Concierge: BA's new Luxe Lounge at Changi Airport, Safari stays in Tanzania and Kenya


British Airways has unveiled its new lounge at Changi Airport, complete with a Concorde Bar and an exclusive area for First Class passengers, and showcasing artwork by established Singaporean and British artists.

To celebrate, British Airways is offering its Club World customers from Singapore a complimentary one-way upgrade to First Class, as well as a £60 (S$120) voucher and a complimentary one-way airport transfer for customers who choose to stay at the Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard in London.

The promotion is available on one leg of the flights operating between Singapore and London.

The offer must be booked by Oct 13 through travel agents and is valid for travel from now until March 31 next year.

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Keemala luxury Villa Hotel in the lush Phuket hillside opens this weekend.

Its unique 38 pool cottages, tree houses and villas overlooking the Andaman sea include clay cottages, tent-like villas, tree houses and woven bird's nest villas.

Rates for the villas, each of which has its own pool, start from THB 19,050 (S$746).

Keemala also includes a Mala Holistic Spa. And its four dining outlets offer a Healthy Living Cuisine menu featuring health food such as raw food or gluten-free options .

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Travellers looking for adventure will find great deals through A2A Safaris travel agency, which has partnered with Asilia Africa's luxury lodges in Tanzania and Kenya.

Those who stay a total of six nights in any of Asilia's 18 lodges will get 50 per cent off their stay.

This offer is valid for travel from Feb 1 to March 15. Terms and conditions apply.

For details, call 6442-7600 or go to www.a2asafa

Lydia Vasko

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 04, 2015, with the headline 'Concierge'. Subscribe