Qantas expands codeshare with LAN

Qantas will offer customers even greater travel options through South America as part of an expanded codeshare relationship with oneworld partner LAN in the LATAM Airlines Group. Qantas customers will able to travel on codeshare services operated by LAN from Santiago, Chile to six destinations across South America, including Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and […]

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Polynesian Spa – new mineral pool

Rotorua’s Polynesian Spa has opened a new mineral pool in its Deluxe Lake Spa which means guests now have access to both renowned acidic and alkaline mineral waters for ultimate bathing wellness. The world leading natural mineral bathing and luxury spa treatment destination has four alkaline mineral pools in its Deluxe Lake Spa and the […]

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Gate to Gate device use with Air New Zealand

You can now use handheld portable electronic devices in flight mode for the entire duration of your Air New Zealand flight – gate to gate! This applies when travelling on domestic and international services on board Airbus A320, Boeing 787- 9, 777-200 and 777-300 aircraft. Air New Zealand is the first airline in the Asia […]

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Mongolia removes visas for 42 countries

The Government of Mongolia is advancing travel facilitation by removing visa requirements for citizens of 42 countries. The Government of Mongolia recently granted visa free access to the country for up to 30 days for tourist and short business trips of citizens from 42 countries, in addition to the 20 countries already benefitting from visa […]

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Music acts – visa changes – NZ

New visa regulations will help attract more high-end music acts to New Zealand, offering great spin-offs for the tourism industry, says the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA). From the end of November, high-end music acts and their support crew will be able to travel and perform in New Zealand on visitor visas rather than […]

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The Point Brisbane weekend offer

Spend the weekend in inner-city Brisbane with full-service deluxe standard accommodation, breakfast, free parking and late checkout included for NZD$219 per room per night, a saving of NZD$511 off full package price. The Point Brisbane at Kangaroo Point is offering this weekend special  on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights until December 28. Convenient to the […]

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Edinburgh’s Most Glamorous Festival Escape Is Back!

This August Edinburgh Festival favourite, the pop-up Pommery Champagne Cafe Bar, returns to the Royal Mile as the most glamorous place to soak up the world-renowned carnival atmosphere. The historic Signet Library on the Royal Mile which, for the rest of the year hosts the acclaimed Gran Caffè, will for the fourth year open its […]

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Peppers on the Point Scoops Top Award – Again

It came down to three finalists and a cook off, with a mystery box for an added challenge, and Peppers on the Point, Lake Rotorua Executive Chef Craig Martin timed and tasted to perfection. His skill, expertise and flair earning him the Outstanding Chef accolade at the recent prestigious Rotorua Hospitality awards – for the second year […]

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Sydney Craft Beer Week

What: Sydney Craft Beer Week (18th-26th of October, Launch on October 17) Description: Across 10 jam-packed nights, more than 40 of Sydney’s leading venues will be host to over 100 events that celebrate the Craft Beer phenomenon taking over Australia. Some festival highlights – Opening Night Gala event at ‘The Giant Dwarf Theatre’ on October 17 Punters can get […]

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Inflight Wi-Fi Influences flight selection

US passengers say that inflight wifi influences their flight selection and, in some cases, they tend to pay more for specific flights. These are among findings in the latest Honeywell Wireless Connectivity survey which affirms that fliers today expect constant and speedy Wi-Fi when traveling. The availability of Wi-Fi influences flight selection for 66% of […]

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