Sydney’s newest harbourside precinct, Barangaroo, will make its Vivid Sydney debut in 2017 as part of a stellar festival program.
Barangaroo will be joined by festival favourites the Vivid Light Walk, as well as displays at Chatswood, Martin Place, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, plus an expanded trail through the Royal Botanic Garden.
Vivid Sydney will illuminate the city for 23 spectacular nights from May 26 until June 17.
For more information visit vividsydney.com
New Food Tours to South Korea offered by Intrepid Travel
Intrepid Travel’s eight day South Korea Real Food Adventure delves into the many flavours of Korean cuisine.
You can take a cooking class in Jeonju the home of bibimbap (mixed rice and vegetable dish) and enjoy the traditional markets of Sungchang and Daegu whilst enjoying all the regional specialities.
The tour starts from $2,895 per person and runs in the Spring and Autumn months – the best time to travel in Korea weather-wise.
Call our local travel experts to enquire about these culinary adventures on 1300 041 781.
Sage Hotel in Brisbane now open
Sitting on the edge of Brisbane’s eclectic Fortitude Valley and funky New Farm, the new Sage Hotel has opened its doors to the public.
Perfectly located in the lifestyle precinct of James Street with its cafes, retail stores and art galleries, the property is nestled beside the historic Queens Arms Hotel and just a stone’s throw from the city centre.
With 93 rooms, the hotel boasts Brisbane’s first ‘Style Room’, a dedicated style space for fashion, art or creative showings.
Pullman Auckland Airport to open in 2019
AccorHotels’ Pullman brand has been selected by Auckland Airport for a new 5-star hotel to be developed adjacent to the international terminal.
The launch of the 250-room Pullman Auckland Airport will complement a major upgrading program at the airport that will see the international terminal expanded to add a domestic wing to provide a totally streamlined service for travellers.
Hotel Windsor Melbourne’s most reviewed on Trip Advisor
Melbourne’s historic 134-year-old, The Hotel Windsor, has received its 7,000th review on TripAdvisor, making it the most reviewed hotel in Melbourne.
The Hotel Windsor is modest in size in comparison to its neighbouring competitors with only 180 guest rooms and suites, but with an average rating of 4.5-stars out of a total 5-stars, it has been cemented as a Melbourne crowd favourite.
The Hotel Windsor’s success extends to its famous afternoon tea service, which also ranks number one for ‘Coffee & Tea’ venues in Melbourne.
New Qantas Domestic Business Lounge
Brisbane airport has seen the opening this week of Qantas’ new Domestic Business Lounge and dedicated Premium Lounge Entry.
Launched to much fanfare, the new space offers top-tier frequent flyers and passengers travelling in Business Class an urban retreat to eat, drink, freshen up or relax.
The new Premium Lounge Entry gives travellers a private and dedicated space to check-in for flights, drop bags and enter the lounge directly.