Category: Oceania

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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Draw up your bucket list for the perfect Australian adventure

Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager- India & Gulf, Tourism Australia shares his recommendation in this special edit. Have you felt that overwhelming excitement when a shot by your favourite cricketer goes for a six and wins the match for the team? The much awaited ICC T20 World Cup in Australia will be packed with several instances […]

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Australia announces Virtual Travel Fair with seven leading airlines and over 40 tourism offers

Tourism Australia announced the launch of its ‘Virtual Travel Fair’, a bi-yearly travel sale that gives Indian travellers an opportunity to grab attractive deals on holidays to Australia. What started off as an airline sale, in its sixth and current version has grown into taking leading tourism attractions and experiences across Australia into its fold, […]

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Adam Gilchrist joins Premier Mark McGowan on his first visit to India to promote tourism

Legendary cricketer Adam Gilchrist joins Tourism Western Australia as WA’s ‘opening batsman’ In a press conference cum luncheon, Tourism Western Australia hosted Mark McGowan, Premier of WA along with world-famous batsman Adam Gilchrist for an intimate introduction to the fascinating destination that is the largest state of Australia. Joined by India’s homegrown commentator-journalist Harsha Bhogley, […]

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