Peppers Opens In Canberra

Peppers Hotels have officially opened their first CBD based hotel – Peppers Gallery Hotel Canberra – in the heart of the capital’s vibrant New Acton precinct.  The building has played a significant role in Canberra’s pioneering origins and now holds an important place in Peppers 30 year history, evolving from a small group of regional […]

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Interesting global coffee facts

When you are travelling and getting used to new cultures and cuisines, you could be excused from think that simplest way to start the day is with a coffee. Australians and Kiwi’s often garner strange looks when they order a ‘long-black’ or a ‘flat white’. Flight search and comparison website, www.cheapflights.com.au, has investigated 31 ways to […]

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Conrad to debut in London

The inspired luxury of Conrad Hotels & Resorts is due to arrive in Westminster, central London, following a franchise agreement with Supreme Hotels LLP. The 256 guest room hotel will join the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of 23 existing Conrad hotels and resorts worldwide, including Dublin, Dubai, Istanbul, and Portugal. Conrad London Westminster, located between Westminster […]

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Oman celebrates Renaissance Day

On 23 July, the Sultanate of Oman celebrated the 44th Renaissance Day which marks the moment His Majesty Sultan Qaboos took to the throne and led the country on the road of four decades of peace and  prosperity. The day is a time for celebration for the people in Oman, to remember the huge achievements […]

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Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach now accepts reservations

The new Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach now accepting reservations for arrivals beginning December 1, 2014. At five stories, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is comparatively low rise amid the city’s soaring towers, in keeping with the surrounding coastal community. The prestigious Jumeirah neighbourhood – sometimes compared to Beverly Hills with […]

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Six Senses Spa to premiere in Muscat

Six Senses Spas has been selected to manage the impressive 32,000 square foot (3,000 square meter) spa in Muscat, Oman. The spa, which is located at Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Muscat, Oman set to open February 2015. Bernhard Bohnenberger, president of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, said “Six Senses Spa Muscat located […]

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The ins and outs of travel insurance comparisons

Be Protected When Escaping the Winter Blues So it’s winter… again and you need warming! You’ve booked your holiday escape to a tropical destination; but have you bought travel insurance? If you’re turning to price-comparison sites to find insurance, trying to decide on which policy to buy can be baffling. Travel insurance comparison website comparetravelinsurance.co.nz […]

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Book: The Freedom Project

THE FREEDOM PROJECT : TRAVEL – THE ZEN APPROACH TO TRAVEL AS A LIFESTYLE By Wilko van de Kamp The Freedom Project: Travel |  freedomprojectbook.com | ISBN 978-0993826009 Sold online by Amazon and others | Bookstore distribution expected August 2014. “This book is the liberating blueprint for finding freedom and happiness in your traveling life.” […]

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Taipei pedals its way into the future

Taipei joined the likes of Paris and London last year when its city government launched an urban rental bicycle program called YouBike. This initiative aims to encourage residents to be more environmentally conscious and allows travelers to more intimately explore Taipei, a city recently listed as one of 52 “must go places” for the year 2014 by […]

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Most Efficient Airports for 2014

ATRS (Air Transport Research Society), the world’s leading academic society in the air transportation field, measures and compares the operating/managerial efficiency, cost competitiveness, financial performance and airport user charges for 200 airports and 26 airport groups in Canada, USA, Europe, Asia and Oceania released the 2014 airport benchmark study. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, […]

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