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Josef Burger, chief executive, Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel

Josef Burger, chief executive, Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel

25th Nov 2016 Videos

Josef Burger, chief executive of Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel, talks to Breaking Travel News during preparations for the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony. Speaking from the famous starters hut at the top of the Hahnenkamm race course, he tells Breaking Travel News about the significance of the ski season to the destination, how the organisation continues to drive visitor numbers ever higher, and what his hopes are for the winter ahead.

New hotel set for Adelaide Airport in South Australia

New hotel set for Adelaide Airport in South Australia

26th Oct 2016 Airline News Hotel News

Plans have been unveiled for a hotel with direct links to domestic and international check-in areas to be built at Adelaide Airport in South Australia. Event Hospitality & Entertainment has reached agreement with Adelaide Airport to develop and operate a seven-storey, 165-room hotel within the Adelaide Airport precinct.

Etihad Airways increases flights to Sydney, Australia

Etihad Airways increases flights to Sydney, Australia

24th Sep 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Etihad Airways will add three weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Sydney to operate a double-daily schedule from February 6th, 2017. The morning departure from Abu Dhabi – EY450 – and the afternoon departure from Sydney – EY451 – will increase from four to seven flights per week This enhancement to the airline’s Sydney schedule comes with the move by strategic partner Virgin Australia to shift its Australia to Abu Dhabi operation from Sydney to Perth from June 9th, 2017.

Singapore Airlines launches Capital Express service

Singapore Airlines launches Capital Express service

22nd Sep 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Singapore Airlines has launched its new ‘Capital Express’ service, linking Singapore for the first time with the capital cities of both Australia and New Zealand. The inaugural flight, SQ291, departed Singapore Changi Airport at 23:00 last night and arrived at Canberra Airport at 08:15 local time this morning.

Meriton Serviced Apartments on Como Crescent opens doors in Queensland

Meriton Serviced Apartments on Como Crescent opens doors in Queensland

13th Sep 2016 Hotel News

Meriton Serviced Apartments has opened the doors in Southport to their newest Queensland resort-style hotel today. At an impressive 55 levels high, Meriton Serviced Apartments on Como Crescent opened as Southport’s tallest building and the Gold Coast’s newest hotel. This iconic, modern building can be seen from kilometres away.

Emirates to launch direct Dubai-Melbourne flights in October

Emirates to launch direct Dubai-Melbourne flights in October

16th Jun 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Passengers travelling to Melbourne, Australia will now have another direct flight option with Emirates announcing that flights EK408 and EK409 will begin operating as non-stop services from Dubai from October 30th, 2016. Operated by an Emirates B777-300ER aircraft, EK408 will depart Dubai at 03:00 and arrive in Melbourne at 23:20.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino to receive $345m investment

Jupiters Hotel & Casino to receive $345m investment

A transformed Jupiters Hotel & Casino will enhance the Gold Coast’s reputation as one of the world’s top tourist destinations when the global spotlight shines on the region in 2018, according to Echo Entertainment chairman, John O’Neill. At a ground-breaking ceremony for the new six-star 17-storey hotel tower to be built in front of the existing hotel, and completed in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, O’Neill said the development would make the Gold Coast and Queensland justifiably proud.

Hong Kong Airlines to launch Australia service

Hong Kong Airlines to launch Australia service

8th Aug 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Hong Kong Airlines will launch its first thrice-weekly service to Australia next year, commencing on January 8th 2016. The new service is a triangular service starting from Hong Kong to Gold Coast, and continuing to Cairns en-route back to Hong Kong. Airbus A330 aircraft with 292 seats including 32 business class seats will be deployed on the route, operating on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.