The Westin Singapore

The Westin Singapore

The Westin Singapore is a 5 stars hotel that opened in 2013 in the CBD area of the city-state. It is part of the SPG/Marriott group  which has a total of 10 hotels in the country. The Westin brand is a luxury brand that probably carries a bit more spirit and freshness than a standard Marriott or Sheraton. It also focuses on wellness through its different themes; eat well, sleep well, move well, etc. However, don’t be fooled, there are more…

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What are the best wide body aircrafts

What are the best wide body aircrafts

In discussion with colleagues and friends about air travel, one of the main topics is the choice of airlines. One will tel you that Cathay Pacific is the best airline, that SQ has the more spacious cabin or that they sleep much better on Qatar Airways. However, the truth is that some of what makes your journey comfortable is not necessary only due to the airline. There is a wide range of airplanes in the sky and some are definitely…

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Best Premium Economy in Asia

Best Premium Economy in Asia

Premium Economy is a relatively new product as airlines used to have only 3 classes on international flights. Over the last few years, the main change has been Business Class. Airlines and manufacturers have been very busy innovating to increase comfort. Seats have gone from the classic cradle seat to angled lie-flat and later to a fully flat seat. More and more actors on the market have also switched to seats that give aisle access to all passengers (think CX,…

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how do air miles work

how do air miles work

It is more and more common these days to have a miles account, or even several. It has not always been the case and is actually a fairly recent development in the air transport industry. At the beginning, it was supposed to be simple loyalty programs as you would imagine in many other businesses like supermarkets. You earn points as you buy and can then redeem them for stuff. Very simple. To make it even more understandable, airlines were giving…

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Airline Alliances – what are they?

Airline Alliances – what are they?

To the non-initiated, it is not very clear what airline alliances are. It seems faire to assume that they are probably here to benefit their airline members. However, there is more to it and not only do they offer a more seamless experience to international travellers, it also expands your possibilities when it comes to miles spending and earning. As an example, if there was no such alliance and assuming that you had to fly to various countries in Asia, you may have to…

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