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 […]

Ramada opens in Vanuatu

WYNDHAM HOTEL GROUP INTRODUCES RAMADA  BRAND TO VANUATU WITH PORT VILA OPENING Wyndham Hotel Group has expanded its South Pacific presence with this month’s opening of the highly anticipated Ramada Resort Port Vila, Vanuatu. Opening three weeks earlier than anticipated, the 80-room, AUD 30 million resort is the company’s first property in Vanuatu and employs […]

Dubai – World’s Fastest Free Airport Wi-Fi

DXB Wows Passengers with the World’s Fastest Free Airport Wi-Fi Aptly named WOW-Fi, the service provides internet connection up to a staggering 100mbps surpassing all other airports. This follows Dubai Airports’ launch of an upgraded free unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi connection across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) in December last year. Commenting on […]

New Inflight Eco-Luxe Beauty Essential

NEW INFLIGHT ECO-LUXE BEAUTY STAPLE With a new optimal 100ml size for hand luggage regulations, Adorn Cosmetics Bulgarian Rose Hydrating Mist is an essential skincare travel staple that effortlessly maintains moisture levels whilst flying. Distilled from 100% pure, fresh rose petals and certified toxin free, this luxurious hydrating mist will help combat cabin conditions to protect skin from the […]

Little Tai Hang Opens, Hong Kong

Little Tai Hang Opens: Design Centric Boutique Hotel and Serviced Apartments with Neighbourhood Charm Now taking bookings for stays from 27 March Design centric boutique hotel and serviced apartments, Little Tai Hang in the quaint neighbourhood of Tai Hang provides a truly unique hospitality experience with real personality and extraordinary charm. Officially welcoming guests from 27 […]

Marriott debuts Four Points by Sheraton in Auckland

Marriott International has announced it expects to debut its booming Four Points by Sheraton brand in New Zealand with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Auckland in late 2017. Owned by Russell Property Group and Lockwood Auckland Properties and brokered by Dean Humphries of Colliers International, the 255-room hotel will be located in the […]

Electronics travel ban sparks insurance queries

The recently announced electronics ban on airline cabins has triggered mass queries for travellers around the world. Due to terrorism concerns electronics larger than a phone will now be banned in cabins on flights to the United States and the United Kingdom. The ban will take place on flights from regions in the Middle East […]