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Budget airlines are trying to lure more business travelers

LOW-COST carriers (LCCs) in Asia-Pacific are scrambling to transform their business models to woo business travelers amid a global economic slowdown. As company budgets are slashed, more budget airlines are...

Singapore still interested in hosting Formula One race

LAST year, Singapore welcomed a record number of visitors with arrivals rising 7.7 percent from the year before to 16.4 million. Tourism spending also rose to an all-time high of...

Airbnb acquires Luxury Retreats in biggest purchase yet

AIRBNB moves closer towards becoming a full-fledged travel company after acquiring the Montreal-based Luxury Retreats. The purchase marks the company’s official foray into the luxury market following rumors that the...

Qantas will offer free Netflix, Spotify and Foxtel services

PASSENGERS aboard Qantas need not worry about missing out on live sporting events while in the air. Last week, Australia’s national carrier announced a partnership with streaming services Netflix and...