Centara updates Kiwi trade

Thursday, 14 November 2019 21:46

New Zealand travel partners were updated on major expansion plans in Asia by Centara Hotels & Resorts when the company hosted its annual ‘lunch with friends’ at Culprit in Auckland this week.

CZ hands out the gongs

Sunday, 10 November 2019 23:39

It was not only awards that were celebrated when China Southern Airlines hosted its top sellers at Red Wall Chinese restaurant in Auckland last Thursday night. It was also an opportunity for a product update and a celebration that CZ’s 12% increase in capacity his year has resulted in a 15% increase in passenger numbers on the Auckland-Guangzhou route.

CZ's Top Selling Agency Groups were Worldwide Holidays, helloworld, Flight Centre, Global Travel Network and China Travel Service.

The Most improved Agency was Aspire Travel Group and STA Travel picked up the Best Global Partner award.

Top Corporate Agencies were Orbit Auckland and  APX. GTN was most improved.

The Top Online Travel Agencies were ByoJet Travel and

Top Selling Brokers were Aspire Travel Group and Fine Travel.

Top Selling Agency Stores were  Worldwide Holidays Northcote, Worldwide Holidays East Tamaki, China Travel Service Queen St, Flight Centre Auckland Airport, and House of Travel Brandon.

The Best Non-Branded Travel Agency Group was Mann Travel.

The Top Selling Consultant was Iris Xu, Worldwide Holidays Northcote.

The major business card draw for an air and land package to Guangzhou was won by Will Jia from STA Travel.

Cause for celebration for AA

Friday, 01 November 2019 02:14

It was a festive affair at Auckland ‘speakeasy’, The Jefferson, on Wednesday night for American Airlines.

Pick your place in South America

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 02:03

To get the most of a trip to South America, focus on one particular region or country per trip.

Then return again and again to visit different places. That was the message from Eclipse Travel’s Rosemary McNoe to Christchurch agents last week, at an event co-hosted by Air New Zealand and Belmond. ‘Do your research and pick a destination,’ advises McNoe. ‘There

Marriott’s Pacific live in AKL

Thursday, 03 October 2019 23:10

The soon to start refurbishment at Sheraton Denarau was a major talking point when Marriott’s Pacific Hotel’s held a function for trade this week.