Pop around Town:Travel-less travels

【明報專訊】Feeling cooped up for too long because of the pandemic? Or more seriously, feeling that your freedom has been unfairly denied with no end in sight? These may have been the reasons some airline marketers have thought of for a new product on offer: ''flight to nowhere'' thrills! With aviation business grinding to a halt since early 2020, airlines have sought creative marketing to think of a new kind of travel experience. Whereas in pre-pandemic times the travellers' singular goal was to reach their destinations while having to put up with the hassles of crowded airports, long lines at the immigration counters, etc., the months of global travel restrictions may have brought new appreciation to the process of the journey itself.