Smart Travel Asia
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Best in Travel Poll 2017 - Asia's top airlines, hotels, destinations


Movers, shakers, and fakers in 2017 Best in Travel poll

Top travel brands in Asia - Best in Travel Poll 2017 by Smart Travel Asia

People matter more than brands said readers voting in our 2017 Best in Travel Poll that ran May-June. Photo from the aerial visual feast photo essay book 'Above Hong Kong Island'/ photo: Graham Uden


Best spots in Asia for meetings

From corporate meetings to CEO chats and MICE


Hong Kong bedtime for suits

All about beds, meetings, and boutique hotels


Polls, planes
and queues

Author - Vijay VergheseWhile I languish in an airport immigration flash mob, our readers pick winners – and losers – in our annual poll. But who let the kids out? In the end it is people who make the brands not logos. Hotels and airlines displaying the most friendly teeth and the busiest feet, were the ones readers picked


Widest economy seats and WiFi

Frequent flyer perks get squeezed, widest seats in economy, the widest business class seats to Asia, and how Small Asian airlines have opened up the region. Plus the A380 vs B787.


Wat's up in Angkor temple town

Phnom Penh, a detailed Asian cruises review, wickedly good Tioman dives, an insightful Sabah fun guide to jungle adventure plus breathless Himalayan treks in Ladakh and Nepal treks around Annapurna. Plus Bhutan fun guide.


Sri Lanka hill retreats and beaches

Bangalore business hotels, hot Gulmarg ski resorts, more on Mumbai business hotels, top tips for fun in Colombo, Goa resorts review. More Kathmandu and Yangon.


Taiwan spa hideaways

Taiwan spa resorts, and a Taipei fun guide with 22 must-do things. Plus our Taipei business hotels review.


Best Boracay resorts, dives

Plus our Cebu resorts review for lovers, divers and an exotic Maldives resorts review for all tastes. Palawan dives.