Princess Cruises Launches Luxury Bed in Singapore

August 10, 2018

Published in: Cruise News Princess Cruises has launched its Luxury Bed for the first time in Asia on an Asia Sleep Tour which features the sleep doctor Dr. Michael Breus, who designed The Princess Luxury Bed, according to a statement from the cruise line. Singapore is the first stop of this tour where Dr. Breus was invited to showcase the Luxury Bed to travel agents, industry partners and selected past…

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New unicorn Klook raises $200M to expand its travel activities platform worldwide

August 8, 2018

Klook, a Hong Kong-based startup developing a travel activities platform, has pulled in $200 million in new capital to fuel a major expansion into the U.S. and Europe. A spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that the round values the company at more than $1 billion, although the company didn’t provide an exact figure. Klook sets out to make booking travel activities as easy as arranging flights and hotels. That could mean…

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Storms, landslides and heat hit Asia

July 23, 2018

(CNN)Extreme weather is striking parts of Asia with deadly flash-flooding in Vietnam, a tropical storm prompting evacuations and disrupting travel in China and an ongoing heat wave in Japan. Local government groups are “searching for missing ones, arranging temporary accommodation for households who have lost their homes, and actively evacuating and relocating people from dangerous areas,” VNA said. The government is also mobilizing forces to fix infrastructure, including homes, heath…

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