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Headline News

Rex hits out at ‘poaching’ as pilot shortage bites

Australia’s third-largest airline, Regional Express (Rex) has hit out at competitors Qantas and Virgin, claiming they are poaching its pilots. … Continue Reading

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Flying beggar collects alms on Qatar Airways
‘Overkill’ accusations as mistake closes Cairns Airport
Japan is star and others do well in Aussie visitation
Pilot smoking a cigarette blamed for Air China emergency

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Aviation

Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines unveils livery design for Boeing 787 fleet

Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines Co. Ltd. (Juneyao Airlines) is scheduled to receive its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner this September, making it the first Chinese private airline to receive a widebody, long-haul jet airliner. Juneyao Airlines recently unveiled the livery plan for its 787 fleet. … Continue Reading

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JetBlue signs commitment for 60 A220-300 aircraft, converts 25 A320neo orders to larger A321neo
Hainan’s International Aviation Network adds New Route Between Sanya and London as its Tourism Market Booms
Star Alliance and Cato Join Forces to Take Ntia Prize Draw to New Heights
Etihad Airways Adds A New Range Of Buy On Board Products, Including Premium Local Snacks

Airport

HKIA Records Steady Traffic Growth in First Half of 2018

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) announced that all three traffic categories saw steady growth in the first half of 2018. … Continue Reading

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Jetstar Asia to move from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 in Yangon International Airport, Myanmar
Passenger Security Charge to be Adjusted at Hong Kong International Airport

Appointments

Attraction

Sovereign Hill Celebrates Biggest Weekend In Its 48 Year History For Winter Wonderlights Event

Sovereign Hill is celebrating gold rush fever with over 15,000 visitors through its doors this weekend for its Winter Wonderlights Christmas in July event, the largest weekend on record at Sovereign Hill. … Continue Reading

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Conferences

LEGO legend Steve Sammartino set to electrify Travellers Choice conference

Just how clever, creative and ever-so-slightly insane do you have to be to take 500,000 LEGO bricks and build a life-sized hot-rod that runs on air?  … Continue Reading

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Cruise

Wild & Untamed: Crystal Cruises’ 2019 Alaska & Canada Itineraries aboard Crystal Symphony

Crystal Cruises highlights an expanded season of 11 spectacular journeys in a new 16-page mini brochure, giving guests the opportunity for in-depth exploration of Canada and Alaska for the ultimate holiday … Continue Reading

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Cruise Deals

Sail with Azamara Club Cruises and Indulge for Free

Azamara Club Cruises is spoiling its guests by offering incredible indulgence packages for free on a range of local and international sailings. … Continue Reading

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Destination Germany

Great Big Story explores the far-reaching world of Bauhaus in partnership with the GNTB

Great Big Story in partnership with the German National Tourist Board embarks on a fascinating journey to Germany, the birthplace of Bauhaus. … Continue Reading

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Destination Global

10 Years of Pumulani in Malawi

This year marks Pumulani Lodge’s 10th anniversary in Malawi! And what a wonderful ten years it has been. As Pumulani enters the double digits, we look back at a few fond memories and interesting facts over the decade. … Continue Reading

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Madikwe Game Reserve. Phoenix Rising.

Destination North America

A tale of NY State trails

Grab a map and follow your appetite, thirst or golf swing through one of New York’s countless trails this summer. With over 30 cuisine and beverage trails alone, NY State has a trail for every traveler – from sweet to salty to sporty. Just a few highlights include: … Continue Reading

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Destination North Asia

What’s Hot in Hong Kong

Hong Kong dishes up an abundance of new discoveries around every comer – from new hotels and restaurants to exclusive speakeasy bars and exhibitions. The biggest challenge in Hong Kong is trying to fit it all in. Here’s what’s currently hot in Hong Kong… … Continue Reading

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Destination Seychelles

Saint Ange Tourism Report 16th July 2018

The Editorial this week highlights:- a. Routes Africa 2018. b. African Tourism Board – Where Africa becomes one tourism destination. c. Ethiopian & Eritrea dialogue a positive news for ‘Brand Africa’. d. Kenya Airways on the Board of IATA. e. President Macron of France & former President Obama on the Continent. f. Seychelles tourism. g. At Routes Africa 2018 (14th – 18th July). h. Winnings at Club Liberte Casino – three hundred thousand in seven days. … Continue Reading

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Destination Thailand

TAT, Sharp Corp launch first ultra-high-definition imagery VDO of Thailands tourism spots

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has unveiled a tourism promotion film produced in partnership with Japan’s Sharp Corporation using the latest 8k revolutionary technology for ultra-high-definition images. … Continue Reading

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Financial

Alipay and Singapore Tourism Board join hands to boost Chinese tourist spending

Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, together with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), have launched a series of joint marketing initiatives aimed at raising destination awareness of Singapore and driving tourist spending among Chinese visitors. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Deals

Stay Longer at The Luxurious Trisara Phuket For A Third Night Free from Now Until End October 2018

Trisara, the world-class, Thai family owned luxury resort in Phuket, is offering – for a limited time only – a rare opportunity for holiday makers to stay longer – a complimentary third night for every two consecutive paid nights.  … Continue Reading

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Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver Presents The West Coast Wilderness Adventure Package
Iconic Singapore Getaway at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Hotel Developments

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Celebrates 100th Opening in Asia Pacific

Hilton Hotels & Resortscelebrated the launch of the brand’s 100th property in Asia Pacific, with the opening of Hilton Hangzhou Xiaoshan in China, in late June. … Continue Reading

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Hotel News

Australia’s Most Spectacular Country Estate

Sweven Estate in the Hawkesbury Region of New South Wales, is now taking bookings for holiday rental, corporate events and country weddings. … Continue Reading

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Secluded Romantic Getaways & Rural Retreats Small Luxury Hotels Of The World™ Introduces Four New Hotels

Hotel Openings

CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotels opens second property in Singapore’s Kampong Glam

Under its signature CUBE brand, CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotel at Kampong Glam, is part of the expanding portfolio of hospitality real estate in Asia helmed by RB Hospitality.  … Continue Reading

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Libre Resorts Opens Libre Resorts Lijiang
GHM Prepares for Grand Opening of Heritage Resort Al Bait Sharjah, UAE
Central Hotels Announces Soft Opening of Royal Central Hotel The Palm

Lifestyle

Victoria’s Secret Opens First Full Assortment Flagship Store In The Heart Of Hong Kong

Victoria’s Secret, the most glamorous lingerie brand in the world, expands its global presence with the opening of the first full assortment flagship store in Hong Kong today. … Continue Reading

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Weave a little wonder into daily life with Lonely Planet’s Everyday Adventures

Luxury Hotels

“Love In Bloom” Wedding Inspirational Affair At The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

From luxurious weddings in the opulent Diamond Ballroom to stylish wedding ceremonies in the clouds at Ozone Bar, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has been a witness to love blossoming into a lifetime commitment. … Continue Reading

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MICE

Thailand’s Time For Knowledge And Experience

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has just completed its annual Knowledge and Experience famil – Thailand Incentive Meeting Exchange (TIME) – a flagship exchange platform aimed at expanding Thailand’s business beyond Asia which currently accounts for 54% of its MICE revenue.    … Continue Reading

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New Korea Incentives & Meetings Support Offers Exclusive Concert of Popular K-pop Stars!

OTA News

TravelClick Hosts 2018 Industry Leaders Summit in Bangkok

 TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, held its first Industry Leaders Summit in Bangkok, Thailand – the most traveled-to city in the world – on July 12 through 13, 2018 at The Okura Prestige. … Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery

‘Team Oaks’ conquers 96km endurance challenge​ ​to support the Kokoda Youth Foundation

Team members from leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts have rallied together to push their bodies and minds to the limit in support of the Kokoda Youth Foundation at the weekend, participating in one of the most gruelling endurance events in Australia, The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast. … Continue Reading

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Rail

Rail Plus Offers Famil With Launch Of New Booking Season For Great Australian Train Journeys

Rail Plus has launched the new booking season for Great Southern Rail with an incentive program where agents can win prizes including famil spots on The Ghan Expedition. … Continue Reading

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Resort News

Families Welcome at the New InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, Vietnam

An ideal luxury travel destination for families, the new InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, Vietnam, which opened on 28 June, has plenty of activities, services, and amenities tailored especially for those travelling with children. … Continue Reading

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Moments of Love with Kahitna

River Cruising

Pandaw escalates expansion in incredible India

Pandaw is set to ramp up its cruise offering in India, following the tremendous response to the news that the cruise pioneer will offer a Lower Ganges sailing from December 2018, as they position a Pandaw ship in the country for the first time. … Continue Reading

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Tech

Basware Releases New Analytics Dashboards for Payment Plans

 Basware, the global leader in networked source-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services, has released enhancements to visualise data related to payment plans, helping customers to get the most out of this functionality in Basware’s Purchase-to-pay (P2P) solution. … Continue Reading

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Global tourism accelerator program run by Slingshot in Queensland back for second year running

Tour Operator

Join renowned food editor and stylist on a Scenic All-Inclusive South of France Culinary Cruise in 2019

Join The Australian Women’s Weekly Food Director Fran Abdallaoui and Food Editor-at-large Michele Cranston on an exclusive culinary experience cruising in luxury through the stunning South of France. … Continue Reading

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Travel Deals

Kon’nichiwa, JAPAN!

Foodies, fashion lovers and sake drinkers, unite! STA Travel have a deal so good you’ll be screaming ARIGOTO from the top of Mt Fuji. … Continue Reading

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Journey Beyond With 2019/20 Dates Now on Sale

Whats On

The Sunshine Coast Horizon Festival 2018 program unveiled

The Sunshine Coast’s premier arts festival – the Horizon Festival – has announced its full program of events, spread across 10 days between August 24 and September 2. … Continue Reading

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Camden Antiques and Collectables Fair Saturday, August 4 & Sunday, August 5, 2018

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