In need of a loo? New toilets earmarked

New toilets provide comfort for communities & visitors Small communities across the country will be better placed to respond to growing visitor numbers following today’s announcement that the Government will invest $5.2 million in 28 new infrastructure projects – almost all toilets. The tourism industry is welcoming the investment, which will benefit regions from Northland […]

Empire Stores: now open in DUMBO , NYC

Empire Stores, the iconic waterfront building in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, is now open. The 450,000 square-foot building, a former coffee warehouse from the 19th century, has been restored by Midtown Equities to create an impressive LEED-certified commercial, retail+cultural space reflecting the new creative energy of this burgeoning Brooklyn neighborhood. The red-bricked, iron-shuttered walls house a variety of distinctive shopping and dining experiences perfect for the culturally curious.    DINE + CHILL  Visitors can enjoy […]

The Langham, Auckland – Australasian first EarthCheck Platinum

The Langham, Auckland celebrated its EarthCheck Platinum status this week with an unveiling ceremony officiated by guest of honour, the Right Hon Sir John Key.  The Langham, Auckland is the first hotel in Australasia to gain the prestigious EarthCheck Platinum Certification, representing 10 years of continuous certification with EarthCheck – the world’s leading Sustainability certification authority […]

Byron – Swap business suits for wetsuits

The vast array of activities on offer in Byron ensures that conferencing is not only unforgettable, but delegates return motivated and energised.   It’s not all work with conferences in Byron. Long considered Australia’s favourite leisure destination, Byron’s natural beauty, prolific wellness culture and host of exciting activities gives companies the greatest potential to invigorate their […]

Christchurch Airport partnership with Alibaba

Christchurch Airport has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba, the world’s largest retail commerce company, to connect small and regional New Zealand businesses with Chinese visitors before, during and after their visit, opening up the power of micro exporting for New Zealand.   The agreement is designed to improve the experience and ease for Chinese […]

Times Square – New pedestrian plazas

The new plazas and extended sidewalks add 110,000-square-feet of new pedestrian space to Times Square, transforming the area from one of New York’s most notoriously congested spaces into a radically open civic square. To take advantage of these new public spaces, and add to the excitement and vibrancy of Times Square, the Times Square Alliance […]

Dive Fish Snow Holidays – now travel&co

Dive Fish Snow Holidays has changed its name to travel&co. The active travel sector is expanding with more travellers looking for unique experiences, and the right advice to make these a reality.  Inspired by new management and their vision, travel&co is a powerful new active travel brand that’s all about the customer and what they love doing. A year […]

Bachelor NZ flies AirAsia

The Bachelor’s Zac Franich Laps Up AirAsia X Premium Flatbed The Bachelor New Zealand’s Zac Franich has travelled in style to Thailand in his quest for love in season three of the hit Three television production. The latest instalment of The Bachelor New Zealand series saw Zac and the remaining bachelorettes fly to exotic Thailand with Asia’s award-winning […]

NYC – New Pedestrian Plazas

Times Square NYC Celebrates Official Spring Opening of New Pedestrian Plazas Plans Announced For New NYC-Based Programming Featuring Design, Public Art, Food, & Entertainment The Times Square Alliance, Councilmembers Daniel Garodnick and Corey Johnson, the NYC Department of Transportation, the Department of Design and Construction, and Snøhetta today celebrated the grand opening of the Times […]

Tahiti celebrates 50 years of Overwater luxury

Tahiti Tourisme is celebrating 50 years of overwater bungalows, the striking over-the-water accommodation that helped put the Islands of Tahiti on the map. In 1967, Tahiti became the first destination in the world to take accommodation into uncharted waters, building suites over its islands’ beautiful blue lagoons in a move that cemented the Society Islands […]