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RELIGIOUS tourism, or faith tourism, is a growing travel market. Holy cities like Mecca, Jerusalem and Varanasi attract huge numbers every year that travel to see various religious sites, while others travel to places for reasons of pilgrimage, as missionaries, for fellowship, to relax, receive teaching or undertake study. According to the World Tourism Organization…>
THERE are a few different types of people who come to Asia: backpackers on their Gap Year or spring break, NGO workers, retirees, digital nomads, people searching for serenity in a mad world. Nearly all of them, at one point or another, get caught up in visions of Thailand as a sanctuary, a place to…>
By Mel Gunasekera FROM a clutch of beach hotels to creating nature reserves and houseboats, Sri Lanka’s Jetwing Hotels group has created 13 unique properties across the island that are built on eco-friendly practices with a touch of family warmth. Sri Lanka’s largest hotel chain, Jetwing, has quietly built a number of beach front properties…>
SET on a narrow slip of land between Negombo Lagoon and the beach you will find Jetwing Lagoon, Sri Lanka’s newest wellness resort. Situated a little north of the capital of Colombo and just 20 minutes away from the island’s main Bandaranaike International Airport, Jetwing Lagoon is a 55-room luxury resort owned by the Sri Lankan…>
IT IS known by a lot of names — Ceylon, the Teardrop of India and the Resplendent Isle — but nowhere is Sri Lanka’s beauty more prevalent than in the rolling hills of the central highlands. Known as the hill country, this region, just 100km from the capital, is often swathed in mist and cloud,…>
THEY might be hallmarks of a past now long gone, but Asia’s oldest hotels remain some of the the world’s finest and many have reached almost iconic status and even been immortalized in literature. Stretching from places like Singapore to Vietnam and Burma, a step through their doors is almost like stepping back through time.…>
THERE are all kinds of reasons why getting in married in Asia make sense. Asian weddings can be held at stunning beachside or jungle locations, the weather is pleasant and reliable, and tying the knot at a luxurious Asian resort can be surprisingly affordable. What is more, there is no need to rush off on…>