QATAR IS GOING all out to meet its National Vision 2030, which includes raising the country’s tourism sector to 12 per cent GBP. As part of the Qatar Tourism Strategy 2030, the country has added a variety of exciting experiences to its menu. Many luxury hotels, theme parks, shops, and leisure projects have been launched, and more are set to open in the lead up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
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Travel To The Land Of Smiles For A Much-Needed Detox
As the pandemic's restrictions eased up and travel resumed between India and Thailand earlier this year, RANJAN PAL travelled to the Land of Smiles for a much-needed detox.
The Art Of Travelling In Style
Shalini Passi has immersed herself in the creative arts since her childhood. From being an artist, curator, and art collector, to now foraying into photography, the multi-hyphenate finds beauty wherever she goes. In an exclusive chat with Bayar Jain, the artist talks about her biggest muse: travel.
15! Uber-Luxury Trip Ideas For Jet-Setters
Get an island all to yourself, go on a decadent cruise around gorgeous European cities, or take a close look at cultures across the world on a private jet tour. These 15 extravagant travel experiences will enamour even the most discerning globetrotters.
WONDERS OF THE DESERT
The ancient city of AlUla in Saudi Arabia is quickly becoming a sought-after travel destination. On a whirlwind trip, ADILA MATRA unearths the many legends that hide in its vast desert landscape.
THE SHAPE OF A CITY
Jetsetters know the business capitals of countries like their own backyards. But often, a city hides more than it reveals. Photographer AJAY SOOD seeks high vantage points to witness the most popular metropolises in Asia, UAE, and Europe, and capture their essence.
MY MOST LUXURIOUS HOLIDAY
Have you been dreaming of shimmery white sands, morning mojitos on a private island, or skiing down snow-clad mountains? Jetting off to an exotic destination to revive your tired soul, draw inspiration for your work, or just to spend time with your family can make for some memorable moments. To ease your confusion about where to go, we spoke to some frequent-flyer designers and entrepreneurs about their most luxurious vacations. Read on and get planning your gilded bucket list trip.
WHEN ART RUNS IN YOUR BLOOD
Jaipur is synonymous with rare and ancient arts and crafts. RIAAN JACOB GEORGE spent a couple of days in the Pink City, tracking down some of its most talented and elusive artisans, for whom their respective crafts are as good as family heirlooms.
SHEHLA KHAN: Essentials FOR THE JET-SETTER
Adding her dose of glam to B-Town, fashion designer Shehla Khan has styled several celebs for red carpets, runways, and more. The designer hopes to resume her travel soon and here are seven products she won't travel without.
THE SUITE LIFE
Flanked by the azure Arabian Sea, Atlantis, The Palm is a landmark address in Dubai. RASHIMA NAGPAL checks into one of the resort's newly refurbished suites for a weekend on the shore.
THE HIMALAYAN HEALING TOUCH
On a trip to the Tirthan Valley in Himachal Pradesh, two sisters rediscover their love for travelling together as the mystical land heals their frayed sisterhood.
EA SPORTS AND FIFA END PARTNERSHIP, BOTH EYE NEW VIDEO GAMES
Electronic Arts will stop making its hugely successful FIFA video game in its current name, marking a split in one of soccer’s most successful and lucrative partnerships after the sides failed to strike a new licensing deal.
FIFA BLOCKCHAIN DEAL IS FIRST NEW US WCUP SPONSOR SINCE 2011
FIFA got a first new American sponsor of the men’s World Cup in 11 years, signing a deal for this year’s tournament in Qatar with blockchain technology provider Algorand.
One of the world’s richest countries is poised to become even richer
FIFA RIVALS STREAMING COMPANIES WITH OWN SOCCER PLATFORM
FIFA is getting into the streaming platform business with a soccer version of Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Sojourn by the Sea
Discover plenty to smile about in Thailand’s exotic islands.
Airbus to Qatar: Sorry. Not Sorry
"In a sign of its growing leverage over customers, the plane maker is canceling the contentious carrier’s orders"
AMERICAN TO ORDER MORE BOEING JETS WHILE DELAYING OTHERS
American Airlines said that it plans to exercise options to buy 30 more Boeing 737 Max jets while delaying delivery of Boeing 787s, larger jets that are being plagued by production flaws.
Are Boeing and Airbus Flying Into a Bubble?
They’re launching freighters just as competition from retrofitted jets and cargo space on passenger planes is heating up
QATAR AIRWAYS GROUNDS 13 AIRBUS A350S AS FUSELAGE DEGRADING
Qatar Airways said Thursday it grounded 13 Airbus A350s over what it described as fuselages “degrading at an accelerated rate” in the long-range aircraft, further escalating a monthslong dispute with the European airplane maker over the issue.
Xbox Game Pass for PC gets even better in December with tons of free EA games
RIP your data cap, especially if you’re a fan of the Battlefield series.