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The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence - SU­SAN KUROSAWA

QANTAS has launched The Great Cru­sade (the­greatcru­sade. com), de­signed to rally sup­port for this year’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand; en­ter on­line by July 30 for a chance to be in­volved in a con­voy of 25 lux­ury camper­vans fol­low­ing the Wal­la­bies in Septem­ber and Oc­to­ber The race to the top con­tin­ues: the world’s high­est ho­tel has opened in Hong Kong; the Ritz-Carl­ton (ritzcarl­ton. com) oc­cu­pies lev­els 102-118 in the In­ter­na­tional Com­merce Cen­tre, but a prop­erty un­der com­ple­tion in Shang­hai is hot on Hong Kong’s stilet­tos and ertswhile crown-holder Dubai is sure to be close be­hind Eti­had Air­ways (eti­had.com) has a Com­pli­men­tary Nights free stopover of­fer at se­lected lux­ury ho­tels in Abu Dhabi, in­clud­ing break­fasts and air­port trans­fers; the deal in­volves three nights for first-class pas­sen­gers and two nights for busi­ness-class pas­sen­gers trav­el­ling to or tran­sit­ing at the air­line’s UAE hub Air Tahiti Nui and Viva! Hol­i­days (1300 732 415; air­tahit­inui.com.au) are of­fer­ing deals on a se­lec­tion of You De­serve Tahiti hol­i­day pack­ages booked by May 23; avail­able from Syd­ney, Mel­bourne and Bris­bane, in­clud­ing flights, trans­fers and ac­com­mo­da­tion.

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