Emirates has announced plans to launch a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via the island of Bali, Indonesia, starting from June 14th.
Naumi Hotels, the Singapore-based design hotel group, is to launch Naumi Auckland Airport as its first location in New Zealand. The move is part of wider expansion plans in Australasia and internationally.
Tianjin Airlines has debuted its first flight from Auckland to Tianjin, via Xi’an. This is Tianjin Airlines’ second intercontinental flight between China and New Zealand, coming after the flight from Auckland to Tianjin via Chongqing which began to operate in December 2016.
Singapore-based M Social has now successfully been transplanted abroad. A second M Social opened its doors in Auckland earlier and has started making waves in New Zealand’s hotel sector.
Yoshihiro Kawamura, director & owner, The George Christchurch, takes a top title at the World Travel Awards and tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has announced the acquisition of the Metro Suites business in Auckland, New Zealand. In a deal worth over NZD11 million, the Metro Suites business currently operates in the luxury 40-storey tower and will be transformed through a major room refurbishment programme.
Providing unobstructed views from every direction, New Zealand’s PurePods are free-standing glass accommodations designed for up-close and uninterrupted encounters with nature. Set in an open clearing on private farm land, the four PurePods provide a singular boutique hotel experience, a one-room home that offers comfort, luxury and dramatic vistas without neighbours.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel has signed a management agreement with NDG Asia Pacific to open the first Ritz-Carlton property in New Zealand in 2019, creating a new iconic property that will enhance the famous skyline of New Zealand’s leading waterfront city, Auckland. Located in the downtown heart of the city amid the well-preserved city landmarks, adjacent to the distinctive Sky City, The Ritz-Carlton, Auckland will offer uninterrupted 360 degree views of Auckland’s twin harbours with easy access to nearby vineyards on Waiheke Island beyond by helicopter, as well as allowing guests to hands-on experience the thrills of the America’s Cup on an original racing yacht.