Costa Cruises returns to Japan

Costa Classica will resume her Japan itineraries from August to October this year with the 1,680-passenger vessel sailing on 12 trips to Japan and South Korea.

Golden survival rules for the female traveller

Woman in the corporate world are not impressed with the level of travel security advice from their companies, with up to 85 percent requesting bosses offer more personal safety advice.

How to conduct a salary review

When you want to retain your best staff in a competitive job market, giving them a salary increase is likely to be the first thing that comes to mind.

IHG releases H1 results, shows solid growth

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has released its half yearly results to 30 June, with the company showing a strong 31 per cent year-on-year increase in profits and a 6.6 per cent rise in RevPAR.

Unions slam Qantas plan

Qantas’ decision to shift operations offshore and cut at least 1000 jobs has been slammed by workers’ unions, with the ACTU calling the day of the announcement "one of the darkest" in the history of ...

When sleeping in a box is cool

Two Russian architects have taken the idea of sleeping in a box to travellers and the response has been positive.

Strategic to fly in new Air title

Targeting new international and domestic business, Strategic Airlines has released plans to under-go a branding makeover where it will adopt a new title and low-cost image.

Christchurch- planes lift between snow drifts

A sudden snow dump has hit Christchurch causing the main runway and taxi-ways at Christchurch International Airport to be blanketed with up to 8mm of snow resulting in domestic flight disruptions.

IGLTA eNewsletter – Brasil is HOT!

Brasil is HOT!IGLTA    Share   Save the date and join IGLTA for its 29th Annual Global Convention in Florianopolis, Brasil, 12-14 April, 2012. Brasil’s economy is booming – you need to be there to ma...

Aspen Snowmass Appoints New Australian PR

Aspen Snowmass, the USA’s premier ski resort, has appointed boutique PR and snow specialist Flip Byrnes of Flip On The Edge as its new PR representative in Australia.

LGBT find friends at Preferred Pride

Preferred Hotel Group has launched Preferred Pride, a collection of nearly 100 independently owned and operated hotels catering specifically to the needs of the gay and lesbian traveller.