Travel &Tourism

FRESH INDIAN OCEAN IMAGINATION

“Next level” is the best way to describe LUX* North Male Atoll, opening February 1, 2019. This new   resort presents a disruption to the Maldivian mould with over-sized, penthouse residences, which demonstrate fresh forward-thinking design for the Indian Ocean. By blending super-yacht  panache with a South Beach pulse, these standalone stays upstage the traditional thatched villa vibe. Discerning travellers seeking a smooth transition to holiday mode, have enriching adventures ahead, along with pure peace and pampering so they can reset, recharge and recalibrate — uninterrupted. A short transfer from Male by luxury speedboat or scenic seaplane, as remote as this desert -island resort may feel, it is easily accessible, yet far from any other islands.

DP World with a world class infrastructure and a strong robust growth of Dubai as an established cruise hub in the region, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal the biggest cruise terminal in the world in term of size and handling capacity, receives more than 2.3 million tourists since its inauguration in 2014 and up to till end of 2018.

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has marked the launch of The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit, an exclusive island retreat in the Davao Gulf, Philippines.

Being on top does not always mean being the best. For instance, the Philippines is among the top three Asian countries where exercise is not included in daily activities. In a global scale, Manila is among the top 10 most stressful cities in the world. Unhealthy diets and inactive and stressful lifestyles pave the way for lifestyle diseases, to which everyone, young and old, are susceptible to.

Leadingbookings.com, is a US-based B2C online travel portal and app that promises last minute deals on over 750,000 hotels around the world, through its easy-to-use interface, which allows passengers to complete their booking in a few simple steps, which is targeting affluent and luxury travellers from the Middle East.