Friday, April 20, 2018


Carbon tax hit on hotel profits

Carbon Tax

The carbon tax will cost the accommodation industry almost $115 million in just its first year and reduce profitability by up to 12%, according to new AEC Group research commissioned by Tourism Accommodation Australia.

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Weather forecasts cause havoc

Austrlai Weather Map

Leading holiday park and resort management company, FreeSpirit, says the last couple months of wild weather down the east coast of Australia, have impacted bookings over the Easter break.

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Our biggest market at a six-year low

Holiday Makers

Australia is still far and away the leading holiday destination for New Zealanders, although the proportion of Kiwis who want to spend a holiday in Oz in the next two years has declined to its lowest point since 2007, Roy Morgan Research shows.

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The Star launches The Event Centre

200-events-The Star 2

The Star, Sydney’s premier event and entertainment destination, officially launched the final piece of its $870 million development, the $100 million Event Centre, to event organisers and planners, in an exclusive showcase of its flexible and world-class facility on 12 March.

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