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Month: September 2017

Window Seat 19 Sep 17

VISIT Oslo has enlisted a pair of New Zealanders to help take the mickey out of rival destinations elsewhere in Europe. Showcasing the cool vibe of the Norwegian capital, a new campaign shows Oslo offering a Kiwi couple “The Great Escape” from the crowded attractions of other European cities. The video features a pair found on Instagram who were dissatisfied with the Parisian weather and fighting for a peek of the Mona Lisa. Via the social media site, the couple were invited to visit Oslo for 48 hours after being convinced it was not an internet scam – CLICK HERE to view. The post Window Seat 19 Sep 17 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Peregrine Adv Cruising ramps up

PEREGRINE Adventure Cruising will bolster & broaden its Europe program in 2018 after a stellar debut season which saw its seven Variety Cruises’ Croatia charters operate with 95% capacity. The new program was unveiled yesterday & includes new sailings to Greece, Spain & Portugal and Iceland in Europe, and further afield to Costa Rica and Panama. CEO of the Intrepid Group which owns Peregrine, James Thornton said the adventure cruise program had started small but had “big ambitions”, which would also see an expansion into Asia for the 2018/19 season with a four-to-five month Variety Cruises charter – see...

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HA celebrates growth at GTS

AS INTEREST in Hawaii continues to grow, Hawaiian Airlines (HA) has confirmed its commitment to continue providing Oceania passengers with “the most convenient air services” to the island destination. Speaking to TD ahead of the 2017 Global Tourism Summit, HA regional director Australia & New Zealand, Gai Tyrrell said, “The past 12 months have been a very significant year for us in terms of product and route innovation”. Yesterday, HA announced an increase to five weekly services between Auckland and Honolulu commencing 21 Mar which will also coincide with the airline’s fifth anniversary of flights between the destinations. On...

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Fiji backs Phil Hoffmann Trvl Expo

TOURISM Fiji and partners brought some Fiji spirit to the annual Phil Hoffmann Travel Expo in Adelaide last weekend. A variety of travel products in Fiji were on show, including Fiji Airways which was promoting its new Adelaide-Nadi direct flights. Pictured at the Expo surrounded by Fijian warriors from left are Ben Johnson, Outrigger Resorts; Christine McCann, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort; Maddy Carse, South Sea Cruises; Richard Hankin, Yasawa Island Resort & Spa; Lisa Costello, Raffe Hotels & Resorts; Phil Hoffmann, Phil Hoffmann Travel; Gordon Rigamoto, The Grand Pacific Hotel; Nina Holmes, Qamea Resort and Spa; Shashita Nand, Nanuku Auberge...

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Ryanair chaos looms

OVER 400,000 Ryanair pax are expected to be affected by 2,000 flight cancellations over the next eight weeks due to an annual leave bungle. Ryanair cancelled 160 flights over the weekend, with 164 services withdrawn over the next three days. The most affected airport has been its hub, London Stansted. Chief executive Michael O’Leary said the mess up was caused by “the planning of pilot holidays”. FR plans to scrap flights on routes with alternative options. CLICK HERE for the latest info. The post Ryanair chaos looms appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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