First Holiday Inn Express for Brisbane

Holiday Inn Express opens its doors in central Brisbane Brisbane city’s newest hotel is an innovative place to stay for smart, savvy travellers Smart, streamlined and innovative accommodation: that’s what the new Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central is bringing to savvy travellers visiting downtown Brisbane.  Showing off its 226 rooms and expansive public spaces, the […]

Jetstar fails to fly!

International airline customer satisfaction survey grounds Jetstar Qantas’s low cost carrier, Jetstar, has landed last in an international customer satisfaction survey that rated airlines on their check-in and boarding processes as well as their meals, punctuality and cleanliness. “This is yet more evidence that Jetstar needs to clean up its act. It’s one thing to […]

Learn new skills on a Greek beach

What on earth could you learn whilst sunning yourself on a Greek beach? Quite a lot, actually; there’s more to do than meets the eye on the beautiful beaches in Greece. Relax Whilst Exercising Learning Yoga Start your day with a centering yoga session and learn and improve your yoga skills by the end of […]

Mahu Whenua Ridgeline Homestead adds lodge style accom

Luxury property Mahu Whenua Ridgeline Homestead & Eco Sanctuary adds lodge-style accommodation New Zealand’s newest luxury lodge and eco-sanctuary is now even more accessible for visitors to Wanaka and Queenstown. Mahu Whenua Ridgeline Homestead and Eco Sanctuary has now introduced a ‘lodge style’ individual suite accommodation option to cater for demand following its recent launch. […]

South Africa opens Visa Application Centres in New Zealand

The South African High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce the launch of two (2) South African Visa Application Centres in New Zealand which will be run by VFS Global. These centres are in Auckland and Wellington and will go live on Tuesday 14 February 2017.  Applicants who wish to apply for visas […]

Silo Hotel on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront

The highly anticipated Silo Hotel on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is the latest addition to The Royal Portfolio and will open its doors to guests on 1 March 2017. The Silo Hotel occupies a very special location in the heart of Cape Town and has been built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain […]

New 5 star hotel for Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport and Tainui Group Holdings have announced an agreement to develop a new 5-star hotel adjacent to Auckland Airport’s international terminal and the existing 4-star Novotel hotel. The new premium 250-room hotel will be operated by AccorHotels under the Pullman brand. While the additional hotel development has long been a feature of Auckland Airport’s […]

Cathay Pacific introduces Betsy Beer

Cathay Pacific introduces Betsy Beer – the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000ft  By using a combination of science and traditional brewing methods, Betsy Beer is a high-quality craft ale that has travel in its DNA The quality of the inflight dining experience has always been an important focus for […]

DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Times Square West

Made in Manhattan: DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Times Square West  Newly-built Times Square hotel with stunning rooftop bar opens in heart of New York City  Start spreading the news: DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands, today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West, located in […]

The Aviary to open at Mandarin Oriental, NYC

Mandarin Oriental, New York and Chicago-based co-owners, Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas of the widely-acclaimed Alinea Group are delighted to announce the opening of The Aviary NYC in summer 2017. The concept is Chef Achatz and Kokonas’ inaugural hotel partnership and first location outside of Chicago. Following the success of the award-winning Aviary in Chicago, The Aviary NYC will deliver a […]