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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...

Tigerair unveils new look

Proving a Tiger can change it’s stripes, Australian low-cost carrier Tigerair has announced a swathe of changes to it’s fleet, uniforms, and booking system at an event in Melbourne. Tigerair CEO Rob Sharp was at...

Celebrity Solstice returns to Sydney Harbour

Australia’s highest rated cruise ship, Celebrity Solstice has returned to Sydney Harbour with the glamour of a Hollywood star as she gets ready to kick off her fourth cruising season down under.  The modern ship...

Qantas announce Retro Roo II

Marty McFly and the Doc aren’t the only ones who are going back to the future this year. Qantas has announced its plans to bring more Australian aviation nostalgia to the skies with a second Boeing 737-800 to be...

Elements of Byron Resort “on track”

Newly released images of Elements of Byron, the new $100 million resort currently under construction in Byron Bay, show the beachfront development is on track for it’s scheduled Feb 1st 2016 opening. All 94 villas have...

Dawn Princess cruises over to P&O

Capitalising on Australia’s never ending lust for cruising, Carnival Australia has announced a Down Under reshuffle with Dawn Princess set to cruise over to join the P&O fleet in May 2017. Under the changes...