Chinese tourists cancel trips to “punish” New Zealand
by Ali Coulton
A cooling of relations between China and New Zealand has turned icy as Chinese state media reports tourists are cancelling their trips to the land of the long white cloud.
Air New Zealand flight to China denied permission to land, forced to turn back
by Huntley Mitchell
Air New Zealand staff will be triple-checking the airline’s paperwork in future after suffering an embarrassing incident at the hands of China.
The world’s first ‘quarry hotel’ opens in Shanghai
Have your clients been begging for you to get them closer to a quarry? Perhaps inside one? Well, let them beg no more.
SHOCKING: Luxury hotels apologise for dodgy cleaning practices
All we can say is we’ll definitely be soaking any cups at hotels in hand sanitiser before we use them in the future. Ew.
World longest bridge opens connecting Hong Kong to Macau and mainland China
The bridge makes it easier to bring together Hong Kong and attractions across the Greater Bay Area into the one itinerary. Also, it’s very pretty.
Spend the night on the Great Wall of China with Airbnb
Excuse our language but how bloody good does that bed look? To be honest though, at this stage of the week our need for a nap is so strong we’d take any bed.
“It’s not just big cities”: A&K’s Gerald Hatherly on how to sell China
We chatted to Hatherly about why China so often falls off the radar for travellers. No, it’s not because the pandas have staged a rebellion. They’re still adorable as ever.
More Aussies intend to travel overseas than ever before – here’s where they’re going
We intend to travel to the kebab shop down the street later today. Does that count as an overseas trip? No. Are we just as excited about it? You bet.
“Aussies want the security of a travel agent” Wendy Wu’s Tamba Lebbie talks agent relations
by Ali Coulton
We chatted with Lebbie about all things Wendy Wu and why China is so hot right now. We also had a few wines with him so please excuse any typos and excessive talk of dancing.
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