Colors: Yellow Color
Colors: Yellow Color

Liguria in north-west Italy, otherwise known as the 'Italian Riviera', has the most Blue Flag beaches of any region in Italy for the sixth year in a row. The crescent shaped region between the French Riviera and Tuscany is dotted with stunning sandy beaches with 23 being awarded the prestigious Blue Flag designation, three more than last year.

Qatar Airways will be adding six extra flights per week between Doha and Manila starting from October 26, 2015, following an expanded Air Service Agreement signed between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Philippines. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “The increase in flight frequencies on the Doha–Manila route serves to further strengthen commercial and trade links between our two countries and we are delighted to be able to provide our Philippines-based passengers with greater connectivity options when they choose to fly with Qatar Airways."

Norwegian Air to serve the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe.  In total, seven weekly non-stop flights from East Coast cities New York, Boston and Baltimore/Washington D.C. will start on December 3rd 2015. Under the "Open Skies Treaty” between the U.S and the E.U., European airline Norwegian will connect the French Caribbean Guadeloupe Islands to three major East coast gateways. 

Qatar Airways launched its second new destination of the year, touching down in the Spice Island of Zanzibar yesterday. Zanzibar is the airline’s third route in Tanzania, following Dar-es-Salaam and Kilimanjaro. Qatar Airways will initially operate five weekly flights to Zanzibar via Kilimanjaro, and commencing 1st October 2015, the airline will offer an additional two weekly flights making it a daily operation.

Fans around the world celebrate this year the 50th anniversary of 'The Sound of Music'. Originally released in 1965, the story of the former-nun-turned-governess for the children of a wealthy widower only to have their happy lives changed by the Nazi invasion into Austria has now become a cultural phenomenon.

Proving once again their well deserved reputation as Sri Lanka's premier hospitality brand, Jetwing Hotels has been awarded 10 Certificates of Excellence from the world's largest travel site, TripAdvisor. To further the achievement, 2015 marks the year in which three Jetwing properties enter the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame – Jetwing Beach, Jetwing Vil Uyana and Jetwing Warwick Gardens.