Category Archives: Luxury

Emirates launch premium economy into Sydney

Emirates premium economy class with Emirates cabin crew pictured

Emirates has unveiled its premium economy cabin on selected routes from 1 August 2022. The new cabin class, which will be rolled out on popular A380 routes from Sydney, London and Paris from 1 August, and Christchurch from December, promises extra comfy seats, more legroom and service to rival many airlines’ business class offerings. Sir

Trans-Tasman travel bubble opens 19 April

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It’s the announcement we’ve been waiting for – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a two-way, quarantine-free trans-Tasman travel bubble will start from 11.59pm on Sunday, April 18. The decision comes after coming close several times only to have the announcement delayed after minor outbreaks on both sides of the Tasman. “While we absolutely wish

Busier than ever…Kim Newton talks to Travel Weekly

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IT IS WITHOUT QUESTION THAT THE WORLD IS A DIFFERENT PLACE TO WHAT IT WAS PRE-PANDEMIC. Our lifestyles have changed dramatically, and many businesses have been left economically devastated. There is also no doubt that the travel industry has borne the brunt of this devastation. One thing that can be taken away from this disastrous

Fiona Gent shares why 2020 is the year to join MTA

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As the role of the travel advisor evolves, it’s now more possible to create curated travel experiences on your own terms. Whether it’s flexible hours or simply the satisfaction of working for yourself, going mobile is what more and more travel advisors are turning to. Gold Coast-based advisor Fiona Gent made the move to MTA

Celebrating 20 years with MTA

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MTA-Mobile Travel Agent, Ally Kilpin is celebrating her 20th anniversary with the company having joined as one the original ‘mobile travel agents’. MTA now boasts over 430 mobile travel agents based nationwide. Based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Ally has worked in the travel industry for over 35 years in South Africa, the United Kingdom and

MTA named as finalist in NTIA ‘Best Mobile Travel Advisor Network’

Blog Mta Named As Finalist In Ntia Best Mobile Travel Advisor Network

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has announced the finalists for the National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) and MTA – Mobile Travel Agents is proud to be named a finalist in ‘Best Mobile Travel Advisor Network’. MTA Advisors, Kelly Ayers and Kate Narracott have also been named finalists in ‘Best Mobile Travel Advisor’ category.

MTA’s Wendy Brockbank moves into top gear with F1® Experiences

Mtas Wendy Brockbank Moves Into Top Gear

MTA – Mobile Travel Agents’ Wendy Brockbank has been appointed Official Australian Sales Agent for the high-profile Formula 1® hospitality and travel program, F1® Experiences. An absolute must for die-hard Formula 1® fans, F1 Experiences provides a host of unique access programs only available via the organisation’s official ticket packages. These include driver meet-and-greets, F1®

MTA invited to join exclusive Hyatt Privé program

Mta Invited To Join Exclusive Hyatt Prive Program

Further industry recognition for MTA – Mobile Travel Agents this week with Hyatt welcoming the company into its prestigious, by invitation-only, luxury travel program, Hyatt Privé . MTA now becomes one of only a handful of organisations invited to be members within Australia and New Zealand. Launched just last February, the Hyatt Privé program gives its globally-located members access

Park Hyatt Sydney and Melbourne Top Hotels in Australia & NZ

Park Hyatt Sydney And Melbourne Top Hotels In Australia Nz

The Park Hyatt brand continues to shine as luxury leaders in Australia when Park Hyatt Sydney and Park Hyatt Melbourne received the highest rating in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards; reinforcing its strong brand presence as a preferred luxury hotel brand. Condé Nast Traveler magazine readers voted Park Hyatt Sydney No. 1 and

Belmond Napasai Launches ‘My First Job’ Children’s Experiences

Belmond Napasai Launches My First Job Childrens Experiences

From budding gardeners to Michelin starred chefs in the making, Belmond Napasai on Koh Samui, Thailand, offers children a fun-filled insight into the world of work with a new range of ‘My First Job’ activities, nurturing children’s interests from an early age. Children aged three to 12 can choose from seven complimentary, hour-long work experience