Melbourne

  • Carnival ship witnesses violence, bloodbath over passenger brawl

    Published on : Friday, February 16, 2018

    Twenty six members of an unruly extended family was compelled to be offloaded from a cruise vessel of Carnival Legend onto a small police boat after a mass brawl.   Passengers hurled insults like ‘Get off’ and ‘You’re not heroes, …

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  • Melbourne Edge Event Series returns to AIME 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Following its successful launch by Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) last year, the Melbourne Edge –  Event Series is returning to the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME), bigger, better and bolder.   The knowledge forum, supported by Showtime Event Group …

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  • Melbourne named in top 10 wine destinations

    Published on : Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Wine Enthusiast, the USA’s leading wine lifestyle publication for American readers has released its most anticipated travel feature, the 10 Best Wine Getaways.       Melbourne has been featured in the top ten listing, alongside cities from popular wine …

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  • Qantas Airlines to fly Dreamliners for new nonstop route from Melbourne to San Francisco

    Published on : Friday, December 15, 2017

    Qantas Airlines declared that this aviation company will use its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners to open a nonstop route between San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia.     The Australian carrier did not give a start date, saying only that it …

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  • Authentic Melbourne experiences immerse AIME buyers in the culture capital

    Published on : Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Ten specially curated City Experiences will immerse Hosted Buyers in Melbourne’s renowned culinary and entertainment scene, and unique urban culture at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) in February 2018. Following the success of the City Experiences in 2017, …

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  • Gastro outbreak compels luxury cruise with 3,000 to dock in Melbourne

    Published on : Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Passengers on board a cruise vessel that had departed from Sydney on Monday have been struck with a very aggressive outbreak of gastro.   The luxury cruise liner, Celebrity Solstice carrying nearly 3,000 passengers is the leading cruise ship of …

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  • Norwegian Cruise Line has announced Australia, New Zealand itineraries

    Published on : Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Norwegian Jewel cruise vessel would be cruising to New Zealand as well as Australia for the season of 2018 to 2019.   Cruise itineraries in Australia include stops in Cairns, Hobart and Melbourne.   In New Zealand the Norwegian Jewel …

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  • Virgin Australia collides with eagle carrying rabbit, makes emergency landing

    Published on : Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    An airplane of Virgin Australia had little choice but to make an emergency landing after it struck an eagle carrying a rabbit a short while after it took off.   Virgin Australia Flight VA-319 was departing Melbourne for Brisbane when …

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  • Shepparton is getting new railways in the current budget

    Published on : Monday, September 18, 2017

    Shepparton is a city on the flood plains of Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, is getting its first railway connectivity with a sanction of more than $43million in funding in the annual Victorian Budget, which is widely applauded. It …

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  • Melbourne ‘World’s most liveable city’ for seventh year in a row

    Published on : Wednesday, August 16, 2017

        The Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual Liveability Index ranks Melbourne as the most liveable city for the seventh time after a survey of 140 world’s cities.   The survey began in 2006 and since then Melbourne showed a consistency  …

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  • Melbourne hotel sector booms triggered by Asian investment

    Published on : Friday, July 21, 2017

    The capital of the most populous Australian state, Victory, Melbourne has started bearing testimony to a booming hotel sector thanks to increased investment from Asia, as per a revelation on Friday.   The government of Victoria has approved a series …

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  • Engine issue diverts Qantas plane to Sydney

    Published on : Thursday, June 29, 2017

    An aircraft of Qantas Airways that was travelling to Los Angeles from Melbourne was compelled to divert to Sydney and dump fuel offshore following an engine fault.   The flight QF93 was about an hour into its journey.   Suddenly, …

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  • Mega Chinese Incentive Group Converge on Melbourne

    Published on : Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Melbourne’s international reputation for delivering superior incentive reward programs was strengthened with the arrival of a mega Chinese incentive group, Perfect China, into Melbourne last week.   A major coup for the state, just under 3,000 delegates landed in Melbourne …

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  • Shangri-La Confirmed for planned luxury Melbourne CBD Development

    Published on : Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    S P Setia Berhad Group, the premier Malaysian property developer, and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, the leading Asia-based luxury hotel group, announced Shangri-La as the official hotel operator for the planned landmark luxury development in Melbourne’s CBD.   S P …

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  • Bomb scare compels emergency landing of Malaysia Airlines flight

    Published on : Thursday, June 1, 2017

    An aircraft of Malaysia Airlines was compelled to go for an emergency landing amidst a bomb scare.   The plane had made an emergency landing at Tullamarine Airport of Melbourne less than 30 minutes after the take off. A man …

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  • Qantas hopes for London-Sydney connection by 2022 but is considering the price

    Published on : Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Qantas is seriously considering connections from London to Melbourne and Sydney.   Since the Australian airline announced a non-stop link between Heathrow and Perth, demand for the 17-hour flight has proved strong. After the first non-stop flight between the UK …

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  • Melbourne secures right to co-host 2018 a global event with Hong Kong

    Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017

    Giving a boost to Australia tourism, Melbourne has been chosen to partner with the Hong Kong Design Centre for a prestigious 2018 global event that will showcase the best of Victorian fashion, architecture, digital gaming, graphic design and industrial design …

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  • Melbourne hosts “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards” in April

    Published on : Monday, May 15, 2017

    According to Tourism Australia, the recent hosting of “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards” in Melbourne has added more glory to the city and its tourism sector. Australia is the second destination other than London to host “The World’s 50 …

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  • ATPI sports events in Australia celebrates one year milestone

    Published on : Thursday, April 6, 2017

    A year since the launch of its dedicated sports division in Melbourne, ATPI Sports Events is celebrating a successful 12 months of growth in the Australian market. Since starting operating in the region last year, the ATPI Sports Events team …

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  • Plane carrying 5 American tourists crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    A pilot and four American tourists were killed, when a small plane crashed into the roof of a shopping mall after taking off from an airfield outside Melbourne.   This is regarded as the worst aviation accident in 30 years …

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