Category: Travel

  • Auckland’s Luxury Hotel Boom Signals Strong Recovery in Tourism Sector

    Auckland’s hospitality industry is undergoing a major transformation with the opening of several luxury hotels in the city. This expansion reflects a growing demand for high-end accommodations and underscores the city’s increasing appeal to international tourists and business travellers. The InterContinental Auckland, which recently opened in the Commercial Bay complex, is one of the new…

  • Trail Linking Queenstown and Cromwell Begins Construction

    Trail Linking Queenstown and Cromwell Begins Construction

    Construction of the Kawarau Gorge Trail, a major development in New Zealand’s cycling and hiking infrastructure, is underway, linking Queenstown and Cromwell through a 32-kilometre route. This trail promises to be a significant addition to the region’s outdoor activities, offering breathtaking views and a unique experience through the Kawarau Gorge. The commencement of the trail…

  • Air New Zealand Chooses All-Electric ALIA Aircraft to Spearhead Sustainability Efforts

    In a significant move towards sustainability, Air New Zealand has announced the selection of BETA Technologies’ ALIA CTOL (Conventional Take-Off and Landing) as its first all-electric next-generation aircraft. This decision is part of the airline’s “Mission Next Gen Aircraft” program, which aims to introduce commercial flights using next-generation aircraft by 2026. Designed by electric aerospace…

  • Air New Zealand Tops Global Rankings as World’s Safest Airline

    Air New Zealand Tops Global Rankings as World’s Safest Airline

    Air New Zealand has been recognized as the world’s safest airline by Airlineratings.com. It’s a significant achievement that underscores the carrier’s long-standing commitment to safety and operational excellence. This accolade places Air New Zealand at the forefront of global aviation safety, reflecting its dedication to maintaining the highest standards for its passengers and crew. The…

  • New Era of Hospitality: Auckland’s Luxury Hotels Expand Offerings

    Auckland’s hospitality landscape is evolving with the addition of new luxury accommodations, enhancing the city’s appeal as a premium destination. The Pullman Auckland Airport, which opened its doors in December 2023, represents a significant joint venture between Tainui Group Holdings and Auckland Airport. This luxurious hotel offers a blend of comfort and convenience, catering to…

  • Warriors Eye Historic NRL Game in Las Vegas

    The New Zealand Warriors, a team known for their resilience and passionate fanbase, are in preliminary discussions to play a groundbreaking match in Las Vegas in 2025. This potential game, part of the NRL’s American venture, would mark a significant moment for the club and the league. In 2024, the NRL will embark on its…

  • 2023 Marked a Significant Uptick in International Travel for New Zealanders

    2023 Marked a Significant Uptick in International Travel for New Zealanders

    As the world opened up in 2023, New Zealanders seized the opportunity to travel abroad in numbers not seen in the previous year. Statistics New Zealand reported an unprecedented rise in New Zealand-resident traveller arrivals, with figures reaching 2.48 million by the end of September 2023—an increase of 1.66 million compared to the same period…

  • Auckland Hotels Set to Cash In on New Year’s Eve Revellers

    Auckland Hotels Set to Cash In on New Year’s Eve Revellers

    Auckland, New Zealand – As the calendar flips closer to 31 December, Auckland’s hotels are bracing for a deluge of revellers, eager to ring in the New Year amidst the city’s vibrant festivities. With a surge in bookings and an air of anticipation, the hospitality sector is set to reap significant benefits. Auckland’s reputation as…