Air China

Air China introduces Brisbane to Beijing direct flights

Brisbane Airport welcomes new direct Air China flights to/from Beijing The first Air China flight from Beijing to Brisbane has landed safely at Brisbane Airport on December 11, setting new heights of... Read more »
NSW is the most popular Australian tourist destination

NSW is the most popular Australian tourist destination

NSW is the most popular Australian state for international visitors with 4.1 million arriving from overseas in the past year. NSW continues to lead Australia in attracting overseas visitors and the tourist... Read more »
flydubai and emirates

Emirates announces new partnership with low-cost flydubai

Emirates, flydubai carriers partner to fly across 200 destinations Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai have unveiled their extensive partnership agreement including integrated network collaboration and coordinated scheduling. “Both airlines will continue to... Read more »
sweden

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb, opens doors to all tourists Sweden has listed its public parks and beaches on Airbnb to promote its national policy on free-roaming. A collaboration between Airbnb and Visit Sweden,... Read more »

Australia announces Indigenous tourism jobs with $6.7 million grant

Tailored Assistance Employment Grant has enabled Voyages to commit to employ, train, and mentor 690 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, Minister Scullion said Nearly 700 jobs and traineeships in tourism and hospitality... Read more »

Qantas announces first non-stop flights between Australia and Europe

Qantas to launch non-stop flights from UK to Australia in March 2018 The first non-stop flights from the UK to Australia will begin in March 2018, Qantas has confirmed. Australia’s flag carrier,... Read more »
NSW

$13 million boost announced for regional NSW tourism

The Regional NSW tourism industry is set to benefit from a massive funding injection of $13 million with the NSW Government launching the new Regional Tourism Fund. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major... Read more »

Qantas teams up with Tourism Australia to boost visitor numbers with $20m deal

Qantas finally buries the hatchet with Tourism Australia and sign multi-billion dollar deal Qantas and Tourism Australia are back together in the mutual interest of increasing visitor numbers, four years after  they... Read more »
Shanghai Disneyland's Enchanted Storybook Castle isthe tallest and most interactive castle in any Disney park Shanghai Disneyland's Enchanted Storybook Castle is the tallest and most interactive castle in any Disney park

Disney magic finally comes to Shanghai as Disneyland opens its doors in China

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first on the Chinese mainland and the sixth in the world, has opened with a magical ceremony SHANGHAI (China) – Shanghai Disneyland greeted its visitors in magical ways as... Read more »
Czech Republic

These are 10 most peaceful countries in the world in 2016

These are World’s 10 most peaceful countries according to Global Peace Index 2016 Seven European states are among the 10 most peaceful countries in the world despite the threat of terrorist attacks... Read more »
Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest tunnel, opens in Switzerland

Switzerland unveils world’s longest rail tunnel under Alps

The new Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland is the world’s longest train tunnel running at 57 km long under the Alps. The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened... Read more »
New Zealand announces $12m to help regions cope with tourist influx

New Zealand announces $12m to help regions cope with tourist influx

New Zealand announces funding to support tourism industry and help local communities cope with tourist influx New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key has announced that NZ Government would invest $20 million over... Read more »
Warner Bros to open theme park in Abu Dhabi in 2018

Warner Bros to open a $1 billion Theme Park in Abu Dhabi

Currently under construction, the indoor theme park is slated to open on Yas Island in 2018. Warner Bros. will open a theme park in Abu Dhabi in 2018.  The development will include a... Read more »

Dubai Airport will now charge service fee of Dh35 per passenger

Collected fees will be transferred to Dubai Airports and subsequently to the Dubai Government public treasury: Officials DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – Passengers departing from Dubai will pay a 35-dirham ($9.50) service... Read more »

World’s largest Cruise Ship sets sail

World’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, sets sail on first sea trial. Royal Caribbean cruise ship is bigger than the Eiffel Tower and has robot bar tenders The newest, biggest... Read more »
Qatar Airways begins new route to Sydney Airport. Photographer Seth Jaworski captured the aircraft as it headed into Sydney.

Qatar Airways begins new route to Sydney Airport

Qatar begins flights to Sydney, announces plans to upgauge to A380 on a seasonal basis Sydney Airport has welcomed new airline Qatar Airways on 02 March 2016 – marking the start of... Read more »
Cathay Dragon

Cathay Pacific rebrands Dragonair as Cathay Dragon

The Cathay Pacific Group has announced plans to rebrand regional carrier Dragonair as Cathay Dragon, aimed at helping the group capture more traffic growth from the mainland China market. The group has... Read more »
A woman uses a mobile phone to take a picture at the China Ice and Snow World on the eve of the opening ceremony of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province on January 4, 2016. Over one million visitors are expected to attend the spectacular Harbin Ice Festival, where buildings of ice are bathed in ethereal lights and international ice sculptors compete for honours. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAOWANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT:

Harbin Ice Festival in China: World’s most stunning winter festival

More than one million visitors are expected to attend the spectacular Harbin Ice Festival, where buildings of ice are bathed in ethereal lights and international ice sculptors compete for honors. The legendary... Read more »

Hainan becomes Sydney’s sixth new airline for 2015

Hainan Airlines has returned to Sydney for the first time since 2012 with the inaugural direct seasonal service from Xi’an touching down at Sydney Airport on Thursday morning. Hainan launched flights to Sydney in January... Read more »
A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man

Walk around the world at Verdenskortet in Denmark

A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man Roaming around the world on foot may require commitment of good number of years of one’s life, along... Read more »
ACCC approves American-Qantas expanded alliance in draft decision

ACCC approves American-Qantas expanded alliance in draft decision

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft ruling giving American Airlines and Qantas’s proposed expanded alliance on trans-Pacific routes the green light for the next five years. Although... Read more »
Emirates' new airline is spacious and comfortable, offering one of the industry's widest in-flight entertainment screens, at 13.3in

Emirates launches new Airbus A380 – largest ever passenger plane

Over the weekend, Emirates airline unveiled a new Airbus A380 outfitted with 615 seats. Economy class is getting even bigger after Emirates reconfigured its new Airbus A380-800 planes to hold the most... Read more »

Cathay Pacific airline reveals new aircraft livery

A new livery unveiled by Cathay Pacific will be progressively introduced onto all aircraft in its fleet as part of an overall revamp of the airline. The livery was showcased yesterday on... Read more »
Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

“With Sydney’s buzzing night life, spectacular harbour and beaches and world-class restaurants, it’s no wonder that this city is continually loved by visitors from across the globe,” Minister Ayres said Sydney has once again... Read more »