San Diego emerges as a hot incentive destination

With the Aussie dollar in the early 90c range and airfares hovering under the $1500 mark, it’s no surprise that conference and incentive planners are looking to United States cities such as San Diego for unique trips in the next six months.

Aussies Break Fiji Visitor Arrivals Mark In 2009

Capping off an unprecedented six month period of growth which saw all previous Australian visitor arrival records for the July-December period fall by the wayside, Fiji has seen out 2009 just 0.5 per cent down on its record breaking 2008 performance.

LA Hotels Report Record Enquiries for Groups: Video

Following the recent launch of V Australia between Australia and the United States, Los Angeles hotels continue to target Aussie travellers as more seats become available on the trans-Pacific route.

V Australia Launches In Stellar Fashion: Video

V Australia’s first flight took off for Los Angeles from Sydney at 3:00pm on Friday (Feb 27) and to celebrate the milestone, Virgin Blue Group held a stellar launch party for 800 people on Sydney’s Cockatoo Island the night before.

V Australia Adds US and South African Flights

Virgin Blue’s new international airline V Australia is set to add Sydney-Johannesburg and Melbourne-Los Angeles flights during 2009, following delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Richard Branson Launches V Australia

Virgin Chairman Sir Richard Branson was in Sydney in late March to announce that Virgin Blue’s offshoot, V Australia, would operate daily direct Sydney-Los Angeles flights as its inaugural trans-Pacific route and a premium product offering when it takes


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