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Central Hawke’s Bay reigns at Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards

Tamatea/Central Hawke’s Bay winners celebrate after a successful night at the Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards. Tamatea/Central Hawke’s Bay was the belle of the ball at this month’s Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards 2022, as its three award nominees took out three of the eight awards, before Ngā Ara Tipuna, Waipukurau-Takapau – was announced as the 2022 …

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Cruising on Norwegian Prima: Helicopter tourism works out a treat

Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. Photo /Estelle Sarney Cruise holidays are sometimes criticized for allowing only a short time to see a place. But you’ve got to start somewhere and for the Norwegian Prima’s eight-day christening cruise (and other upcoming voyages) that was in Reykjavik, Iceland, a true wish-list destination. You can get there for …

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Aitken Spence: records PBT or Rs. 8.5 billion for the first half of 2022/23, with …

The diversified blue-chip Aitken Spence PLC reported a profit before tax of Rs. 8.5 Bn for the six months ended 30th September 2022. This is an exponential quadruple-digit growth compared to Rs. 266.7 Mn recorded for the same period during the previous year. Aitken Spence PLC reached an EBITDA (Earnings inclusive of equity accounted investees …

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Canada travel: First Nations tourism in Canada’s Yukon Territory

For the ultimate immersion into First Nations culture, time your visit to coincide with the Adäka Cultural Festival. Photo / YG/Cathie Archbould Visitors once flocked to Canada’s Yukon Territory for Klondike Gold Rush history. Now, they’re learning there’s 24,000 years of history that came before that, writes Jessica Wynne Lockhart For decades, the Klondike Gold …

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Cruise holidays: Avalon River Cruise on the Rhone River, France

Avalon Waterways’ Poetry II on the Rhone River in Lyon. Photo / Supplied River cruising is one of those romantic, fairy-tale holidays I’d heard so much about before experiencing it myself. According to those who had gone before, I would be lounging in my luxury bed or kicking back in the bar, looking out over …

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Thailand’s tourism industry rebounds as it heads into high season

ANN/THE STRAITS TIMES – Tourist arrivals in Thailand have been promising – with 3.12 million international travelers turning up in the first seven months of the year. The authorities and industry players are optimistic but the nation, which before the Covid-19 pandemic relied heavily on tourism, is not out of the woods just yet. “Honestly, …

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