution, zombies ahead!
Initial symptoms of the zombie infestation were barely evident as we boarded our dangerously exposed, open-air coach with 50 other normal, uncontaminated humans, their heads surely screwed on straight. Big, juicy, brain-filled heads.

Gen X marks the spot
Pull into the circular drive of Universal Orlando's new Cabana Bay Beach Resort and you can easily imagine bellboy Jerry Lewis rushing out. Enter the terrazzo-floored lobby and you can picture the Jetsons checking in, or Don Draper sipping an Old Fashioned in the Swizzle Lounge.

Save on Samui
Book now to enjoy savings of up to 35 percent off the best available rates at Conrad Koh Samui.

Flight club
So which airlines are passenger favorites? The Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards, which surveyed 18.85 million travelers across all cabin types, have been announced and here are some of the winners.

All fired up
Kids can learn how to train their dragon at Sheraton Macao's DreamWorks Dragon Adventure Package. Available until September 30, it includes Dragon Training Camp as well as the opportunity to upgrade to Shrekfast with the DreamWorks Gang.

Pilgrim's progress
The Camino de Santiago de Compostela, or the Way of St James - an ancient pilgrim route supposedly traveled by the apostle to preach the gospel on the Iberian peninsula.

Mood blanket
Imagine a blanket that does away with the Do Not Disturb sign. British Airways is testing a high-tech blanket which changes color to tell flight attendants whether to wake you up for meals or just let you lie.

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