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Air NZ rated world’s best airline again

Air New Zealand has scooped the pool yet again in AirlineRatings.com’s annual World’s Best Airline Awards, taking out the top prize ‘Airline of the Year’ for the third time in a row. In addition to the top...

One year until Ovation of the Seas arrives

This image may be photoshop, but it won’t be long til it happens for real. It’s t-minus one year and counting until Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas, the largest ship ever to be based in...

P&O makes history on Sydney Harbour

It’s not every day you get five ships arriving into Sydney Harbour on the same day, let alone from the same cruise line, but that’s exactly what happened this morning as P&O Cruises staged a five ship...

Minor Hotels continue rapid growth

Minor Hotels Group has announced three new additions to its growing stable of hotels and resorts, and the good news is at least one is close to home. AVANI Broadbeach Residences, scheduled to open in 2017, will be built...

Qantas unveil new retro livery

People say everything old is often new again, and that’s perfectly apt in the case of Qantas’ latest Boeing 737-800 – painted in vintage 60’s livery to celebrate the airline’s 95 years of...

Marriott buys Starwood Hotels

What happens when one of the world’s leading hotel chains buys its biggest rival? Simple, you get the world’s biggest hotel group, one that now offers more than 5,500 hotels and 1.1 million rooms worldwide. Marriott...

Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport now open

Business travel in Canberra just got a lot more convenient, with the brand new Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport at last throwing it’s doors open to the public. The location is a big selling point, but the surprisingly chic...

First look at the new Seabourn Encore

Though the launch of the Seabourn Encore is still over 12 months away, that hasn’t stopped the cruise line launching a microsite promoting what travellers can expect from the ultra-luxury cruise ship. The 40,350...

Behind the scenes of Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest ever cruise ship, is now 80 per cent complete. To get us excited about the ship’s debut, and let us see what a cruise ship really looks like without it’s makeup, Royal...

Airline surcharge fees set to fall

There’s good news for Australian travellers. The Turnbull Government has revealed plans to ban unfair credit card surcharges. While that sounds a little dry at first glance, it’s actually a very big deal...