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These hotels are letting guests spray paint rooms for the sake of art

October 19, 2018

Australia’s beloved Art Series Hotels have just introduced a slick new concept for hotel guests looking for a little participatory art project for dabble in. From now until December 30th, Melbourne gems The Blackman and The Olsen, and Brisbane’s The Johnson, will offer a “Colour Your Stay” package where guests can grab a spray can, […]

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Virgin Australia to launch seven new international lounges

October 17, 2018

Starting from next week, Virgin Australia will roll out a total of seven new international lounges across the country and in New Zealand, significantly expanding their network and adding to the airline’s existing 12 premium domestic lounges. Australia will get three new international departure lounges, while New Zealand will have four. Award-winning British lounge specialist […]

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Party your way to a dream ski trip to Canada this Halloween

October 15, 2018

Whether wizard, witch or vampire everyone is invited. On 27th October, Network Canada’s famous Halloween shaker Halloween International – Devil’s Night is set to return to Sydney’s Greenwood Hotel. In addition to 3 DJ areas, the party has several Canadian activities lined up for guests, from bull-riding (Calgary Stampede style) to snowboarding in the Canadian Rockies. They’ll […]

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This Asian country just overtook Singapore to claim “The most powerful Passport in the world”

October 10, 2018

The results are in and Japan has overtaken Singapore to claim the top spot on the 2018 Henley Passport Index. This triumph comes as a result of Japan gaining visa-free access to Myanmar earlier this month, meaning Japan now enjoys visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations. Beating out Singapore by just one destination, the two have […]

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Travel Deals: Mantra properties Art Series, Peppers, BreakFree and more cut prices across Australia, NZ and Hawaii

October 9, 2018

One of Australia’s most ubiquitous hotel groups, Mantra, have come around to their popular annual “Global Sale” to make holidaying for Aussies a bit more accessible over the next few months. And it’s the most substantial sale from the group yet, with a serious number of the country’s best properties – from budget to luxe […]

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Hong Kong’s historic bullet trains are ready, connecting the city to Greater China

September 20, 2018

In an effort to further strengthen Hong Kong’s position as a gateway to Greater China, the city’s Transport and Housing Bureau is getting ready to introduce the long-awaited – almost a decade in the making – High Speed Rail system connecting Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Set to commence operation on 23rd September of this […]

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Intrepid tighten focus on sustainable travel with new millennial brochure

September 20, 2018

Veteran adventure travel company Intrepid have recently put out a brand new, and very substantial, brochure focusing on socially conscious millennial travel. In a nod to the growing importance of sustainable travel and reducing one’s carbon footprint, the 18 to 29s brochure spans more than 80 travel experiences and hops from bucketlist experiences like camping […]

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Fujifilm create luxury “Fuji Island” so guests can get the perfect Instagram shot

September 17, 2018

A genuine pinch yourself moment: soaking in a private infinity pool with a five-star luxury villa to one side, the crystal-clear turquoise waters of Fiji as your background, and absolutely no tourists in sight. This is your island, and you’re sharing it with a handful of other friends, being served gourmet meals, cocktails and wine […]

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Gold Coast’s new billion-dollar luxury apartment hotel nears completion

September 4, 2018

After years in development, the so-called “billion-dollar game-changer”, The Ruby Collection is ready to add its substantial weight to the Surfers Paradise skyline. A sightly “Ruby” rooftop sign has officially been raised on the first tower, indicating that the luxury development is finally nearing completion, with just over 70 days to go before CEO David […]

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Virgin Australia to begin flying direct services between Hobart and Perth this month

September 3, 2018

In just a few weeks time, Virgin Australia will become the first airline to introduce direct services between Hobart and Perth, opening up a necessary connection between two of Australia’s fastest growing cities. The airline will fly the thrice-weekly return service on a Boeing 737, providing travellers with better and easier access to the two […]

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Cheap Flight Alert: Hawaiian Airlines sale features $899 return flights between Honolulu and Australia

August 15, 2018

Hawaiian Airlines have just lifted the lid on their current “Hawaiian Island Sale” for Aussie passengers looking to travel to the idyllic destination. These discounts even extend to the airline’s lie-flat Business Class, making luxury travel tad more accessible for those so inclined. The current offering is to Honolulu ex-Sydney and Brisbane and back from […]

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Singapore’s post-BIGSOUND conference All That Matters announces its 2018 program: Here are the highlights

August 10, 2018

Kicking off just as Brisbane’s BIGSOUND ends, Singapore’s All That Matters conference is Asia’s biggest entertainment conference. This year, the event is bringing some of the biggest guests from different entertainment industries back to Singapore’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Notable this year are the amount of new names the event will be hosting. In fact, this year’s […]

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Virgin Australia to offer 64kg baggage allowance for filmmakers through SPA partnership

August 5, 2018

Screen Producers Australia (SPA) has announced they are now partnering with airline Virgin Australia in order to create a new offers and opportunities for Associate Members, now allowing a whopping 64kg of checked baggage per member, when traveling domestically within Australia. This partnership hopes to address the ongoing issues that crew members and productions alike […]

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