SilkAir launches flights to Busan

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched the first non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan in South Korea. The inaugural flight, MI876, departed Changi International Airport on 1 May 2019 at 2337hrs (SIN time) and arrived at Gimhae International Airport at 0707hrs (Korea time) the following day. The flight duration was 6 hours

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National Geographic and Scenic Release 2020 Program

National Geographic and Scenic Luxury River Cruises launched the 2020 program of National Geographic River Cruises with the addition of exciting new itineraries into Egypt and Russia. The joint venture combines Scenic's all-inclusive luxury river cruise experience with National Geographic's legacy of science, conservation and exploration to create a program

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Trip.com launches for all your travel needs

A one-stop travel shop for Australian travellers, Trip.com offers flights, hotels, trains, car hire, airport transfers, day tours and attractions tickets across desktop, mobile and app. Trip.com, part of the Online Travel Agency (OTA) Ctrip Group, celebrated its launch into Australia by hosting over 60 partners of the travel industry in Sydney this week. Still a

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Adventure World launch new website

Adventure World Travel, is continuing its 40th anniversary celebrations with the launch of a new website. The website’s enhancements ensure it is now more user friendly with simplified navigation, and with updated versions for mobile and tablet users, with quicker load times, making for an overall smoother user experience. The brand-new homepage video highlights the brand’s unique value

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Scoot adds flights to Laos

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines, launched its inaugural flight from Singapore to Laos on Monday 1 April, marking the start of its three-times-weekly flights from Singapore to Luang Prabang and Vientiane. With the addition of Laos, Scoot’s network now spans 67 destinations across 19 countries and territories, and

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Viking Announces Exciting New South America Cruise Itineraries

Viking has released four brand-new ocean cruise itineraries that cover all the highlights of South America.  Exploring the Americas — a 48-day ocean cruise from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles, calling into Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and more. Priced from $21,495 per person. Caribbean & South American Shores —

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New Qantas service connects Sunshine Coast to the world 

The Sunshine Coast will be opened up to seamless travel from Europe, Asia and America, while offering locals the opportunity to connect directly with a vast number of international flights when Qantas’ new direct morning service from Sydney starts on 1 April. It is the second daily service offered by Qantas and reflects strong

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Baillie Lodges expands with Silky Oaks Lodge

Fresh from signing a joint-venture agreement with KSL Capital Partners (KSL), Baillie Lodges has announced a northerly addition to its portfolio of luxury lodges, with Tropical North Queensland bolt-hole Silky Oaks Lodge set to join the fold in April 2019. Set among the World Heritage-listed wilderness of the Daintree National Park and along the banks of the

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Sunshine Coast a hot spot for travellers

More travellers are visiting Queensland’s Sunshine Coast according to recent data from the National Visitor Survey. A record 3.5 million domestic visitors travelled to the Sunshine Coast in the year ending September 2018, generating a rise of 18.4 percent in expenditure to $2.4 billion. The International Visitor Survey was also released with international arrivals topping

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