October 14 (TravelAndy): Fremantle is WA’s favourite inner-city entertainment precinct, according to research commissioned by Tourism WA.
The Perth Entertainment Precincts report rates Perth CBD, Fremantle, Elizabeth Quay, Northbridge, Scarborough, Beaufort Street, Subiaco, Victoria Park and Leederville according to safety, vibrancy, range of venues and activities, and accessibility by public transport.The report also looks at why people visited these precincts, the types of venues they frequented, how often they travelled to these areas and who accompanied them.
Perth CBD was the most visited precinct while Subiaco was considered the safest. Northbridge was viewed as the most vibrant area and most people said they visited at night rather than during the day. Continue reading Fremantle WA’s favourite entertainment venue
February 2 (TravelAndy): Jet Airways is set to start a Wi-Fi enabled in-flight entertainment streaming service for passengers on board.
This service will include wireless streaming of movies, TV programmes, music, interactive games, and children’s programmes directly to the travellers’ Wi-Fi enabled devices such as smart phones, laptops and tablets, the airline said in a statement.
The facility is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2016. It will initially be launched in Jet Airways’ Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft. Continue reading Jet Airways to start in-flight Wi-Fi service
November 15 (TravelAndy): Adam Stoaling, a pilot of British budget carrier EasyJet, is doing his bit to make travel a little more entertaining for budget travellers.
According to an Olive Press report, Stoaling, who is also a comedian, usually flies on the Malaga-London Southend route. He routinely performs a five-minute stand-up comedy before flying the aircraft.
“He welcomed us aboard, said he felt budget air travel had become unenjoyable and then told a few jokes,” Malaga-based singer Arran Harding told Olive Press. Continue reading A doze of laughter before take off