Travel &Tourism

Each year, travelers flock to see cherry blossoms, one of the most magical signs of spring. While Japan and Washington, D.C. are among the most famous places to enjoy cherry blossoms, it is possible to see them in other locales around the globe. Agoda, one of the fastest growing digital travel platforms, shares its top destinations across Asia, America and Europe to see these vibrant pink and white flowers.

Pimalai Resort & Spa, the luxury resort surrounded by nature on Thailand’s Koh Lanta, has launched a new scuba diving programme that will allow guests to discover the breath-taking marine life of the Andaman Sea, including whale sharks - the world’s biggest fish.

On Business Traveller, CNN’s Richard Quest sits down with travel writer Simon Calder to discover his projections for the year ahead.

Calder discusses the growth of “bleisure” trips, work trips which combine business and sight-seeing or leisure activities, and why the demand for premium economy is set to continue growing this year. Calder also describes why the use of short-haul aircrafts for long-haul flights will form the largest travel trend of 2019.

For fashionistas heading to Paris Fashion Week this February (25 February – 5 March 2019), Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel platforms, has curated a list of hotels to see and be seen this season. After all, with some of fashion’s most celebrated names descending on the city, who wants to come home to a hotel that's anything less than fabulous?

Morocco has been known as a romantic getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, located 90 km south of Casablanca in El Jadida, offers unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean. Set around a magnificent internal courtyard, the resort boast quintessential views of the ocean, lagoons, golf course, landscaped gardens and a stunning swimming pool in the centre.