|Full Name:||Kristin Mariano|
|Location:||Metro Manila, Philippines|
About Kristin Mariano
Always on the lookout for great stories to tell.
With tourists set to return in droves to the major hubs, forgo old favourites and go off the beaten path with these nine alternative destinations. Wide-open spaces in Yosemite’s Tuolumne County Experience Yosemite National Park without the crowds in Tuolumne, the park’s northern gateway. Over half of Yosemite is in Tuolumne County, which also includes […]
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s luxury hotel brands, has announced its expansion into Malaysia with Waldorf Astoria Kuala Lumpur. Scheduled to open in 2024, Waldorf Astoria Kuala Lumpur will be developed and owned by Tradewinds Corporation Berhad and managed by Hilton. It continues the brand’s entry into sought-after destinations such as Sydney, […]
Continuing the celebrations for Scoot’s 10th Anniversary, Scoot is hosting its largest flight ticket giveaway ever: 10,000 free tickets to anywhere across the Airline’s network.
Aurora Expeditions is continuing to grow its global presence with the announcement of the hire of Nicolas Bilek, who will drive Business Development for the expedition operator focused specifically on French-speaking markets including France, Belgium, Switzerland and Quebec. Bilek brings more than 22 years of travel industry and expedition experience to the Aurora team in […]
In addition to eliminating the mandatory Bahamas Travel Health Visa, the Government of The Bahamas has announced that fully vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to submit to pre-travel COVID-19 testing to enter the country. All unvaccinated travellers aged 2 and older will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test — either a […]
Travellers to New Zealand will no longer need a COVID-19 pre-departure test from 20 June, 11.59pm.
Beauty brand Urban Jungle has teamed up with global hotel group YOTEL to offer high-end self-care packages in celebration of their exclusive partnership and officially welcome guests to the (urban) jungle. The new collaboration takes hotel hair and bodycare to new heights as YOTELs around the world become the first to stock Urban Jungle’s luxury, […]
Airbnb strives to be a place where anyone can belong and feel safe while travelling. One strength is in the flexibility we offer to our guests through our over 6 million listings. From group trips; to business travel; to solo exploration — no matter what you’re looking for, you should be able to find and […]
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB), continues to boost its international network as it ramps up flights to two of its largest hubs, Manila and Cebu from Singapore.
ABTA has provided a written submission to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee which has been looking at the difficulties some passengers experienced when travelling over the May half-term period. In a letter from Chief Executive Mark Tanzer, ABTA highlights the valuable role – and passion – travel agents have both in […]
Banyan Tree Group announces the official opening of Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, set in an off-the-beaten-track, untouched part of northern Ubud.
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, has collaborated with local businesses to create Vilnius Shared Mobility Hub—a mobility cluster aimed at boosting the city’s car-sharing services and economic innovations, as well as promoting sustainability by reducing the number of individual vehicles in the city. Vilnius has been implementing car-sharing services for 10 years and counts around […]
Princess Cruises applauds the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision to lift the COVID-19 testing requirement for entering the U.S. beginning June 12
Book an Avalon Waterways river cruise and tour some of the most majestic rivers in the world on your next holiday.
Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today unveils the latest opening in Japan – The Westin Yokohama. Owned by Sekisui House, Ltd., the 373-room new hotel is set to be the city’s haven of well-being and deliver industry-leading wellness experiences designed to empower guests to be the […]
Hilton Kuala Lumpur has announced the completion of the much-awaited refurbished Collaboration Spaces, which comprises a MYR21 million (USD4.8 million) redesign and state-of-the-art technology upgrades to elevate the overall experience and quality of meetings and events.
Booking.com has released its most extensive LGBTQ+ travel research to date, revealing that 71% of LGBTQ+ travellers have experienced less than welcoming, or uncomfortable, experiences while on holiday.
Sustainability and conservation have become increasingly important among travellers these days, with the growth in awareness of the environmental impact of travel. New Zealand invites its visitors to become kaitiakitanga, guardians of our place. Ensuring it is maintained and treated in a way that keeps it in a condition for future generations to come. Visitors […]
Hong Kong comes alive this summer as HKTB launches ARTS IN HONG KONG, a year-long campaign to showcase the city’s extraordinary and enduring appeal as an arts and cultural hub on a global stage. The ARTS IN HONG KONG campaign will support international events, in-depth community arts, cultural tours, interactive art tech experiences, art fairs, […]
New research from a leading travel management provider reveals good news for Australia’s travel industry: 54% of SMEs plan to increase their travel this year, to match or exceed pre-pandemic levels. The finding was derived from a survey of an independent panel of 202 Australian SME business owners, commissioned by Corporate Traveller, Flight Centre Travel […]
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, a private island retreat located in the picturesque Raa Atoll at the northern edge of the Maldives.
With new research finding that popular tourist destinations rely on tourists for up to 39% of their GDP, the travel experts from Bounce have revealed their top 5 tips for how you can best support local businesses while you're on holiday.
After more than two years of closed borders, Japan has reopened its borders to foreign tourists.
From 12 June, passengers will be able to board flights to the US without a negative coronavirus test.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Thailand is projected to significantly jump from 10,000 visits in 2021 to 435,000 in 2022, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that tourism ministers in Thailand must now ensure they can capitalize on this demand by increasing direct flights from Russia and ensuring aspects such […]
Trip.com has launched its integrated carbon solution to enable Trip.com users worldwide to address the CO2 emissions of their travel.
One week into Pride Month 2022 and new data from a poll of 229 European travel managers conducted by Business Travel Show Europe has revealed that two thirds (66 per cent) of travel programmes do not provide special consideration for LGBTQ+ travellers.
1 Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature, has announced the opening of 1 Hotel San Francisco, the mission-driven luxury hospitality brand’s second California property and the City by the Bay’s newest, most thoughtfully designed eco-friendly urban refuge. Integrating the best of sustainable design and architecture with extraordinary comfort and an unrivaled level […]
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