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Following the Fishermen’s Trail in Portugal

Following the Fishermen’s Trail in Portugal

CaminoWays.com, the cycling and walking holiday specialists, have just launched a new coastal trail: the magnificent Rota Vicentina Fishermen’s Trail in South West Portugal. An authentic hidden gem, walkers on the Rota Vicentina Fishermen’s Trail follow superb coastal tracks shaped by the Atlantic Ocean in a land where the sea has been a livelihood for generations. The […]

HK Suffering Chinese Tourism Drop

HK Suffering Chinese Tourism Drop

Tour groups from mainland China to Hong Kong could shrink by two-thirds in the first half of this year, dealing another blow to retailers and an economy facing pressure from slowing growth in China. China accounts for almost three-quarters of all visitors to Hong Kong, which relies on tourism for about 5 percent of its […]

New York Rebounds After Blizzard

New York Rebounds After Blizzard

The blizzard that hit the US East Coast was one of the worst on record, with thousands of flights cancelled throughout the region. The National Weather Service said 22.4 inches (57 cm) fell in Washington at the National Zoo and BWI Airport notched a record 29.2 inches (74 cm). The deepest regional total was 42 […]

Japan Welcomed Over 19 Million Visitors in 2015

Japan Welcomed Over 19 Million Visitors in 2015

Japan’s aim of reaching 20 million visitors by 2020 was nearly achieved in 2015, with preliminary inbound visitor numbers indicating that by the end of December 2015 this number reached 19,737,400. According to statistics released by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) this is a 47.1% increase compared to 2014 and the highest ever recorded. JNTO […]

Korea Readies for 2018 Winter Olympics with Test Events

Korea Readies for 2018 Winter Olympics with Test Events

With just two years to go to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Gangwon Province in Korea is gearing up by hosting an ‘Olympic Festival’ event in Gangneung city to celebrate and wish success for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea. The ‘Olympic Festival’ event will be held in and around Dano Park […]

Air New Zealand Touches Down in Texas

Air New Zealand Touches Down in Texas

Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight between Auckland and Houston, Texas has touched down this morning. NZ28 departed Auckland International Airport at 6:30pm last night and arrived at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport at 7.45am New Zealand time. Passengers onboard, including Minister of Economic Development Steven Joyce and US Ambassador to New Zealand Mark Gilbert, were welcomed to Houston […]

3 US Airlines Ban Hoverboards

3 US Airlines Ban Hoverboards

Hoverboards may be on many people’s gift list but they present a dilemma for airlines, which are mulling the best way to transport the popular devices that could become a fire risk. The three largest US airlines, American, United and Delta, each said they will ban hoverboards starting this week because of safety considerations. An […]

Summer in Tasmania

Summer in Tasmania

The best way to experience Tasmania is to get amongst the action – get on the water, get in the wilderness, get on the golf course and get in the bar! Get it? This season, we’re showing off new tours, new tracks and trails, and plenty of new food and bars to really show you […]

REX to Fly to the Snowy Mountains

REX to Fly to the Snowy Mountains

Regional Express (Rex), in partnership with Snowy Mountains Airport Corporation Pty Ltd (SMAC), has today announced that it will commence Regular Public Transport (RPT) services between Sydney and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) in March 2016. Services will commence from Wednesday 23 March 2016 for the Easter period, with the core schedule of five return services per […]

Hot Destinations in 2016

Hot Destinations in 2016

Luxury travel operator Captain’s Choice is tipping Iran to become one of the most popular new luxury travel destinations for 2016. Revealing his personal pick of some of the most exciting destinations driving bookings for 2016, Captain’s Choice Founder Phil Asker, said: “People, places and experiences that are difficult to access, or which are perceived […]