Air China has held a launch ceremony for the inaugural flight on its new route between Beijing and Brisbane. At the launch ceremony, Air China vice president Xulun Hou remarked: “This new route between Beijing and Brisbane is Air China’s sixth non-stop route between China and Australia.”
Air China will soon begin non-stop flights between Beijing and Brisbane from December 11th. The new route will provide a convenient connection between China’s bustling capital city and the sunny climate of the southern hemisphere, where passengers can experience adventure, and appreciate local art, culture and cuisine.
The Student Hotel will open its first Austrian co-living and co-working destination on the Nordbahnstrasse, at the heart of the up-and-coming second district of Vienna. Construction of the 37,878 sq m Student Hotel is expected to start in early 2018, for an opening in quarter two of 2020.
Gold Coast residents this morning woke up to discover the world’s first beachfront hostel made entirely of sand. Hostelworld and Gold Coast Tourism commissioned world champion sand sculptor Dennis Massoud, or ‘Sandman’ as he is known, to create this impressive structure straight out of the very golden sand the area is famed for.
Emirates is set to introduce a fourth daily service from Dubai to Sydney from March 25th, 2018, complementing its existing three daily A380 services and improving connections globally.
The Intrepid Group has announced a strategic partnership with Polar and Latin American specialist, Chimu Adventures. Intrepid has taken a 50 per cent stake in the Australian-owned company to meet a growing demand for sustainable travel experiences from increasingly adventurous travellers.
Qatar Airways has introduced its flagship Airbus A380 on the Melbourne route as the airline continues its growth story in Australia. Melbourne is the original home for Qatar Airways in Australia, with the airline adding services to Perth, Sydney and Adelaide in recent years.
Hospitality giant Wyndham Hotel Group is strengthening its presence in Western Australia with the announcement of its third Perth hotel, set to open in late 2018. It will be the first property in the city under the company’s upscale Wyndham brand.
Marriott International has announced the official opening of the design-led Aloft Perth Hotel, the first Aloft to open in Australia.
Emirates is introducing a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from December 2017, complementing the existing two daily services. The direct service, to be operated on a B777-200LR aircraft with eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 216 in Economy Class, will increase capacity on the route by 3,724 seats a week, inbound and outbound between Brisbane and Emirates’ hub Dubai.
Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands, part of Marriott International, has opened to guests, bringing stylish design and modern comfort at an affordable price to Australia’s most cultural and creative city.