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Fiji Holidays Are A Diver’s Dream

12th Oct 2016 Pacific

Fiji Holidays Are A Diver’s Dream

Fiji holidays boast some of the world’s best diving. After all, it’s not known as the ‘soft coral capital of the world’ for nothing. Fiji’s sunny weather, warm waters, superb visibility and abundant marine life provide some of the most incredible scuba diving conditions on the planet. From spectacularly colourful coral reefs to mysterious sea caves and grottoes and the curious tropical fish, Fiji is a diving paradise. The crystal clear waters of Fiji are an underwater wonderland that are also home to large oceanic species including tuna and sharks making Fiji diving a truly unforgettable experience.

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Cargo Cult: The Mysterious John Frum Movement

21st Sep 2016 Pacific

Cargo Cult: The Mysterious John Frum Movement

Vanuatu – a land of sprawling beaches and even wider smiles. A stunning island in the Pacific, Vanuatu is a popular holiday destination thanks to its relaxing tropical vibes and breathtaking natural attractions. Yet there is a stranger side to this island nation, an extraordinary following in a tiny village on the southeast coast of one of Vanuatu’s most populous islands. You won’t find it in any guide books and you certainly won’t be able to join a tour there but in the shadow of the active volcano Mount Yasur in Lamakara on Tanna Island you’ll find one of the last remaining Cargo Cults.

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5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kauai

3rd Aug 2016 Pacific

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kauai

Kauai is the oldest island in Hawaii and you don’t get to be six million years old without holding on to a few secrets. There are lots of things we do know about Kauai, including how beautiful it is but there are also quite a few things you probably don’t know. Packed into this little island is everything from primeval ‘Jurassic Park’ rainforest to palm-fringed beaches, sheer cliffs, emerald ravines, thundering waterfalls, majestic canyons and valleys. Some of Kauai’s best kept secrets are only accessible by helicopter, boat or some serious hiking. It’s time you discovered the true Kauai.

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Our Pick: Top 10 Resorts in Fiji

29th Jul 2016 Pacific

Our Pick: Top 10 Resorts in Fiji

The tropical island paradise of Fiji is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Aussies. In fact, last year almost 310,000* Australians visited the pristine shores of Fiji. From the snorkeller’s heaven of the Mamanuca Islands to the private oasis of the Coral Coast and the world class golfing and cruising region of Denarau, there are more than 100 hotels and resorts to choose from. With so many options, planning your Fiji holidays can seem a little bit daunting. To help make your decision a bit easier, we’ve put together our pick of the top 10 resorts in Fiji.

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5 Things That Make Hawaii's Big Island a Big Deal

30th Mar 2016 Pacific

5 Things That Make Hawaii's Big Island a Big Deal

Hawaii Island is known affectionately, if not rather literally, as the Big Island and offers the ideal mix of nature, history and Hawaii’s famous laidback lifestyle. From snorkelling with manta rays to witnessing ancient active volcanoes, chowing down on some unique local cuisine, enjoying iconic black sand beaches and discovering Hawaii's rich ancient history - there's so much to discover on the Big Island.

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The Top 5 Events in Hawaii

10th Feb 2016 Pacific

The Top 5 Events in Hawaii

While Hawaii’s ancient Polynesian culture, majestic landscapes, idyllic beaches and fantastic surfing are all great reasons to visit this island paradise, there is also a calendar of annual events that draw people to the shores of Hawaii year after year. An important part of island life, there are a variety of Hawaii events held every month, celebrating everything from national holidays to traditional culture, sporting prowess and everything in between. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 events in Hawaii to keep an eye out for on your next visit.

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Fiji Set to Deal a Blow to the 2015 Rugby World Cup

10th Sep 2015 Pacific

Fiji Set to Deal a Blow to the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Rugby fever has taken hold after some impressive performances by Fiji in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. While the Fijian teams have delighted crowds in both the 15 and 7-player formats for years, this year they have really stepped it up and their excited fans flying bright blue flags and decked out in flower garlands have followed them all the way to Twickenham. See where it all began and perhaps catch some of the next big names in Fijian rugby in action, with a visit to Fiji. Join in a game with some of the locals or just sit back and cheer them on. While you’re there, there’s plenty more ‘sitting back’ to be done with these Fiji holiday deals.

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Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

8th Jul 2014 Pacific

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

From 29 August to 7 September foodies will love saying aloha to Hawaii with the 4th Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival set to take place. Taking over the Hawaiian islands, the festival includes a number of signature events on the islands of Oahu, Maui and the Big Island. The festival will attract over 80 internationally-renowned chefs and culinary personalities from Hawaii, the U.S mainland and from around the globe.

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Property Spotlight: The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

25th Jul 2013 Pacific

Property Spotlight: The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

Located on stunning Ka'anapali Beach in Maui, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa is proud to announce two new exciting dining experiences.

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Two New Free Walking Tours in Waikiki

20th Jun 2013 Pacific

Two New Free Walking Tours in Waikiki

We're very pleased to announce that our most popular Hawaii accommodation, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, has just introduced two new walking tours in Waikiki.

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Naviti Firing On All Cylinders

5th Dec 2012 Pacific

Naviti Firing On All Cylinders

Just a month after a fire damaged parts of the resort, one of Fiji's most popular Coral Coast tourist resorts is already getting back on its feet.

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

13th Nov 2012 Pacific

Fiji Property Spotlight: Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

The 5 star accommodation experience of the Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has just stepped up a notch as the resort welcomes new Executive Chef Ofir Yudilevich to the food and beverage team.

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Naviti Resort Fiji

23rd Oct 2012 Pacific

Fiji Property Spotlight: Naviti Resort Fiji

Christmas is only 9 weeks away. It's a scary thought for some but for others it's a time for celebration. The shops are beginning to put on their holiday season best, Santa's making his list and checking it twice and the Naviti Resort Fiji...

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

9th Oct 2012 Pacific

Fiji Property Spotlight: Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

One of our standout Fijian properties, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort offers 5 star accommodation and is renowned for its unbelievable range of onsite facilities.

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Fiji Tops List of World's Best Family Holiday Destination

2nd Oct 2012 Pacific

Fiji Tops List of World's Best Family Holiday Destination

Fiji has consistently been a top performer when it comes to our most popular, family friendly holiday destinations. Thanks to its friendly and accommodating culture, it's always been our most recommended getaway for families.

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa

26th Sep 2012 Pacific

Fiji Property Spotlight: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa is one of our top accommodation options in Fiji and with a name like Hilton attached to it, it's easy to see why.

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Vanuatu Accommodation

8th Apr 2011 Pacific

Vanuatu Accommodation

A great way to take advantage of this while staying comfortably close to home is to visit Vanuatu. Steeped in a rich, ancient history and with some of the most amazing natural beauty on Earth.

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Fiji Accommodation

25th Mar 2011 Pacific

Fiji Accommodation

Fiji is just one of those places that as soon as you hear the name you can't help but imagine sun drenched white sandy beaches, crystal clear brilliant blue water, warm friendly locals and a lush green island oasis.

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