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Hyatt announces new NZ hotel

Hyatt announces new NZ hotel

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Fu Wah New Zealand for a Park Hyatt hotel in Auckland, New Zealand.

Air China and Air New Zealand agree on strategic alliance

Air China and Air New Zealand agree on strategic alliance

Air China and Air New Zealand have today signed a Statement of Intent that will pave the way for a strategic alliance on services between China and New Zealand.

Sale of Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia

Sale of Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Nautilus grows as T2 Heli Airbus arrives in North Queensland

Nautilus grows as T2 Heli Airbus arrives in North Queensland

Nautilus Aviation has further expanded its fleet of state-of-the-art helicopters following the addition of a new custom-built Airbus EC130T2, which will offer passengers one of the most luxurious ...

Perth Convention Bureau announces Board Director appointments

Perth Convention Bureau announces Board Director appointments

A field of seven candidates stood for election to fill two vacancies on the Board of the Perth Convention Bureau.

Fiji Airways' new brand positioning

Fiji Tourism includes Unique Fijian Spirit of Friendship and Family Fiji Airways' new brand positioning

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has launched its new brand campaign designed to showcase the warm nature of Fijian hospitality.

Strong earthquake strikes off the east coast of North Island, NZ

Strong earthquake strikes off the east coast of North Island, NZ

Strong earthquake with magnitude 6.7 has struck near Gisborne, New Zealand.

There have been no reports of damage, but workers in Rotorua were evacuated as a precaution.

Tourism Australia hosts greatest ever dinner party for food and wine elite

Tourism Australia hosts greatest ever dinner party for food and wine elite

HOBART, Australia - Last night a selection of the world's most influential and respected food and wine VIPs came together at Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), for Tourism Australia's ...

World's largest environmental congress opens in Sydney

World's largest environmental congress opens in Sydney

The who’s who of the world’s environmental specialists will gather in Sydney this week for the IUCN World Parks Congress, a major international event held every 10 years.

Chinese tourist drives on wrong side of the road in NZ

Chinese tourist drives on wrong side of the road in NZ

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand - A honeymooning Chinese tourist, who narrowly avoided a head-on collision when he drove 100m on the wrong side of the road near Queenstown last Monday, has been fined and ...

Australia hosts most significant meeting of world leaders

Australia hosts most significant meeting of world leaders

Brisbane has grasped the opportunity to maximize the global and national interest associated with being the host of the G20 Leaders Summit.

 Aussies plan to spend more on holidays

Aussies plan to spend more on holidays

An Airfares Flights survey on the travel spending intentions of 500 Australians has revealed some interesting insights into 2015 travel trends.

Australia culinary tourism: Hong Kong influencers set to explore

Australia culinary tourism: Hong Kong influencers set to explore

Four of Hong Kong's most influential and respected food and wine personalities have been invited to Australia to take part in a country-wide gastronomic tour and gala dinner, as part of a major ...

DoubleTree by Hilton debuts in New Zealand

DoubleTree by Hilton debuts in New Zealand

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand & MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of the brand’s first property in New Zealand –DoubleTree by Hilton ...

NZ tour operators want restrictions on foreign workers relaxed

NZ tour operators want restrictions on foreign workers relaxed

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - NZ tourist operators say a chronic labor shortage because of problems hiring overseas workers could choke the booming tourism sector.

Northern Mariana Islands extending parole for US citizen families

Northern Mariana Islands extending parole for US citizen families

US Congressman Sablan, representing the Northern Mariana Islands, responded to a USCIS decision extending parole for US citizen families.

Fiji Airways Managing Director & CEO to return to Germany

Fiji Airways Managing Director & CEO to return to Germany

NADI, Fiji – Fiji Airways’ Managing Director and CEO, Stefan Pichler, has been asked by the German Government to help turnaround Germany’s national airline – Air Berlin – and will return ...

Australia to open Abrolhos Islands for tourism

Australia to open Abrolhos Islands for tourism

Four months after Colin Barnett unveiled a Cabinet subcommittee to look at ways to develop selected West Australia's coastal areas, government sources said the Premier was pushing for tourism ...

Tonga and Fiji struck by 6.9 strong earthquake

Tonga and Fiji struck by 6.9 strong earthquake

A 6.9 strong earthquake near Fiji and Tonga did not cause a tsunami, according to USGS. The quake hit at 6:57 am local time on Saturday morning.

Sydney Festival: Celebrate the city in summer

Sydney Festival: Celebrate the city in summer

SYDNEY, Australia - Sydney Festival is an annual summer arts festival celebrating Sydney in summer.

Guam and beyond to Shanghai - new air service launched

Guam and beyond to Shanghai - new air service launched

Fiscal Year 2014 was a record-breaking year in visitor arrivals for the US territory Guam, recording over 1.3 million visitors for the second consecutive year and a 40% jump in arrivals from China ...

Fiji unveils ambitious tourism plan

Fiji unveils ambitious tourism plan

SUVA, Fiji - Fiji government unveiled an ambitious plan to develop tourism into a $2 billion industry in the next few years and the creation of an additional 9,800 jobs.

New Zealand: Tourism spending up by $1.1 billion

New Zealand: Tourism spending up by $1.1 billion

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - More tourists from the United States and China have helped push up tourism spending by $1.1 billion in the past year.

Australia plans to ban import of lion trophies from South Africa

Australia plans to ban import of lion trophies from South Africa

By Martina Polley

A permanent ban on the importation of lion parts, including trophies, is planned by Australia.

What can you buy with $1? How about Tigerair Australia?

What can you buy with $1? How about Tigerair Australia?

Virgin Australia will pay just $1 to take full ownership of discount carrier Tigerair Australia.

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