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How to lock your flight fares, travel like royalty! This festive season is all about flexibility and air travel



Stephen Alden, CEO Raffles & Orient Express highlights that several extraordinary resort projects are making headlines with the opening of Raffles Udaipur and Raffles The Palm, Dubai.( Image: Raffles The Palm, Dubai)


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Stephen Alden, CEO Raffles & Orient Express highlights that several extraordinary resort projects are making headlines with the opening of Raffles Udaipur and Raffles The Palm, Dubai.( Image: Raffles The Palm, Dubai)

It’s easy to bask in festive vibes this season and travel like royalty! With more and more people keen to travel abroad, there is also an increasing demand surge during the festive season and long weekends. Digital travel platforms such as MakeMyTrip, Agoda and Booking.com are rolling out unique initiatives to keep the uptick in travel demand more personalised and affordable.

According

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Destination-Less Flight to Look at a Supermoon Sells Out in 2.5 Minutes

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An aircraft flies past a supermoon. Photo: Nutkamol Komolvanich, via Getty Images

Last year, amid the hard closure of international borders and as the prospect of global travel ground to an indefinite halt, a number of airlines around the world started offering flights to nowhere: literally, air travel with no destination other than the very same airport from whence the plane departed. 

The initiative—an attempt to diversify revenue streams and circumvent the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic—proved an improbable success. In September, a “sightseeing” flight to nowhere advertised by Australian airline Qantas sold out in less than 10 minutes.

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