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Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Edition

Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Edition January - February 2018

The leading magazine for the corporate traveller. We aim to save you money and make your travelling life easier. Each edition has the latest news from airlines, airports, hotels and car hire companies, reviews of the latest gadgets, technology and accessories and destinations pieces - where to stay, what to eat, what to see, and how to behave, all delivered by our own writers and journalists around the world. In addition, loyalty programs are examined, deals and promotions collected and feature stories cover a wide range of issues such as health, security, technology, golf, automotive and finance. With editorial staff based in our offices around the globe we are uniquely placed to ensure that our different editions reflect the needs of our readers locally.

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I’m taking New Year Resolutions on the road with me this year. Recent years have seen the global mindset shift to the importance of health and wellness, with many of us jumping on the bandwagon to trade Saturday night takeaways for Saturday morning bootcamps or switching after-work drinks for a kale smoothie at lunch. But on work trips, good intentions tend to fly out the window… This year there’s no excuse, as even more accommodation providers are focusing their offerings to help travellers stick to their goals. So in January, I’ll be checking out the launch of “Pullman Fit” with early morning yoga sessions on the rooftop garden at Park Lane Pullman Hotel, followed by a new “active breakfast”. In February, I’ll be re-energising my mind and body with a digital…

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this issue’s picks

AMAZING ANGKOR Once a 48-hour stop to take in the breathtaking temples at Angkor, Siem Reap is now enticing travellers to stay longer, with luxury accommodation and varied entertainment options. DREAMLINER With launch customer Singapore Airlines receiving the first B787-10 this year, we take a look at the aircraft that has changed the face of aviation through its cabin upgrades and operational ability. FIND YOUR WAY You can now zip around Tokyo like a pro thanks to a range of service upgrades, new technology and even robot assistance directly aimed at making the city more navigable for foreign visitors. BAG A BARGAIN Your last chance to win amazing prizes in the final instalment of our annual Charity Auction, while helping to raise funds for the Chi Heng Foundation’s mission to support AIDS-impacted children.…

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ROB GOSS Rob Goss is a British writer living in Tokyo. His most recent books include Japan Traveler’s Companion and Japanese Inns and Hot Springs. He has also written for National Geographic Traveler, Time, The Economist’s 1843, and other publications around the world. When he’s not in Tokyo, you might find him traipsing around the Japanese countryside, island hopping in the Seto Inland Sea or exploring the old alleyways of Kyoto – but in this issue, he shares his expert tips for getting around the Japanese capital; page 22 CATHARINE NICOL Catharine Nicol is a former editor of AsiaSpa magazine and continues to write about the growing wellness industry. Mesmerised by Asia’s healing traditions, she has developed a huge respect for the benefits of alternative healing therapies. In this issue, she explores spas…

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the fullerton heritage

A waterfront development whose architecture combines both the historical and contemporary, The Fullerton Heritage comprises a myriad of dining, hospitality and lifestyle establishments across The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, The Fullerton Waterboat House, One Fullerton, The Fullerton Pavilion, Clifford Pier and Customs House. Together with the two hotels’ nine dining destinations, an array of 29 restaurants, bars and cafés in the precinct make it a vibrant focal point of lifestyle offerings for both hotel and city guests to enjoy. The precinct is strategically positioned in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, minutes from the city’s iconic cultural landmarks and close to the main shopping belts of Suntec City and Orchard Road. It is also well linked to various transportation hubs, with Changi International Airport less than half…

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the olympian hong kong

It begins with a Rolls Royce limousine, whisking you from the airport in total comfort to our exclusive West Kowloon oasis. You arrive in an extravagant lobby, defined by a cascading crystal chandelier, where you’ll enjoy a seamless, personalised check-in with our Guest Relations Ambassador. Dedicated to meeting your every whim, our attention to detail is the hallmark of our service, from preparing your morning cappuccino exactly how you like it to crafting unique itineraries that meet your particular desires. Clever interior design adds to the luxurious sense of space in our generously sized rooms, with soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a lush, green waterfront. All rooms offer premium facilities from elegant walk-in showers to smart LED TVs. You’ll notice the thoughtful details that blend traditional Chinese elements with modern Western design: peony-inspired…

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back to the future

The age of commercial supersonic air travel may return in the next decade. Japan Airlines ( JAL) recently invested US$10 million in Boom Supersonic with the goal of developing a new commercial aircraft capable of flying at speeds of up to Mach 2.2. According to JAL, the aircraft could “cut f light times in half ” and is currently expected to enter service sometime in the mid-2020s. Details of the aircraft are slim at present, but it is expected to have between 45 and 55 business class seats. The investment is something of a gamble for JAL – supersonic commercial f light was last a reality in 2003, when British Airways retired its Concorde jet because it had proven financially unviable.…