Cebu Pacific Temporarily Suspends Online Check-in

Cebu Pacific Air has suspended its online check-in operations for international flights as a precautionary measure against the dreaded coronavirus disease. In a tweet on Wednesday, airline management said the online check-in option has been suspended since they would have to check and screen passengers’ travel history amid the surging number of COVID-19 cases worldwide. They are requesting all passengers …

Richard Branson Launches Luxury, Adults-Only Cruise Ship

Richard Branson is sailing into new waters with the launch of his first cruise liner, making a bold pitch to younger travelers at an undeniably awkward time for the industry. The Virgin founder launched the Scarlet Lady last Friday, hoping its modern design and adults-only rule will prompt younger vacationers to take a fresh look at cruises. The ship has …

“Palentine’s Day”

February 13th, also known as Palentine’s day or Valentine’s for friends, was the third most popular departure date in 2020 for solo travelers in their 30s and 40s, according to travel experts. Google data shows that global searches for ‘solo travel’ rose by 22% in February last year when compared to February 2018.  Research shows that 46% percent of coupled-up …

Airline Cancels HK Flights

Virgin Australia is the first international airline to withdraw all its services between Australia and Hong Kong amid the coronavirus, citing that the route was no longer commercially viable. “Hong Kong has continued to be a challenging market. We have made the decision to withdraw services,” Virgin Australia Group chief commercial officer John MacLeod said. The performance of the route …