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Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas joins IHG

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has become part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of brands. IHG has been growing it’s number of luxury brands including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, with Six Senses adding 16 hotels and resorts, 37 spas and sister companies Evason and

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AirAsia adds Brisbane to Bangkok flights

AirAsia announced it would operate its first-ever Australian services from Bangkok, Thailand to Brisbane, Australia from 25 June 2019. Operated by AirAsia’s long-haul affiliate, Thai AirAsia X, the new services will bring around 25,000 visitors per year to Brisbane, while at the same time providing the opportunity for Queenslanders to explore Thailand’s capital and its

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Air Vanuatu adds non-stop from Melbourne

Vanuatu, the adventure capital of the South Pacific, is now more accessible than ever with Air Vanuatu’s new, non-stop service from Melbourne to Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila. From 18 June 2019, Air Vanuatu will operate three flights per week between the two cities, opening-up a new, action-packed, holiday destination for people living in Melbourne. The

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Flight Review: Air Mauritius – Perth to Port Louis, Mauritius

Flying the flag carrier Air Mauritius to Port Louis, Mauritius, is where your holiday experience begins. With friendly staff onboard to welcome you with smiles, new planes with fresh and funky interiors and a pretty unique comfort kit onboard, Air Mauritus really does step up to the mark as an international carrier. Air Mauritius

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Hotel Review: SALT of Palmar, Mauritius

Progressive new hotel brand, SALT opened its first property this month in Mauritius called SALT of Palmar. Located on the east coast of Mauritius, is the newly opened SALT of Palmar. This progressive new hotel brand is redefining the hotel stay with a humanistic approach to hospitality for the culturally curious traveller. Not your average hotel

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LOUNGE REVIEW: Wellness Spa, klia2

Hong Kong based Plaza Premium Group offers a number of Global Airport Hospitality solutions in over 160 locations of 42 international airports across the world, making travel more efficient and comfortable. The best thing about Plaza Premium is you do not need to be travelling business or first class, nor have elite frequent flyer status to

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Baillie Lodges expands with Silky Oaks Lodge

Fresh from signing a joint-venture agreement with KSL Capital Partners (KSL), Baillie Lodges has announced a northerly addition to its portfolio of luxury lodges, with Tropical North Queensland bolt-hole Silky Oaks Lodge set to join the fold in April 2019. Set among the World Heritage-listed wilderness of the Daintree National Park and along the banks of the

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2019 travel goals and deals to match

Australians have revealed that their number one ultimate travel goal for 2019 is to travel to a country never visited before. Virgin Australia is making this ultimate travel goal a reality for all Australians, by providing a ‘Back to Holidays’ sale and the chance to share in 25 million Velocity Points. Virgin Australia’s General Manager

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Scoot adds more flights into India

Scoot is increasing their offering of destinations across Asia, adding flights to Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam in India as they take over the routes from SilkAir. Flights to Trivandrum (5-times weekly) will commence as soon as 7 May 20191, and flights to Coimbatore (5-times weekly) and Visakhapatnam (3-times weekly) will start from 27 October 2019. Trivandrum  Also

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Sunshine Coast a hot spot for travellers

More travellers are visiting Queensland’s Sunshine Coast according to recent data from the National Visitor Survey. A record 3.5 million domestic visitors travelled to the Sunshine Coast in the year ending September 2018, generating a rise of 18.4 percent in expenditure to $2.4 billion. The International Visitor Survey was also released with international arrivals topping

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