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Captive Environment: Airplanes Are Becoming Experiential Marketing Pods

A soaring collab between Allbirds and Air New Zealand. Image by Air New Zealand

In marketing, the power of a captive audience is incredibly valuable. Distractions on-the-ground abound, and capturing shorter attention spans are becoming increasingly difficult. Having a product next to, or on, a potential customer who has no choice but to sit in a seat for hours is a golden opportunity. The Five Senses Onboard Let’s break…

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Four Day Trips – and Hobbit Houses – From Auckland, New Zealand

Explore the hobbit houses at Hobbit, just two hours from Auckland, New Zealand

As a former New Zealand resident, I often talk about the incredible scenery, the hospitality, and the unique culture. If you really get me going, I’ll talk about the wine, the food, the adrenaline-pumping activities, and how to make the most out of your trip. Auckland, New Zealand is the largest city in the country…

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New Zealand’s Capital, a.k.a. Little Hollywood, Is Welly Worth a Visit

This sign near the Wellington airport plays off the iconic Hollywood sign with a signature "Windy Welly" twist.

At the far end of (Middle) Earth lies what Lonely Planet has long referred to as “the coolest little capital.” Wellington, New Zealand, capital of this tiny island country, packs a punch that a lot of visitors tend to skip it in favour of Taupo and Queenstown. I’m here – as a former short-term resident…

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Groundbreaking: Air New Zealand Will Serve The ‘Impossible Burger’ in Business

The Impossible Burger, engineered to act like a hamburger without the ingredient of dead cattle, is now available on Air New Zealand's LAX flights.

If you haven’t heard of the Impossible Burger by now, check in. The burger has roughly the same flavor, texture and nutritional profile of an Angus beef patty, but is made without a single slaughtered cow. If you must, fly business class on Air New Zealand this fall: they’re serving the revolutionary patty. Air New…

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Qantas, Air New Zealand To Codeshare Most Major Domestic Routes

Qantas New Livery on the 787. Source: Qantas

Qantas and Air New Zealand are forming a codeshare agreement that will allow the airlines to share seats on nearly every regularly serviced domestic route in both Australia and New Zealand. The Australian flag carrier is adding its code to 30 Air New Zealand domestic routes, according to an airline communique released Friday morning. At…

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Breaking: Air New Zealand Announces New Chicago Route!

Air New Zealand today announced it will begin new nonstop service between Auckland and Chicago, beginning Nov. 30, 2018. The new service announcement is a result of the joint venture relationship between Air New Zealand and United Airlines. In addition to the new route announcement, United announced it will extend its seasonal service between San…

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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Sweet Spots

The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles mileage redemption program has traditionally taken a back seat in frequent flier circles to the likes of American AAdvantage and British Airways Executive Club. Given all of the negative changes made to the AA and BA programs over the past several years, Asia Miles may be worth a second look…

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