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Sophie Harrison

InterContinental Sydney turns the world’s most beautiful cinema into a world-class experience

The ultimate Summer must-do – St. George’s OpenAir Cinema – will roll out the red carpet for the 6th consecutive year as it merges with InterContinental Sydney to once again deliver the perfect evening under the stars.

St. George OpenAir Cinema 2015, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney 07.01.2015
St. George OpenAir Cinema 2015, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney 07.01.2015

Curated with optimum elegance in mind, the renowned “Night with the Stars” package is designed to enhance the summer cinema ritual with a luxury overnight stay at InterContinental Sydney, with access to the level 32 rooftop lounge – Sydney’s only hotel rooftop terrace –  and two tickets to the evening’s film.

Accor Hotels held their annual Christmas drinks this week, at the newly-launched Hacienda, a truly vibrant venue part of the Pullman Grand Quay in Sydney.

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The World’s first Organic Airport Spa concept arrives in Australia

Wellness Spa, the only organic airport spa concept, has landed at Brisbane Airport providing a welcome haven for travellers to unwind, relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of airport transfers with an array of signature treatments.

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New luxury resort accommodation opens in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast

The first new luxury resort accommodation in Mooloolaba on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in over a decade has opened in time for the Australian summer holidays.

Occupying a prime position on The Esplanade overlooking Mooloolaba’s north facing beach, Breeze is like a fluid sculpture; a design concept by Tony Owen Partners with sinuous curves reminiscent of coastal beaches and wide estuaries that succeeds in capturing the holiday vibe of the stunning new coastal resort.

 

 

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New Guest Experiences at Wilpena Pound Resort

A $200,000 grant from the South Australian state government has paved the way for major upgrades at Wilpena Pound Resort in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.

The upgrade will include a new fully catered kitchen to be installed at the stylish Ikara Safari Camp providing guests with the opportunity to sample Indigenous cuisine made directly by Indigenous people and paired with South Australian wines and craft beers, as well as renovations to the Wilpena Pound Campground.

resort, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

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Walkable WeHo: A guide to exploring West Hollywood on foot

by Sophie Harrison

Getting around West Hollywood without wheels has never been easier! Simply follow in the footsteps of the Stars and let us tell you why.

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Aviation

Tiger-yeah! Budget Bali flights back on

by Daisy Melwani

Bali bars better be told to stock up on Bintang’s, Tigerair services are back on the radar from next month. Travel Weekly staffers celebrate with day at the pub, also because it’s Friday.

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Opps! Did Royal Caribbean’s new ship name just get blurted out?

by Daisy Melwani

We’re often prone to mistakes (heck, it’s a daily occurrence), so we feel for those who sent out a press release with confidential information.

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Hotels

30 feared dead in Italian ski hotel avalanche

by Daisy Melwani

Guests staying at a luxury Italian ski hotel are feared dead after the resort was buried by an avalanche.

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Tourism

Travellers love coming Down Under

by Amy Bryant

One guess who were among the top 10 who love coming to Australia.

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Aviation

Malaysia Airlines Insensitive Social Media Gaffe as MH370 Search Called Off

by Hannah Edensor - B&T Magazine

Malaysia Airlines has landed in the centre of a social media storm.

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Hotels

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There’s deals from across the globe, Disney experiences and more.

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Aviation

Etihad success pinned on Alliances

by Daisy Melwani

Etihad’s approach has helped the airline grow from a $300 million a year business, to a diversified aviation group delivering revenues of more than $26 billion.

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Aviation

Pho Shizzle! Jetstar breaks monopoly to offer direct flights to Vietnam

by Daisy Melwani

Aussies will soon discover what authentic Vietnamese food is actually meant to taste like, but probably not on the flights with this budget-carrier when the best they muster is 2-minute noodles.

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Technology

Marketers: are you equipped to handle the heat in 2017?

by Pressy Sankaran - Criteo

It’s the start of a new year – and new ideas? Marketers need a solid understanding of the key trends in online bookings in order to convert sales in 2017.

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Technology

Tailored technology for travellers

by Amy Bryant

Exciting new technology from Lonely Planet and Samsung will be a game changer for travellers.

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Aviation

Malaysia Airlines calls off MH370 underwater search

by Daisy Melwani

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370, which disappeared almost three years ago with 239 passengers on board, has been suspended.

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