Monday, 13 August 2018 21:00

Thomas takes the Back-Roads

Thomas Gentz, well known for a long stint at Air New Zealand, is now business development manager – New Zealand at Back-Roads Touring.

Published in People
Friday, 06 July 2018 01:02

Buenos Aires and Beyond Event

Air New Zealand, Viva Expeditions and Chimu Adventures have announced their next trade fiesta ‘Buenos Aires and Beyond’ on 14 August 2018, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Published in Americas

Anyone in the industry who wants to attend the TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) needs to be in quick or miss out.

Published in New Zealand

Auckland Airport is predicting international passenger growth will continue at a rate of at least 4% per year over the next five years, despite increasing fuel prices, a hotel industry gathering in Auckland heard yesterday.

Published in Hot Topics
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 01:03

Gold Coast updates Wellington agents

More than 202,000 Kiwis travelled to the Gold Coast in the 2017 calendar year and that number is predicted to rise as Virgin and Air New Zealand announce plans to add capacity. ‘We are feeling quite bullish about growth’, says Michael Thurston, Global Partnership Manager for Destination Gold Coast.

Published in Paparazzo
Thursday, 12 October 2017 21:35

Air NZ ups flights to Houston

Air New Zealand has announced daily flights to Houston for most of next winter.
This increase comes from a surge in demand for travel between New Zealand and Texas.
Air New Zealand currently operates five services per week to Houston year-round.

Published in Airlines
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 00:40

Air NZ reveals inflight WiFi move

Air New Zealand has started trialling its new Inflight Wi-Fi service on one of its long-haul Boeing 777-300 aircraft.
 
The airline is rolling out Wi-Fi capability across its international jet fleet, beginning with the 777-300 fleet. 

Published in Hot Topics
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 02:37

Air NZ – keeping it green

Air New Zealand has appointed British ecological economist Professor Tim Jackson and leading carbon emissions policy specialist Dr Suzi Kerr to its Sustainability Advisory Panel.

Air New Zealand chief executive officer, Christopher Luxon, says the panel provides guidance and critique as the airline works to embed sustainable growth, with the new panellists bringing further expertise in social, economic and environmental issues.

Published in Airlines
Thursday, 06 July 2017 19:11

SKAL celebrates 4th of July

Memphis and Nashville are two destinations that agents should be promoting to clients who have already done the West Coast and major cities in the United States, Consul General Melanie Higgins told SKAL Auckland yesterday.

But when it comes to a place a little more off the beaten Kiwi track, Savannah, Georgia comes up tops for the diplomat.

Higgins was a guest speaker at the SKAL Auckland lunch, which had a 4th of July theme, despite being held a couple of days later.

Published in Americas
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