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Adelaide gears up for Dreamtime 2015

Adelaide gears up for Dreamtime 2015

SYDNEY, Australia – Next month will see Australia’s business events industry take centre stage in Adelaide, South Australia as part of Dreamtime 2015, to promote the country’s world-class ...

P&O Cruises Australia debuts two more ships

P&O Cruises Australia debuts two more ships

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced its P&O Cruises Australia brand has introduced its two latest ships, Pacific Aria ...

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts to debut in South Australia

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts to debut in South Australia

ADELAIDE, Australia - Starwood’s growing presence in the South Australian state capital and, following the recent signing of Aloft Adelaide, delivers another global hotel brand to the city.

Sea World fire forced tourist evacuation

Sea World fire forced tourist evacuation

Tourists wanting to visit Seaworld at Australia's Gold Coast in Queensland were in for a surprise when police declared an emergency because of a major fire burning near Seaworld Drive, earlier ...

7 dead at New Zealand helicopter crash

7 dead at New Zealand helicopter crash

A helicopter with seven people on board has crashed at Fox Glacier on New Zealand's South Island.

Tourists may be among the victims, but no detailed updates are available.

Strong earthquake rocks Solomon Islands

Strong earthquake rocks Solomon Islands

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck the Solomon Islands.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.8

Date-Time • 18 Nov 2015 18:31:04 ...

Fiji Airways announces enhanced customer service offerings

Fiji Airways announces enhanced customer service offerings

NADI, Fiji - Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, announced a number of new customer service offerings including new baggage allowance for Business Customers, increased entertainment options ...

Budget increase for tourism Fiji applauded by industry

Budget increase for tourism Fiji applauded by industry

The new budget allocation of $30 million Fijian dollars to Tourism Fiji has been received with accolades across the Fijian tourism industry.

Swiss-Belhotel International acquires resort in Queenstown, NZ

Swiss-Belhotel International acquires resort in Queenstown, NZ

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand - Swiss-Belhotel International, a leading global hotel management company, based in Hong Kong and owned in partnership by Gavin M.

Nautilus Aviation expands to Northwest Queensland, Australia

Nautilus Aviation expands to Northwest Queensland, Australia

Nautilus Aviation is set to expand its helicopter services in North West Queensland, establishing a new base at Mt Isa by the end of November.

Port Arthur Historic Site marks a big year

Port Arthur Historic Site marks a big year

Successful conservation works on the Penitentiary, winning two national tourism awards and strong visitation growth across its sites, were just three highlights of a busy year for the Port Arthur ...

Sydney Opera House lights up for Wallabies

Sydney Opera House lights up for Wallabies

SYDNEY, Australia - The Sydney Opera House was lit up in green and gold tonight ahead of the Rugby World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in London.

Still increasing: Tourism arrivals to Solomon Islands

Still increasing: Tourism arrivals to Solomon Islands

International visitor numbers to the Solomon Islands have increased for the third month in a row.

Tourists' car rolls off a cliff and into a river in NZ

Tourists' car rolls off a cliff and into a river in NZ

COBB VALLEY, New Zealand - Two French tourists have sustained only moderate injuries after losing control of their vehicle, rolling off a cliff and into a river.

Raped by an Uber driver in Sydney - a case of misleading body language?

Raped by an Uber driver in Sydney - a case of misleading body language?

Uber issued a statement after a British tourist visiting Sydney, Australia, was allegedly raped by a Uber driver. The Uber statement says: "Our thoughts remain with the victim.

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake rocks Vanuatu

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake rocks Vanuatu

Strong earthquake rocked Vanuatu today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 7.3

Date-Time • 20 Oct 2015 21:52:02 UTC

• 21 Oct 2015 08:52:02 near epicenter

New Zealand aims to boost domestic tourism spending by $9 billion

New Zealand aims to boost domestic tourism spending by $9 billion

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A new group has been charged with finding ways to get New Zealanders to travel in their own country with the aim of boosting domestic tourism spending by $9 billion in 10 ...

Cebu Pacific adopts eagle

Cebu Pacific adopts eagle

The Philippine Eagle is considered as one of the most remarkable bird species in the world for its ferocity, grace, and unparalleled beauty.

South Pacific Tourism Ministers released statement

South Pacific Tourism Ministers released statement

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) 25th Council of Tourism Ministers met in Papeete, Tahiti, today.

EU to assist PAM cyclone-affected countries Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Kiribati with tourism funding

EU to assist PAM cyclone-affected countries Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Kiribati with tourism funding

At a Steering Committee meeting held at the Le Meridien Resort in Papeete, Tahiti, the Directors of the National Tourism Offices were briefed on the implementation progress of the PRTCBP project. ...

SPTO Board of Directors resolutions to be submitted to Council of Tourism Ministers

SPTO Board of Directors resolutions to be submitted to Council of Tourism Ministers

PAPEETE, Tahiti - The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) Board of Directors met at the Le Meridien Resort in Papeete, Tahiti, today, 14th October, 2015.

Consultations on Pacific Cruise Tourism Development Strategy draws to conclusion

Consultations on Pacific Cruise Tourism Development Strategy draws to conclusion

Today, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) participated in the final consultations for the draft Pacific Cruise Tourism Development Strategy (PCTDS) 2015-2019 at the Le Meridien resort in Papeete, ...

Australian passengers turn to tech for travel plans and new experiences

Australian passengers turn to tech for travel plans and new experiences

HOBART, Australia – A new survey that examines the emotions and types of airline travelers reveals that Australian passengers are an interesting mix of ‘careful planners’ and ‘open-minded ...

The winner is Keegan Milford of Bayfair Flight Centre in Tauranga, New Zealand

The winner is Keegan Milford of Bayfair Flight Centre in Tauranga, New Zealand

Keegan Milford of Bayfair Flight Centre in Tauranga, New Zealand, has won an eight-night holiday in Samoa after completing the South Pacific Specialist program.

Tahiti hosts Council of Ministers of Tourism meeting

Tahiti hosts Council of Ministers of Tourism meeting

The 25th South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) Council of Ministers of Tourism meeting will be held on October 15, 2015 in Papeete, Tahiti.

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