Travel &Tourism

Holi, the festival of colors, marks the arrival of spring in Hindu culture and has evolved into a worldwide celebration of love, friendship and youth. Festival goers celebrate by throwing handfuls of colored powder at each other and getting drenched in water, resulting in a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors. Agoda, one of the fastest growing digital travel platforms, shares destinations where you can participate in the festivities, which take place through the month of March.

Each year, travelers flock to see cherry blossoms, one of the most magical signs of spring. While Japan and Washington, D.C. are among the most famous places to enjoy cherry blossoms, it is possible to see them in other locales around the globe. Agoda, one of the fastest growing digital travel platforms, shares its top destinations across Asia, America and Europe to see these vibrant pink and white flowers.

For fashionistas heading to Paris Fashion Week this February (25 February – 5 March 2019), Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel platforms, has curated a list of hotels to see and be seen this season. After all, with some of fashion’s most celebrated names descending on the city, who wants to come home to a hotel that's anything less than fabulous?

Pimalai Resort & Spa, the luxury resort surrounded by nature on Thailand’s Koh Lanta, has launched a new scuba diving programme that will allow guests to discover the breath-taking marine life of the Andaman Sea, including whale sharks - the world’s biggest fish.

On Business Traveller, CNN’s Richard Quest sits down with travel writer Simon Calder to discover his projections for the year ahead.

Calder discusses the growth of “bleisure” trips, work trips which combine business and sight-seeing or leisure activities, and why the demand for premium economy is set to continue growing this year. Calder also describes why the use of short-haul aircrafts for long-haul flights will form the largest travel trend of 2019.