Virtuoso Life Australia/New Zealand July Edition

We’re all familiar with the adage, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Virtuoso is built on that concept of in-the-know connections and in these pages, we highlight the benefits of insider expertise. In fact, Virtuoso’s own spin on that saying might be, “It’s not who you know, but who knows you.” Your Virtuoso travel advisor is a specialist in you, and makes it their business to get to know you. With that knowledge, they then leverage Virtuoso’s network of travel connections around the globe to ensure your trip is custom-tailored, every time. Plus, they tap into those contacts to secure you VIP treatment, upgrades, and other perks – insider access at its best. Virtuoso Life...

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Posted in 'Virtuoso News' on Wednesday 10 July 2019

Unlock Hokkaido’s Mountain Charm

Explore the best powder snow, pure fresh air, traditional Japanese cuisine and a wealth of family experiences at Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido.   Club Med 2020 'Early Bird' offer of up to 30% off, ends 25 June, so you need to get your skis on!   Three ages of kid's clubs from as low as 2 years and up to 17 years.

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Posted in 'Wentworth Travel News' on Tuesday 18 June 2019

Moss, a new convict origin hotel for Hobart waterfront.

A visit to MONA is mandatory when in the Apple Isle. Equally compulsory, visits to several of the new Tassie Gin distilleries, outputting award winning spirit. Put your head down at the hotel that changed the face of quality Hobart sleeping accommodation, HENRY JONES HOTEL, designed by Morris Dunn architects. This clever team is wrapping up work on the conversion of several old convict-built buildings, in the same historic precinct. Their new creation, MOSS is a very stylish addition to Hobart's room inventory. We recommend a stay at 'Henry Jones' or 'Moss', if you prefer newer, when you visit the WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL - you'll right in the middle of things. Oh, how the convicts would be amazed.

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Posted in 'Hotel News,Travel News,Wentworth Travel News' on Tuesday 18 June 2019

Qantas announces new direct USA flights from Brisbane mid 2020.

Qantas has announced new non-stop Dreamliner flights from Brisbane to San Francisco and Chicago from mid 2020. The new direct flight to Chicago will save travellers more than 6 hours of travel time and for many the blessing will be avoiding LAX. The company will base 50% of its Dreamliners in Brisbane, no doubt with an eye on on the new Brisbane runway launching in 2020, with round the clock operational hours.

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Posted in ',Qantas,Wentworth Travel News' on Monday 17 June 2019

Anna’s Theme Park Advice

Reprint of article from *ATAS's American theme park blog: Anna McMurtrie, Managing Director of Wentworth Travel in Sydney, is a theme park person: "At any  park or resort, you really do feel like you're at the happiest place on earth! All round you there is a sense of imagination and fun, and every park employee - or cast member as Disney calls them - contribute to the exciting atmosphere". Her top tips for theme park travel? Plan your stay well in advance and book venues for lunch and dinners which give you preferential seating for the entertainment. To get the most out of your visit plan the rides you must want to cover. Make a daily plan which involves rides close to each other. Consider...

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Posted in ',Travel News,Wentworth Travel News' on Monday 17 June 2019


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