Saturday, October 21, 2017


Darwin Gets 2013 MEA Conference


The highlight for the Darwin contingent at last week’s MEA conference was its success in winning the bid to host the prestigious 2013 national conference of the peak national industry body, Meetings and Events Australia.

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Gong’s Blogging Success


Tourism Wollongong has brought back its 2010 We love the Gong campaign to encourage local residents and international travellers to share their experiences of the area on Facebook and other social media.

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DestinationQ to get Tourism Back on Track


The Newman government is delivering on another election promise with arrangements being finalised for Queensland’s landmark tourism forum- DestinationQ – to be held at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns on 25-26 June.

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QLD Management Rights Are Under Threat


A major issue the new LNP government will have to face is the pressure to further change body corporate legislation. More than 180 unit owners, mostly in SEQ, hit with substantial increases in body corporate fees, have signed up to fight the existing legislation.

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Rydges Brings in new Rewards Scheme

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Rydges PriorityGuest Rewards offers a full range of guest benefits and rewards at Rydges Hotels and Resorts throughout Australia, New Zealand and London but now also include the addition of two exclusive hotel brands to the program; The Art Series Hotel Group and QT Hotels and Resorts.

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Marriott Buyer to be Named Soon


A new owner for Marriott Hotels in Australia will be named early next month. The Colonial First State-managed Commonwealth Property Hotel Fund is selling its Marriott portfolio for a price believed to be around $400 million.

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