Category: Oceania

Australians urged to holiday at home to boost bushfire recovery

Australians are being encouraged to throw their support behind Australia’s tourism industry in the wake of the devastating bushfires by holidaying in their own backyard. Tourism Australia’s Holiday Here This Year campaign launched today taps into the overwhelming goodwill and support for local communities impacted by the recent bushfires, by urging Australians to plan, book […]

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Air New Zealand takes native birds under its wing in a new safety video

Air New Zealand launched its latest safety video ‘A Journey to Safety’ recently. The video highlights the impact of New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis through the story of a young girl who transports a lost takahē to his new home with help from Air New Zealand and the Department of Conservation (DOC). The airline’s latest offering […]

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ICC T20 World Cup promises to be big draw for Indian travellers to Australia in 2020

Australian Tourism Minister announces funding boost to further ramp up marketing efforts Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham, announced a funding boost of AUD1 million dollars to Tourism Australia to further ramp up its marketing efforts in a bid to lure more Indian tourists for the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup tournament […]

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New South Wales boasts six of Australia’s top 20 beaches for 2020

New South Wales (NSW) is home to six of Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2020 – including the country’s best beach – as announced by Tourism Australia’s beach ambassador. Cabarita Beach, the laid-back surf town on the NSW Tweed Coast, came in at number one of the annual list launched by beach ambassador and expert […]

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Tourism Fiji appoints Country Manager for India Market

Tourism Fiji announced the appointment of its new Country Manager for India, Sunil Menon. In his previous role, Menon championed strategic planning, sales, marketing and enhancements across Tourism Boards, DMC’s in Greece, Jordan, Vietnam, Kenya, Australia and New Zealand, Hotel chains like Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts – Sri Lanka and Maldives and Jumeirah Group of […]

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Australia launches India Host Program to lure more Indian travellers

In a bid to tap the burgeoning Indian overseas tourist market, Australia has launched a new programme that will help the country’s tourism operators to offer tailored premium experiences for the Indian travellers. Australia’s Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham, announced the India Host Program which has been developed by the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC), in […]

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Air New Zealand’s inaugural Singapore-Christchurch service takes flight

Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight between Singapore and Christchurch took off from Changi Airport on December 1, 2019, marking the start of its five times weekly seasonal service, which will operate until February 22, 2020. The inaugural flight departed at 6.40 pm and landed in Christchurch around 9.35 am (all times local). The services will […]

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Tourism Australia invites the world to come and live Australia’s Philausophy

The distinct and defining character of Australia and of Australians will be celebrated in a new campaign unveiled by Tourism Australia, which will invite the world Down Under to experience first-hand the Australian way of life. Key industry stakeholders were invited to a special preview of the new three-year global campaign, ‘Come Live our Philausophy’, […]

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Air New Zealand wins South Pacific Passenger Choice Award

Air New Zealand has taken out the South Pacific Regional Passenger Choice Award at the Future Travel Experience Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Asia Awards in Singapore. The award, voted by customers, recognises the airline’s overall commitment to customer experience. Air New Zealand General Manager Customer Experience Nikki Goodman says the award reflects the airline’s […]

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Tourism Fiji’s Brand Ambassador Ileana D’Cruz unveils ‘Barefoot Luxury in Fiji’ brochure collection

With a huge ‘Bula’, Ileana launched the first edition of Tourism Fiji’s Luxury Resorts and Experiences Brochures. Titled as ‘Barefoot Luxury in Fiji’, the collection is meticulously curated, crafted and designed for the discerning luxury traveller. The collection comprises of two books ‘Island Bliss in Fiji’ and ‘Fiji Unplugged’. The former highlights some of Fiji’s […]

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