The archipelago of Langkawi admittedly isn’t quite the unspoiled paradise as it once was, but its indigenous allure of geological wonders remain indisputable and the UNESCO Global Geopark status bestowed upon this tropical island is a solid testament. Amidst the controversial overdevelopment tainting its grounds, a recent visit to...
One dynamic ethos. Two contrasting charms. That best encapsulates Far East Hospitality’s robust Rendezvous brand in Singapore as a whole. In addition to the existing Rendezvous Hotel Singapore along Bras Basah Road, the leading hotel and serviced residence operator recently expanded its footprint in Lion City by unveiling...
Many hotels around the globe claim to be family-friendly but often fall short. The fact of the matter is that there is so much more to it than having a children’s pool or providing an extra bed at no charge. And fortunately, DoubleTree Resort By Hilton Penang did...
All of us global travellers aspire to get the most bang for our buck while travelling, and one surefire way to do that is to enrol for hotel loyalty programs offered by most major hotel chains out there. While they may all be worthwhile, the trick to enhancing...
cDuring the annual 2017 Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week recently, I felt like playing tourist in my own city so I checked myself into a room at Grand Millennium Hotel Kuala Lumpur for a brief, one-night staycation. It was a great coincidence indeed — since #KLFWRTW2017 was hosted in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur,...
Just a mere mention of visiting the Indonesian island of Bali typically evokes very tempting thoughts of a tropical beach paradise, with throngs of perfectly tanned vacationers laying on the shore accompanied by cheap cocktails in hand alongside cool surfers fearlessly manoeuvring through ferocious waves. In truth however,...
As much as we’d love to drop everything and cave in incessantly to our all-consuming wanderlust, responsibilities and obligations still burden our lives regardless of how much we abhor them. But that’s not to say travelling is a no-go altogether; rather, substituting exorbitant holidays with cheaper alternatives for...
The Oasia brand by Far East Hospitality epitomises a restorative respite in the city that inspires and empowers guests to Journey Well when travelling through 3 wellness pillars – Refresh, Refuel & Recharge. With the Oasia brand reflecting the best of Asian hospitality while allowing you to refresh...
The Aloft brand by the recently merged Starwood and Marriott evokes considerable familiarity as its mega-scale Kuala Lumpur hotel that is centrally located opposite the city’s main transportation hub has been a frequented commonplace for me since it was inaugurated in 2012. Aloft KL is, after all, impressively one of the...
Langkawi is a favorite holiday destination among both Malaysian and international tourists, and one is spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an accommodation. However, only a few places stand out on the island in terms of being unique, and Tubotel is one of them. Owned and...