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New Caledonia

Four Seasons, Bora Bora.

South Pacific

Beyond Fiji: the other Pacific paradises you must visit

Craig Tansley From New Caledonia to French Polynesia, and the Cook Islands to Samoa, there are more holiday destinations to discover in the south Pacific beyond Aussies' beloved Fiji, writes Craig Tansley.

Cruising

Please rock the boat

Brigid Delaney discovers what happens when the likes of the Village People, Marcia Hines and Leo Sayer are all at sea.

French connection

Ile des Pins

Isobel King An island adventure with a taste of Europe is just a short flight away, writes Isobel King.

New Caledonia

Legends of the lagoon

Mare, New Caledonia

Loyalty islanders are welcoming the first day trippers. Craig Tansley discovers a community happy to share their south Pacific idyll.

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Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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