NZ return to 10-year passports

Statement from John Key’s office: “Earlier this week the Government announced we have listened to New Zealanders and adult passports will again be valid for 10 years, once required law changes are made. You’ll recall a number of countries changed the validity of passports from 10 years to five years following the terrorist events of […]

TIA and PATA Join Forces

A new partnership is set to benefit New Zealand’s tourism industry and see it contributing at a global level The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will focus on four main areas of co-operation: the sharing of information and insight […]

Singapore Airlines Introduce Mobile Solution for Cabin Crew

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have announced the launch of TCS CrewCollab Solution, a tablet-based mobile application for cabin crew to deliver more personalised customer service and to automate and streamline in-flight processes for cabin crew. The application has been developed through a collaboration project by SIA and TCS, which leverages on […]

InterContinental Hotels Group strengthen its Culinary Team

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in September 2014 launched its Culinary Panel: a new initiative featuring five celebrated chefs who have been appointed IHG Culinary Ambassadors to develop a repertoire of unique signature dishes for guests dining in IHG’s hotels across the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. Today, IHG announced addition of two new […]

A Spa Holiday – Our Top Four Destinations for a Truly Relaxing Break

A spa holiday is the ultimate way to take a relaxing break, affording you the opportunity to escape from the stresses of daily life as you are pampered to perfection. However, while you will want to find a spa that offers the best bespoke treatments, the location is an important factor, too. After all, a […]

Help light up Auckland at Diwali Festival 2015

Applications are now open for stallholders and performers who would like to help light up Auckland at Auckland Diwali Festival 2015. The Auckland Diwali Festival is a two-day celebration that brings Aucklanders and visitors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds together to celebrate and experience traditional and contemporary Indian culture in its many exciting forms. […]

Qantas now offers PressReader

Qantas customers can now enjoy access to nearly 4,000 leading titles on the world’s largest newspaper and magazine platform, PressReader, including Let’s Travel. Accessible via the Qantas App, PressReader will enable Qantas customers to download magazines and newspapers in more than 60 languages, from a huge range of local, regional and international titles across 100 countries, prior to […]

Queenstown gets New Zealand’s first suspended viewing cube

One of New Zealand’s most photographed views is set to become even more popular with Skyline Queenstown’s plans to build the country’s first suspended viewing cube. The tourism operator has today applied for resource consent to build the glass cube off Skyline Queenstown’s famous viewing deck, at the top of Bob’s Peak. The 1 metre-wide, […]

Industry Discount at Outrigger Laguna Phuket

Enjoy the tranquillity and luxury of the absolute beachfront Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort with a newly released industry rate from THB 1,999+++ per room per night (approx NZ$80 plus taxes). The offer is available for a deluxe room from May 1 to December 15, 2015 and April 1 to October 31, 2016. Rates for other room […]

The Top Three Holiday Destinations for Scuba Diving Enthusiasts

Scuba diving is like opening a portal into another world. There’s nothing else quite like it: the soft, quiet rush of the water in your ears, the colourful flash of sea creatures, the rippling flurries as shoals of fish dart back and forth before your eyes. The barrier reefs are a jungle of movement and […]