Concierge: BA’s Europe fare deals, a Jungle Book trip and more

Kanha National Park and Pench National Park.
Kanha National Park and Pench National Park. PHOTO: ANDBEYOND


To celebrate its revamped website, Millennium Hotels & Resorts has launched a Millennium Saver package, where guests will receive up to 25 per cent off the best flexible rate and complimentary breakfast for two at participating hotels. These include Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang, Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands, Millennium Resort Patong Phuket and The Heritage Hotel Manila.

The Millennium Saver package, available for stays from April 25 to Sept 4, can be booked via the hotels' websites. For more details, go to


To honour the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, British Airways is offering discounted return fares to Europe, starting from $1,216 to London, $1,163 to Paris and $1,125 to Amsterdam on the airline's World Traveller economy class.

The offer is available for travel from Singapore till Dec 31. Tickets must be booked by May 4 on


Starting this month, travel firm andBeyond is offering a family- friendly Jungle Book-inspired adventure in India.

The eight-day, seven-night tour includes a visit to Kanha National Park and Pench National Park, where author Rudyard Kipling's famous stories were set; a game drive for a chance to see India's tigers, sloth bears and wolves; visits to local villages; overnight stays in luxurious tented lodges; and menus inspired by the tribal food of Mowgli's time.

Go to to book this allinclusive itinerary, which starts from US$4,999 (S$6,813) a person, excluding international airfare. Available from Oct 15 to Dec 15.


Starting June 28, Tigerair will add Zhengzhou, the provincial capital of China's Henan province, to its list of destinations. It will be the only airline offering non-stop flights between Singapore and the economic centre, providing access to the ancient capitals of Kaifeng, Luoyang and Anyang. Said to be the birthplace of Chinese civilisation, Henan is where Taoism and Shaolin gongfu started.

Ticket sales start on Friday, with $188 one-way promotional fares. For details, go to

Lydia Vasko

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 17, 2016, with the headline 'Concierge: Save at Millennium hotels'. Subscribe