Food at Intercontinental Bangkok

Food Review: InterContinental Bangkok floored us with their food and service

We don’t usually end up writing about food here on Passing Ports because while we are big time foodies, we are nowhere close to being food connoisseurs, and don’t take any effort in going that route. But having said that, there’s something that happened recently that has made us rethink that decision. That one thing …

When it is about InterContinental Chennai, it is all about the Sunday Brunch

As some of you might have noticed, we’ve been sharing a lot of pics and videos from InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort. For those who haven’t guessed yet, Passing Ports has partnered with InterContinental Chennai to bring together a series of events, and we started off with their Sunday Brunch. A little more about InterContinental Chennai’s …

Russian visa requirements for Indian Citizens

Free Russian Visa for Indian Citizens entering East Russia; but is it really worth it?

Now, don’t you start wondering if Russia has split into two, or if East Russia is a separate country that no one knew of. Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister announced a couple of days ago that tourists and businessmen from 18 nations – India, UAE, Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, Iran, Qatar, China, North Korea, Kuwait, Morocco, …

Here’s Emirates and Turkish Airlines’ electronics handling service in action

Yes, the electronics ban by US and UK is in action and the affected Middle Eastern and African airlines have all started figuring out different ways to overcome this issue. While the Jet Airways and Etihad Airways combo have just asked their passengers to follow the rules, Emirates first and then Turkish Airlines have taken …

Here’s how Turkish Airlines is handling the Electronics Ban

The US enforced electronics ban has been in effect for about two days now, and the airlines from the Middle West and Africa have responded in their own ways to tackle this issue, creating new policies in the process. We’ve answered many questions regarding this US electronics ban in an earlier post. #electronicsban 🚫 pic.twitter.com/U3S7sdkipy …

US electronics ban travel advisory

Electronics Ban: Travel Advisory from Jet/Etihad Airways for those flying to the US

With the D-day coming closer (the US electronics ban for airlines goes into effect on March 25, here’s everything you need to know about the electronics ban enforced by the United States), all the affected airlines have started communicating with their audiences one way or another. In short, passengers on airlines from the Middle East …

Emirates electronics ban

Emirates Announces A New Service, Laptop & Tablet Handling Service for US Flights

Update: Jet Airways has issued a travel advisory for its passengers flying to the US with its strategic partner, Etihad Airways. This whole week has been about the airline industry. First, it started with the United States shocking the world with the “electronics ban” on airlines taking off from the Middle East and Africa, affecting …

UK electronics ban

After US, UK also announces an electronics ban on flights from the Middle East & North Africa

The shock treatment continues. After the USA announced a ban on electronics on flights originating from the Middle East and Africa, the UK has also announced a ban on electronic items as a part of your cabin luggage. If it is any consolation, the ban by the UK is not as Draconian as their American …