Food stations representing each Scenic hotel (including banana and berry crepes for the new Scenic Matavai Resort Niue) served with ‘martini coffees’ set guests up well for their day at the Scenic Hotel Group breakfast, held at the Green Man Pub in Wellington.
Scenic’s director of national sales, Leigh Lewis, thanked those in attendance for their loyal support of the Scenic group. Prizes for a ‘Scenic Hotel Group’ quiz included wine, Scenic Hotel’s signature bedding, and flights and accommodation for a holiday in Blenheim.
Travel industry friends and colleagues raised their glasses to retiring Air Vanuatu manager NZ, Richard Elliot at an event befitting a man with 49 years in the ‘field’. At Snatch Bar in Ponsonby, Auckland, invited guests delved into Richard’s illustrious life and applauded him on having a career to be proud of.
The sentiments flowed and mascara ran and Richard could tell a story about every person in the room. Enjoy your next chapter Mr Elliot.
The Ernest Rapeneau Champagne flowed at the Lunchroom in Auckland on Wednesday evening when Singapore Airlines held the official launch of its Premium Economy product which will debut out of Auckland on October 26.
It's been a busy pre-FTE schedule with delegates being cruised, helicoptered and driven to site inspectioins, resort openings and hosted functions. We've managed to capture some of the action.
Cathay Pacific officially opened its new Parnell office on Friday 29 May, inviting the trade to join in the cutting of ribbons
Relocating from Auckland’s CBD to Parnell, the Cathay team shared drinks with attendees and took part in a traditional Chinese pig cutting ceremony, meant to bring luck to the new premises.
Speaking at the function, country manager Australia, Nelson Chan, says the new office represents Cathay’s new direction.
‘Cathay has traditionally been quite a conservative company, but it’s clear from this office that we are now thinking differently – this has to be the funkiest office I’ve seen in all of Cathay.
‘Last year we made some slight changes to our logo and mission statement, and moving forward we will continue to reflect this in everything we do.’