08 Aug '11, 9am

Looking for unique destinations? Travel agents say Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania & Belarus are most in vogue now.

Looking for unique destinations? Travel agents say Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania & Belarus are most in vogue now.

Above: Affluent travellers are heading for more unusual destinations such as Mont St Michel in Normandy. With the growing concentration of high net worth individuals in Singapore, travel agencies have been receiving more requests for expensive holidays to previously uncharted vacation terrain. 'Our customers are getting more adventurous and are trying new destinations, and (as for our cruises), we are seeing a greater demand for bookings for the balcony cabins and suites,' said Chin Ying Duan, corporate communications manager at Royal Caribbean Cruises (Asia) Pte Ltd. This phenomenon is not unique to one agency. At Insight Vacations, Sheryl Lim, manager of marketing and reservations, makes similar observations, and offers an explanation for it. 'Usually, these high-flyers will have visited the regions at least once, and would have covered the main cities. They do this on v...

Full article: http://www.relax.com.sg/relax/features/707566/On_the_road...

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