Hawaiian Airlines and Jetstar Group form Interline Partnership

Last week, Hawaiian Airlines and Jetstar Group announced their interline partnership offering travellers from New Zealand convenient flight connections via Auckland to Honolulu.

Jetstar New Zealand's domestic flights from airports including Wellington, Christchurch, Napier and Queenstown now connect to Hawaiian's non stop flight from Auckland to the stunning island of Oahu.

Paradise awaits you in Hawaii, with Hosts Hawaii leading your way! Contact us to request a tailored proposal to this beautiful destination.

Click here to read more from ETB Travel News regarding the interline partnership.



Connect kicks off in Auckland on Monday 19 March at The Maritime Room; Melbourne on Wednesday 21 March at Metropolis Events; and Sydney on Thursday 22 March at Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf.

Hawaiian Airlines is one of the sponsors for DMS Connect 2018 and will be exhibiting at the Sydney event on 22 March. Shirley Cambe from Hosts Hawaii will also be exhibiting in Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney, visit her to hear about her secrets and passion for this beautiful destination.



Israel - View of the Old City from the Mount of Olives

Israel at 70 with Eshet Incoming

Miri Regev, Cultural Minister, unveiled the special logo for Israel's 70th birthday and released some details of the upcoming celebrations.

In honor of Israel's 70th birthday,  the birthday bash will go for 70 hours, from Wednesday, 18 April 2018 until Saturday, 21 April 2018! It will kick off with the traditional ceremony at Mt. Herzl, the military cemetery where Israel's national heroes are buried, followed by the largest fireworks display in the country's history. After the fireworks end, an all-night beach party begins, stretching along 70 kilometres of coastline. Thursday, 19 April 2018 will feature a parade honouring Israeli innovation and the Israel Prize Ceremony. Friday, 20 April 2018 will see street parties throughout the country! The festivities will wrap up on Saturday, 21 April 2018, with a musical event representative of Israeli society.

Israel - Salt Dead Sea Itamar Grinberg Israel - Jaffa Port 







Discover Israel with Eshet Incoming to celebrate a birthday no one will ever forget!

Contact us to request a tailored proposal.

Pacific World Malaysia Wins Best Incentive

Pacific World recently won Best Incentive Programme at the rAWr Awards for its “Connecting Young Leaders” event in Malaysia. The rAwr Awards is a biennial recognition and tribute to outstanding achievements in the Meetings, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition industry in Malaysia.

“Pacific World Malaysia is thrilled to accept this year’s RAWR award which brought together young leaders to collaborate about the sustainable future development of the South East Asian region,” said Catherine Chong, Country Manager Pacific World Malaysia. “Our team ensured that the event and local experiences left a positive impact.”

This is Pacific World Malaysia’s third RAWR recognition, with additional awards in 2013 and 2015. The destination and event management company has a strong presence in Malaysia, with experience in destinations like Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu and Penang offering a myriad of distinct destinations and multicultural flavors to design incredible events inspired by local culture.

Click here for further information about this award.


For more information on Pacific World Malaysia please click here or contact us for a tailored proposal.

East Africa

Zootopia - East Africa with Dragonfly Africa

Jill Varley from micenet provides an insight into her amazing experience in East Africa with Dragonfly Africa. From experiencing a warm Maasai Warrior welcome to getting up close and personal with the abundance of wildlife, an adventure in Kenya is one you will truly remember.

Click here to discover Jill's adventure with Dragonfly Africa across Kenya.

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For more information about Dragonfly Africa please click here or contact us to request a proposal.



*Disclaimer: Despite the mention in the article, there are no jaguars in Kenya

Hosts Has Heart

Hosts Has Heart

Hosts Global is spreading their love this holiday season by pooling their resources and providing financial support to their DMCs in destinations affected by recent disasters.

Follow the below links to discover more about Hosts Global:

For more information please contact us.


Unparalleled Connections; DMS Connect

Committed to collaboration and consistency, DMS Destination Marketing Services serves up its interactive roadshow again in 2018. Providing the events industry with a dynamic showcase in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland, DMS Connect is the market’s only event with an unparalleled volume of DMC experts under one roof.


Targeting leading incentive, event and high-end leisure professionals working in the international travel space, DMS Connect creates a platform for free-flowing interactions with the world’s premier destination management companies. The roadshow also allows attendees the opportunity to win extraordinary prizes showcasing the all-encompassing DMS network of not only DMCs, but partnerships with major airlines, hotel chains and tourism boards.

Dedicated to facilitating meaningful connections, managing director Marissa Fernandez shares, “Year on year our DMC partners commit to visiting Australia and New Zealand to establish and maintain their relationships with our valued clients. Their understanding of our market is a testament to the success of not only DMS Connect, but our business and prime position in the market”.

For those with clients enthused by major sporting events, DMS Connect 2018 will see Travel Russia in attendance sharing their hot tips for the FIFA World Cup 2018; JTBGMT providing the latest on RWC 2019 and the Summer Olympics in 2020 and Lafayette Group highlighting their tailored made programs for the Ryder Cup in Paris 2018.

Dragonfly Africa will be celebrating at Connect in Auckland with the South African government announcing NZ passport holders residing outside of Auckland and Wellington will no longer have to lodge their visa application in person, rather with written consent from the applicant.

Paying homage to their past, DMS acknowledges the longevity of their business is attributed to their esteemed DMC partners such as Spectra, Hosts Global and Pacific World across Asia, while focused on accelerating towards the future to remain market leaders in their field.

Connect kicks off in Auckland on Monday 19 March at The Maritime Room; Melbourne on Wednesday 21 March at Metropolis Events; and Sydney on Thursday 22 March at Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf.

To learn more about DMS’ global connections or DMS Connect  click here.


Discover Myanmar with Pacific World

Discover the breathtaking landscapes and immense cultural heritage of Myanmar with Pacific World. New interest in this stunning destination has resulted in brand new hotels and conference centres being built throughout the country, enabling Myanmar to enter the MICE market with a huge impact.

Click here to reveal amazing activities in Bagan, Inle Lake and Yangon with Pacific World Myanmar.

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Take a look at a sample program combining the awe-inspiring scenery, warm and welcoming locals and the rich wealth of cultural history.

For further information on Myanmar or to request a proposal please contact us and Pacific World will guide you through this amazing destination.


Brazil- Rio de Janeiro

Launch of the Brazilian E-Visa for Australian Passport Holders!

Brazilian E-Visa's are now available for Australian passport holders travelling to Brazil.

Not only will the E-Visa make the process of applying for a visa easier, it will also be lower in cost,  offering more reasons for Australians to visit Brazil!
For further information about E-Visa please click here.


Our partner in Brazil, Walpax Brazil Travel Partners, can help your clients discover the beauty of this spectacular country. Please contact us for further information or to request a proposal.

Fiji Logo - DMS Connect 2018

DMS Connect 2018 Major Sponsor - Fiji Airways!

We are excited to announce that Fiji Airways is our major sponsor for DMS Connect 2018!

Pacific Destinations Fiji is our wonderful partner in Fiji, who provides guests unbelievable experiences in this stunning destination. Combine your Pacific Destinations land arrangements with flights from Fiji Airways and you’re offering your clients a seamless, successful and unforgettable program!


Click here to keep up to date with details for DMS Connect 2018!

Auckland - 19 March 2018

Melbourne - 21 March 2018

Sydney - 22 March 2018