Grand Park Orchard: Redefining Luxury & Style

A fast-growing chain of city centre hotels in Asia Pacific, Park Hotels Group is ready to serve worldwide distinguished guests from its very best flagship hotel, Grand Park Orchard. Set in the finest location of Singapore’s most pulsating shopping district of Orchard Road, the 11-storey hotel is set to be an iconic landmark with its breathtaking herringbone-design exterior glass facade and a show stopping media wall. Recently opened on August 8, 2010, Grand Park Orchard took the guests … [Read more...]

2010 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX: Boosting the Formula for Fun

Having successfully hosted the first ever night race in Grand Prix history in 2008, Singapore is now gearing up to host the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX. Held from 24 to 26 September 2010, the spectacular grand prix is set turn the world’s attention to the glamour and non-stop action at the heart of Singapore at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Since its debut, the Marina Bay Street Circuit has caught the attention of an international audience with a spectacular view of c … [Read more...]

High on Nature

Strap on your boots to explore the natural wonders of Java’s Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. After a 3am wake-up call, we’re greeted by the fresh pre-dawn breeze and the spectacular panorama of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Even the half hour shivering in the dark waiting for the beautiful sunrise over Mount Bromo is worth the excitement. It’s a two-hour drive from Malang before another 30-minute jeep ride to reach the scenic lookout at Mount Penanjakan. Because it’s the holiday s … [Read more...]

Positively Charged

Positioned right in the heart of Chinatown, everything is within your reach at The Sparks Hotel Jakarta. Here are four things to do nearby 
 GET SHOPPING The six shopping centres in the Mangga Dua areas are great for fashion and electronic buys. Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua, ITC Mangga Dua I and II are fashionista heaven, while gadget bargains galore can be found at Dusit and Harco Mas. Alternatively, visit WTC Mangga Dua for the complete shopping and entertainment experience. GET TH … [Read more...]

Surabaya Society

Follow the young set in this Indonesian city to a string of popular hotspots around town.   Home to a bevy of brand new nightclubs, cool coffee shops and Western-style bars, Surabaya is no longer just a town for heavy industry types and shipping officials. This coastal capital of East Java now offers good local and international coffee shops, where trendy cosmopolites sip on lattes, while well-known DJs mark the spot around the city’s up-and-comingclubbing scene. In line with the r … [Read more...]

‘More Air Asia routes for more travelers’

The Indonesian subsidiary of Malaysia’s budget carrier, Air Asia is optimistic that its new international and domestic routes will help to reach its target of carrying 3.5 million passengers this year. After the success of opening four international routes linking Singapore to Bali, Bandung, Jakarta and Yogyakarta, which have been in operation since April this year, the world’s best low-cost airline is now taking further step. Set to launch today, the airline’s new routes that link Bali … [Read more...]

‘Bali-Perth route important for tourism development ’

Being the world’s best low-cost airline, Air Asia has won the heart of travelers from all segments. A number of promotions with incredibly low-fares launched by Air Asia Indonesia have hitherto attracted many locals and foreign tourists. Nevertheless, Air Asia Indonesia president director Dharmadi told The Jakarta Globe’s contributor Aulia R. Sungkar that the airline’s low cost should not be the only measurement in determining the success of the airline. How the Malaysia’s budget carrier stays … [Read more...]

Tantalizing the Colors of Malaysia

Offering the country’s extraordinary diverse culture, Malaysia is always ready to pamper visitors worldwide in a friendly fun holiday atmosphere. With the theme “Malaysia Welcomes the World”, this year’s Colors of Malaysia boast of fine beaches, culinary journey, eccentric architecture, shopping destination and splendid attraction. The delightful capital city of Kuala Lumpur offers mix of cross-cultural influences and traditions that entice charm throughout the visit. Visitors will be fascina … [Read more...]

Airlines Outdo Themselves to Attract Customers

As the holiday season is coming near, many people are looking forward to Christmas and New Year with various kinds of holiday plans they can chalk out. For those appreciating the joy and comfort of going on a trip, be it domestic or overseas, flying is still considered the favorable choice.Not only does flying save a great amount of time, but with the airlines outdoing each other in their offerings, this mode of transport has become second to none. Despite the economic slowdown, Air Asia has … [Read more...]