Positive vibes at HLO gig

Monday, 29 January 2024 02:57

Helloworld Travel is looking forward to another big year in New Zealand, with new blue stores planned for the near future and strong demand already being experienced across the independent, broker and bricks and mortar networks this year.

Industry bowled over in day of fun

Tuesday, 05 December 2023 00:25

More than 50 participants rolled up for the annual Skal Auckland Travel Industry Bowls Tournament on Friday.

After an afternoon of action and fun at Pt Chevalier Bowling Club the TAANZ Cup for first place (15 ends to one) was claimed by Island Time Flyers.

Troubled Defectors (14-5) took the Lloyd Tremain Cup for second place, while the SKAL Cup and third place went to Fijian Flingers (10-8).

The day also included raffles and other chances to win prizes. In a closest to the jack competition, Cruise Ain't For Wimps won and accommodation prize upgraded to a three bed apartment for two nights, sponsored by Quinovic. Priscilla Allington of 360 Beach Babes won a night at QT Auckland with breakfast.. Ana McKearney from Tourism Fiji won an Interislander voucher to the value of $500.



Big turnout for Fiji roadshow

Monday, 04 September 2023 03:01

Near record arrivals from New Zealand into Fiji have been mirrored by high attendances at the Tourism Fiji roadshow around the country earlier this month. The series kicked off in Wellington, with close to 50 agents then moved on to Christchurch (65), Hamilton (50) and Auckland (140).

Tourism Fiji reports that in July this year New Zealand made up 28% of arrivals into the country, hitting a figure of 25,980 – the second biggest month for Kiwi arrivals recorded.

QF: On the treadmill for a cause

Thursday, 24 August 2023 22:43

Life in the travel industry can sometimes feel like a bit of a treadmill at the moment – but for those taking part in the Rebel Sport 24-Hour Challenge for Cure Kids last night going nowhere fast was all for a good cause.

Team Qantas included a number of the airline’s employees and travel agency partners, including Flight Centre, helloworld, House of Travel, First Travel Group, Global Travel Network and Corporate Travel Management.

The treadmill and bike relay challenge was held at Eden Park. When the Memo visited late yesterday afternoon, over $7,000 had been raised with more donations coming in. Donations can be made HERE.



FC independents SOAR

Tuesday, 22 August 2023 21:56