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Agoda.com offers hotel deals for adventurous divers down under

Agoda.com offers hotel deals for adventurous divers down under

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is offering great deals on hotels in southern Australia that will suit scuba divers who are seeking a bit of adventure. Both the … June 19, 2013
New Seychelles High Commissioner to New Zealand and Australia

New Seychelles High Commissioner to New Zealand and Australia

High Commissioner Waven William has presented his letter of accreditation to the Governor General of New Zealand, Mr. Jerry Mateparae in a ceremony held in Wellington on May 16.During their meeting the High Commissioner and the Governor General discussed … June 11, 2013
Agoda.com shines a light on hotel deals for the Vivid Sydney Festival

Agoda.com shines a light on hotel deals for the Vivid Sydney Festival

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is illuminating great deals on hotels in Sydney, Australia for the annual Vivid Sydney Light, Music & Idea Festival, which takes place … May 8, 2013
Cast off with ecruising.travel

Cast off with ecruising.travel

How does an Australian travel company, specializing in cruises, go from being a two-man operation to a staff of over 20 with offices in Sydney and Hong Kong in only 9 years? By being the best. Ecruising.travel is Australia’s premier cruise-only travel … December 13, 2012
Alston Koch to sing Sri Lankan anthem and launch music video at cricket matches in Australia

Alston Koch to sing Sri Lankan anthem and launch music video at cricket matches in Australia

Sri Lankan-born international pop star, Alston Koch, has been chosen to sing the Sri Lankan national anthem by Cricket Australia at the Sri Lanka vs. Australia test matches in Australia. Alston will sing the anthem at the Hobart Test match beginning … December 12, 2012
ICTP President to deliver keynote address at Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference

ICTP President to deliver keynote address at Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Prof. Geoffrey Lipman will be a keynote speaker at 20th Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference in Cairns, … October 2, 2012
Ameer Ebrahim, the Seychelles student at University in Australia, sees his work recognized

Ameer Ebrahim, the Seychelles student at University in Australia, sees his work recognized

Recently-graduated Seychellois University student, Ameer Ebrahim, is seeing his works being recognized as he establishes his name in the field of Marine Science. Ameer Ebrahim is currently a student at Griffith University doing his Honors in Marine Science. During … August 13, 2012
Ameer Ebrahim – a young Seychellois student who makes his mark in Australia

Ameer Ebrahim – a young Seychellois student who makes his mark in Australia

Ameer Ebrahim of Mahe in the Seychelles is a new graduate in Bachelor of Marine Science from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, with a specialization in Marine Ecology. Ameer said that he realized the importance of the rich marine life … August 8, 2012
Centara appoints Complete Travel Marketing as regional sales office for Australia and New Zealand

Centara appoints Complete Travel Marketing as regional sales office for Australia and New Zealand

Centara Hotels & Resorts has appointed Complete Travel Marketing as its new regional sales representative for Australia and New Zealand, with effect from August 1, 2012. The company is based in North Sydney, Australia. “We are very pleased indeed … August 6, 2012
Western Australia tourism expert reports on study of sustainable tourism in the Indian Ocean Archipelago

Western Australia tourism expert reports on study of sustainable tourism in the Indian Ocean Archipelago

A leading Western Australian tourism expert said other islands can learn valuable lessons in policy and planning for sustainable tourism development from the Republic of Seychelles. Curtin University Professor of Tourism, Jack Carlsen, has recently … July 11, 2012
Seychelles is proud to contribute to Commonwealth renewal process

Seychelles is proud to contribute to Commonwealth renewal process

Seychelles is one of 12 countries represented in a ministerial task force established following the Perth Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) last year to review and renew the work of the Commonwealth to better meet the challenges of its … June 18, 2012
Australian Indigenous Art Exhibition moves to Seychelles in time for the island’s 2012 carnival

Australian Indigenous Art Exhibition moves to Seychelles in time for the island’s 2012 carnival

The Australian High Commission accredited to Seychelles, in cooperation with the Seychelles Ministry of Social Development & Culture, is proud to bring “Message Stick” to the Seychelles. “Message Stick” showcases a collection of contemporary … February 26, 2012
Australian Aboriginal artists confirm their participation at the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles

Australian Aboriginal artists confirm their participation at the 2012 Carnival in Seychelles

It has been confirmed that Australian Aboriginal artists are flying to the Seychelles to be part of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival of carnivals. Heath Bergersen and Derek Nannup will be flying the Australian colors in the carnival procession … February 5, 2012
Seychelles and Australia: a deepening friendship

Seychelles and Australia: a deepening friendship

The Seychelles and the Australian governments are set to further deepen relations and increase cooperation, particularly on the issues of the development of small island states, following the visit of the Australian Parliamentary Secretary to the Pacific … November 10, 2011
Seychelles President James Michel to meet with Commonwealth leaders in Perth Australia

Seychelles President James Michel to meet with Commonwealth leaders in Perth Australia

Following his working visit to China, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, travels to Australia this week. In Perth, President Michel will join the leaders of 54 nations for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which will be opened … October 25, 2011
WTTC: Australia’s carbon tax is another cost burden on a struggling industry

WTTC: Australia’s carbon tax is another cost burden on a struggling industry

Speaking at the Australian Tourism Directions Conference in Canberra, David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recognized Australia’s commitment to the promotion of travel and tourism, but attacked the carbon tax … October 13, 2011
Cast off with ecruising.travel

Cast off with ecruising.travel

How does an Australian travel company, specializing in cruises, go from being a two-man operation to a staff of over 20 with offices in Sydney and Hong Kong in only 9 years? By being the best. Ecruising.travel is Australia’s premier cruise-only travel … October 1, 2011
Agoda.com presents great Australian getaways

Agoda.com presents great Australian getaways

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today released special regional deals in some of Australia's most beautiful weekender destinations. South of Perth, on the southernmost … September 1, 2011
Seychelles President concludes Australia state visit

Seychelles President concludes Australia state visit

Seychelles President James Michel has left Australia following a "highly successful" state visit, including his visits to four cities of the Commonwealth of Australia. “This visit was a great success and a great encouragement as we have seen that … August 29, 2011
Seychelles and Australia have fruitful and engaging discussions based on shared world view

Seychelles and Australia have fruitful and engaging discussions based on shared world view

Seychelles President Michel has had "very fruitful and engaging" discussions with Australian Prime Minister HE Ms. Julia Gillard, as he continues with his state visit to Australia. The President is in Canberra after his first stop in Melbourne, and … August 28, 2011
Seychelles and Australia have fruitful and engaging discussions based on shared world view

Seychelles and Australia have fruitful and engaging discussions based on shared world view

Seychelles President Michel has had "very fruitful and engaging" discussions with Australian Prime Minister HE Ms. Julia Gillard, as he continues with his state visit to Australia. The President is in Canberra, after his first stop in Melbourne, and he … August 24, 2011
Seychelles President arrives in Australian state of Victoria on official visit

Seychelles President arrives in Australian state of Victoria on official visit

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has arrived in Melbourne in the State of Victoria to undertake a state visit to Australia. The President is visiting Melbourne, Canberra, Townsville, and Brisbane at the invitation of HE Quentin Bryce, the Governor … August 23, 2011
Seychelles makes it all the way to take the cover of Australian Luxury Travel and Style Magazine

Seychelles makes it all the way to take the cover of Australian Luxury Travel and Style Magazine

The ultimate in holiday destinations has now been noticed by Australia and Australasia. The latest issue of their 176-page glossy "Luxury Travel & Style Magazine" has brought Seychelles into the homes of Australians with their cover article entitled, … August 22, 2011
Seychelles delegation addresses press conference in Melbourne, Australia

Seychelles delegation addresses press conference in Melbourne, Australia

The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean Paul Adam, and the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, jointly chaired a press conference in Melbourne last Sunday, hours after their landing in Australia. Minister Adam and his delegation … August 21, 2011
Seychelles President to undertake state visit to Australia

Seychelles President to undertake state visit to Australia

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, travels to Australia next week to undertake a state visit at the invitation of the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Mrs. Quentin Bryce. This visit is expected to further strengthen relations … August 17, 2011
Sun and Sea Seychelles in Luxury Travel Magazine of Australia

Sun and Sea Seychelles in Luxury Travel Magazine of Australia

Jenny Koh has made Seychelles more known in Australia proper and in Australasia when she brought out the unique selling points of these mid-ocean islands in Issue 47 of their well-read and respected Luxury Travel Magazine of Australia. Jenny visited … July 5, 2011
Flight Centre Global Product stages conference at new Centara Phuket resort

Flight Centre Global Product stages conference at new Centara Phuket resort

The annual conference of Flight Centre Global Product, a leading travel agent in Australia, was held at Centara Grand Beach Resort, Phuket. Chris Bailey, (1st right in the photo) Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Centara Hotels & Resorts, and … March 2, 2011

Kenya Airways announces expansion to Australia

NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya Airways (KQ), “The Pride of Africa,” has announced its expansion into Australia through a new codeshare agreement signed with Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, on October 15, 2010. Under the agreement, Kenya Airways … October 21, 2010
Skål International World Congress an overwhelming success Down Under

Skål International World Congress an overwhelming success Down Under

Frank Vismeg, president of Skål Toronto North returned from Sydney, Australia, where he attended the Skål International World Congress from October 6-12, 2010. Nik Racic, president of Skål International and director of the Croatian Convention and Incentive … October 18, 2010
Tony Boyle elected president of Skål International

Tony Boyle elected president of Skål International

Tony Boyle has been self-employed all his working life, opening his first travel agency in Melbourne with partners in 1978. After obtaining airplane and helicopter pilot licenses, he established and operated various companies including a video software … October 11, 2010
Sydney hosts 71st Skål International World Congress

Sydney hosts 71st Skål International World Congress

LINKING THE WORLD DOWN UNDER Over the coming days, the Skål International Congress will be held in the beautiful city of Sydney from October 7-12. Nik Racic, president of Skål International and director of the Croatian Convention and Incentive Bureau, … October 6, 2010
Seychelles sends well wishes to new prime minister of Australia

Seychelles sends well wishes to new prime minister of Australia

On the occasion of the election of Ms. Julia Gillard as Prime Minister of Australia, Syechelles President James Michel sent the following letter: “Dear Prime Minister, "It is with great pleasure that I take this opportunity to extend to you, on … September 8, 2010
UNWTO strengthening ties with Australia

UNWTO strengthening ties with Australia

The combination of a dynamic private sector and strong political support of tourism has been instrumental in the way Australia has driven tourism as a motor of socio-economic development. This was the message taken by Taleb Rifai on his first visit as … July 13, 2010
Australia joins UNIGLOBE Global Partner Program

Australia joins UNIGLOBE Global Partner Program

Australia’s Platinum Travel Corporation has joined the UNIGLOBE Travel International Global Partner Program – a worldwide network of top-performing corporate travel agencies. Platinum Travel Corporation is the newest member of this network spanning … November 2, 2009
Emirates’ Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa heralds new era of luxury travel in Australia

Emirates’ Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa heralds new era of luxury travel in Australia

Dubai, U.A.E., 1st October, 2009 – The much-anticipated Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Australia’s first luxury conservation-based resort and Emirates Hotels & Resorts’ first development outside Dubai, welcomed its first guests today. The A$125 … October 1, 2009
Agoda and Mantra Group partner to distribute the best of Australia and New Zealand

Agoda and Mantra Group partner to distribute the best of Australia and New Zealand

Agoda.com, a leading, Asian-based, online hotel reservation service and a part of Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced plans to distribute properties of the Mantra Group, the second largest hotel operator in Australia and New Zealand. Mantra … September 24, 2009
Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa On Track For October 1st Opening

Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa On Track For October 1st Opening

Dubai, U.A.E, 26th July 2009 - The construction of Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Emirates’ first luxury conservation-based resort outside Dubai, in the heart of Australia’s Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, is reaching completion. “We are well … July 27, 2009
Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong listed as the top three destinations for travelers between now and 2010

Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong listed as the top three destinations for travelers between now and 2010

The Visa and Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Asia Pacific Travel Intentions Survey "Determining Travel Preferences in 2009 and Beyond" has named Asia Pacific as the number one region for those intending to travel overseas in the next two years. … February 16, 2009
Australia to take center stage at EIBTM

Australia to take center stage at EIBTM

Australia will have its biggest presence ever at EIBTM 2008, the annual global meetings and incentive exhibition held in Barcelona, Spain, helping to showcase its credentials as a destination for staging world-class business events. Tourism Australia … December 1, 2008
Moonlight Head Private Lodge – Just you and the Kangaroos

Moonlight Head Private Lodge – Just you and the Kangaroos

Tatler declares Moonlight as one of the world’s best hotels in 2008. January’s 2008 edition of the British society magazine Tatler details its list of the Best 101 hotels in the World. Moonlight Head Private Lodge has been included in this years … July 21, 2008
Moonlight Head Private Lodge - find peace and tranquillity in down under

Moonlight Head Private Lodge - find peace and tranquillity in down under

At the mid point of the Great Ocean Road in coastal Victoria, Australia, rising up from the Southern Ocean, lays Moonlight Head. It is here that we find Moonlight Head Lodge, a magical combination of privacy, tranquillity and luxury in total harmony … May 8, 2008

Australia to assess vulnerability of its tourism sector to climate changes

By Satish Gupta / eTN Asia/PacificAustralia has shared its plans for assessing the impact of climate change on its tourism sector.The Australian Ministry of Tourism has announced it is initiating a Tourism Action Plan on Climate Change to assess the impact … April 23, 2007

Singaporeans show inclination towards Northern Territory in Australia

By Satish Gupta / eTN Asia/Pacific Expansion of air services has resulted in significant increment in Singaporean visitors to the Northern Territory in Australia. Australia is reaping the benefits of expanded air services with Singapore as more visitors … April 12, 2007



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