Pop goes the corks on British Airways!

British AirwaysDate Posted: 16/08/2018 Throughout August, British Airways will improve their range of Champagnes and English Sparkling wines that are offered to their customers, with brand new bottles of bubbles being added to many of the airlines flight and lounges around the world. So, no matter whether you are travelling in the luxurious First Class cabin, Club World or simply just relaxing before your flight … Continue reading Pop goes the corks on British Airways!

A new hotel brand is set to debut in Auckland from 2021… Welcome Hotel Indigo!

Intercontinental Hotel GroupDate Posted: 12/08/2018 Welcome to the neighbourhood, Hotel Indigo! The Hotel chain will make its first New Zealand debut in 2021, making it the first time the region has seen a Hotel Indigo property. The hotel chain will become part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group once it opens, with IHG Rewards Club members being able to earn points and eligible night stays at … Continue reading A new hotel brand is set to debut in Auckland from 2021… Welcome Hotel Indigo!

Fiji Airways’ updated codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines, enabling multiple connection options for passengers travelling to and from the USA.

Fiji AirwaysDate Posted: 13/08/2018 The national carrier for Fiji, Fiji Airways announced a brand new codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines offering a huge amount of connection options for its passengers connecting through Fiji Airways’ San Francisco Hub. Guests from both airlines can now easily connect to and from Fiji (NAN) to 19 cities around the United States, including destinations such as the picturesque Honolulu (HNL), … Continue reading Fiji Airways’ updated codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines, enabling multiple connection options for passengers travelling to and from the USA.

‘A different way to stay’ A new boutique hotel is set to open in Tokyo Shinjuku in 2020.

Kimpton Hotels and Resort NewsDate Posted: 12/08/2018 Travellers to Tokyo will soon have the opportunity to stay at a brand new hotel, offering the ultimate boutique hotel experience to all its guests. The Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku will open its doors in 2020, it’s a combined partnership between the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) and Tsukada Global Holidays who are bringing this new property and hotel experience … Continue reading ‘A different way to stay’ A new boutique hotel is set to open in Tokyo Shinjuku in 2020.

REVIEW: QF2142/QF2143 Adelaide to Kingscote (Return)

Flight Review, Qantas Airways (QF2142/QF2143), Adelaide (ADL) to Kingscote (KGC) ReturnDate Flown: 04/08/2018 Qantas has restarted flights between Adelaide and Kingscote, commencing back in December 2017, utilizing the airline’s fleet of De Havilland Dash 8 Q300 aircraft, the mid-sized regional jet in the airline’s fleet. The flights depart each week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from Adelaide Airport, around mid-morning and arrive into Kingscote Airport … Continue reading REVIEW: QF2142/QF2143 Adelaide to Kingscote (Return)

Intercontinental expands their luxury resort portfolio with the signing of Hayman Island, and also confirms that upgrades are on the plans for two popular Intercontinental Hotels.

Intercontinental Hotel Group NewsDate Posted: 10/08/2018 The Whitsunday Islands will welcome a new era of luxury in 2019, with the signing of a new agreement that will see the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) take over management of Hayman Island, seeing a complete rebranding take place and will then be known as Hayman Island, by Intercontinental. Hayman Island is situated on the northernmost point of the … Continue reading Intercontinental expands their luxury resort portfolio with the signing of Hayman Island, and also confirms that upgrades are on the plans for two popular Intercontinental Hotels.

Emirates add more flights to Lyon and also increases services to Paris to a huge 21 flights each week.

Emirates NewsDate Posted: 08/08/2018 Emirates announced that they will be introducing additional flights to Lyon and Paris, complementing the airlines existing schedule as well as providing even more choice for their customers. Lyon will receive an additional two flights per week, becoming a daily service and Paris will receive just the one additional flight, with the airline now offering 21 flights each week to the … Continue reading Emirates add more flights to Lyon and also increases services to Paris to a huge 21 flights each week.

REVIEW: QF627, Brisbane to Melbourne (Qantas Dreamliner – Premium Economy)

Flight Review, Qantas Airways (QF627), Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL)Date Flown: 23/07/2017 The Qantas Dreamliner has been treating passengers on domestic services between Brisbane and Melbourne, with multiple daily flights operating between these two airports daily. This isn’t a permanent fixture on the Qantas timetable unfortunately, with the Qantas Dreamliner being pulled off this route on the 31 of August 2018. The following day a … Continue reading REVIEW: QF627, Brisbane to Melbourne (Qantas Dreamliner – Premium Economy)

Emirates celebrate a special 5 million milestone in Beirut with complimentary upgrades to business class.

Emirates NewsDate Posted: 07/08/2018 Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, celebrated a special milestone earlier this month at Beirut Rafic Al Hariri International Airport (BEY). The Middle Eastern carrier has been operating to  and from Lebanon for over 27 years, with the airline celebrating the fact that they have transported over 5 million passengers. This special milestone was celebrated on-board the departing flight back to … Continue reading Emirates celebrate a special 5 million milestone in Beirut with complimentary upgrades to business class.

Virgin Australia is on the hunt for beef in New Zealand. You might want to watch out Air New Zealand!

Virgin Australia CateringDate Posted: 06/08/2018 Virgin Australia is currently commencing a nation-wide search across New Zealand for the country’s finest meat supplier, the airline is committed to serving local produce on trans-tasman flights from New Zealand to Australia. Virgin Australia is determined to present a gourmet dish featuring real meat, unlike its now trans-tasman rival, Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand announced back in July … Continue reading Virgin Australia is on the hunt for beef in New Zealand. You might want to watch out Air New Zealand!