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Fiji: Secrets of the cannibal cave

Wilderness adventure in Fiji can mean assuming new dignity and nobility, drinking big bowls of love, and immersing oneself in a sinister underworld, writes Paul Rush.It’s a solemn moment when I’m presented with the tall bundle of yaqona (kava) root…

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Riviera River Cruises continues rapid growth

Following the April christening of the 167-passenger Robert Burns in Vienna, Riviera plans to launch its second ship on the Douro River, the 121-passenger Douro Splendour, in August. That will be followed by the launch of two ships in Europe…

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Five of the best snow destinations

1 Mt Olympus, New ZealandWhat do they say, don’t leave the country before you’ve seen your backyard? We’ve been a few places and are happy to report that there is nothing out there that compares to the New Zealand club…

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Cope to lead Tourism Australia in UK

Tourism Australia has confirmed the appointment of Sally Cope as its new regional general manager for the UK.She will oversee Australia’s fourth largest international inbound tourism market, which delivered 733,000 visitors to Australia last year.Cope joins Tourism Australia from Ultimate…

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InterContinental Hotels Group unveils upscale voco brand

InterContinental Hotels Group has launched voco, its new upscale hotel brand, alongside announcing a first signing in Australia.voco will focus primarily on conversion opportunities and will strengthen IHG’s offer in the $40 billion upscale segment, which is expected to grow…

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