Empire Stores: now open in DUMBO , NYC

Empire Stores, the iconic waterfront building in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, is now open. The 450,000 square-foot building, a former coffee warehouse from the 19th century, has been restored by Midtown Equities to create an impressive LEED-certified commercial, retail+cultural space reflecting the new creative energy of this burgeoning Brooklyn neighborhood. The red-bricked, iron-shuttered walls house a variety of distinctive shopping and dining experiences perfect for the culturally curious.    DINE + CHILL  Visitors can enjoy […]

Veriu launches in Sydney

Sydney has welcomed a new hotel brand – Veriu Hotels & Suites – with the opening of the 64-room serviced apartment hotel, Veriu Broadway.   Veriu Broadway is an $18 million conversion of a former warehouse space offering self-contained studios, each over 40 square metres, and one and two bedroom loft style apartments.  Ideally located on Mountain Street, Ultmo, […]

3rd Ramada Suites for Auckland

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced its third Ramada Suites in Auckland – Ramada Suites Victoria Street West, Auckland – which will also be the company’s twelfth property in New Zealand. The hotel’s prime CBD location of 147 Victoria Street West is the site of the historically significant former Cambridge clothing factory, and is within walking […]

Cebu to begin night flights at Boracay

The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) has commenced evening services to and from Caticlan, the gateway to Boracay Island. CEB is the first carrier to launch night flights and utilise the upgraded air traffic control system and newly-installed night navigational equipment at Godofredo P. Ramos Airport. CEB will be adding two round-trip flights daily between Manila and […]

AirAsia – MyCorporate

AirAsia Targets Business Travellers with Launch of MyCorporate AirAsia has launched MyCorporate, a suite of products exclusively made with the business traveller in mind. MyCorporate consists of three bundle options, depending on the requirements of the traveller and the company budget – Fare Only, Corporate Lite and Corporate Full Flex. The Fare Only product is the […]

Hainan – Virgin launch frequent flyer co-op

Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings Club and Virgin Australia Velocity Launch the Frequent Flyer Program Cooperation Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings Club yesterday began its official frequent flyer cooperation with Velocity, the travel awards program of Virgin Australia. The relationship covers point accumulation, award tickets redemption, and reciprocal elite benefits. It includes Virgin Australia and certain member […]

MV Templar – The Rees Queenstown

The Rees Hotel Announces New Luxury Offering: MV Templar  The Rees Hotel Queenstown is excited to announce their new Auckland-based 84ft motor yacht MV Templar is now available for chartered and private cruises.  Based in Viaduct Harbour in Auckland City, the MV Templar by The Rees is a fully furnished luxurious four cabin yacht, with cabin ensuite bathrooms, […]

Pocket map reveals Sydney’s best bike routes

Bike riders will find it safer and easier to cross the city with an updated map from the City of Sydney showing the best local bike routes. The pocket-sized Sydney Cycling Guide and Map has been updated to show new separated cycleways, streets with low traffic and bike-friendly shortcuts. The guide also highlights bike shops, […]

The Langham, Auckland – Australasian first EarthCheck Platinum

The Langham, Auckland celebrated its EarthCheck Platinum status this week with an unveiling ceremony officiated by guest of honour, the Right Hon Sir John Key.  The Langham, Auckland is the first hotel in Australasia to gain the prestigious EarthCheck Platinum Certification, representing 10 years of continuous certification with EarthCheck – the world’s leading Sustainability certification authority […]

New Virgin partners

On 6 July 2017 Virgin Australia welcomed four new Airline Partners into their program: Hainan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Capital Airlines and Tianjin Airlines.  Together with Virgin Australia, these airlines operate over 75 weekly flights from Hong Kong and 13 destinations in mainland China to Australia and New Zealand. You will be able to earn Velocity […]