New Quest property for Auckland

Quest Serviced Apartments is set to add to their accommodation offering in Auckland with the opening of a new property in East Tamaki. Quest Highbrook will open on 12 August and is a new superbly appointed 62-room complex consisting of 36 studios, 18 one bedroom apartments, four two bedroom apartments and four disabled access studio […]

Tzaneen Country Lodge, Limpopo

Have you heard about Tzaneen Country Lodge – the best kept secret of Limpopo Province in South Africa? En Route to the Kruger National Park following the Main Route (N1) from Johannesburg to Polokwane, the capital of Limpopo, to the scenic town of Tzaneen, you will find the Award winning Tzaneen Country Lodge, famous for its […]

Free ‘Malaysia Trip Planner’ App

Visitors to Malaysia are now able to download a free application for their smartphones that puts a complete guide of the country in the palm of their hand. Called ‘The Malaysia Trip Planner’, the application gives travellers personalised, inspiring and practical information on Malaysia, says Tourism Malaysia’s New Zealand Director, Ms Zalina Ahmad. Key features […]

A taste of California

Guests at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, California can now enjoy a fascinating new collection of Peninsula Academy tours designed to showcase the best of Californian lifestyle and culture. On Escape to Xanadu: Malibu Surf, Sand and Sun, guests spend the day at one of Malibu’s iconic ocean-front residences – Xanadu – once owned by Olivia […]

New Antarctic gateway

Aurora Expeditions are set to shake up the traditional Antarctic cruise itinerary with the launch of an exciting new ‘Antarctic Gateway’ in their 2014/15 Antarctic program. The Chilean port and nature haven of Puerto Williams will be used as an alternative to the usual Argentinian port of Ushuaia, with voyages either starting or ending on […]

Kiwi Travellers Expanding Horizons

The latest travel statistics from Flight Centre, New Zealand’s largest travel retailer, show that Kiwi’s are expanding their horizons when it comes to international travel with Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil and Samoa reporting the top booking increases in June 2013, compared to same month of the previous year. Flight Centre New Zealand’s managing director, Mike Friend, […]

13 day cruise – HK, Vietnam, Singapore

A whole 13 days to cruise from Hong Kong to Singapore aboard the world’s highest-rated boutique passenger vessel, SeaDream II is selling in March next year from US$8544pp twin-share – almost a third below the originally advertised price a year ago and including all 5-star gourmet dining, wines with lunch and dinner, drinks from the […]

Cathay heads to the Maldives

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that it will launch a new four-times-weekly service to the Maldives, one of the most-sought-after getaways in the world for leisure travellers. The new service is scheduled to commence on 27 October 2013, subject to government approval. Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a chain […]

Royal Caribbean – Christmas in July

Imagine a Christmas that’s stress-free, with everything taken care of! Make Christmas this year a holiday the whole family can enjoy, onboard a Royal Caribbean cruise. You won’t have to worry about anything from Christmas dinner to the decorations, plus it all comes with a stunning ocean view. And the best news is that Royal […]

Sydney – More public toilets!

A voluntary scheme will encourage Sydney retailers, cafes and other businesses to open their toilets to the public. The open door policy, coupled with 15 new public toilets in city streets and parks, is part of the City of Sydney’s plan to provide more high-quality, accessible public amenities. A draft strategy to go before the […]