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Briggs & Riley launches TORQ collection in partnership with Harrods

Briggs & Riley launches TORQ collection in partnership with Harrods

Briggs & Riley has the TORQ collection in Hunter green, a striking new update of its best-selling hard-sided luggage collection. Iconic department store Harrods will be the exclusive worldwide launch partner for the TORQ collection, with the carry-on and medium trunk spinner available in the fierce new Hunter colourway from June both in-store and online.

Queensland launches scUber Great Barrier Reef submarine experience

Queensland launches scUber Great Barrier Reef submarine experience

Authorities in Queensland have partnered with Uber to launch a new submarine experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Guests will be able to hail scUber, branded as the first rideshare submarine experience in the world, from Monday in order to head to the iconic Australian destination.

UK opens ePassport gates to new travellers

UK opens ePassport gates to new travellers

Eligible travellers from seven non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK in changes being made to the border from today. Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will be able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK.

Etihad Airways offers free stopover in United Arab Emirates

Etihad Airways offers free stopover in United Arab Emirates

Etihad Airways is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the special offer in its opening month. Travellers flying through the capital of the UAE with the airline are invited to enjoy a free two-night hotel stay to break up their journey and explore the city’s vibrant and diverse attractions.

Hainan seeks to woo golf travellers with new organisation

Hainan seeks to woo golf travellers with new organisation

The Hainan International Golf Alliance has been established in Haikou to bring together government and golf tourism stakeholders from across Hainan province. The body will seek to promote the tropical Chinese island as a golf tourism destination.

Jamaica minster of tourism praises new artisan village

Jamaica minster of tourism praises new artisan village

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has said the artisan village being constructed at Hampden Wharf in Trelawny forms part of the overall inclusive growth strategy to increase earnings among local suppliers.

Final preparation begin for Vivid Sydney 2019

Final preparation begin for Vivid Sydney 2019

Light installations are beginning to be finalised throughout the Harbour City in preparation for the upcoming launch of Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the southern Hemisphere.