House of Travel’s new app

House of Travel customers will now be able to have instant access on their smart phones to all their travel related documents including booking local attractions and flights on the go, with the launch of the company’s new travel app for both Iphone and Android. Available now through both Google Play and the App store, […]

6 dangers to look out for while travelling

6 dangers to look out for while travelling With summer drawing to a close, travel insurers are preparing for a busy month ahead as sun-worshiping Australasians head into winter and plan their holidays to warmer climates. Grant Waldeck, spokesperson for leading insurance comparison website, comparethemarket.com.au – who expects peak comparisons in March  – warns, that while many […]

Cycle trails making positive impact on the New Zealand economy

Cycle trails making positive impact on the New Zealand economy – A new report shows that businesses and communities in areas served by the New Zealand Cycle Trail (NZCT) are making great progress, with increased economic activity and more visitors to the trail regions. Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail Evaluation Report shows that […]

Avalon Waterways to Operate Ten Stylish Suite Ships

Avalon Waterways to Operate Ten Stylish Suite Ships  – Avalon Waterways has announced another two new stylish SuiteShips will join its fleet in 2015, giving it a total of 10 Suite Ships and the most modern river cruise fleet in Europe. The additions of Avalon Tapestry II and Avalon Tranquility II are revealed in Avalon […]

Air Tahiti Nui to Screen FIFO Documentaries Inflight

Air Tahiti Nui to Screen FIFO Documentaries Inflight – In its new role as official airline of Tahiti’s International Documentary Film Festival Oceanic (FIFO), Air Tahiti Nui will begin screening films from the popular annual film festival inflight. Held each year in Papeete, FIFO brings together the best documentaries from throughout Oceania with the 2014 […]

MILLENNIUM – A MEMOIR

MILLENNIUM – A MEMOIR  A slice-of-life travelogue, in this genre-blending, creative non-fiction memoir, NZ born Vince Osbourne travels to Tonga to reconnect with an old friend and usher in the new millennium…   By – Peri Hoskins Published by – Tane Kaha Publications, March 2014 RRP $24.99 It’s December 1999, the cusp of a new […]

LOVE FOOD MORE … WASTE IT LESS

LOVE FOOD MORE … WASTE IT LESS – GLAD INTRODUCE LUNCH BOX INSPIRATION Every parent’s been there …. The lovingly (yet hurriedly packed) lunchbox returns home, and no surprise … merely a few bites have been munched through. The question – how do we get our kids more inspired to enjoy their lunchbox creations? Glad […]

Beat the back to work blues with great rates year-round at Semara Seminyak

Beat the back to work blues with great rates year-round at Semara Seminyak – Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak has the perfect remedy for January’s back-to-work blues -the lure of a money-saving holiday when it suits in 2014 with year-round flat rates now available. Located in Bali’s new hotspot, Jalan Petitenget, the stylish resort hasintroduced […]

Anantara’s King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament Packs its Trunk and Moves to Bangkok

Anantara’s King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament Packs its Trunk and Moves to Bangkok – That’s right everyone, the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament is packing its trunk and moving to Bangkok. Our hugely successful charity event is now entering its thirteenth year and due to the popularity of the event we are moving it from […]

Jetstar tops domestic on-time performance in New Zealand in 2013

Jetstar tops domestic on-time performance in New Zealand in 2013  Jetstar records the best domestic on-time performance on a month-on-month basis in 2013*  Better reliability reflects the airline’s focus on improving the customer experience  Customer satisfaction ends the year at its highest-ever level  On-time performance results from the country’s two major domestic […]