France on a smartphone says it’s not always easy to juggle between guides, maps and brochures during a journey in France. Visitors need to find the right document, look for the right page, sometimes add to the information by consulting another source, and repeat the process for each place they visit. Now, the guide offers a simple, […]

24-carat Gold iPads at Burj Al Arab

Dubai’s landmark Burj Al Arab ultra-luxury hotel last week introduced 24-carat gold plated iPads for its in-house guests — to access services. It has also introduced iMacs in suites. Designed specifically for the hotel and engraved with its logo, the golden tablets will be offered to every guest upon check-in for use as a “virtual […]

iTaiwan’ WiFi Hotspots

Tourists can now go online and roam for free all over Taiwan thanks to the exciting launch of ‘iTaiwan’ WiFi hotspots. The government has set up approximately 4,400 ‘iTaiwan’ WiFi hotspots at popular tourist locations, transportation centres and cultural establishments across the country. As an exciting and up-and-coming destination, The Taiwan Tourism Bureau hopes this […]

Garuda Introduces Complimentary Chauffeur

Executive Class passengers to enjoy limousine service in Brisbane* Garuda Indonesia, the airline of Indonesia, is proud to introduce a complimentary limousine service for Executive Class passengers in celebration of the airline’s Brisbane relaunch in August. Executive Class passengers departing from Brisbane will experience a seamless door-to-door journey, enjoying a drop off service to Brisbane […]

From Red Dirt to Red Wine, Geldof in Western Australia

Global Philanthropist and music legend Sir Bob Geldof made a whirlwind tour of Western Australia’s beautiful Kimberley and Margaret River regions this week. After quietly slipping into the East Kimberley town of Kununurra on Saturday afternoon (25 May), Sir Bob did a quick town tour – before surprising guests at the Airnorth Kimberley Moon Experience […]

The perfect time to explore Myanmar

Cruiseco is offering guests incredible savings of up to $5,000 per person when making a new booking to travel to Myanmar on the Orient Pandaw, departing on 5th July 2013. Amber Wilson, National Marketing Manager at Cruiseco explains that this is one of the most cost effective ways for travellers to see the sights of […]

Banyan Tree’s first in North China

Banyan Tree Spa, the award-winning Asian spa operator marked its inaugural presence in Northern China with the launch of the Spa at Banyan Tree Tianjin Riverside. Nestled in the historic port city which is China’s sixth largest city, Banyan Tree Spa Tianjin Riverside offers spa aficionados a range of time-honoured Asian healing therapies and Chinese-inspired […]

Fine food and great arias

The impressive operatic stages of the world will be rivalled by the beautiful natural setting of the Bay Of Many Coves resort in Marlborough Sounds next month. Three of New Zealand’s leading opera singers are performing a programme of glorious music from opera, operetta and musical theatre against a background of stunning natural views. Following […]

Extraordinary Epicurean Adventure, Brisbane

The Emporium Hotel and Tartufo Restaurant host the ultimate intimate culinary journey – a gourmet traveller’s dream An extraordinary culinary experience has been announced by Brisbane’s multi-award winning Emporium Hotel and one of the country’s finest restaurants in Tartufo, headed by the famed owner-chef Tony Percuoco. Launching exclusively on June 15, The Emporium Epicurean Adventure […]

La Residence Explores Five Senses of Hue

The most seductive destination in all Vietnam is on the verge of exploiting its subtle charms with a new guest package from La Residence Hotel & Spa called the Five Senses of Hue. Designed as an indulgence for honeymooners but available to all guests, the new US $750 net package touches on each of the […]