New Caledonia Tourism says bonjour to its 2016 roadshow soirées
29 July, 2016 – Over 240 agents attended ‘soirees’ in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this week as part of New Caledonia Tourism’s (NCT) 2016 Trade Roadshow, however the events were very different to previous affairs with this year’s launching the destination’s new virtual reality (VR) experience.
Australian passport holders can now secure a 30 day, free tourist visa on arrival in Papua New Guinea.
The change in visa requirements was delivered this week by the National Executive Council and is the first time this option has been available to Australian visitors.
In keeping with the YTL Hotels ethos, Tanjong Jara Resort has continually aspired to embrace a proactive role in preserving the beauty of its natural environment, better protect the local wildlife and raise awareness for sustainable seafood choices. In an exclusive partnership with Lang Tengah Turtle Watch, a new conservation unit and turtle hatchery was unveiled on 2 July 2016 with the launch marked by the release of hatchlings at 9pm. The turtle hatchery, located on the beach fronting Tanjong Jara Resort, offers guests the opportunity to discover more about these magnificent creatures, learn about the dangers they face and the conservation efforts made to protect their hatchlings, and return them to their natural habitat in the sea. A nest adoption programme is also available, where guests’ pledges will save a nest.
Wild Bush Luxury and The Broad Place launch mindfulness retreat with to immerse in the holistic healing power of nature
Wild Bush Luxury has partnered with mindfulness expert, Jacqui Lewis of The Broad Place, to create a retreat that brings clarity to the mind through connectedness to nature at Wild Bush Luxury’s South Australian wildlife conservancy, Arkaba.
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Jetstar announces first commercial alliance
Helloworld and Qantas Group have announced a new two-year commercial agreement, building on a “successful” partnership with Qantas. The agreement with QF Group also enters new territory, with Helloworld signing a one-year deal with Jetstar, effective 01 Jul, the low-cost carrier’s first commercial pact with a travel distributor in Australia.
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Starwood Hotels & Resort’s annual Pacific roadshow came to an end last week, following four successful events in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Over 980 customers came together over the four days to learn about the latest news and offerings from hotels across Asia Pacific and North America.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) in partnership with Air New Zealand hosted a group of 13 top performing House of Travel agents recently, showcasing the multiple facets of Las Vegas.
Multifaceted marketing campaign set to spark next tourism era for Vanuatu.
Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) has today announced an exciting consumer-facing marketing campaign designed to generate awareness of the South Pacific destination, promote knowledge of the brand and inspire Australian travellers to book a holiday in Vanuatu.