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Narita airport starts facial recognition trial run for faster travel

Narita airport starts facial recognition trial run for faster travel

TOKYO: Narita airport, near Tokyo, started on Tuesday trialing the use of facial recognition for international travellers, with no need to show passports or flight tickets after check-in.

13 Apr 2021 3

A place where time moves slow

Close to world-famous tourism juggernauts, Koh Phaluai remains a low-profile destination as it paves the way for eco-conscious travellers.

8 Apr 2021
A place where time moves slow

The perfect weekend getaway

Nakhon Pathom's sleepy suburbs have a variety of fun-filled places on offer for cafe hoppers and families to enjoy a day trip.

1 Apr 2021 1
The perfect weekend getaway
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Narita airport starts facial recognition trial run for faster travel

TOKYO: Narita airport, near Tokyo, started on Tuesday trialing the use of facial recognition for international travellers, with no need to show passports or flight tickets after check-in.

14:06
Narita airport starts facial recognition trial run for faster travel
10 Apr 2021

Green dream features atomic superyacht

SINGAPORE: A nuclear-powered ship full of scientists, activists and billionaires, sailing the world and examining the state of the oceans. That’s the dream of entrepreneur Aaron Olivera, who believes the novel vessel will help raise environmental awareness.

10 Apr 2021 8
Green dream features atomic superyacht
9 Apr 2021

Seaside staycation

With no shortage of comfort, a stay at the seafront retreat of Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa is as uplifting as ice cream on a hot summer's day. Having just celebrated five years of being in operation, the resort continues to soar in popularity among families despite the pandemic. Solo vacationers and couples will also have an experience that is as sublime as the experience had by the kids doing cannonballs into the resort's pool.

9 Apr 2021 1
Seaside staycation
8 Apr 2021

Silavadee Pool Spa Resort, Koh Samui

Standing on the tranquil Laem Nan beach, Silavadee Pool Spa Resort on Koh Samui has long been a popular holiday getaway for local and foreign vacationers and honeymooners to indulge in the romantic ambience and have fun doing a wide range of leisure activities.

8 Apr 2021 1
Silavadee Pool Spa Resort, Koh Samui
8 Apr 2021

Take a trip to Japan, no passport required

Omotenashi, loosely translated as Japanese hospitality, is one of the impressions that always captures the hearts of visitors to Japan.

8 Apr 2021
Take a trip to Japan, no passport required
8 Apr 2021

A place where time moves slow

Close to world-famous tourism juggernauts, Koh Phaluai remains a low-profile destination as it paves the way for eco-conscious travellers.

8 Apr 2021
A place where time moves slow
8 Apr 2021

Phuket tops Thai travellers wishlist

Phuket is the top destination Thais want to visit during the Songkran holiday, according to Agoda.

8 Apr 2021 1
Phuket tops Thai travellers wishlist
7 Apr 2021

Central to mark Songkran in new fashion

'Thai Niyom (or Thainess)" is the central theme for the "Thailand Songkran Festival 2021", which will run at all 32 Central shopping centres across the country from tomorrow until April 18.

7 Apr 2021
Central to mark Songkran in  new fashion
7 Apr 2021

Surf skate heaven comes to Parc Paragon

Surf skate enthusiasts will love this. Siam Paragon has turned Parc Paragon into a surf skate beach for "Siam Paragon Summer Sensation Surf & Verve" until May 9.

7 Apr 2021
Surf skate heaven comes to Parc Paragon
1 Apr 2021

Chiang Mai, Bangkok make veggie list

Chiang Mai and Bangkok are among the top 75 vegetarian-friendly cities in the world, according to the Vegetarian Cities Index 2021.

1 Apr 2021 1
Chiang Mai, Bangkok make veggie list