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Airport lounges helping to make time fly

We spend hours hanging around airports before flights and lounges go a long way towards helping us make the most of this time. Here’s an update on some of the recent airport lounge initiatives that are bound to increase your pre-boarding pleasure. American Express new Sydney Airport lounge Located near Gates 50-63 at Sydney Airport’s […]

Broome to Darwin flights start now

The inaugural Broome to Darwin service commences today, operated by QantasLink’s 100-seat Fokker 100 aircraft. Flights will operate three days per week, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays. The new service provides a direct link between the two cities for the first time and caters to holidaymakers exploring WA’s North West Coast or the Northern Territory’s Top End. […]

Accor hotels on the rise in Asia and Australia

Accor’s strategy is to accelerate hotel development, through both organic growth and acquisition. We’re seeing this happen at a rapid rate in the Asia Pacific region. In the Philippines, Accor has signed off on nine new hotels this year. That increases the number of new properties in the pipeline to 14 and the introduction of six new brands to the […]

What you need to know when flying with electronic devices

Keeping track of which electronic devices you can and can’t take on board flights is becoming increasingly difficult. One of the more recent safety concerns for airlines is lithium batteries. The batteries are a potential fire risk, so you can understand why airlines are cautious. This is the reason for the introduction of new conditions […]

How to enjoy access to airport lounges

Ever felt envious of frequent flyers who can enjoy access to airport lounges before enduring a 7+ hours flight? The airport experience can be chaotic, so we’ve got some tips on how you can slip away to a lounge and relax in peace, even if you’re not a Platinum or Business class flyer. Qantas has […]

Virgin Australia’s network changes

The Virgin Australia Group has announced a number of changes to its network in response to a review. Virgin Australia Group CEO and Managing Director Paul Scurrah said the changes highlight the Group’s focus on disciplined capacity management and putting the right product on the right route. “We maintain a strong network of destinations and […]

Airline Business: the AA to VS of airline updates

Where you can get a good sleep at 38,000 feet, new non-stop routes and strategic agreements – this airline update brings you the latest industry news for business travellers. Stretch out with Singapore Airlines Great news for Singapore Airlines flyers who like a restful flight, with the introduction of the A350-900 on services to Australia. […]

Mindfulness tips for business travel

Mindfulness is a term you might not have even heard until a few years ago, but the seemingly modern therapy has its origins in ancient mediation practices. The days of associating mindfulness with rooms of cross-legged people with their eyes closed have also changed. Meditation can help to cultivate mindfulness, but it’s more about being […]

Hurry, airfare deals for Asia & USA!

Now’s the time to book your flights and save on great airfare deals! Virgin Australia & Delta Airlines America sale ends 24 November, 2019 Fly to the United States with Virgin Australia and Delta Airlines to enjoy specially curated menus, wireless entertainment and spacious seating. Los Angeles: economy return from $1009, premium economy from $3479 […]

TFE Hotels will have 5 new properties in 9 months

To say TFE Hotels portfolio is rapidly expanding in the next year would be an understatement! TFE Hotels (Toga Far East Hotels) is a leading hotel operator in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Their accommodation brands include Adina Apartments, Vibe Hotels, Travelodge Hotels, Rendezvous Hotels and TFE Hotels Collection. This month marks the opening of […]