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Travel More Responsibly in New Zealand with These 5 Sustainable Experiences

New Zealand is officially welcoming international travelers and we couldn’t be more excited to return to this wondrous island nation.

Hooker Valley - Canterbury, New Zealand

10 Beautiful Hiking Trails That Will Inspire You to Walk Across New Zealand

Mother Nature is calling.

Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Is Headed Back to Australia If You Want to Get Your Cruise on Down Under

Sailings will begin in October 2023.

Craggy Range - Hawkes Bay

6 Great Places on the North Island of New Zealand Where Locals Love to Visit

Kiwi faves, from dawn surf to #vanlife to wine o’clock.

Annandale

6 Gorgeous Lodges You Must Visit on a Luxe Road Trip Through New Zealand

With borders reopening, now is the perfect time to book a luxury road trip through New Zealand.

Air Milford, Queenstown, New Zealand

New Zealand Has Reopened Way Sooner Than They Said They Would

Start booking those wine drives and glacier hikes now.

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

This Garden In Asia Has Just Been Ranked Most Beautiful in the World

Bet your social media will help you guess where it is.

La Compagnie

This Business Class-Only Airline Wants to Fly You Around the World in 22 Days

This might be the ultimate use of three weeks.

Underground Tunnel Rail Cart Tour in New Zealand

Ride Rail Carts and Jet Boats Through a Forgotten World on This Epic New Zealand Trip

The five-day adventure through the North Island’s King Country also includes canoeing, jet boating, and hiking.

Raglan Surfing, at Ngarunui Beach, Waikato

13 Coolest Surf Towns in the World for Epic Sunshine and the Best Waves

Go catch a set in these perfect little towns.

Air New Zealand, Safest Airlines in the World

Air New Zealand Is Launching One of the Longest Flights in the World

The airline’s new route from New York’s JFK to Auckland will take off in September.

Park Hyatt Sydney

This Hyatt Sale Is Offering 25% Off Stays at Hundreds of Hotels

Room and dining discounts at Hyatts around the world if you act fast.

Kea Bird in New Zealand

Video: A Parrot Stole a GoPro and Shot Selfies in a New Zealand National Park

Watch the flying footage.

Lake Tekapo, Southern Alps in New Zealand

New Zealand Announces New Phased Reopening Plan for 2022 — What to Know

Self-isolating and testing will still be required.

Air New Zealand, Safest Airlines in the World

These Are the Safest Airlines in the World 2022

Can you guess which Asia-Pacific carrier tops the list?

Where to go 2022 - Cempedak Island

These Are the Places Asia’s Travel Experts Most Want to Go in 2022

Looking for inspo of where to go in 2022? We asked some of the most influential people in Asia’s travel industry for their this-year bucket list.

The World's Most Beautiful Destinations - Bagan, Myanmar

55 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World to Visit

From the white sands of the Seychelles to the peaks of Pakistan.

new zealand reopening

New Zealand Has Announced Its Border Reopening Plan — Here Are the Details

Pinot noirs in time for the Southern Hemisphere fall.

Naturally Beautiful Countries

15 of the World’s Most Naturally Beautiful Countries

Incredible natural scenery from white-sand beaches to snow-capped peaks.

happiest countries

These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World

One Asia-Pacific nation made the top 10. Can you guess which?

petcations

The Ultimate Guide to Petcations in Asia-Pacific

This is our ulti-mutt guide to petcations in Asia Pacific, the cute kitty corners at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok just one pawsome example.

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 100 Hotels in the World

The top 100 Best Hotels Overall in 2021 as voted by our readers in the World’s Best Awards.

Udaipur

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top Cities in Asia-Pacific

For every frenetic and high-speed thoroughfare, there’s a narrow, hidden bylane.

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top Islands in Asia-Pacific

Of all the dreamy, clear-watered, tropical islands in Asia-Pacific, these are readers’ top picks.

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top Hotels and Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific

If you’re heading down under or out into the middle of the Pacific, these are the bucket lists for you.

The 9 Best All-Inclusive Honeymoon Hotels in Asia

Because what’s less romantic than rationing the spa treatments?

These Are the Most and Least Stressful Cities to Live In, According to a New Study

Look for cities at the top and bottom of the globe to be least stressful.

15 New Reasons We Can’t Wait to Get Fully Vaccinated and Travel Abroad

Here are the dishes, drinks, cultural attractions and stays that have us dreaming of booking a plane ticket.

Australia Official Says Borders May Not Open Until Later in 2022

“We won’t be seeing borders flung open at the start of next year with great ease,” Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said.

Meet Some of the Maori Changing the Face of Luxury Tourism in New Zealand

In New Zealand, a wave of Indigenous-tourism experiences is opening up the history of some of the archipelago’s most remote and intriguing lands.

Unlock Free Perks and Enjoy More Savings with Wyndham Rewards

With over 1,500 hotels by Wyndham across Asia Pacific—you’ll never be far from an exciting Wyndham Rewards destination.

Announcing the T+L Global Vision Awards 2021—3 Countries Leading in Sustainable Tourism

The Global Vision Awards honor people, places and organizations making travel greener and more socially responsible.

Air New Zealand to Test Out Digital Health Passport on Its Auckland-Sydney Route

THIS SPRING, AIR NEW ZEALAND WILL BEGIN a trial period with a digital health passport as flying with test results or proof of vaccination in a digital format becomes more prevalent in air travel. The airline will trial the digital travel pass app developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), on flights between Auckland and Sydney […]

These Are the Top 500 Hotels in the World

The T+L 500 are the world’s best hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L’s discerning readers.

Back to Basics Tourism, Or How to Survive the Zombiepocalypse

If knowledge is power, then self-reliance is the new luxury. As the routines of our lives are upended, more of us are seeking to travel in ways that prepare us for whatever the world throws at us next. Here’s how to prep for the survivalist-tourism trend.

Three Cooking Classes That Take New Zealand’s Famous Food Culture Back In Time

If your idea of a Kiwi adventure involves DIY RVing around the two islands, the fend-for-yourself offerings highlighted here will make that plan look like the luxe life. There’s foraging and trekking, but the many ways to cook without a stove are alone worth the long-haul flight.

A Country-By-Country Guide to Coronavirus Recovery in Asia

Here’s when and where you might be able to travel again in Asia.

Ring in a New Year in July With This Astral Livestreaming Event

Celebrate Maori New Year with a stargazing livestream over Lake Tekapo.

Cast off for holistic Kiwi hospitality in the City of Sails

Wonderful, walkable Waitematā harbour beckons, and now there’s a new waterfront manse to call “your wharenui” for travellers and locals alike. The understated luxury of Park Hyatt Auckland presents perfectly in low-key but ahead-of-the-curve New Zealand.

Air New Zealand Wants Their Economy Passengers to Have Access to Flat Beds

Who said sleeping pods were only for first class and business travelers?

Earth Energies NZ

Review: Earth Energies Sanctuary in New Zealand

In pastoral New Zealand, natural remedies, modern therapies and indigenous wisdom power a one-of-a-kind wellness experience.