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Headline News

Norwegian Jewel shows finery and heads on mission to Eden

Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL’s) Norwegian Jewel sailed into Sydney Harbour last week, showing off its multi-million-dollar, bow-to-stern refurbishment – before sailing down to the southern NSW port of Eden and becoming the first cruise ship to bring visitors to the community since the region’s devastating bushfires. … Continue Reading

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Accolades

Airfare Deals

Qatar Airways celebrates Australia Day with summer special deals

Qatar Airways is celebrating Australia Day by offering summer specials to some of the most popular holiday destinations across Ireland, Greece, France, Croatia, Portugal, plus many more. … Continue Reading

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Aviation

ANA announces schedule for double daily departures from Sydney

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has released it’s new schedule for double daily flights from Sydney to Tokyo (Haneda Airport), with ANA’s Dreamliner 787-9 aircraft departing Sydney at 12:55pm and arriving into Tokyo Haneda Airport at 8:30pm commencing 29th March. … Continue Reading

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Ice cream a firm favourite for Air New Zealand customers
United Adds 29 New Flights to Miami for the Big Game
Emirates marks 20 years of operations to Bahrain
CASA In Breach Of Its Legal Responsibilities Say Pilots

Airport

Changi Airport begins Terminal 2 expansion works to increase capacity and enhance passenger experience

Changi Airport Group (CAG) has announced that expansion and renovation works at Terminal 2 (T2) will commence in February 2020, beginning with check-in rows 9 to 12 in the Departure Hall. … Continue Reading

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Appointments / Movers & Shakers

Kitchens On Kent New Executive Chef Set To Bring Luck And Fortune As He Launches With Lunar New Year Celebrations At The Langham, Sydney.

As the Western New Year of 2020 enters full swing and the Lunar New Year approaches, The Langham, Sydney is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Lech as their new Executive Chef. … Continue Reading

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Grand Park City Hall appoints Jeane Lim as the new General Manager

Apps

Aeronology goes multilingual.

Today the CEO of Aeronology, Russell Carstensen has announced that its online travel applications and online services will become multilingual. … Continue Reading

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O-VRAT – Frequently Asked Questions

Attraction

Summer Special: BridgeClimb Family Offering

Sydney’s iconic BridgeClimb experience, enabling climbers to ascend to the Summit of one of the world’s most famous structures is offering new value for family adventures. … Continue Reading

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Beverage

Moët Hennessy Unveils Its Vinexpo Program: Sharing, Engaging With and Uniting Around Living Soils

After announcing its intention to take part in the Vinexpo Paris exhibition (from February 10th to 12th, 2020), setting up as an agora dedicated to sustainable issues, Moët Hennessy is unveiling the contents of its program. … Continue Reading

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Business News

OYO downsizing illustrates risk associated with its rapid growth strategy, says GlobalData

Following the news that OYO’s growth strategy is currently being re-evaluated due to questions surrounding its ability to become profitable. … Continue Reading

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Conferences

Mysk by Shaza Delivers Captivating Pitch for Owners at Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference

Mysk by Shaza took part in the ‘Three Minute Pitch’ at the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) in Riyadh on 21 January. … Continue Reading

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ACI Asia-Pacific Announces Programme for Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Cruise

Cruise Deals

Carnival’s Get Me Out There Sale With Savings of up to $900^ Per Cabin, 50% Reduced Deposits† PP and Free Upgrades

Carnival Cruise Line has launched its GET ME OUT THERE SALE with unbelievable savings on many tropical South Pacific cruises. … Continue Reading

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Destination Germany

Musical Life in Germany

How international are Germany’s Musikhochschulen? How many performances are staged by opera houses and what is performed? … Continue Reading

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Destination Global

OECS Music Talk continues in St. Kitts and Nevis

The fourth installment of the OECS Music Talk continues in St. Kitts and Nevis today, Thursday 23 January, from 6:00pm at the UWI Open Campus, The Gardens, Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis.

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Destination Hawaii

2019 Hawaii Hotel Performance Report

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2019 with growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy compared to 2018.

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Destination New York

China’s Wuliangye sends greetings to welcome Chinese Lunar New Year at Times Square, NY

China’s leading liquor producer Wuliangye Yibin Co., Ltd. sent its greetings to the Chinese people all over the world from the “China Screen” at Times Square, New York, before the arrival of the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on January 25, this year. … Continue Reading

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Destination North America

Governor Asa Hutchinson to Make Major Announcement at Delta Heritage Trail State Park

Arkansas State Parks and the Walton Family Foundation will host an event on Thursday, January 30, to announce a major collaboration in the Arkansas Delta designed to provide a unique recreational opportunity in Eastern Arkansas as well as improve the economy through increased tourism in the area and provide a pathway to a healthy lifestyle. … Continue Reading

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Destination North Asia

Japan to experience highest growth in international arrivals by 2022, says GlobalData

Following the news that the number of international tourists is set to reach 1.7 billion in 2022 and no country will see a greater increase in international arrivals than Japan; … Continue Reading

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Destination South Pacific & Oceania

High Country comeback a feast for Melburnians

Close to 100 producers and makers from across the region are staging a​ ​High Country Comeback ​on ​Sunday 2 February​ at The Timber Yard, Port Melbourne. … Continue Reading

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2020 Events In The NT February – September
The Coast Is Clear… Come Share the Love in East Gippsland This Valentine’s Day

Destination Thailand / Mekong

10 Ways to Enjoy 2020 Elephant Boat Race & River Festival (and Keep Your Feet Dry)

With dragon boat racing at fever pitch across Southeast Asia, the annual Elephant Boat Race & River Festival on the banks of the Chao Phraya River has claimed its rightful spot at the top of Bangkok’s social calendar. … Continue Reading

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Bensley’s Sensible Sustainable Solutions is Required Reading at Thailand’s Top Tourism School

Dining

Experience sushi reimagined, as Sushi Sushi embarks on a new era with the relaunch of its flagship store.

Australia’s first to market sushi retailer, Sushi Sushi, is encouraging Melbournians to experience sushi reimagined, with the launch of its new-concept store at Chadstone, The Fashion Capital. … Continue Reading

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Financial

SoFi Supercharges its Debit and Credit Cards with Mastercard

SoFi, the digital personal finance company, and Mastercard today announced a multifaceted partnership to offer a suite of products and in-person experiences to its nearly one million (and growing) SoFi members. … Continue Reading

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Mastercard Opens Global Intelligence and Cyber Centre in Vancouver

Golf Tourism

Trail-Blazer Pak Se-ri to Receive USGA’s Highest Honour

Honouring golf’s greatest ambassadors, innovators and leaders, the USGA has revealed its 2020 Annual Award honourees highlighted by Pak Se-ri, the 1998 US Women’s Open champion and World Golf Hall of Famer, as the Bob Jones Award recipient. … Continue Reading

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World’s Largest Golf Library to be Created in St Andrews
Teenage Amateur Emerges with Top Marks at Q-School
Exciting Pattaya Finale to Thai Trilogy

Health and Wellness

Siamese Warrior Massage at Anantara Spa, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

Anantara Spa invites you to treat yourself to a holistic therapy that invokes ancient traditions from 1 – 29 February 2020 at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Deals

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai Launches Two Celebratory Accommodation Offers

 Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai has launched two celebratory accommodation offers for guests to celebrate special events in style. The Suite Indulgence package and the Let’s Celebrate offer, both make a stay at the five-star hotel truly memorable. … Continue Reading

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Have A Rendezvous To Remember This Valentine’s Day With The Murray, Hong Kong
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Launches New Suite Offer

Hotel News

So/ Auckland Accepted Into Virtuoso®

SO/ Auckland has been accepted into Virtuoso®’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 1,800 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Trends

STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 18 January

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 12-18 January 2020, according to data from STR. … Continue Reading

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Lifestyle

Mandalas are my Key into the Workforce

By Dino Vlachos

“I cannot for the life of me get a good photo of this piece,” Stef Hodgson captioned an Instagram photo in November last year. … Continue Reading

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How to Make 2020 Your Best Mental Health Year Yet, In Less Than 5 Minutes A Day
Exploring the Benefits of Online Gaming

Responsible Tourism

TravelCard launches #business4thebush to drive tourism back to fire affected regions

Today TravelCard Real-Time™ Travel Insurance launches #business4thebush, and throws open the challenge to Aussie businesses to join. … Continue Reading

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River Cruising

Save up to US2000 per couple on new American BBQ themed river cruises

Includes unlimited drinks and shore excursions

Nothing beats an authentic American BBQ in the mid-west – and for a limited time, the American Queen Steamboat Company is offering Australians savings of up to US$2000 per couple on an eight-night ‘American BBQ Challenge Cruise’.  The deal is valid for bookings made before March 31, 2020. … Continue Reading

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‘Days of Wine and Whisky’ Await European Waterways’ Guests Aboard Luxury Hotel Barges in France, Italy and Scotland

Sports

Groupe Couleur to manage Rugby World Cup 2023 official travel agent selection process

A leader in the major event travel marketplace, Groupe Couleur will manage the official travel agent appointment process, which kicks off with agents around the world invited to register their interest from now until 31 March, 2020. … Continue Reading

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Super Bowl Live, Large And Loud At The Star Sydney

Statistics & Trends

2020 Global Travel Marketing Trends Unveiled in New Sojern Report

Sojern, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions serving 10,000 customers in more than 140 countries, today published the second edition of its report, The Future of Travel Advertising: 2020 State of the Industry Report. … Continue Reading

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Tech

OYO Hotels & Homes Selects Sabre as its Long-Term Strategic Partner

 Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has signed a strategic long-term global partnership with OYO Hotels & Homes. … Continue Reading

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Tour Operator

Backyard Travel’s new Myanmar Tour Takes Families to the ‘Golden Land’

Backyard Travel, the online boutique tour operator specializing in insider tours throughout Asia today announced a perfect new Myanmar tour for families with a sense of adventure. … Continue Reading

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Travel Deals

Polar Expedition Ideas for Your Next Icy Adventure

From the majestic Great White Continent in the far south to the High Arctic in the north, Hurtigruten’s polar
expeditions will take you to the world’s most remote and pristine frozen wilderness areas. … Continue Reading

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