Australia & Pacific Travel Articles

Sydney's Flourishing Hotel Scene

Sydney's Flourishing Hotel Scene

Sydney's accommodation sector is experiencing a multi-million dollar revitalization following a recent spate of openings, refurbishments and announced hotel developments.

The Langham, Sydney to re-open after multi-million dollar renovation

The Langham, Sydney to re-open after multi-million dollar renovation

The Langham, Sydney closed its famous doors in July, 2014 to undertake a $30 million grand transformation which will re-deliver this landmark hotel as Sydney's most exclusive harbourside address.

The Brando is a Finalist in the National Geographic World Legacy Awards

The Brando is a Finalist in the National Geographic World Legacy Awards

The Brando, a unique environmentally-friendly luxury resort on French Polynesia's beautiful atoll of Tetiaroa, 30 miles north of Tahiti, is a finalist in the Earth Changers category of the inaugural National Geographic World Legacy Awards that were announced at ITB Asia in Singapore on October 29, 2014.

One&Only Resorts to Manage Emirates Wolgan Valley

One&Only Resorts to Manage Emirates Wolgan Valley

Emirates has appointed One&Only Resorts, a subsidiary of Kerzner International Holdings Limited, a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury resorts, to manage the highly acclaimed luxury resort Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area in Australia.

Laucala Island Presents Customizable and Unique Children's Itineraries

Laucala Island Presents Customizable and Unique Children's Itineraries

Young guests are invited to enjoy their very own personal paradise at Laucala Island with the resort's customizable children's program.

Qantas Debuts World's Biggest Plane on World's Longest Flight

Qantas Debuts World's Biggest Plane on World's Longest Flight

Qantas customers traveling on the popular Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth route will soon be able to enjoy the world's largest passenger aircraft on the world's longest route, with an A380 replacing a B747 from September 2014.

New Zealand’s Top 10 Self Drive Routes

New Zealand’s Top 10 Self Drive Routes

New Zealand is home to some of the world's most spectacular natural scenery. Discovering the diverse landscapes through a self-drive holiday on the country's themed highways is fast gaining popularity amongst those seeking a unique and adventurous getaway.

qualia named Australia's Best Resort for Seventh Consecutive Year

qualia named Australia's Best Resort for Seventh Consecutive Year

Located at the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island's luxury resort, qualia has once again been named Best Resort at the 2014 ‘HM' Hotel Management Awards, the leading awards for the accommodation industry in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

Top 5 Cooking Schools in Australia's Wine Regions

Top 5 Cooking Schools in Australia's Wine Regions

Travelers can experience the diverse culinary landscape through cooking classes in iconic regions of South Australia, with fresh farm-to-table dishes ranging from Italian to Asian to modern Australian, and everything in between.

Amazing Water Adventures at Laucala Island, Fiji

Amazing Water Adventures at Laucala Island, Fiji

A tantalizing medley of dazzling blue and green hues, the sea surrounding Laucala Island invites guests to indulge in a range of water adventures available on-island.

Self-Drive in Stunning South Australia

Self-Drive in Stunning South Australia

Self-driving is one of the best ways to cover the landscape of South Australia. Enjoy the dramatic views on your drive, from tranquil seaside roads, cozy country villages to twisting mountain passes. Here's a list of ideas to get you into first gear…

New Zealand In Depth Launches New Family Canoe Safari Adventure

New Zealand In Depth Launches New Family Canoe Safari Adventure

With the start of the British school holidays, the ultimate family friendly river canoe expedition has been launched this month by New Zealand tailored travel experts at New Zealand In Depth.

Exclusive Air New Zealand Package Celebrates Lord of the Rings' 60th Anniversary

Exclusive Air New Zealand Package Celebrates Lord of the Rings' 60th Anniversary

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of 'Lord of the Rings' book by J.R.R. Tolkien (first published July 29, 1954), Air New Zealand is introducing a special, 11-night, all-inclusive, self-guided package with Air New Zealand highlighting the movie's filming locations and best of New Zealand.

Fiji's Vomo Island Resort Launches Senikai Spa

Fiji's Vomo Island Resort Launches Senikai Spa

This month, the five-star Vomo Island Resort, a private island retreat in the South Pacific, announces the opening of the new Senikai Spa. Senikai, an award winning, Fijian-based brand specializing in indigenous therapies with naturally based ingredients, will also operate the spa at the resort.

Fiji's Laucala Island Debuts World's First Resort DeepFlight Super Falcon Submersible Experience

Fiji's Laucala Island Debuts World's First Resort DeepFlight Super Falcon Submersible Experience

Fijian private island resort Laucala Island is pleased to announce the debut of the world's first resort DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible experience. The state of the art, two–person winged submersible craft will add an 'only at Laucala' feature to an already exclusive vacation experience.