A huge Global Wrap Up


by fatfishadmin, August 10, 2017 0 Comments

Three weeks ago today, the 2017 Global Gathering was getting well and truly underway in Hawaii.


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Have we whet your appetite?


by Rebecca Saunders, July 31, 2017 0 Comments

‘See How Far You Can Go’ and explore the states from every angle using their new trip planner for inspiration!


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A night of celebration


by Rebecca Saunders, July 21, 2017 0 Comments

Last night’s Gala Dinner was the celebration of a lifetime. Opened by Bondi Hipsters Christiaan and Nicholas; the event really kicked off when Glee’s very own Jane Lynch (aka Sue Sylvester) too to the stage […]


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The 2017 Global Conference


by Rebecca Saunders, July 16, 2017 0 Comments

The 2017 Global Gathering here in Hawaii may have been the 30th but it was packed full of a lot of firsts. This year marked the first group shot in 30 years; the first time […]


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Etihad Airways 2017 Global Gathering 50% Discount Offer


by fatfishadmin, July 16, 2017 0 Comments

If you were one of the attendees of Global Gathering 2017, congratulations on being eligible to take up the offer of a 50% discount on a Business or Economy Class flight with Etihad Airways (EY). […]


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FlightFest – it happened, and it was epic!


by Rebecca Saunders, July 15, 2017 0 Comments

Last night’s FlightFest, the Friday night welcome party, here in Hawaii was nothing short of EPIC. Spanning across the grounds of the Sheraton and The Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki, attendees of this year’s Global were […]


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American Airlines Treats


by fatfishadmin, July 13, 2017 0 Comments

There’s nothing quite like a refreshing ice cream in the late afternoon sunshine.


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24 hours and counting!


by fatfishadmin, July 13, 2017 0 Comments

The most highly anticipated event in the FCTG calendar is only 24 hours away!!


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Who is going backstage on Saturday night thanks to Air New Zealand?


by fatfishadmin, July 13, 2017 0 Comments

Who is going backstage on Saturday night thanks to Air New Zealand?


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Are you one of the lucky 100?


by fatfishadmin, July 12, 2017 0 Comments

Hoku sponsor Qantas has something very special planned for some very special attendees!


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AMResorts


by fatfishadmin, July 9, 2017 0 Comments

Alrighty flighties, it’s time to go back to uni!


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The Perfect Sarong


by Rebecca Saunders, July 7, 2017 0 Comments

The pareau ( sarong ) is a must-have staple item to have at your disposable in Hawaii next week.


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Rise of the underdog


by fatfishadmin, July 3, 2017 0 Comments

We all know that you’ve got to be ‘in it to win it’ when it comes to getting your arse to global, and the struggle is most certainly real when you’re striving for a global […]


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30 Years of Global!


by Rebecca Saunders, June 27, 2017 0 Comments

Global Gathering is the perfect mix of play, inspiring content, and recognition of our people.


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Waikiki’s free time favourites!


by Rebecca Saunders, June 20, 2017 0 Comments

Yes, there’s actually going to be some (much-needed) downtime slotted into the jam-packed Global Gathering


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The Race is ON!


by Rebecca Saunders, June 15, 2017 0 Comments

The race is well and truly on to grab those final places!


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Behind-the-scenes of our Sponsor Filming Day with Amadeus


by Rebecca Saunders, June 14, 2017 0 Comments

We talk to Tony Carter, Managing Director of Amadeus on ‘those’ sponsor videos


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Air New Zealand’s first 25 Kahuna Breaks winners announced!


by Rebecca Saunders, June 13, 2017 0 Comments

Congratulations to the first 25 winners in Air New Zealand’s awesome Kahuna Breaks incentive!


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The ancient art of aquafarming


by fatfishadmin, June 7, 2017 0 Comments

Sometimes you need to press pause and give a little back…


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It’s time to get Lei’d!


by Rebecca Saunders, June 2, 2017 0 Comments

This year, Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines are joining forces to show all you Global attending flighties a good time.


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Are you ready to spin & win?


by Rebecca Saunders, May 30, 2017 0 Comments

Be in with a chance to win a $200 gift card


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Chuck Us A Shaka


by Rebecca Saunders, May 22, 2017 0 Comments

This surfers’ official salutation has a few different meanings in various countries – including suggestions of sexual contact. Cheeky!


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Behind the scenes: shaved unicorn horn and oversized burgers


by fatfishadmin, May 19, 2017 0 Comments

Behind the scenes: shaved unicorn horn and oversized burgers


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Hang Ten with the headline act, thanks to Air New Zealand


by Rebecca Saunders, May 15, 2017 0 Comments

Air New Zealand are bringing you more chances to win than ever before thanks to NZ Kahuna Breaks!


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Got Global FOMO? You should have!


by fatfishadmin, May 15, 2017 0 Comments

It’s also crunch time for the 20+ members of the Global Gathering team who are working incredibly hard to make sure that this year’s event is the best yet!


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Water, Water Everywhere!


by Rebecca Saunders, May 5, 2017 0 Comments

Fresh water (wai) has always played an integral role in Hawaiian culture and lifestyle; and means so much more to Hawaiian’s than you may think.


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Introducing the Optus Event App


by Rebecca Saunders, May 2, 2017 0 Comments

I’m super excited to be able to show you the new Global 2017 Event App, sponsored by Optus.


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Picture yourself here


by Rebecca Saunders, April 28, 2017 0 Comments

I’m sure all of this year’s Global ambassadors would agree – the trip to Hawaii earlier this year was a once in a lifetime experience.


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Embrace the ‘Aloha Spirit’


by Rebecca Saunders, April 26, 2017 0 Comments

Hawaii has a unique culture and visitors from across the globe are warmly welcomed with the ‘Spirit of Aloha’.


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The Infamous Rivalry


by Rebecca Saunders, April 26, 2017 0 Comments

For the past decade the Berkely Street store in the UK and the Garden City store in Western Australia have been battling it out!


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Everything you need to know about Hula Dancing


by Jason, April 20, 2017 0 Comments

Hula dancing is a beautiful and artistic dance that this indigenous to Hawaiian culture.


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Welcome to Jurassic Park


by Rebecca Saunders, April 10, 2017 0 Comments

Whilst in Hawaii you can’t miss a visit to Hollywood’s “Hawaii Backlot”


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Be Beach Ready with Sabre


by Rebecca Saunders, April 6, 2017 0 Comments

For those of you arriving into Honolulu on the Friday and wanting to hit the beach – Sabre has you covered!


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3 things you’ll love about Waikiki


by Rebecca Saunders, April 4, 2017 0 Comments

The energising island of O’ahu offers the perfect combination of both city vibes and relaxing country experiences.


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Get to Global with Etihad


by Rebecca Saunders, March 29, 2017 0 Comments

Etihad Airways are giving you the chance win your way to Global!


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New Kid on the Block


by fatfishadmin, March 28, 2017 0 Comments

Meet Kim Gerard, the newest member of the Global 2017 production team.


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Welcome to Dukes. Make yourself at home!


by Rebecca Saunders, March 23, 2017 0 Comments

He was the first of six sons and three daughters of Duke and Julia Kahanamoku; and he grew up with the ocean as his playground!


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Ride the Wave


by Rebecca Saunders, March 21, 2017 0 Comments

Water (or wai) has always played an integral role in Hawaiian culture and lifestyle.


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How to create the perfect Mai Tai


by Rebecca Saunders, March 17, 2017 0 Comments

If there’s one cocktail that defines the islands of Hawaii it’s the Mai Tai.


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88 years of service


by Rebecca Saunders, March 16, 2017 0 Comments

The history of Hawaiian Airlines.


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Go Further than Waikiki


by Rebecca Saunders, March 14, 2017 0 Comments

Register now for the Hawaiian Tourism Famils! Get in fast!


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How much do you know about Hawaii?


by Rebecca Saunders, March 9, 2017 0 Comments

How well do you know Hawaii?


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The Good, (The Bad) and The Not to be Forgotten


by Rebecca Saunders, March 7, 2017 0 Comments

We’ve heard from the new flighties, and now it’s time to hear from the long-timers.


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Poke: the world’s newest fast food


by Rebecca Saunders, March 2, 2017 0 Comments

Hawaii’s favorite raw-fish dish is exploding in popularity around the world, from Los Angeles to London to Sydney.


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Triple Threat


by Rebecca Saunders, February 28, 2017 0 Comments

We find out what floats our Flighties boat!


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Get Lei’d


by Rebecca Saunders, February 22, 2017 0 Comments

Hawaii is one of the few places I’ve travelled to where I’ve felt so very welcomed; and I’m pretty sure it’s the tradition of the lei that had something to do with it!


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Land of Volcanos


by Rebecca Saunders, February 20, 2017 0 Comments

Hawaii wouldn’t exist if it were not for the continuous volcanic activity that created all of the islands in the state. And right now there are 5 (yes five!) active volcanoes in the state of […]


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What does ‘Big Spirit’ mean to you?


by Rebecca Saunders, February 16, 2017 0 Comments

Well here it is, the first FCTG video blog!


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Welcome to the Road to Global Blog


by Rebecca Saunders, February 14, 2017 0 Comments

Hello all FCTG nations! I’m super excited to be the official Road to Global Blog custodian in the run up to Global 2017, and want to welcome you along for the journey! Myself and 10 […]


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