Sunset Strip Music Festival

For two days in September, West Hollywood will shut down the notorious stretch of Sunset Boulevard known as The Sunset Strip for an incredible festival celebrating The Strip’s legendary musical heritage and its trendsetting future. This year’s expanded festival will occur September 20-21, 2014, with headliners Jane’s Addiction and Empire of the Sun. An eclectic […]

More flights on Hawaii / LA route for winter

Hawaiian Airlines has added more flights between Los Angeles and Maui and O’ahu, Hawaii for the November 2014 to January 2015 period, offering an expanded schedule with more flexibility for holiday travel this year. Hawaiian Airlines currently operates daily year-round non-stop service between Los Angeles and Kahului, Maui. Beginning Nov. 20, a second flight will […]

The Book of New Zealand opened to view in Los Angeles

The Book of New Zealand opened to view in Los Angeles – Tourism New Zealand’s “Book of New Zealand” has opened in Los Angeles, showcasing 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand to a crowd of around 200 high-profile international media and special guests. The Book of New Zealand is an innovative walk-through, multi-media installation that […]

Special “Book of New Zealand” installation in LA

 Special “Book of New Zealand” installation in LA   Part of Tourism New Zealand’s 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign Tourism New Zealand is set to make its mark on Los Angeles with an innovative walk-through, multi-media display that brings 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand to life. A sprawling installation that spans the […]

Etihad to Los Angeles

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today announced the launch of direct flights to Los Angeles, California. The expansion of its US operation will see the airline commence non-stop daily flights between its Abu Dhabi home-base (AUH) and Los Angeles (LAX) from June 1, 2014, subject to regulatory approvals. The […]

Something for everyone at LAX

LA Tourism has created ten unique themed itineraries for LAX travellers spending time in the airport’s Tom Bradley International Terminal. TBIT offers a vast array of new dining, retail shopping and passenger amenities for travellers of all ages and travel styles. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, with family or friends, or looking […]

Air Tahiti Nui Increases Flights to Papeete and LA

Air Tahiti Nui has announced it will increase its Tahiti and Los Angeles connections as part of a global overhaul to give New Zealanders better access to two of the most sought-after destinations in the world. From December, the airline will add a Tuesday afternoon Auckland to Papeete service, complimenting the existing Thursday and Sunday […]

Jaywalking in LA costs US$190!

The Los Angeles Police Department has begun a crackdown on jaywalking in downtown Los Angeles. Officials told the Downtown News the ‘zero tolerance’ campaign for jaywalkers is designed to reduce accidents during the holidays. The crackdown, with fines of US$190, also targets those light has begun flashing red. LA’s tough stance sees an average of […]

Easy Rider – From Route 66 to 77 Sunset Strip

It not often you can follow in the wheels of a cult movie but we somehow managed to drive a section of old Route 66 where some of the counter-culture film Easy Rider was shot with Peter Honda and Dennis Hopper in 1969. On the morning we departed Pirate Cove RV Resort on the Colorado […]

Jamaica Bay Inn

For the first time in years we hailed a cab outside the international terminal at LAX and took a US$25 ride to the Jamaica Bay Inn in Marina Del Rey – a world away from any city or airport hotel. Overlooking the harbour of Marina del Rey and azure waters of Marina Beach, the Jamaica […]