Romantic getaway destinations both of you will enjoy

Romantic getaway destinations

Valentine’s Day? Anniversary? Or, just looking to spend some time alone with your significant other? Whatever the case may be, booking a getaway to celebrate the two of you can be the ultimate journey.

From the tropical islands of Bohol, Philippines and Moorea, French Polynesia to the medieval city of Aix-en-Provence, France and Sibiu, Romania, here are our top four romantic getaway destinations both of you will enjoy.

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Inflight entertainment concepts we can’t get enough of

inflight entertainment concept

Inflight lounge areas were once the epicenter of flying, with piano bars, extensive space for couches, chairs and tables, extravagant dining options and so much more. Today, only the larger aircraft (mainly the Dreamliners and A380s) can support onboard lounge spaces, something Emirates, Qantas and Qatar are well known for.

While some airlines are reinventing lounge and bar spaces on smaller aircraft, other companies are reimagining these areas to completely new levels. From spas to playrooms, here are the inflight entertainment concepts revealed at the Crystal Cabin Awards we can’t get enough of.

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American Airlines announced a revamped first and business class seat

American Airlines business class Dreamliner

From 2020 to 2023, American Airlines will introduce a new first class and business class seat for a variety of its fleet including the A321XLR, Boeing 737, Boeing 777 and the Dreamliner. The changes will come in phases and first class is first in line.

The first class upgrades are for the Boeing 737s and A321s and include the following changes: better divider that separates the business and economy cabin for additional privacy, 3 more inches of legroom, extra space underneath the seat for your belongings, holder for a tablet, small tray for cocktails, refined cushion for the seat that’s more comfortable than before and USB ports to keep your devices charged. The changes may seem minimal, but it’s an improvement from current first class seats for these aircraft.

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How to be a “green” traveler

How to be a green traveler

With the ever-changing world, it’s no wonder that airlines, airports, hotels and travelers are adapting to be more environment-friendly. Whether it’s completely moving away from single-use plastics or using recycled material goods to traveling via rail and public transport versus a car, making small changes can really help in the long run. So for those of you who are looking for some inspiration on how to be a “green” traveler, here are some tips to get you started (if you haven’t already).

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Out and about in Milan in February

What to do in Milan in February

Milan is not only one of the top shopping and fashion cities in the world, but it’s also one of the most-visited cities in the European Union. Almost 9 million tourists visit the beautiful city of Milan every year, and although the summer months are the most popular months to explore Milan, we love touring and checking out the events in February during the low-season.

From Fashion Week and Opera to Carnevale and soccer matches, here are our top picks for all the events happening in Milan in February for you to enjoy.

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ANA’s new Narita Airport Lounge debuts in March 2020

New ANA Narita Lounge

The five-star airline, All Nippon Airways (ANA), has announced its third lounge opening in Narita Airport on the 29th of March, ahead of the Summer Olympics. Dedicated to passengers departing from Terminal 1, the new lounge has been designed by Kengo Kuma, the same Japanese architect that also created the look and feel of the airline’s latest first class and business class seats.

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These business class seats are set to debut this year

Business class seats debut 2020

As soon as an airline reveals a brand new business class seat, it can sometimes take a few years until we actually get to sit in them. Now that 2020 is here, there are a few business class seats that will finally make their debut for us to enjoy.

If you’ve been following along, you may recall some business class seats that were revealed a few years ago, but for those who need a refresher, here are the premium airline seats that will be available on flights this year.

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Air France introduces a new business class lounge at Orly Airport

New Air France Orly Lounge

With the recent launch of Air France’s newest business class seats on the A350 and Boeing 777, the airline has now opened up a new business class lounge at Orly International Airport.

The lounge welcomed its first business class customers on the 16th of January who are looking to relax before their flight to the following destinations: Guiana, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Reunion, New York and Algeria. The ambiance plus choice of decor is inviting and luxurious for anyone who steps inside.

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Uncovering Salzburg’s best secrets

Salzburg city guide

Vienna is one of Austria’s most popular cities to visit, especially if you’re only in the country for a few days, but another magnificent city you cannot ignore is Salzburg.

The city was founded in the 5th century by the Celts, which lived in the area until the Romans merged surrounding cities into one. In the 17th and 18th century, Salzburg was transformed into an exquisite place with expansive gardens, affluent palaces and extraordinary churches. In the early 19th century, Salzburg becomes part of Austria, and after the Second World War, the City was damaged by almost 50 percent. Nonetheless, after the war and then the fall of communism, Salzburg steadily recovered. Today, it’s a destination offering visitors an array of sites and places to check out. So for those heading to this Austrian city, here are our top picks to uncover while you’re there.

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The top most powerful passports for 2020

Most powerful passports 2020

For the past two years, Japan has maintained its number one spot on the Henley Passport Index and now has added another year to its winning streak. The country allows its citizens to travel to 191 nations without having to apply for a visa beforehand (but may require one on arrival).

Singapore came in a close second, with access to 190 nations, followed by South Korea and Germany, both of which offer its citizens visa-free access to 189 nations. Last year, Germany came in number five and Italy in number eight, both of which jumped up higher on the scale for 2020.

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