South Korean airline Asiana is spruiking the biggest entertainment system in the sky on its new OZ First Suite, with the main entertainment monitor measuring a whopping 32 inches (81cm). The massive screen takes up just about all of the wall on Asiana's OZ First Suite (which takes its name from ...
POSTED 17 Aug, 2012 11 Comments
Business travellers at the Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure in Melbourne can look forward to refurbished executive suites -- with free wifi -- in the hotel's largest rooms. You'll find a fully separate bedroom with a king sized bed, together with a full workspace with ergonomic chair and a large de...
POSTED 11 Jul, 2012 0 Comments
Best International Business Class for Australian Business Travellers This proved one of the toughest categories to judge, which in itself is good news for business travellers! There was plenty of to and fro in emails, on Skype chat sessions and over the odd bottle of red as the Australian Busin...
POSTED 20 Dec, 2011 6 Comments
Crowne Plaza Canberra is muscling in on the niche Quest Apartments has carved for itself, with the unveiling of new one-bedroom suites with "extended stay service" for travellers staying longer than seven nights. The six newly refurbished suites, now selling at promotional rates starting at $210...
POSTED 12 Aug, 2011 0 Comments
Sydney's Shangri-La Hotel will start a $20 million room refurbishment programme between May and September of this year. 442 rooms throughout the hotel -- from the 4th to the 29th floor of the tower -- will be revamped. The upmarket hotel is trumpeting its harbor-view window seats, with a new lea...
POSTED 22 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
Luxury brand Bulgari will open the first completely new luxury hotel in London in 40 years, the company says. Although the name and design will be all Bulgari, the hotel will be built and managed by the Ritz-Carlton group. It will be located in Knightsbridge, the most prestigious area of centra...
POSTED 18 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
Singapore Airlines will introduce its highly-regarded Airbus A380 onto the Singapore-Japan-US route next year, flying via Narita to Los Angeles (LAX). As of March 27, the SQ11 and SQ12 flights – said to be among SQ’s most profitable services – will be upgraded from the current ...
POSTED 15 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Update Singapore Airlines has now confirmed a new series of Airbus A380s with business class cabin running the entire length of the upper deck, and airline booking systems are showing this will make its debut on the Sydney-Singapore SQ221/212 service on June 20th. Read our updated report on...
POSTED 14 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Emirates’ two daily flights from Perth to Dubai will both feature a Boeing 777 as of today, with the UAE carrier replacing the previous Airbus A340 on the morning EK425 service for the sake of “product consistency”. The new 777-200LR aircraft is kitted out to the same three-cla...
POSTED 2 Dec, 2010 2 Comments
Emirates and JetBlue have inked a deal allowing travellers to book a single ticket for journeys involving the two airlines, including single check-in and baggage transfer. The partnership means Australian travellers can now fly from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbaner and Perth to New York (via Dubai) ...
POSTED 17 Nov, 2010 0 Comments
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