Travelling around the world by private jet is the ultimate travel dream. An innovative itinerary from Travel Guild Inc. Canada, is making this amazing experience affordable. A privately chartered Ryan International 757 Jetliner will circle the globe November 1 – 30, 2004 carrying a group of savvy Canadian travellers.

Every day of the year, Hong Kong is a shopper’s dream-come-true. But between 26 June and 31 August this year, shopping in Hong Kong will become even more exciting. Those are the dates for the region’s summertime 2004 Hong Kong Shopping Festival … a sensational extravaganza that highlights the best of shopping in the, Read More

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is delighted to announce the appointment of experienced and well-known hotelier, Mr Peter French, as the new general manager for their flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, effective July 2004.

Tourist arrivals to Indonesia during the first four months of 2004 reached 1.36 million, up 27.7 percent compared with the same period in 2003, government officials said. The number of foreign tourists who passed through the country’s 13 gates across the archipelago in April was 322,146, up 57.5 percent from April 2003. But April, Read More

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort announces the opening of its new, luxurious Honeymoon Point Reef suite. Newlyweds and guests looking for a special romantic retreat can book this intimate suite and indulge in the resort’s expanded spa menu, award-winning dining and casual luxury. To celebrate, the resort is introducing two romance packages: the Honeymoon, Read More

Angkor Wat: Asia’s hottest site Angkor is becoming one of Asia’s top tourist destinations. On April 1, the number of hotel rooms in Siem Reap, the town nearest the site, reached 5,000, a 50 percent jump from the number six months earlier. The newer places include the Angkor Palace Resort and Spa, the Victoria, Read More

The Chinese capital Beijing issued a notice Tuesday to close down the SARS prevention headquarters and stop implementing emergency control measures as of June 1. In a similar move, the Chinese Ministry of Public Health also announced the suspension of daily surveillance reports on the SARS epidemic from June 1, saying that the latest, Read More

It has been more than three weeks since the last case was placed in isolation in China’s latest SARS outbreak, prompting the World Health Organization to declare that the chain of human-to-human transmission appears to have been broken.

China’s top SARS expert Zhong Nanshan says it’s safe to travel in China during the imminent weeklong May Day holiday. There’s no need to overreact to the recent surge of the virus in the country. “The possibility that people infected with SARS would spread the highly-contagious virus once on move during the coming Golden Week, Read More

About 4 million people would travel by train during the May Day holidays, the Nanfang Daily reported Monday. Quoting Guangdong railway administration estimates, the paper said the period from April 28 to May 7 would be the peak time for train travelers. Passenger numbers would increase by 1.7 percent compared with the May Day, Read More