New Automated Passport Control Kiosks at LAX

40 new Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks have been unveiled at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) expedite the entry process for international arriving passengers at the airport’s Tom Bradley International Terminal. U.S. and Canadian citizens arriving from abroad, as well as travelers from the 38 Visa Waiver Countries who are also registered with the U.S. […]

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P&O – a food revolution

P&O Cruises Banishes the Buffet to Start a Food Revolution In one of the biggest transformations in local cruising, P&O Cruises has announced a food revolution that will see buffets banished from its latest cruise ships. As part of a major overhaul of dining at sea, the cruise line has revealed that both Pacific Aria […]

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New 40km/h speed limit, Sydney

The City of Sydney has welcomed the roll-out this Saturday of a new 40km/h speed limit zone in central Sydney to improve pedestrian safety The zone, announced by the NSW Government in May, is bounded by Hay, Kent, Pitt and Castlereagh streets and will connect with the existing 40km/h area in The Rocks. The new, […]

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Etihad has new livery

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today unveiled a stunning new livery design which will be introduced across its fleet. Created by leading brand consultants Landor Associates in partnership with Etihad Airways, the new livery is inspired by traditional Emirati design patterns, the landscapes of the desert and the geometric shapes […]

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Hit the campervan road with Europcar

Road trips around New Zealand and Australia have never been easier, with Europcar introducing campervans to its diverse fleet of rental vehicles. In an exclusive partnership with thl, Australasia’s leading campervan operator, Europcar customers can now hire a Maui, Britz or Mighty campervan, choosing the hotel on wheels that best meets their travel needs. Europcar Australia and […]

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New wellness at Peninsula, Bangkok

The Peninsula Bangkok Spa has introduced two new wellness packages aimed at combining its signature spa treatments with a range of specialised health services. The four-day ‘Rest, Relax and Rejuvenation Program and the seven-day Weight Management Program include a one-on-one consultation with a doctor from Bangkok’s renowned BNH Hospital as well as a meeting with […]

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Oz Clarke joins Singapore Airlines’ wine panel

Oz Clarke, one of the world’s most celebrated and colourful wine authorities, has joined Singapore Airlines’ distinguished panel of wine experts. The Briton’s passion for wine first began as a student at Oxford University, where he was captain of the Wine Tasting Team. After graduation, Clarke acted with the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare […]

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Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track – Stairway to Heaven

As a relatively obscure song alludes to in its opening lines: “Passing seasons all but fade away into misty clouds of autumn grey,” so in Southland, seasons change rapidly as I was about to find out. The weather gods were on our side and the morning mist was soon burning off as we started hiking […]

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Dallas / Fort Worth : Only U.S. Airport Offering Expedited Customs Clearance

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has emerged as the only airport in the United States (U.S.) that offers all expedited Customs clearance programs for international travelers, making it the easiest and most efficient airport to clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The clearance programs implemented at DFW include: CBP’s Global Entry Trusted […]

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Book: The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Location Guidebook

THE HOBBIT MOTION PICTURE TRILOGY LOCATION GUIDEBOOK Ian Brodie   NZ RRP $44.99 PB | Release Date 1 November 2014 | HarperCollins NZ   New book showcases the magnificence of ‘Middle-earth’ New Zealand Since the incredible global success of the Lord of the Rings films and now The Hobbit trilogy, New Zealand has become the […]

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