Headline News

Canada Corroboree: Visit places just the locals know

egtmedia59Canada Corroboree 2016 delivered the latest Canadian travel news and innovations to the media at Sydney Opera House yesterday, after wowing agents a couple of nights earlier with new presenters, a new theme and lots of great prizes to be won. … Continue Reading

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Virgin Australia’s half-year profit tipped to start trend
Will Iran Air challenge Emirates, Etihad, Qatar?
Hardys Wines And Heinemann Duty Free Promote Prizes And Free Wine Tasting For International Travellers
Helloworld hits out at Flight Centre unbranded move

Accolades

Aviation

Qatar Airways To Showcase Three Of Its Latest Generation Aircraft At Singapore Airshow 2016

Qatar Airways today announced it will be showcasing three state-of-the-art aircraft from its fast-growing fleet at the upcoming Singapore Airshow from 16 to 18 February 2016.

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Virgin America Launches Daily Flights From Los Angeles To Hawai’i
flydubai announces fourth full-year of profitability and 25% increase in passenger numbers

Airport

Queenstown Airport airfield improvements on track ahead of winter evening flights

Queenstown Airport has reached a key milestone in its six-month project to improve airfield infrastructure, with the widening of the main runway now complete and the runway resurfacing about to commence. … Continue Reading

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Appointments

TAT New Delhi announces the appointment of New Director

Mr.Isra  Stapanaseth was appointed  as Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand  New Delhi office  ,takes over  from Ms. Runjuan Tongrut ( who was appointed as Executive Director  for East Asia Market,TAT Bangkok Office ) His term started from 1st February 2016. His jurisdiction will cover North and East India as well as Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. … Continue Reading

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Airways Aviation appoints Ian Cooper as CEO
Six Senses Yao Noi Announces Conny Andersson as Executive Chef
Copthorne Hotel Dubai Appoints New HR Manager

Apps

MIA Mobile App Version 2.0 Uses GEO-Location Technology to Make Travel Easier

Passengers at Miami International Airport can now travel easier and smarter with MIA Airport Official 2.0, the airport’s upgraded mobile app that is also your personalized travel assistant. … Continue Reading

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Beverage

Cab Sauv’s Unique Depth of Flavour

Mistletoe Mozcato 2015 - CopyWE read and hear plenty about Coonawarra, that small but extraordinary strip of vineyard country in South Australia that comprises limestone and terra rossa (red soil) layered over a deep, one-million year old sandstone ridge, and on which are produced some of the world’s greatest Cabernet Sauvignon wines. … Continue Reading

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Business News

Charity

Doll, Bear and Creative Fair

Doll and Bear 1Craft collectors, teddy-bear buffs and doll devotees will rush to the Macarthur Doll, Bear and Creative Fair, held on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at the Campbelltown Catholic Club.  … Continue Reading

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Cruise

Seabourn Reveals Details Of Grand Wintergarden Suites On Seabourn Encore

Seabourn has revealed details and a rendering of the most luxurious and largest suites on Seabourn Encore, the ultra-luxury line’s newest vessel which is launching late 2016 and heading down under for its first summer. … Continue Reading

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Grand Circle Cruise Line Announces 2016 Small Ship Itineraries Aboard Recently-Acquired M/V Clio for 2016
Cruise Critic Names the Best Cruise Ships in the World, According to Passenger Feedback
For Chocolate Lovers on Cruises, Every Day is Valentine’s Day
Royal Caribbean Cruises to Optimize Workflow on Two Newest Ships with Agilysys Solutions

Cruise Deals

February specials with Sunsail: 15% off Tahiti, Thailand and Tonga

unnamed (1)February, the month of romance, is the perfect time to book a sailing trip with 15% off to what is often touted as the world’s most luxurious destination, Tahiti.

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SALE: Travel The World and Tauck’s 14 night Budapest To Amsterdam River Cruise

Destination Europe

Have you #ScotSpirit?

VisitScotland is bringing the spirit of Scotland to life in its first ever global campaign and social movement. … Continue Reading

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Destination Global

Whales get set to glide through the Sunshine Coast

Whale-breaching-in-front-of-glasshouse-Mtns-1-photo-by-Katie-JacSUNREEF Mooloolaba is busy prepping their team and their vessels for what is anticipated to be the biggest Swim with the Whales season yet. … Continue Reading

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Swipe and Ride Arrives In Cairns

Destination Hawaii

Go Beyond the Beach With a New Historic Guided Tour of Oahu

Enhance your spring travel this year with a tour of Oahu’s top historic and military destinations, selected to provide a deeper connection to Hawaii through authentic hands-on experiences. … Continue Reading

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Destination North America

Destination Thailand

Thailand enhances its agro tourism offers with a pilot project near Bangkok

unnamed (2)The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is corresponding with the Royal Thai Government’s initiative to boost the incomes of local communities by promoting agro tourism, offering the chance for tourists to enjoy eco-friendly activities and a taste of rural living as well as see local handicrafts being made. … Continue Reading

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Financial

Virgin Australia Holdings Limited reports Financial Results for Half Year Ended 31 December 2015

Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (ASX: VAH) reports Financial Results for Half Year Ended 31 December 2015 … Continue Reading

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Gadgets

Why Three Legs Are Definitely Much Better Than Two!

egtmedia59With the world and his best friend practically all seemingly posting videos of their travel adventures on Facebook and You Tube and everywhere else, and also video having become a vitally important marketing tool for the travel tourism and hospitality industry, I really do pray for the day when I will begin to see a significant improvement in the quality of videos, not only those lovingly called “user generated content”, but also some of those produced by so called professionals! … Continue Reading

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Hotel Deals

Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai celebrates the Season of Love

swimming-pool-day-shot-5Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, one of the luxury accommodations along Sheikh Zayed Road, celebrates Valentine’s Day with an exclusive package designed to delight your loved ones on the most romantic day of the year. … Continue Reading

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A celebration as precious as your love at Danat Al Ain Resort
Active family adventures with Club Med’s Summer 2016 Early Booking Offer
Find Your Perfect Sanctuary In 2016.
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Hotel Developments

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts to Expand Presence in Portugal with Signing of Sheraton Cascais Resort

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.  today announced that it will bring its iconic Sheraton brand to the upmarket resort town of Cascais in Portugal with the signing of the Sheraton Cascais Resort. … Continue Reading

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New $1 Million Parkland Development For Broadbeach
The newest addition to The Vines Resort & Country Club, The Pavilion
Five Star Development Wins Approval to Build The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley

Hotel News

Hotel Trends

STR: Independent analysis shows Airbnb has no measurable effect on Manhattan hotels

An independent analysis conducted by STR, Inc. showed no direct correlation between Airbnb’s presence and hotel performance in Manhattan, New York. The project marks the first time Airbnb has released in-depth data to a third party for independent analysis. … Continue Reading

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Industry Deals

Return industry flights to New Zealand on Emirates are back. Return from only $219+taxes!

http://industryclub.com.au/Emirates Return Economy & Business Class Airfares to New Zealand.

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Insurance

SureSave advises agents of policy for pregnant women

SureSave, one of Australia’s leading insurance providers in the agency channel, has announced that pregnant women who are due to travel into Zika affected areas, are covered for pre-trip cancellation coverage benefits, under certain conditions*.  … Continue Reading

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LGBT

AccorHotels Australia Announces Support for Marriage Equality

image004Australia’s largest hotel operator, AccorHotels has raised the rainbow flag and pledged its support of Australian Marriage Equality in an open letter. … Continue Reading

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Lifestyle

Why You Should Take the Oztent RV3 on Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is one of the best ways to explore everything the great outdoors has to offer. Whether you are camping by yourself, with a group of friends, or with your family, you want to make sure you take along the right supplies, including a heavy-duty tent. … Continue Reading

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360 PR welcome 28 BLACK to their portfolio

Loyalty

Star Alliance Gold Card Holders Enjoy Free Upgrades on Heathrow Express Trains

Star Alliance and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains – a free upgrade. … Continue Reading

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Luxury Hotels

Valentine’s Day Celebrations at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

SHA_269_aspect16x9Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and as the holiday unfolds, remember first dates, long time commitments, youthful crushes and connections to old flames by the shores of the Red Sea. … Continue Reading

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Motif Restaurant & Bar Hosts Ayala Champagne Dinner at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi
Discover Brand New Retreats at Chiva-Som, the Haven of Life

MICE

Enticing Offers from the Event Centre at Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

The Event Centre at The Ascott Limited’s award-winning Apart’hotel Citadines on Bourke Melbourne is celebrating the New Year with two special offers. … Continue Reading

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Online Travel Agents

New online player in the world’s fastest growing cruise market

A new entrant into the hotel and travel booking war has emerged, offering Australian travellers unbeatable deals for their next holiday. … Continue Reading

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Airbnb: the changing face of accommodation booking

Photo Gallery

Launch of ‘Hohm Skin and Senses’

Hohm Skin And Senses” The brand new natural spa and body wellness products created under the concept of “East Meets West & Feel Good” … Continue Reading

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Sports

Technology

iPass SmartConnect Analytics Builds the World’s First Real-Time Picture of Global Wi-Fi Locations and Performance

iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of global mobile connectivity, today announced the early results from an initiative to track access points in real time using iPass SmartConnect. … Continue Reading

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Klook Travel teams up with WeChat, AirAsia BIG to Offer Travelers More Ways to Book Activities

Tour Operator

Adventure Associates: Cubanissimo!

unnamed (5)Pioneering Adventure tourism operator, Adventure Associates, announces their new Cubanissimo tours departing 2 May 2016 & 17 October 2016 from Havana, Cuba’s Capital. … Continue Reading

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Khiri Travel Announces New Myanmar Trips
Diethelm Travel Group Goes Local with New Product Offerings

Trade Events

Corporate Travel World (CTW) China 2016 Signs On United Airlines As Official International Carrier

United Airlines, one of America’s major airline and a founding member of Star Alliance has confirmed its maiden presence as Official International Carrier at the second Corporate Travel World (CTW) China, the leading corporate travel management conference for China. … Continue Reading

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Travel Deals

Travellers’ Good Buys

824618e8-7065-4e88-b352-e23014067526Food lovers will gather under open skies at village bonfires across North-East Victoria as part of the High Country Harvest from May 13-22. … Continue Reading

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H+I Adventures Launches New Bike Tour To Chile + Patagonia
Travel Trends: Flying Solo – Top 5 Cities That Are Made For Solo Travellers
Learn Italian Amid the History and Culture of Sicily
Save now with A&K in Israel & Jordan

Travel Goods

Australian travel luggage success story targets women and St Valentine’s Day – now that’s clever!

 What better than a romantic getaway for a top St Valentine’s Day gift for the woman in your life? … Continue Reading

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Weird & Wacky

STRUTH! Movie’s Park Bench A Perth Treasure

9a978fb7-2247-483b-8acf-aa021e5a437fIN his continuing search for the more weird, wacky and wondrous in this world, David Ellis says there’s a park bench in Perth’s Queens Gardens that looks like it could be any old-style bench in any gardens in any part of the world. … Continue Reading

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Whats On

Queensland Theatre Company’s Sam Strong announces groundbreaking National Artistic Team

Queensland Theatre Company’s new Artistic Director Sam Strong is wasting no time in propelling the company onto the national and international stage in announcing the groundbreaking National Artistic Team. … Continue Reading

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Ingleburn Alive – Free street festival

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