Philippine Airlines – Facts & Figures

Philippine Airlines is the flag carrier of the Philippines and the oldest airline in Asia. While they are a full-service airline, they have to compete with the Filipino low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific as well. Find out all about their fleet, destinations and ratings and what to expect from the airline in my overview of Philippine Airlines! … Continue reading

UK’s Monarch Airlines bankrupt – 3rd European airline to fold in 2017, who’s next?

After airberlin and Alitalia entering insovlency this year, now Monarch Airlines went bankrupt and abruptly halted operations. The UK government refused to provide a loan like Germany or Italia had done and instead organized a “rescue mission” to bring back 110,000 Monarch customers stranded abroad! More than 700,000 customers have lost their future tickets and will have to pay for … Continue reading

IHG introduces avid hotels – a modern, midscale brand!

Midscale hotels in the US with an average price around $90 are a pretty miserable experience: You find a lot of old motels with exterior corridors that haven’t seen a renovation in decades, offered by budget chains and independent hotels that can’t meet even the most lenient brand standards. Now, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is introducing their new midscale hotel … Continue reading