Luxury Leisure

What it'll be like on Blue Origin’s first manned rocket

Wealthy would-be astronauts can now bid for a seat into space, and the auction's already rocketed past $3.6 million.

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Thai resort island opens to vaccinated tourists in Oct

Koh Samui wants to welcome back tourists who've had their COVID shots as the government seeks to reboot tourism.

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Phuket to welcome vaccinated travellers

Thailand bets that vaccination will be the key to restarting tourism.

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UK to axe most duty-free sales, close VAT refund scheme

Get ready to pay full the sticker price on just about everything in the UK.

David Flynn |

Thailand seeks balance between Covid and the economy

The lack of international tourists is crippling Thailand's economy.

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Thailand's Elite Visa program for expats seeking virus haven

$22,000 could buy you safe haven in Thailand under Elite Card residential-visa program for affluent expats and investors.

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Singapore's tourism restart: think "quality, not quantity"

A restart of Singapore's inbound tourism industry will place emphasis on the quality of business travel-related activities.

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These Caribbean nations will sell you a second passport

Cash-strapped islands lower prices on citizenship programs so the wealthy can skirt visa rules on their home countries.

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Singapore looks to 'staycations' to fill the tourism hole

Singapore lacks anything resembling a domestic tourism market, so staycation deals are the next-best thing.

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Europe opens to Australian visitors

Australia and New Zealand make the Covid-safe cut for visiting the EU.

David Flynn |

Hawaii proposes quarantine-free travel bubble to Australia

Say 'aloha' to your next holiday?

Brandon L. |

This Airbus A220 private jet is a true apartment in the sky

With a sitting room, dining area, relaxation zone, workspace, bedroom and en-suite bathroom and shower, you may as well live here.

Chris C. |

Malaysia to reopen borders to some Australian visitors

As Malaysia plans to reopen its borders, the nation's flag-carrier resumes flights to Australia.

David Flynn |

Fiji's 'Bula bubble' promises quarantine in a luxury resort

Fiji's unique spin on the travel bubble concept may be more like a holiday in itself.

David Flynn |

Thailand plans an Australian travel bubble

Thailand aims for a reboot of its tourism industry, but will shift its focus from the mass-market to premium holidaymakers.

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Even Harrods has to adapt to the age of coronavirus

Britain needs to get its retail industry back up and running and the iconic London department store is rolling with the changes.

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Can cutting-edge technology make cruising safe again?

Wearable devices for crowd control, digital casinos and robot crew members are some interventions being pursued by ship designers.

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Greece opens Covid-safe 'travel bubble' to Australia

Greece joins other European countries in opening 'air bridges' to selected countries, and Australia has made the list.

David Flynn |