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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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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