Air Asia set to launch ‘affordable’ on-board wi-fi
Aug18

Air Asia set to launch ‘affordable’ on-board wi-fi

   Passengers to be part of product testing Air Asia is going its own way with on-board wi-fi. AirAsia’s group CEO Tony Fernandes said the wi-fi equipment introduced to AirAsia earlier “was just too expensive and we have decided to develop our own”. The low-cost carrier is currently testing on-board wi-fi in preparation of the product launch scheduled by year-end. “It has taken us five years to come to this stage, but in true...

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New restaurant discount app launched in Bangkok
Aug16

New restaurant discount app launched in Bangkok

  Bangkok has been chosen as the launch pad for a new app designed to boost off-peak demand at restaurants and offer discounts to diners. Michael Cluzel, co-founder and group CEO of Eatigo, launched the new app in the Thai capital this week. Available for iOS and Android devices, it aims to help restaurateurs increase their profitability by offering daily discounts targeting off-peak periods. “Our aim is to help restaurant owners...

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No passport? No problem. How smartphones are revolutionizing travel
Oct21

No passport? No problem. How smartphones are revolutionizing travel

   That funky little computer in your pocket could be your ticket to stress-free, paper-less flights, maybe with free coffee too. It’s the traveler’s nightmare — you left your passport at home, you’ve got no boarding pass, your flight’s delayed, the gate keeps changing and, worse, you haven’t got enough leftover shekels to buy a drink at the bar. No problem. Just pull out your phone. Apple’s Passbook app, recently launched...

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