Australia & Pacific Travel Articles

Paul Gauguin Cruises Named Top Small-Ship Cruise Line by Travel + Leisure

Paul Gauguin Cruises Named Top Small-Ship Cruise Line by Travel + Leisure

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, which sails Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America, announce that it received the award for “Top Small-Ship Cruise Line” from the readers of Travel + Leisure in its 2014 World's Best Awards.

One&Only Hayman Island Opens in Australia

One&Only Hayman Island Opens in Australia

Australia's new ultra-luxury private island resort, One&Only Hayman Island, started welcoming guests today - the iconic resort is reborn as part of the exclusive One&Only collection after an $80 million dollar investment.

Queensland, Australia Debuts Oceans Away Vacations by Jean-Michel Cousteau

Queensland, Australia Debuts Oceans Away Vacations by Jean-Michel Cousteau

Queensland, Australia invites aquatic travelers to explore the Great Barrier Reef with Oceans Away Vacations, creative dive-inspired vacation packages launched by French explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau in partnership with Stella Travel Services USA (Islands in the Sun, Travel2, Qantas Vacations and Travelscene).

Iconic New Accommodation Experience Opens in Sydney's Centennial Park

Iconic New Accommodation Experience Opens in Sydney's Centennial Park

Imagine being able to stay in a heritage cottage in one of the world's great parks. Well now it is possible, and just minutes from the Sydney CBD.

New 'Action-Moon' Experience for Honeymooners at Fiji's Laucala Island

New 'Action-Moon' Experience for Honeymooners at Fiji's Laucala Island

One of the world's most exclusive private island resorts, Laucala Island in Fiji, welcomes honeymooners with more than just the promise of romance and relaxation.

Tahiti Tourisme Launches New Global Brand Positioning and Identity

Tahiti Tourisme Launches New Global Brand Positioning and Identity

Tahiti Tourisme launches its new global brand positioning and identity for the Islands of Tahiti, simultaneously in 14 key markets across the world today.

Style and comfort meets luxury with launch of boutique Wanaka lodge

Style and comfort meets luxury with launch of boutique Wanaka lodge

A luxury boutique lodge in New Zealand's South Island is re-launching with new owners and a focus on authentic Southern hospitality and outdoor adventures, delivered in style and comfort.

Millbrook Resort Installs New Zealand's First Golf Cart GPS System

Millbrook Resort Installs New Zealand's First Golf Cart GPS System

Queenstown's award-winning Millbrook Resort is once again leading the way in world-class guest experiences investing in a state-of-the-art GPS system for its brand new fleet of golf carts.

Spectacular New Sailing Yacht Mondango 3 Joins Burgess Charter Fleet in South Pacific

Spectacular New Sailing Yacht Mondango 3 Joins Burgess Charter Fleet in South Pacific

Delivered in February 2014 by Alloy Yachts, MONDANGO 3 is a sensational 56.4m (185ft) flybridge ketch. An exciting brand new addition to the Burgess Central Agency charter fleet, this sleek sophisticated sailing yacht is destined to become one of the most sought-after vessels on the charter market.

Australia's Gourmet Retreat Lake House Launches Cooking School

Australia's Gourmet Retreat Lake House Launches Cooking School

An icon in regional dining, Lake House in Daylesford has long been considered one of Australia's best restaurants, championing local seasonal cuisine years before 'farm-to-table' fare became a colloquial philosophy.

One&Only Hayman Island to start welcoming guests in July

One&Only Hayman Island to start welcoming guests in July

One&Only Hayman Island, Australia's iconic private island resort in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, will begin welcoming guests on July 1, 2014 and will redefine luxury for the Australian market.

Discover and Explore New Zealand's Winter Wonderland

Discover and Explore New Zealand's Winter Wonderland

Come June, experience the ultimate winter wonderland in New Zealand – a season that brings excitement to tropical dwellers and a host of outdoor activities set against a panoramic backdrop of snow-capped mountains.

Live Like Brando on his Private Tahitian Island

Live Like Brando on his Private Tahitian Island

Marlon Brando's private island resort, The Brando, is scheduled to open July 1, reachable by the resort's own air strip through private aircraft.

Qantas Celebrates 60 Years of Flying to the USA

Qantas Celebrates 60 Years of Flying to the USA

Qantas this week celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first trans-Pacific services to the USA.

Laucala Island Introduces Exclusive Wedding Package

Laucala Island Introduces Exclusive Wedding Package

According to a survey by global online travel brand Expedia.com*, Americans perceive destination weddings as less stressful and more romantic than traditional ceremonies.