Choice Hotels Launches Ascend Hotel Collection

Choice Hotels’ CEO Trent Fraser cut the ribbon on the Ascend Hotel Collection, a unique property offering, in his opening speech at Choice Hotel’s annual conference in Darwin on 15 July 2013. Ascend Hotel Collection is an exclusive group of historic, boutique or unique properties offering a very special hotel experience for discerning guests within the Choice Hotels stable. […]

Hotel Muse – Next Top Model

Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan, member of the MGallery Collection, welcomed 15 models who are competing in this season of Australia’s Next Top Model on their surprise visit to Bangkok. Accompanied by judges Charlotte Dawson and Didier Cohen, the troupe of 15 young and aspiring models from Australia arrived late in the evening at Hotel Muse […]

Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji – Adults Only Pool

Outrigger on the Lagoon · Fiji has broadened its appeal to couples with the opening of a purpose built adults only pool and bistro, the Vahavu. Meaning ‘to relax’ or ‘chill out’, the $2.2 million Vahavu complex features a 20m lap pool, a 35m lagoon pool and a swim-up bar. Resort General Manager Peter Hopgood […]

New Bloom For Mantra In Broome

Mantra has added to its network in Western Australia with a resort in Broome, located just a few minutes’ walk from the world famous Cable Beach. Now part of the Mantra network, the former The Frangipani Resort will be known as Mantra Frangipani Broome. The property consists of 62 apartments – all with private courtyards; […]

Paradise Resort’s $2m upgrade

An additional $2 million investment will see the launch of 100 newly refurbished rooms at Australia’s number one destination for families – Paradise Resort –in mid-July this year. A high demand for the accommodation of families larger than four people, combined with the chance to further the holiday experience at the Resort, has brought about […]

Heritage Queenstown School Hols Special

Award winning Heritage Queenstown sets the standard for southern hospitality with its recent sleek refurbishment, promising a great stay for a family winter ski break.   The hotel’s meticulous upgrade has transformed every deluxe room and suite with a stylish new décor boasting modern furnishings and sumptuous bedding, plus, new entertainment systems and state of the […]

Edgewater Rarotonga caters to extended families

Edgewater Resort & Spa in Rarotonga reports seeing an increasing number of inter-generational families coming to stay, with grandparents travelling with families or extended family groups travelling together. “Edgewater Resort is perfect for this type of group as the three-bedroom villas are set up with full kitchen, laundry facilities and separate lounge,” says Mike Hogan […]

City Lodge upgrades – 5-Star Qualmark Rating

Auckland’s City Lodge, one of only a select few 5-star Qualmark rated Backpackers and Environmental Silver rated properties, has undergone significant improvements to further impress new and repeat guests. “Five stars is a very high achievement, no matter what the category, and City Lodge has proven repeatedly that it is at the pinnacle of the […]

Earlybird Luxury Special: The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort

Eight Days / Seven Nights from $2,499 per person, twin share SAVE $645 per person or 33 per cent on a seven night trip to one of the world’s premier ski resorts, Vail, Colorado, from only $2,499 per person, twin share. This earlybird special includes an Epic 7-Day Pass – one of the best value […]

BMW 7 checks into Intercontinental Wellington

A new arrival at InterContinental Wellington has both guests and staff excited – a BMW 7 Series high performance car in which to transport guests around the nation’s capital. InterContinental Wellington General Manager, Scott Hamilton, said adding the vehicle to the hotel’s inventory was an easy decision after all options had been considered. “We pride ourselves on […]