Oceania

Startup cruise line Virgin Voyages started selling its first sailings to the general public Thursday, and one thing was clear: The adult-only, buffet-free, mid-sized ship launching next year won’t come cheap.Prices for a standard balcony room on the...
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Weddings: Couples Going Above and Beyond Lavish weddings — destination weddings included — are becoming more and more elaborate. In the industry, we’re seeing that couples are arranging more multi-day programming; they’re getting hitched in more luxurious properties (and pushing...
More than 10.6 million trips were made to Ireland last year, according to the Central Statistics Office, the highest ever recorded. There were 10,616,300 trips made to Ireland between January and December of last year, up 6.9% on the...
According to the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), in 2018 over 70 percent of consumers had participated in wellness activities on their last vacation, and 40 percent are interested in booking a wellness-related vacation in 2019. Today, people of all...
Duchess Catherine is often seen wearing flats when she travels. Kate Middleton is often seen in high heels or wedges at formal events but according to the Express, she takes the more practical option of...
The Island of Hawai‘i recorded declines in both visitor spending and visitor arrivals in November 2018. Visitor arrivals declined slightly on Hawai‘i Island over the first 11 months of 2018.Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total...
Dr John Gemming is retiring after 40 years at Fifth Avenue Family Practice in central Tauranga. The 68-year-old's last day is on Monday, and he told the Bay of Plenty Times Weekend yesterday that...
<!-- SHOW ARTICLE --> Cousins Grace McNamee, 12, (from right) and Kendall Boehm, 9, are buried in sand at the water’s edge Friday at Makena’s Oneloa Beach, or Big Beach, while their brothers, Ryan Boehm, 12, and Luke McNamee, 13,...
Your favourite lines of 2018 Welcome to the awards that really matter from the jury that counts: You, Australia’s burgeoning cruise community. Other awards use “peer groups” or industry insiders. Cruise Passenger taps into our own regular cruise travellers. This...