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Virgin Galactic relocates to Spaceport America, New Mexico as it edges closer to commercial space travel

Some of the most respected companies in the commercial space industry are customers of Spaceport which houses both 12000 foot vertical launch pad and 200 foot horizontal runway.   Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Galactic’s development and testing program had advanced sufficiently to move the spaceline staff and space vehicles from Mojave, California to their commercial operations headquarters at Spaceport America, New Mexico.

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Game Night at Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore

It is a Ritz-Carlton hotel’s first customised Monopoly board game.  The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore debuts a bespoke edition of Monopoly, the world’s favourite board game. While playing this exclusive edition of Monopoly, guests can learn about Singapore as a destination, and the unique guest experiences available in our luxurious five-star property in Marina Bay.

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A taste of Grange at 40,000 feet: High Altitude Wine Tasting

Qantas_150626_43182In what may be a first in aviation, luxury tour operator Constellation Journeys will host a premium Penfold’s wine tasting at cruising altitude of 40,000 feet, on board the company’s privately chartered Qantas Boeing 747.

Guests travelling in Business Prestige and Business Class on Constellation Journey’s
2019 Around the World journey will have time to sample a range of Australia’s finest wines including among others, Yattarna Chardonnay, St Henri Shiraz and the legendary Penfolds Grange.

 The tasting, including wines selected by Qantas Sommeliers together with specially prepared tasting notes, will be conducted with expert guidance from Qantas’ highly trained inflight hospitality team.

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The Love Boat: Australia’s beloved floating hotel in Mildura

Luxurious houseboat, River Dream Boatel, recently named one of the Best Floating Accommodations in the World by the UK Telegraph has announced a new concept in houseboating.  Designed for singles and couples, the concept encapsulates an all inclusive fully escorted luxury gourmet escape in the intimacy of a small group for singles and couples.

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GoPal: The new app that lets you swipe left or right to find a travel buddy

Tired of travelling solo because your mate’s just don’t want to go when you do?  New website GoPal  meets this need by matching like-minded travellers using criteria such as gender, age, interests and destination.  The brainchild of avid traveller Bruce Southerden, GoPal launched in December and already has hundreds of members from all over the world.

Membership is free and open to everyone, anywhere, not just singles. Nor are members limited to finding just one companion at a time or a companion in their own city or country. Continue reading GoPal: The new app that lets you swipe left or right to find a travel buddy

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi: The first Luxury “Eco-Conscious” Resort

Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts continues to realise their dream to maintain its vision of maintaining a sterling reputation as an innovative luxury hospitality brand.  Employing 13,500 staff at 22 properties in 8 countries, they break new ground with their first luxury “eco conscious” resort, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, set on the pristine shores of Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi.

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8 Things to know before visiting Singapore this Lunar New Year

Singapore Chinatown thrives during the lunar new year celebrations and the 2019 theme centres around a  “Celebration of Abundance and Prosperity” promising a line-up of exciting performances and festive delicacies.

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