Australia & Pacific Travel Articles

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.