March 7 (TravelAndy): Jet Airways, India’s full-service premier international airline and Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, have announced a code-share partnership which offers guests travelling on both carriers convenient and seamless connectivity between India and Fiji via Singapore and Hong Kong. Apart from connectivity, this increases the scope of Jet’s popular frequent flier programme JetPrivilege.
The codeshare agreement, a first-of-its-kind between the airlines of the two countries, will address the growing demand for travel between India and Fiji.
Jet Airways will place its ‘9W’ code on Fiji Airways’ flights from Singapore and Hong Kong to Nadi, and Fiji Airways will place its ‘FJ’ code on Jet Airways’ services between Singapore and Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai as well as between Hong Kong and Mumbai & Delhi. All codeshare flights will allow through check-in to the final destination of any journey. Continue reading Jet Airways & Fiji Airways ink codeshare deal
June 1 (TravelAndy): Singapore will turn its Mandai Safari Park into an eco-tourism hub by 2020.
At present, the major tourism highlights of the park are Singapore Zoo, the River Safari and the Night Safari.
Within a span of three years, the authorities plan to develop it into a bigger area, comprising of several other attractions including a bird park and a rain forest. Continue reading Singapore to turn Mandai into eco-tourism hub
April 3 (TravelAndy): Asia’s largest electronic dance music cruise festival, Its the Ship (ITS) will set sail from Singapore’s Marina Bay on November 4, 2016.
The four-day and three-night floating festival will cruise along the strait of Malacca and reach the Pearl of Orient, Penang, in Malayasia, before it returns to Singapore on November 7.
Organisers are working with Malaysia’s tourism department to make the festival a success. Continue reading Cruise fest sets Nov 4 date
May 22 (TravelAndy): Singapore-based low cost airline Scoot will operate six flights every week to Osaka from July 8.
“Osaka has long been on our radar and we’re excited to add it to our network,” Scoot’s CEO, Campbell Wilson was quoted as saying in a report. Scoot already flies to Tokyo and Kyoto.
Of the six weekly flights, three will fly via Bangkok and the rest via Kaohsiung,Taiwan. Continue reading Scoot to Osaka from Singapore