Edgewater Rarotonga caters to extended families

Edgewater Resort & Spa in Rarotonga reports seeing an increasing number of inter-generational families coming to stay, with grandparents travelling with families or extended family groups travelling together. “Edgewater Resort is perfect for this type of group as the three-bedroom villas are set up with full kitchen, laundry facilities and separate lounge,” says Mike Hogan […]

Cosy up to Crowne Plaza’s winter-warming packages

Resist hibernation and embrace the temperature drop with a road trip to some of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations this winter with Crowne Plaza’s Discover More winter deals. Perfect for curing the winter blues, packages will be available at Crowne Plaza properties in some of the eastern seaboard’s most enticing locations, including Canberra, Coogee Beach, […]

Plantation Island Easter ‘stay-pay’ offers

Plantation Island Resort has released a new round of ‘stay-pay’ offers offering a choice of five nights or seven nights stays at the Mamanuca Islands resort in April and May inclusive of the Easter school holiday period. Option one is a five-night stay based on a four-night price in the resort’s hotel style accommodation with […]

Rest your head

A bit of a surprise on this latest trip was just how much apartment style accommodation has been added to the traditional hotel experience across Queensland, and probably other parts of Australia for that matter. For two nights in Townsville I stayed in the Quest Serviced Apartments in Palmer Street, right in the heart of […]

Rotorua tourism app

Information about where to stay and what to do in Rotorua is now easier to access, thanks to a new mobile phone application. Destination Rotorua Tourism Marketing already has a successful website promoting Rotorua but has now created a web-based mobile application which can be accessed on any phone with internet access. DRTM web development […]

Matakana

By Lauraine Jacobs With its glorious coastline, gentle hinterland, vineyards, sculpture park, marine reserves and lodges, the Matakana region, an hour north of Auckland, is fast becoming Auckland’s playground. The sleepy village of Matakana has been transformed in the last three years into a bustling centre with cafes, restaurant, chic shops, bakeries, inc cream parlour […]

Aga Reef Resort to open

Samoa Tourism Authority is proud to announce the opening of Aga Reef Resort – the newest 4 star resort on the picturesque south coast of Upolu. Aga Reef Resort, the brain child of former Samoan Trade Commissioner to New Zealand, Apete Meredith, is the newest addition to Samoa’s stellar line up of deluxe beach front […]

A One Man Quest – Finding Good Accommodation

A bit of a surprise on this trip was just how much apartment style accommodation has been added to the traditional hotel experience across Queensland, and probably other parts of Australia for that matter, in the last ten years or so. For two nights recently in Townsville I stayed in the Quest Serviced Apartments in […]

Vancouver Visitor Guide app

Thanks to Tourism Vancouver’s new Official Visitors’ Guide iTunes app, access to all the information they will need for their Vancouver trip is right at their fingertips. The free download features descriptions and contact
information for a range of accommodation, restaurants and shopping venues, as well as suggested itineraries for quick stops or longer stays. 

The […]

Takatu Lodge, Matakana – Simply Sublime

From the moment the sunrise glowed from behind Little Barrier Island and I caught a glint of a touch of winter frost on the vines, I knew I was somewhere special. Takatu Lodge and Vineyard is a unique experience . . . the opportunity to stay on a working vineyard whist enjoying the highest standards […]