Wyndham – Second Hotel in Queenstown

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the signing of its second hotel in Queenstown, ideally timed to service a need for high-quality accommodation in New Zealand’s third largest tourism market. Developed by Safari Group, Wyndham Garden® Remarkables Park, Queenstown, is slated to open in May next year, with construction in the Remarkables Park estate already underway. […]

AVANI Hotels & Resorts for Auckland

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, with a portfolio of 18 hotels and resorts in 12 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, has announced the acquisition of Metro Suites in Auckland. In a deal worth over NZD 11 million dollars, the Metro Suites’ 40-storey luxury tower will be transformed through a major room […]

Mille Crepe Cakes to Singapore Passengers

On May 1, 2017, all global travellers in Suites, First Class and Business Class will receive a special, customised slice of Lady M Signature Mille Crepes as a way of celebrating SIA’s birthday in the skies. This unprecedented, one day only event sponsored by Lady M will not only deliver the highest quality Lady M confection to passengers, but will reinforce both […]

Ramada Encore Brand to New Zealand

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the introduction of a new brand – Ramada ENCORE – to New Zealand, reflecting the hospitality giant’s intent to broaden its portfolio in the country. The soon-to-be Ramada ENCORE Christchurch Colombo Street is being developed under a franchise agreement with Lepdon Holdings and is slated to be completed in late […]

Extended Cuban Cruises

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE EXTENDS CRUISES TO CUBA THROUGH 2018 Norwegian Sky will sail 33 roundtrip cruises from Miami to Cuba in 2018, with 32 voyages featuring an overnight call in the capital city of Havana Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it will further extend its offering of weekly roundtrip cruises from Miami to Cuba […]

Bachelor NZ flies AirAsia

The Bachelor’s Zac Franich Laps Up AirAsia X Premium Flatbed The Bachelor New Zealand’s Zac Franich has travelled in style to Thailand in his quest for love in season three of the hit Three television production. The latest instalment of The Bachelor New Zealand series saw Zac and the remaining bachelorettes fly to exotic Thailand with Asia’s award-winning […]

NYC – New Pedestrian Plazas

Times Square NYC Celebrates Official Spring Opening of New Pedestrian Plazas Plans Announced For New NYC-Based Programming Featuring Design, Public Art, Food, & Entertainment The Times Square Alliance, Councilmembers Daniel Garodnick and Corey Johnson, the NYC Department of Transportation, the Department of Design and Construction, and Snøhetta today celebrated the grand opening of the Times […]

The West Coast – 100% pure bliss

By Kip Brook At first glance, the supermarket aisles in Hokitika seem busier than in Auckland – but it’s just that West Coast people like to chat more and catch up unlike Kiwis from, the big smoke. Life on the West Coast seems wonderfully idyllic. There are days when the rain doesn’t stop and sun […]

Treat Your Mum to a Holiday with Amari

Treat your mum to a special unforgettable getaway! Amari makes it easier for daughters and sons to spoil their mums with packages designed to get families together to create new memories and connect with new destinations.    For ‘The Young at Heart Mum’ – Light up her adventurous spirit with the ‘Koh Samui Wanderlust Package’ at Amari […]

Qatar – first with high-speed broadband on flights

Qatar Airways made a host of exciting announcements to kick-start day one of the Middle East’s biggest travel show in Dubai. 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 […]