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Month: August 2017

Accommodation Updates 30 Aug 17

WELCOME to Accommodation Updates, Travel Daily’s Wed feature. If your property has undergone some recent changes you would like to make the industry aware of, send a brief description with an image to accomupdates@traveldaily.com.au. The Stone Canyon Inn in Utah has completed two “tree houses” as part of the latest addition to the property. Each room has a king size bed and a loft that sleeps two people. A staircase allows visitors to climb above the trees, but stay in comfort. Both cabins offer incredible views of the nearby Bryce Canyon. All 64 guests rooms, public areas and conference...

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Window Seat 30 Aug 17

BEN “the Brick Builder” Craig is living the dream. The LEGO fanatic has been named Brisbane Airport’s new artist-in-residence and for the next 12 months will spend his days creating two ‘walls’ of artwork, entirely from LEGO. Craig will create passenger-inspired works, alongside two large scale works – one showing a day in the life of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal almost two metres in length and the other, a detailed model more than a metre in length of “a new aviation wonder”. He will also host a series of public workshops in and around the airport. The post Window Seat 30 Aug 17 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Quick! The clock is ticking!

TOMORROW is the last chance to snag yourself a trip to the Philippines as part of this month’s Travel Daily competition. Some entries have taken the Travel Daily team on an emotional roller coaster, with the above submission from Corporate Travel’s Elinor Prevost sending us into stitches. Prevost sent the image through with the caption “My hugot is “to get there no matter what!”. As you can see, I am happy to hang off the wings, but I am also very comfortable snacking on some Puso in Economy class to Boracay!” Zac Lavarn from Helloworld Travel also sent through...

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HKTB teams with Luxury Escapes

LUXURY Escapes and Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held a joint consumer event at the travel company’s concept store (TD 28 Jul) in Melbourne last Thu. The cocktail function lured over 50 Luxury Escapes members who enjoyed Hong Kong-inspired canapes and drinks. During the evening, Luxury Escapes announced their latest Hong Kong offer, while the tourism board presented the city as an ideal travel destination for all types of travellers. Details on various attractions and events were also provided. The audience took home gift bags with collateral, while three prize winners won gift packs from Luxury Escapes and HKTB...

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Rotorua wafts thru Australia

HUNDREDS of Australian agents and travel decision influencers flocked to various functions as part of the recent 2017 Rotorua Tourism Roadshow. The delegation, which included the show’s largest ever group of local tourism operators stopped by the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. It marked the fourth time Destination Rotorua had led a contingent to Australia and was timed to coincide with the end of the Tourism New Zealand consumer campaign and a key booking time for consumers. The team are pictured. The post Rotorua wafts thru Australia appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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