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The Weekend Australian - Travel - - TRAVEL & INDULGENCE -

Air New Zealand is claim­ing a first with its Air­band for un­ac­com­pa­nied pas­sen­gers aged five to 11; the wrist­band, em­bed­ded with a chip that can be scanned at key stages of the jour­ney to trig­ger texts to five nom­i­nated con­tacts, is com­pli­men­tary un­til Fe­bru­ary 3 and, there­after, $15 on do­mes­tic one-way flights or $40 on in­ter­na­tional • A 10-room ho­tel opens in Cam­bo­dia’s Siem Reap, gate­way to Angkor Wat, this month; the two-storey Java Wooden Villa is in tra­di­tional Kh­mer style and open­ing dis­counts ap­ply to Jan­uary 15 • Sydney’s Sher­a­ton on the Park has a Twelve Days of Christ­mas pack­age valid from De­cem­ber 13; the CBD ho­tel is close to malls and depart­ment stores; from $299 a room, in­clud­ing buf­fet break­fast for two, park­ing and Wi-Fi.

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