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Collette Announces Australia & New Zealand Travel Guide for 2016-2017
Jul 17, 2015
Collette has announced the launch of its new Australia & New Zealand travel guide. The operator is offering seven exciting tours to the South Pacific for 2016-2017. The brochure features overall information about all seven tours including the outstanding beauty, cultural experiences and once-in-a-lifetime memories Canadian travellers can expect from their time in the South...
When the Clock Strikes: Five Unusual Places to Spend New Year’s Eve
Dec 3, 2014
Many places around the world throw a huge party for New Year’s Eve. Greeting the coming year in Sydney or New York City certainly is amazing, but there are some locations that may not be as grand, but are truly spectacular in their own way. Kiribati Only a few of its 800...
South Pacific Islands: Four Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Dec 3, 2014
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) works towards encouraging the preservation of cultural and natural heritage. More than two dozen sites in the South Pacific have been granted World Heritage status. Here are four you may not have known about... Bikini Atoll Twenty three small islands surrounding a deep...
Anchors Away - 17 Ferry Rides That Will Leave You Speechless
Nov 15, 2014
Ferries can be more than just a way to get from one location to another - they can often provide the best ways to tour some of the most beautiful and remote locations on Earth. Here are some of our favourites…
Australia: How to Tie the Knot
Nov 12, 2014
Australia is always a favourite honeymoon destination, whether you want a dreamy resort location, an Outback or wilderness adventure, an exciting city interlude or a combination of different experiences. But getting married in Australia is also easy, making this is a very popular choice for overseas couples who want to...
Australia: Eco Luxury
Nov 12, 2014
A number of new luxury eco-resorts are combining wilderness experiences with five-star comforts and environmental sensitivity, places where you’ll have a minimum impact on the environment and leave a minimum footprint. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the heart of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is Australia's newest luxury...
New Zealand: Hobbit Fans Take Over Middle-Earth
Nov 3, 2014
Gearing up for the final big screen journey to Middle-earth with the December release of The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, the third film in Sir Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit Trilogy, an army of keen Hobbit fans and their guests converged in New Zealand for The Hobbit Fan Fellowship,
In Hot Water: Five Magnificent Natural Hot Pools
Sep 30, 2014
Canadians are no strangers to the wonders of natural hot springs -- just visit BC and you can choose from dozens of places. Although you’ll never grow tired of these, sometimes it’s nice to see what other countries have to offer and try something new. There are some amazing hot...
Cyclists Gear Up For the Santos Tour Down Under
Sep 28, 2014
The southern hemisphere’s biggest cycling event, to be held in Adelaide and regional South Australia from January 17-25 2015, is an annual festival of cycling that attracts fans from around the world The 2015 Santos Tour Down Under will be held in Adelaide and regional South Australia from January 17-25, 2015.
International Day of Peace: Five Events that Celebrate World Peace
Sep 18, 2014
Since 1982, the International Day of Peace, created by the United Nations, has been celebrated annually on September w] \st around the world. Sadly, the world cannot make everyday a day of peace, but has settled on a single day of ceasefire so that the war-torn may have but a moment...
Perth by Phone: The Smart Way to See the Town
Sep 5, 2014
With Perth's setting along the Swan River and the Indian Ocean, it is probably the most outdoorsy of all Australian cities. However, enjoying nature doesn't mean that they have forgone modern conveniences like smart phones. Quite the opposite in fact, many local Perth mobile developers have created a whole army...
New Zealand – Touring UNESCO Sites
Aug 5, 2014
UNESCO World Heritage Sites are places with cultural and natural significance as determined by the World Heritage Committee. These sites are located all over the world and are under eternal protection from development or man-made change. Just like almost every other country, New Zealand has a few of these natural...
Shakespeare: All the World's a Stage
Aug 5, 2014
The Stratford Festival has a simple goal: To set the standard for classical theatre – and they achieve that on a yearly basis. The company has been built by searching for the finest talent available and cultivating skill and passion. In this way they have been producing amazing theatre for more...
Australia: Where to Sample Bush Tucker
Jul 19, 2014
Australians are known for incorporating a variety of ethnic flavors into their cuisine, but bush tucker – the use of native plants and animals – is becoming increasingly popular among restaurant goers, and the Aussie chefs are rising to the challenge. Here are some of the best spots to sample...
Melbourne by Phone: The Smart Way to See the Town
Jul 18, 2014
A trip to Australia, including Melbourne, is always a major undertaking. From many places in the world, it spells for a 20+ hour plane ride. Instead of trying to sleep all that time away, use it to study up on what to do within the city and the best way...
Tasmania – Exploring World Heritage Sites
Jun 19, 2014
Tasmania, located off the southern coast of Australia, is a land of wonder. Visitors flock here by the thousands to frolic on white sandy beaches, explore rustic villages and hike snow-capped mountains. However, like with any nation, its natural landscape and cultural history are threatened by the development of man.
Tonga – South Pacific Kingdom
Jun 9, 2014
With some 176 unspoiled islands to explore, travellers in search of a slice of South Pacific seclusion can’t fail to be impressed with the Kingdom of Tonga. The country is made up of three major island groups: Tongatapu and ‘Eua in the south, the Ha’apai group in the centre and...
Underwater Adventure - Meet The Creatures Of The Deep
May 29, 2014
Whether you’re a huge fan of sea life, an avid explorer or someone who just enjoys unique experiences, mingling with the denizens of the deep is an experience that shouldn’t be passed up... Sunlight on Water – Honokohau Harbor, Hawaii, US On the Kona side of the Big Island, Sunlight has been...
Queenstown – Snow Is Falling
May 27, 2014
Surrounded by stunning snow-capped mountains and the crystal clear waters of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is the perfect snow destination, whether you have an appetite for adventure, mountains and fresh air or are more at home tracking down a delicious meal, fine wine and a roaring log fire. Each June, the region...
Brisbane – The Luxury Guide
May 15, 2014
Brisbane was founded in 1824 as a penal colony – but oh how the times have changed! After Brisbane abandoned its reputation as a penal colony, Brisbane was, for many years, just considered a big old country town. However, the streets and glittering skyscrapers that now mark the city's booming business...
Australia – Hit The Road, Bruce
May 9, 2014
Across its massive land and all of its 12,000 islands, thousands of possible journeys connect endless unique experiences in Australia. Short or long, by horsepower or horseback – it is journeys that have always created the threads that continue to connect us to each other – the connections that make Australia...
Tree House Hotels – Branch Out On Your Next Vacation
Apr 10, 2014
Looking to branch out on your next stay? In the most beautiful forested areas around the world, hotel entrepreneurs are venturing into an area that was once purely the domain of young children: tree houses. These hotels are usually suspended high in the air and offer some breathtaking views while...
Auckland By Phone – The Smart Way To See The City
Apr 4, 2014
Auckland’s world-class stores, restaurants, bars and galleries are encircled by wine regions, stunning beaches, pristine rainforest and the magnificent Hauraki Gulf. Here are some of our favourite apps to help you navigate Auckland’s many attractions... AucklandNZ AucklandNZ is the official travel app for New Zealand's largest city. The app highlights the city’s...
And They’re Off - Amazing Horse Races Around The World
Apr 2, 2014
There are few things more adrenaline-inducing than the thrill of a horse race. For those looking to indulge in this age-old tradition, ready your bets as they canter down to these iconic horse race meetings... Kentucky Derby, Louisville, Kentucky, United States There is no more famous horse race in the United States...
Rockin’ Rod & Rockin’ Reds - Discover Hawke’s Bay New Zealand’s Newest Culinary Secret
Mar 5, 2014
By Janie Robinson He looked at me and asked, “Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?” Then he told me, “Tonight’s The Night.” Sipping wonderful wine under twinkling stars on a balmy New Zealand evening with Rod Stewart singing to me – and about 25,000 other fans at the annual Mission Estate Winery Concert...
CLIA President & CEO Christine Duffy Keynotes CLIA Australasias Inaugural Cruise3Sixty
Feb 18, 2014
Christine Duffy, President & CEO, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is joined by Ann Sherry, CEO, Carnival Australia and Gavin Smith, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, Royal Caribbean Cruises, to launch the first ever cruise3sixty Australasia conference and exhibition event in Sydney, Australia.
Here Comes The Bride - Seven Romantic Places To Tie The Knot
Feb 14, 2014
Having your wedding and honeymoon at the same time is a stress free way to ensure your nuptials are the best time of your life – and usually at a fraction of the cost. And with so many romantic locations to choose from, your dream wedding is just a plane...
Pucker Up - Eight Romantic Places To Steal A Kiss
Feb 14, 2014
Whether it’s around the world or closer to home, these gorgeous destinations may just be the most romantic places on earth to steal a kiss with the one you love...
Be Still My Beating Heart - Five Romantic Places To Pop The Question
Feb 13, 2014
The moment you pop the question should be completely unforgettable and awe-inspiring. So why not combine the trip of a...
A Secret No More - Celebrities & Seafood Are Putting Australia’s Scenic South Coast On The Foodie Map
Feb 13, 2014
Maybe there’s something in the soil mixed with the comfortable climate and fresh sea air, but the tasty terroir of South Coast of New South Wales seems to be one succulent gourmet secret just waiting to be discovered...
From Kava To Cannibals - Hopping From One Perfect Place To The Next In Fiji
Feb 11, 2014
It was a ritual that would become commonplace for me as the week wore on: Sit cross-legged on the floor, facing the chief and his most favoured warrior, both of them adorned with an elaborate costume of colourful flower leis and dry, brown grass. Take the wooden bowl of cava...
World Report - Seuss at Sea, Sydney Moon Magic, Virgin Five, New York Goes Green
Feb 2, 2014
Seuss At Sea Carnival Cruise Lines is rolling out its exclusive partnership with Dr Seuss Enterprises to bring the beloved children’s...
The Luxury Travel Guide - Sydney, Australia
Jan 30, 2014
Sydney is a glittering playground of sandstone wearing a skirt of white sand beaches. While many visitors choose to indulge in the sea and the sport that everyone in Australia is so fond of, Sydney has grown into one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities - a multicultural hub that...
Elves In Love - Tolkien Aficionados Make It To Middle-Earth
Jan 16, 2014
A couple who dreamed of visiting New Zealand completed their own ‘unexpected journey’ recently – thanks their own Middle-earth inspired love story and an Air New Zealand Fairy...
Dig In - Christmas Food Traditions Around The World
Dec 24, 2013
While the roast turkey that Canada enjoys every Christmas may seem pretty common place in a lot of other countries, every country celebrates Christmas a little differently...
Joy To The Whole World - 22 Tinsel-tastic Christmas Escapes
Dec 20, 2013
While Christmas is a time to spend with family, the allure of the many unique ways that different cultures celebrate the holiday is often too much to resist. Whether you crave dashing through the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh or making your friends jealous by getting a tan on the...
New Zealand – The Real Middle-Earth
Dec 12, 2013
With the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the breathtaking beauty of New Zealand will once again be spotlighted on the big screen. And for those inspired to take a trip to the country that brought Middle-earth to life, there are plenty of activities in New Zealand related...
Searching For Something Special To Sip – Australia’s New South Wales
Nov 21, 2013
Stand aside Bordeaux. Sit down Tuscany. The New South Wales towns of Mudgee and Orange are giving the wine capitals of the world a run for their money...
A Fresh New Look And Increased Frequency For Fiji Airways
Nov 18, 2013
At Boomerang Tours’ recent New Zealand and Fiji product information evening, Fiji Airways’ area sales manager for Canada, Coral Perry revealed what Western Canada’s travel professionals can expect from the recently revamped airline...
The Million Dollar Question – How Can I Increase My Sales To Fiji?
Nov 14, 2013
With over 330 islands, it doesn’t matter if you are looking for a family vacation, a cruise, an island escape, adventure package, luxury stay or a cultural experience - you’ll find what you are looking for in Fiji....
Fall Cruise Review - What’s Floating Your Cruise Client’s Boat This Season?
Nov 12, 2013
Silversea Canadian business is booming at Silversea, according to the company’s director of national sales for Canada, Lori Nojaim. “Canadians truly appreciate...
Fiji - Paradise Islands
Nov 1, 2013
It was a ritual that would become commonplace for me as the week wore on: Sit cross-legged on the floor, facing the chief and his most favoured warrior, both of them adorned with an elaborate costume of colourful flower leis and dry, brown grass...
Creepy Cuisine - Do You Dare To Dine In A Haunted Restaurant?
Oct 30, 2013
With 170 years of history to its name, finding a spirit or two roaming the halls of Milano’s Tavern in Melbourne shouldn’t be a huge surprise....
Spooky Stays - Haunted Hotels Across The Globe
Oct 29, 2013
Forget five star luxury and relaxation: at this time of year, thrill-seeking travellers are seeking out the supernatural in the numerous hotels around the world that report ghostly happenings in their rooms and hallways...
Tropical Adventure - Unique Experiences in Samoa
Oct 23, 2013
With its flourishing rainforests, cascading waterfalls and crystal clear waters, Samoa is a lush and lovely collection of islands in the South Pacific that boasts a selection of adventures not to be found anywhere else in the world. Here are just a few of our favourites…
Spokes And Suds - Peddling For Beer In New Zealand
Oct 21, 2013
Beer while biking is a recipe for a bad time – but a nice ice cold beer after a hard day of biking? Well, that’s a perfect slice of heaven...
Paradise Found: The Cook Islands - Your Slice Of Paradise May Be Closer Than You Think…
Oct 3, 2013
Tucked away between Fiji and Tahiti in the very heart of the South Pacific, lie the 15 divinely beautiful atolls, cays and volcanic islands that make up the tropical paradise that is the Cook Islands. Look no further: this is paradise found. We’re talking picture-perfect translucent waters, stretches of sun-drenched...
World Report - August 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Orlando Treats Agents Visit Orlando’s annual savings program for hospitality and tourism industry employees, Global Hospitality Days, runs through September 30. “Hospitality...
Runaway Weddings - Sell Your Clients On Eloping To The Cook Islands
Sep 16, 2013
Mention weddings and honeymoons to most travel agents and you’ll hear all about Mexico and the Caribbean and that’s good, but we want more. We want different. We want out of the usual and we don’t do normal. So we look for places that tell the right story in their...
Paradise Found - From Beach Bums To Snow Birds The Cook Island Appeal To Everyone
Sep 16, 2013
Nestled between Fiji and Tahiti at the very heart of the South Pacific lie the 15 extravagantly beautiful atolls, cays and volcanic islands that make up the tropical paradise of the Cook Islands.
The Cardboard Cathedral - Celebrating Christchurch's Resilience And Creativity
Sep 16, 2013
After nearly two years of planning and construction, Christchurch's Transitional Cathedral, designed by renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, has opened...
World Report -- Florida, Poland & Australia
Sep 5, 2013
Orlando: Agent Treats Visit Orlando’s annual savings program for hospitality and tourism industry employees, Global Hospitality Days, runs through September 30. “Hospitality...
A Brilliant Boomerang Welcome - New Zealand And Fiji Join Forces In Vancouver
Aug 29, 2013
By Vickie Sam Paget Vancouver’s travel professionals were treated to a somewhat unique welcome at Boomerang’s special invitation New Zealand and...
Three Of The Best - Where To Indulge Yourself In New Zealand
Aug 15, 2013
By Ruth Atherley   While there are plenty of budget and reasonably-priced places to stay on New Zealand’s North and South...
The Tightwad Guide - Six Fabulously Free Things To See And Do In Australia
Jul 26, 2013
You don’t have to spend a fortune to have a great time Downunder. Just check out some of these fabulously free treats for tightwads…
Christchurch And Canterbury - Experience The 'Uncrushable Kiwi Spirit'
Jul 21, 2013
The dynamic rebuild plan for Christchurch is in full swing after the destructive earthquakes the city experienced a little over two years ago.
Selling Paradise - CT talks to Tahiti Tourisme North America's Jonathan Reap
Jul 4, 2013
When you look up the word ‘paradise’ in the dictionary, it really should list just one word: Tahiti. Few words evoke...
Australia's New 'World's Best' - An Update From ATE 2013
Jun 19, 2013
There’s nothing in the world like Australian food and wine, according to Tourism Australia... Raising a glass to its newest marketing strategy, 'Ultimate Winery Experiences of Australia', the organization announced the new program at this year's Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney in April.
Bouncing Back - New Zealand Is Bang On TRENZ
Jun 18, 2013
The nation famous for its daring bungee jumps is leaping into tourism promotion over the next four years with the New Zealand government’s announcement of an additional $158 million for the country’s $23 billion industry.
Tasty Tucker - Explore Australia's Culinary Passions
Apr 26, 2013
Food, wine and all the in-betweens are a serious passion for Aussies, who have learnt the techniques, then bent the traditional rules to create impressive wines, spirits, beers and a cuisine all of their own. Some of this is among the oldest in the world. Aboriginal people lived on bush...
The Incredible Remarkables - New Zealand's Most Fantastical Mountain Range
Apr 6, 2013
The Remarkables New Zealand is of course a major skiing destination due to its mountainous terrain and generally high elevation. The snow on these island mountains is crisp and sought-after by serious fans of the slopes. The Remarkables aren’t New Zealand’s most famous skiing slopes, but their proximity to the city...
New Zealand's Wilderness - Tongariro National Park
Apr 6, 2013
Tongariro National Park Tongariro National Park is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest national park in New Zealand, it also happens to be the perfect place for a striking natural getaway. The visual splendour of the New Zealand landscape was immortalized in the Lord of the Rings...
Movie Travel - Discover The Mystery Of The Hobbit In New Zealand
Apr 6, 2013
    To some, New Zealand is simply home.  To many others, it is a land of beauty and mystery. The small country hit previously undiscovered fame with the Lord of the Rings trilogy of movies, where the beautiful countryside meshed perfectly with the idyllic wonderland of Tolkien’s fantasy. New Zealand has...
Bottoms Up! - A Tasting Tour Of New Zealand's Boutique Brews
Mar 30, 2013
    New Zealand might be best known for its award-winning wines, but Kiwis are also beer drinkers and have developed a discerning palate that has prompted a boutique brewery boom. While well established and internationally renowned Kiwi beer brands such as Steinlager, Speight’s and Tui continue to thrive, more than 50 boutique...
Aussie Primer Part 2 - A Look At The Very Real Business Opportunities Australia Has To Offer
Feb 28, 2013
  By Rex Armstead   Tourism Australia has targeted a 100 per cent increase in tourism revenues in the decade leading up to 2020 – and that means great opportunities for travel agents. Latest reports for 2012 indicate that revenues grew 4.2 per cent overall which in light of the current global economic...
Twelve Free Aussie Adventures
Feb 22, 2013
Some aspects of travel make it difficult to cheap out. Hotel accommodations, for instance, run along a fairly reliable cost-to-quality curve. However, in some cases cutting costs is as easy as turning left, rather than right. If you know where to go, there are a nearly limitless number of ways...
Aussie Primer Part I - A Look At The Very Real Business Opportunities Australia Has To Offer
Jan 29, 2013
If Tourism Australia (TA) boss Andrew McEvoy is right – and it seems he usually is – then TA’s plan to double tourism revenues in the decade leading up to 2020 offers great opportunities for Canadian travel agents. When asked if the much vaunted plan was a target or a viable...
Snapshots Fall 2012
Nov 21, 2012
  BELIZE Some Things AreWorth It The locavore dining movement has deep roots in Canada, but there are some daily indulgences even those...
O Kiwi, Where Art Thou? - On The Trail Of New Zealand's Elusive Icon
Oct 1, 2012
New Zealand is home to some pretty unusual creatures, including its famous icon, the kiwi. Who knew that a creature with a torso about the size of a cantaloupe would be so hard to find? Canadian Traveller goes in search of the elusive kiwi in the southernmost point of New...
Sun, Sand & Sitges - Spain's Sizzling Coastal Town Is The Place For Hot Beach Action
Aug 29, 2012
For many travellers, the epitome of a vacation is hours upon hours soaking up the sun and sights at the beach. Over the past several years, Sitges has secured a spot on the list of many in-the-know LGBT travellers. It’s proximity to Barcelona makes it a great city/beach destination, as...
A Smokin' Place - Walking New Zealand's White Island
May 23, 2012
It was a glorious day to be on the water. The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky, as we skimmed over the waves to White Island, a 90-minute cruise from Whakatane, on New Zealand’s North Island.
Between Fantasy & Reality - New Zealand Hitches It's Wagon To The Hobbit Movies
May 23, 2012
The big buzz at this year’s TRENZ (Tourism Industry Rendezvous New Zealand) is the highly anticipated upcoming movie release of The Hobbit. Shot in several locations around the country, the first one, due out in December this year will be followed by the second in December 2013.
Wild About Nature - 4 Places To See Wildlife Up Close
May 18, 2012
Come face to face with some of nature’s most incredible inhabitants in the most intimate and the most spectacular settings on earth.
Bula! - It's The Spirit of Fiji
Apr 30, 2012
You hear it throughout this Pacific archipelago: Bula! Fijians call it in greeting, huge smiles gleaming in their handsome Melanesian faces. It means welcome and it’s meant sincerely.
Widgets, Devils, Ticks & Ayers Rock
Jan 27, 2012
Under a new initiative spearheaded by Tourism Australia, a TripAdvisor micro site will feature Australian tourism products bearing the T-QUAL Tick, the national symbol of accreditation.
Surf's Up - Tree Surfing & Other Adventures In Fiji
Sep 30, 2011
A craving for adventure led me to southern Vita Levu’s Pacific Harbour, proclaimed “The Adventure Capital of Fiji”. The Uprising Beach Resort, not only has dorm accommodations that are ubiquitous to the area, but also beachfront and garden view bures (sleeps up to four) for those, like myself, who fancy...
Rising From The Ruins - Update from Tourism Industry Rendezvous New Zealand
Sep 29, 2011
Christchurch continues to be on everyone’s minds. The February 22 earthquake, which mainly affected the Central Business District, resulted in 1,200 damaged buildings.
In The Know - A Local's Guide To Australia's Best Places To Nosh
Jan 11, 2011
Most Australians live in the major state capitals, and everyone has their preferred places to eat, drink and visit. But if you were wanted to do what the locals do during your visit, then there are definitely some things that stand out.
Almost Sinful - The Cook Islands Are The Last Remote South Pacific Paradise
Dec 10, 2010
When the global recession finally ends, this tiny island nation in the heart of the South Pacific will be waiting on the recovery side, welcoming the world’s superpowers.
They Said It - Australia 2010
Oct 5, 2010
We’ve been in business since 1970, and we have strong connections with Downunder; our Founder and President Bruce is Hodge is from Australia. Although our head office is in Toronto, we also serve agents via our Vancouver Office (which is where our dedicated Groups Department is based), and for assistance...
Update from TRENZ: New Zealand Raises The Stakes For Tourism
Oct 5, 2010
Industry professionals are praising the New Zealand government for adding NZ $30 million toward the marketing budget for tourism this year – totalling about NZ $100 million. At the recent Tourism Rendezvous New Zealand (TRENZ) in Auckland, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key and Associate Minister of Tourism...
The Road Less Travelled - The Out of the Ordinary Australian Outback
Oct 5, 2010
We had to slow to a stop while a python ambled across the road. But that’s getting a little ahead of the story, although I swear it was as big around as a fire hose. “We give way to animals out here,” said my driver, Katie, a Nicole Kidman look-a-like.
Melbourne Bounty - Wine & Food, Flora & Fauna Around Victoria's Great City
Aug 16, 2010
Phillip Island’s Little Penguins are the stars of an evening parade as they head from the sea to their burrows.
Hobbits Are Back In New Zealand
Aug 16, 2010
With pre-production on The Hobbit, the prequel to the Lord of the Rings movies, gearing up, interest is returning to Matamata, where the village of Hobbiton set was constructed. For young and old(er) hobbit fans, there are tours and activities in and around the area. Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm...
Highlights Of Australia - Uniquely Aussie Experiences In Queensland, South Oz & Tasmania
Aug 4, 2010
Australia. The Land DownUnder. Whatever you call it, the country is endlessly fascinating with unique cultures, creatures and scenery. Here’s a rundown on some of the best, and uniquely Australian selling point for your clients, as well as a look at some of the country’s most intriguing regions.
Mudholes, Maori & Chardonnay City - New Zealand's North Island, From Gisborne To Rotorua
Jun 28, 2010
Come to New Zealand, the invitation said. Come to Eastland and the Bay of Plenty. Come and discover old European history and even older Maori culture. Come discover great outdoor adventure and fine wines. Come discover where New Zealand’s tourism industry started. And we discovered it all.
Bula Fiji
Jun 28, 2010
The Bula Fiji Tourism Exchange, attracted more than 600 delegates, including 155 buyers and eight journalists from around the world to the Sheraton & Weston Denarau Island Resorts and Denarau Golf & Raquet Club in Nadi on Fiji’s main island, in June.
Walking on Arkaba
May 1, 2010
Following on the opening of the historic five-bedroom, 1850s Arkaba homestead to guests, Wild Bush Luxury has launched four-day, three-night walking safaris on Arkaba Station in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia, which is renowned as one of Australia’s most beautiful outback properties. Walks range from three to seven hours...
Wild Life
May 1, 2010
Exhilaration meets indulgence on the new Bruny Wildlife Adventure – an excursion blending Tasmania’s natural beauty, wildlife, as well as superb food and wine. Expeditions begin in Hobart aboard the luxury catamaran Peppermint Bay II and include a voyage to Bruny Island and the Southern Ocean aboard the state-of-the-art coastal...
Walkabout On Water - Wading Through Australia's Aquatic Adventures
May 1, 2010
For tens of thousands of years Aboriginal people travelled across Australia’s waterways and out to sea in dugout canoes, rafts, and canoes made from tree bark.
What's New
Apr 1, 2010
The new “The Food of the Chiefs Tour” by Waimarama Maori Tourism offers a traditionally prepared meal featuring local products. For the Maori, the ‘food of chiefs’ refers to conversation.
Hawke's Bay Has It All - Discover Everything From Wine & Art Deco to Ancient Maori Culture
Apr 1, 2010
Vineyards upon vineyards and cities with Art Deco chic, Hawke’s Bay offers food for the soul and the stomach.
Red Center Deals
Jan 1, 2010
Tourism Northern Territory and Qantas have teamed up to bring Australia’s iconic Red Center closer to North America than ever before. For US $999 clients can fly from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Australia’s Red Center (Alice Springs and Ayers Rock/Uluru) – Qantas’ lowest fare to the Red Center...