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Non-stop Dubai-Auckland  with A380

Non-stop Dubai-Auckland with A380

Emirates is to operate its daily non-stop services between Dubai and Auckland with an A380 aircraft, less than a year after operating the flights with a Boeing 777-200LR.

TIME Unlimited Tours from New Zealand wins World Legacy Award

TIME Unlimited Tours from New Zealand wins World Legacy Award

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BERLIN, Germany - TIME Unlimited Tours was one of 5 winners and the only one from Australasia out of 150 entries, representing 51 countries and 6 continents from around the world.

Melbourne Convention Bureau announces health congress win

Melbourne Convention Bureau announces health congress win

MELBOURNE, Australia - Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) today announced that Melbourne will host the 11th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 2019 (DOHaD).

6.3 earthquake rocks Vanuatu and New Caledonia

6.3 earthquake rocks Vanuatu and New Caledonia

A 6.3 strong earthquake was measured at 9:47 am UTC time in the Pacific Ocean, 112 km or 69 miles south of Isangel, Vanuatu, or 217 km (134 miles) east of We, New Caledonia.

Strong earthquake rocks Vanuatu

Strong earthquake rocks Vanuatu

An earthquake with magnitude 6.2 occurred near Isangel, Vanuatu at 13:49:24.90 UTC today, June 14, 2016.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time • 14 Jun 2016 ...

Strong Q1 result sees Solomon Islands visitor arrivals continue to build

Strong Q1 result sees Solomon Islands visitor arrivals continue to build

A continuing strong performance across March has seen the Solomon Islands close off Q1 with a 14.5 percent increase in international visitor arrivals including a marked 19.4 percent increase in ...

Airways secures major contract for Samoa airport upgrade

Airways secures major contract for Samoa airport upgrade

Airways New Zealand has been awarded a major World Bank funded contract by the Samoa Airport Authority to assist with the upgrade of air traffic management systems and infrastructure at Faleolo ...

Solomon Airlines back in business

Solomon Airlines back in business

HONIARA, Solomon Islands – Solomon Airlines will resume full operation of all international and domestic services from tomorrow, Thursday, June 9, 2016.

Port Moresby travel security situation: Unstable after deadly police attack on students

Port Moresby travel security situation: Unstable after deadly police attack on students

Some tourists and business travelers in Port Moresby, the capital city of Papua New Guinea, may have witnessed a deadly attack by police against unarmed students.

Solomon Airlines suspends all services

Solomon Airlines suspends all services

HONIARA, Solomon Islands – Solomon Airlines CEO, Captain Ron Sumsum has announced all services operated by the national carrier were suspended effective from 08.00 am (Honiara time) today, ...

Solomon Islands expands flights to Auki

Solomon Islands expands flights to Auki

Honiara, Solomon Islands – Further spreading the benefits of international tourism across the Solomon Islands and providing a vital air link for the people of Malaita Province, Solomon Airlines ...

Solomon Island Tourism:  Getting the tourism message across

Solomon Island Tourism: Getting the tourism message across

The Solomon Islands tourism industry has enjoyed one of its best ever starts to a year with combined international visitor arrivals for the two month period January and February 2016 increasing by ...

Third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival sold out

Third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival sold out

Tumon, Guam The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival on Sunday, May 29, 2016 made history with more than 7,000 people ...

IATA comments on announcement by Airways New Zealand to reduce charges

IATA comments on announcement by Airways New Zealand to reduce charges

IATA commented on an announcement by Airways New Zealand to reduce charges. Airways New Zealand is the sole Air Traffic Service provider in New Zealand.

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Wallis and Futuna: Tourism in the West Pacific Ocean Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Malia Lie-Mackenzie and eTN editorial team

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and people representing the beautiful Blue Continent, the Pacific Ocean.

Know India Better - joint initiative of India Tourism and Australia India Travel & Tourism Council

Know India Better - joint initiative of India Tourism and Australia India Travel & Tourism Council

SYDNEY, Australia - A horde of travel agents and tour operators, keen on knowing more about India, attended the “Know India Better” event held at the Grace Hotel in Sydney on 24 May ...

Marriott Vacation Club completes sale of Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott Vacation Club completes sale of Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

ORLANDO, FL - Marriott Vacation Club has completed the sale of the hotel component of the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa in Queensland, Australia to Bensonlily Surfers Paradise Pty Ltd ...

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. Capital Washington DC.

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Nations from the Pacific Ocean participated at FESTPAC opening today in Guam FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony from giant screens outside the venue.

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Could the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands become the bridge between Africa and the Pacific and Asia region?

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

FestPac celebrating Pacific Island Cultures: Visitors to Guam in for a treat Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 years and of a very special ...

Tourist boat caught fire 10 miles off Great Barrier Reef

Tourist boat caught fire 10 miles off Great Barrier Reef

According to Australian media reports, no injuries were reported after a tourist boat, carrying 42 visitors caught on fire on the Great Barrier Reef.

Etihad Airways opens new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport

Etihad Airways opens new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport

MELBOURNE, Australia - Etihad Airways today officially opened its spectacular new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport, offering guests a stylish, comfortable environment in which they can relax, ...

Global experts to headline PATA Annual Summit in Guam

Global experts to headline PATA Annual Summit in Guam

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2016 (PAS 2016) has locked in an impressive roster of dynamic international guest speakers and panelists, including the Minister of Tourism ...

Vanuatu relieved by Virgin Airlines' return

Vanuatu relieved by Virgin Airlines' return

PORT VILA, Vanuatu - Vanuatu's tourism companies are hugely relieved at Virgin Airlines' resumption of flights later this month, four months after they were suspended.

ICC Sydney: Director of Building Services announced

ICC Sydney: Director of Building Services announced

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has hit another key milestone and bolstered its expert credentials with the appointment of Martyn Potter to the role of Director of Building ...

New executive boosts Sydney's MICE industry

New executive boosts Sydney's MICE industry

Bringing more than 30 years’ experience to the table, a new member has joined the Executive Team of Sydney, Australia’s International Convention Centre (ICC).

Doha to Adelaide: Now nonstop on Qatar Airways

Doha to Adelaide: Now nonstop on Qatar Airways

The city of Adelaide today welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar.

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