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South African Airways issues warning

Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2017 0

According to Tim Clyde-Smith, SAA’s Country Manager for Australasia, new visa rules came into force on January 16 of this year South African Airways has ... Read More

eTN ambassador flies Sri Lankan flag high in Canberra

Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2017 0

During a recent visit to Canberra, Australia, Srilal Miththapala, eTN ambassador for Sri Lanka, made two presentations, one on “Sri Lankan Elephant, Wild Life & ... Read More

Australia set to boom as Japan recovers

Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Both Japanese and Australian air travelers are flying in greater numbers again when compared with last year, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys which ... Read More

Routes Asia Officially Handed Over to Brisbane

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

The annual Routes Asia air service development forum was officially handed over to the Australian city of Brisbane today (21 March) at a ceremony in ... Read More

New Melbourne – HongKong air connection on Virgin Australia

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

Virgin Australia today announced it will commence services between Melbourne and Hong Kong, expanding its international footprint into Greater China for the first time. From ... Read More

Cathay Pacific announces changes to winter flights to Australia

Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Hong Kong’s flag carrier airline, Cathay Pacific, announced changes to its winter flight schedule for Australia in Melbourne and Perth. The airline will begin operating ... Read More

Emergency landing at Sydney Airport after passenger plane’s propeller falls off mid-air

Global Editor- March 17, 2017 0

A regional passenger plane has made an emergency landing at Sydney Airport after a propeller reportedly fell off during approach. The Regional Express flight from ... Read More

Increased flights between Qatar and Australia

Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2017 0

Qatar Airways plans to increase its Doha-Adelaide route, currently served 5 times a week, beginning on December 2 of this year. Adelaide is the capital ... Read More

Garuda Indonesia increases flight frequency to Australia

Global Editor- March 7, 2017 0

The national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, in a joint press conference with Tourism Australia, announced that it will increase seasonal flight frequencies on the Jakarta ... Read More

Port Arthur welcomes Queen Mary 2

Global Editor- February 24, 2017 0

Port Arthur Historic Site will welcome the majestic Cruise Ship Queen Mary 2 on Monday 27 February 2017 for her inaugural visit to Tasmania. The ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines organizes “Embrace the World” Australia Tour

Global Editor- February 24, 2017 0

2017 - Hong Kong Airlines has been committed to supporting the young generation to realize their dream of flying high, encouraging them to learn outside ... Read More

Plane crash is a fiery blaze at Melbourne airport

Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2017 0

A charter plane has crashed into the Direct Factory Outlet shopping mall near Essendon airport in Melbourne, Australia, with 5 people on board, reported the ... Read More

Mantra Group opened Mantra Club Croc hotel

eturbonews- February 19, 2017 0

Mantra Group today officially opened the new-look, rebranded Mantra Club Croc hotel, following a major $5 million refurbishment to bring a fresh design and upgraded ... Read More

Team Western Australia heads to Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo 2017

Global Editor- February 16, 2017 0

The Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) will be attending the annual Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne on the 21st and 22nd February ... Read More

Groundbreaking Tourism Accelerators Now Accepting Projects In the Mekong Region

eturbonews- February 12, 2017 0

The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) Initiative has announced two new accelerators designed to make it easier and faster for innovative tourism businesses to get ... Read More

Sydney turns red to celebrate the Year of the Rooster

Global Editor- February 3, 2017 0

The world-famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge have been lit red to celebrate Chinese New Year 2017: The Year of the Rooster. Sydney ... Read More

Australia’s creative capital to welcome W Melbourne in 2020

Global Editor- February 2, 2017 0

W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, today announced it expects to open W Melbourne in 2020. Developed in partnership with Daisho Development Melbourne ... Read More

Final week of Sydney’s Summer cultural hit, Sydney Festival

eturbonews- January 25, 2017 0

var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bxpadij9r","width":150,"height":50,"t":1485422298,"userId":11891656,"type":"html5"}; Sydney’s premiere Summer cultural event, Sydney Festival has entertained thousands of local and visiting audiences over the past fortnight with its ... Read More

Kenya Airways: 30 tons of flowers for Australia

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa- January 18, 2017 0

Kenya Airways has earlier today confirmed that the airline, in cooperation with Qantas, the Australian national airline, has been contracted to uplift as many as ... Read More

Sydney Festival opens to great reception

Global Editor- January 18, 2017 0

Sydney Festival has taken over the city in a celebration of exceptional theatre, dance, music, visual arts, opera and more. Over three weeks, Sydney Festival ... Read More

Plans for First Hyatt Centric Hotel in Tasmania, Australia

eturbonews- January 9, 2017 0

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced it has entered into a management agreement with Elizabeth Tasmania Pty Ltd. for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Hobart, the ... Read More

80 people injured in Australian music festival stampede

Global Editor- December 31, 2016 0

The Falls Festival in Australia will continue despite a horrific stampede that left some 80 people injured, of whom 20 were taken to hospital for ... Read More

Golf Ashes: Expanding throughout Australia and New Zealan

eturbonews- December 23, 2016 0

eTN Reader David Clifford from Luxury and More Travel in Nottingham, UK shared his views on 2016 with eTN: We're grateful for so many long ... Read More

The core human values across all cultures underpin harmony and peace

eturbonews- December 23, 2016 0

eTN reader Birgit Trauer is the founding director of The Cultural Angle which was born out of her desire to continue to share her passion for ... Read More

New: Nadi, Fiji flights from Adelaide, Australia

eturbonews- December 20, 2016 0

This morning the South Australian Government made the announcement that Fiji Airways flights between Adelaide and Nadi would begin in June 2017. The new service ... Read More

Air Canada and Virgin Australia to introduce codeshare services

Global Editor- December 14, 2016 0

Air Canada today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a strategic cooperation agreement with Virgin Australia, making it easier for Canadians to ... Read More

Redfern Acquisition Makes CTM 7th Biggest TMC in UK

eturbonews- December 14, 2016 0

Australian travel provider Corporate Travel Management (CTM, ASX: CTD) is expanding its global footprint with the acquisitions of UK-based Redfern Travel and Australian-based Andrew Jones ... Read More

Qatar Airways to launch daily A380 superjumbo service to Melbourne

Global Editor- December 13, 2016 0

Qatar Airways has marked its seventh anniversary in Melbourne, Australia, by announcing plans to introduce its superjumbo A380 aircraft to Melburnians from 30 June 2017 ... Read More

Qantas set to fly nonstop Heathrow to Australia

Global Editor- December 12, 2016 0

Qantas is set to add to its list of aviation firsts, with the national carrier confirming it will operate nonstop flights from Heathrow to Perth ... Read More

AEG Ogden re-appointed as managers of Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center

Global Editor- December 6, 2016 0

The Queensland Government has re-appointed AEG Ogden as managers of the award winning Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) for a five year period from ... Read More