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Why did Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge only launch with one new ride at Disneyland?

June 4, 2019

When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge (also known simply as “Star Wars Land”) officially opened its doors to the public on Friday at California’s iconic theme park Disneyland  – strictly to those who had reserved the privilege in advance – some may have been surprised to discover that after all that hype, and all those years […]

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Sydney’s luxe The Langham hotel introduces “Pink Hope Suite”

May 28, 2019

One of Sydney’s most luxurious hotel’s (and pet friendly), The Langham, has linked up with Pink Hope to launch the city’s first ever “charity suite”. Basically what that means is that a guest room at The Langham has been completely transformed by the partnership, offering guests a luxurious and immersive experience bathed in dreamy all-pink […]

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Travellers in London are being given the chance to stay in the Men in Black HQ

May 22, 2019

Head of Sony Pictures Men in Black: International, the studio has teamed up with Booking.com to faithfully recreate the film’s London based headquarters, and open it up for public accommodation. Available exclusively on the booking website, two guests per night will be able to book into this very unique stay which will come with a […]

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Tokyo’s latest co-working space makes being a digital nomad so much easier

May 22, 2019

Tokyo may be one of the most popular travel destinations for Aussies right now, but it doesn’t necessarily have a reputation for being a “digital nomad” city. Given that space is a premium, language barriers still very much exist, and Japan’s love of rules and paperwork, it’s a reputation that in the past has been […]

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Hawaiian Airlines are offering Aussies $15 island-to-island flights

May 21, 2019

It’s been 15 years since Hawaiian Airlines started flying between Sydney and Honolulu, a route that has flown almost 2 million passengers since. And such a milestone calls for an appropriate celebration, right? Right. Hawaiian Airlines are not only nodding to the long-running route by kicking off a sweet deal that brings Sydney to Honolulu […]

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First Look: This abandoned 1962 TWA airport terminal in New York is now a hotel, and a living museum

May 17, 2019

“This is so incredible. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate them doing this.”, I heard a woman saying as I entered the new TWA Hotel at New York’s JFK, which opened yesterday alongside the modern Terminal 5. She said she used to work for the airline in the 70’s, and was wearing her […]

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Etihad Airways extend “free two nights in Abu Dhabi” to meet high demand

May 15, 2019

It’s only been just over a month since Etihad Airways announced a campaign to offer travellers free stopovers in Abu Dhabi, and apparently it’s gotten so popular the airline has had to extend the campaign’s dates. The national airline of the UAE will now be offering free stopovers in Abu Dhabi up until the end […]

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MGallery by Sofitel to debut in Hong Kong with The Silveri

May 13, 2019

Accor’s lauded MGallery by Sofitel collection is about to make its anticipated debut in Hong Kong later this year with The Silveri. Set to open in the second half of 2019, the new hotel will make the 33rd MGallery by Sofitel in Asia, reiterating the highly curated collection’s profile of unique high-end boutiques. The luxury […]

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British Airways announce autumn flight deals for Aussie travellers

May 10, 2019

British Airways, which operates a daily flight between Sydney and London, have put up a hefty Autumn sale that’ll stay live for Aussie travellers until 7th June 2019. Given the airline’s network, the sale has spread to include more than 110 destinations, notably Singapore, London and Rome across all cabins. This ranges from economy class […]

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Unmapped is Australia’s new luxe-adventure company for the thirties and fourties crowd

May 6, 2019

As popularity continues to grow for small group tours, new lux-adventure company Unmapped has stepped onto the scene to champion solo travellers in their 30s and 40s. Founded by Australian Jennifer Gaskin, Unmapped will attempt to slide in the oft ignored spot between the 18-30 and 50+ demographics, tightening focus on “active adventure, foodie experiences, […]

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You can now go on “tattoo” and “drag” themed river cruises in Europe

May 3, 2019

Now that U River Cruises, a dedicated millennial reimagining of the classic river cruise experience, has been firmly established amongst new-gen travellers, the company is now looking towards playful themed cruises to spice up their offering. Two themed itineraries will be rolled out later this year, both on board the company’s “The A” vessel which […]

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What to expect from Melbourne’s “astral” Mystic Chamber room

May 3, 2019

Melbourne’s perfectly located DoubleTree by Hilton is in its final weeks for a special guest experience dubbed “The Mystic Chamber”, a concept that has transformed one of the hotel’s rooms in partnership with Muses of Mystery. The curated one-off hotel experience has completely taken over one room with genuine crystal balls, dreaming mist, celestial walls, […]

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Marriott International take on Airbnb with the launch of “Homes & Villas”

May 2, 2019

Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel group with over 6500 properties worldwide, are officially about to leap into the home rental market that has been dominated by Airbnb for the past decade. Easily one of the biggest and most surprising recent evolutions in the lodging industry, the new upscale rental property platform, simply called “Homes […]

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London now has luxury steam train services to Surrey Hills and Windsor

April 29, 2019

For the first time in 50 years, two regular steam train services will introduced at London Waterloo, giving locals and visitors the chance to navigate the famed English countryside in true vintage luxury. The Steam Dreams Rail Co. will launch two services later this year, revealing elegant 1950’s Pullman Style Dining carriages which guests will […]

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Barunga Festival continues celebration of First Nations music

April 24, 2019

The Barunga Festival is one of Australia’s most important cultural events celebrating the best of First Nations art, sport, cultural activities, and contemporary and traditional music from remote locations. Held over 3 days, from Friday June 7 to Sunday June 9, 80 kilometers south-east of Katherine, it brings together 4000 people from the Northern Territory […]

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Etihad Airways are offering free 2-night stopovers in Abu Dhabi

April 18, 2019

Etihad Airways are currently offering passengers a free stopover in Abu Dhabi as part of a “landmark global promotion”, tied to flights between 21st April and 15th July 2019. Not only that, but no less than 15 different hotels in the UAE capital have come on board to offer two free nights accommodation for guests […]

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Hawaiian Airlines introduce longest U.S interstate route with Boston-Honolulu

April 8, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines has introduced five weekly nonstop services between Honolulu and Boston, opening a substantial link to the New England region. It is now the longest regularly scheduled domestic route in U.S history. Clocking in at a whopping 5,095 miles, the HNL-BOS (HA90) route takes means almost 10 hours in the air for those heading […]

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Hawaiian Airlines expand on codeshare agreement with Virgin Australia

April 4, 2019

In a move that will offer Australian and New Zealand travellers more options when it comes to flying over to Hawai’i, Hawaiian Airlines have entered an expanded codeshare agreement with Virgin Australia. More than a dozen Australia and New Zealand cities will benefit from this broader range of flights to Hawai’i, as well as the […]

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Delta Air Lines launch upgraded Boeing 777 for Sydney to L.A route

April 4, 2019

In an exciting update, Delta Air Lines have introduced some very substantial changes on board their refurbished Boeing 777 aircraft which flies daily between Sydney and Los Angeles. The aircraft will now feature all four of Delta’s signature branded seat products, most excitedly lead by the award-winning “Delta One”, which is the first business class […]

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HBO to commence Game of Thrones studio tours in 2020

April 4, 2019

As the final season of HBO’s monumental Game of Thrones creeps ever so closer, an exciting announcement has ensured fans of the hit TV show will still be able to ride the wave of crushing character deaths, extreme violence, and pouncing sers long after this forthcoming string of episodes is done and dusted. As reported […]

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