Budget gets gold

Budget Car Rental New Zealand has been awarded gold in this year’s Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award survey. This is the second consecutive year Budget has been awarded gold for their outstanding customer service. The survey, completed by 1,500 New Zealanders, named Budget Car Rental as the category winner for Car Rental Companies citing their […]

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 […]

Avis installs 20 new defibrillators across New Zealand

The Heart Foundation applauds a new initiative from leading rental car network, Avis Rent A Car, that will help fight New Zealand’s biggest killer – heart disease, while achieving two New Zealand firsts. Avis Rent A Car is the first rental car provider to install life-saving defibrillators at 20 locations throughout New Zealand, including branches […]

Wyndham Expands into Albany, Auckland

Wyndham Hotel Group has further expanded its presence in New Zealand by opening its second Auckland property – Ramada Suites Albany, Auckland North Shore. Albany’s first major accommodation development in more than six years, the 66-room Ramada Suites Albany offers stylish accommodation in Auckland’s North Shore region and reflects the tourism potential of New Zealand’s […]

Qatar Airway’s QSuite

Qatar Airways made a host of exciting announcements to kick-start day one of the Middle East’s biggest travel show in Dubai today. At the highly anticipated annual press conference Qatar Airways announced it will be the first airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband on flights starting this summer, along with a brand new […]

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 […]