Malaysia Airlines – world’s first to enlist 100% Global Flight Tracking

SITAONAIR, Aireon and FlightAware today announced that Malaysia Airlines will be the first SITAONAIR airline customer to benefit from a revolutionary flight tracking partnership. Under the agreement, all Malaysia Airlines aircraft will have access to minute-by-minute, 100% global, flight tracking data, delivered by SITAONAIR’s AIRCOM® FlightTracker.    This solution will enhance the existing SITAONAIR AIRCOM® […]

Sichuan Airlines – Direct Flight Chengdu – Auckland

On June 13, Sichuan Airlines will open a non-stop flight between Auckland and Chengdu . This route operates three times a week and will be served by A330 aircraft. The flying time is around 13 hours . Flight number from Auckland to Chengdu is 3U8910  and it  departs from Auckland at 8:30pm and arrives in Chengdu at 6:00am the next day . Fl ight number from Chengdu to Auckland is 3U8909 and i t departs from Chengdu at 1:55am and arrives in Auckland at 6:45pm  ( All are in local times of Chengdu and Auckland respectively, winter time ). To book tickets, passengers can […]

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 […]

Auckland welcomes Grander Windsor

THE QUEEN CITY GETS A GRANDER WINDSOR The glamour of the Art Deco era, when travelling in style meant monogrammed trunks, well-cut suits and dressing for dinner with fabulous gowns and jewels, has inspired Auckland’s latest five-star boutique hotel. Already occupying a much-loved heritage building in Auckland’s international retail precinct, the Hotel Grand Windsor is […]

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 […]

Langham Auckland morphs into Cordis

On 1 November, The Langham Auckland, one of New Zealand’s leading hotels will be rebranded as Cordis, Auckland. Cordis Hotels and Resorts is a new generation of selected upper upscale modern hotels by Langham Hospitality Group that is devoted to the guests’ needs and well-being, catering to both business and leisure travelers. “Our hotel in […]

Air China : Direct Melbourne – Shenzhen Service

Air China, the official carrier of the People’s Republic of China , today announced that a direct service between Melbourne and Shenzhen will commence on 20 June, 2017 . The service CA767/768 will operate three times per week on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. Currently, Air China operates 3 times weekly service from Melbourne to Beijing and 4 times weekly service between Melbourne and Shanghai . The new direct route will be operated by […]

Holiday Inn Express to the heart of Melbourne

The Holiday Inn Express brand takes another leap forward in Australia today, with IHG® and partner Pro-invest announcing plans to open Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins in 2020. The select service hotel will add 299 rooms to Melbourne’s boutique Little Collins Street. Running parallel to prominent and iconic Collins Street, the area is home to major […]

Mandarin Oriental for Santiago, Chile

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced today that it has signed a management contract to manage, and ultimately brand, a 310-room hotel currently operating in Santiago, Chile.  The Group will take over management of the property from August 2017, and rename it Hotel Santiago. Following an extensive guestroom and public area renovation, the first stage of […]

More flights to Niue

Twice-a-week return flights to Niue from Auckland will now operate year-round following an agreement between the Niue Government and Air New Zealand. Previously the airline has operated one service a week between early November and late March; it is now extending operations during that period to twice-weekly. Niue Tourism Director of Marketing Felicity Bollen says […]