Thursday, September 20, 2018

Events

Ovolo named official hotel of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia!

The boutique hotel brand has fallen head-over-heels for the fashion world, becoming the first long-term official hotel of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA). With a three-year partnership commencing from the 2017 show (occurring from 14 – 19 May), Ovolo Hotels may be set to become fashion HQ for Australian and International designers, editors, buyers, and fashionistas descending upon Sydney each …

Read More »

Record growth for Business Events Sunshine Coast

Business events delivered a record $40.8 million to the Sunshine Coast region in 2015/16, attracting 27,384 delegates over 100,731 delegate days, while international business event visitors increased by 165 percent for the period compared to the year before. Business Event Sunshine Coast (BESC) is expecting an even bigger year in 2017, which will also commemorate the 50th anniversary of the …

Read More »

Tamworth’s newest 4.5-star hotel officially opens

Mercure Tamworth was officially opened on February 10 with a ceremonial plaque unveiling led by Barnaby Joyce MP, deputy prime minister, minister for agriculture and water resources and federal member for New England, together with Danesh Bamji, general manager franchise Australia, AccorHotels and John McClelland, president, Wests Entertainment Group. Wests Entertainment Group will operate the three-storey, 52-room Mercure Tamworth in …

Read More »

AccorHotels Official Accommodation Partner of Rugby League World Cup 2017

AccorHotels has been named the Official Accommodation Partner of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) taking placing in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea from 27 October until 2 December 2017. The countdown is on for international rugby league’s pinnacle international event with games set to be played in Auckland, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Christchurch, Darwin, Hamilton, Melbourne, Perth, …

Read More »

Premier of South Australia Jay Weatherill joins Port Adelaide player Chad Cornes to officially open Quest Port Adelaide

Premier of South Australia Jay Weatherill and Port Adelaide Premiership player, Chad Cornes joined Quest CEO, Zed Sanjana to officially open Quest Port Adelaide, located at 36 North Parade. Mr Sanjana was delighted to formally open Quest Port Adelaide, the company’s sixth property in South Australia. “Boasting over 7000 industrial and commercial enterprises in the area and strong growth in …

Read More »

Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane enters Star Ratings 2017 Gold List

Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane, the first property to be launched in Queensland by Swiss-Belhotel International, has been listed on Star Ratings Australia’s 2017 Gold List of Australian Accommodation. The list is reserved for prominent properties that achieve the highest Travellers’ Rating scores, and Swiss-Belhotel Brisbane is currently ranked 6th for Queensland hotels. To secure a place on the Gold List, properties must …

Read More »

New NSW tourism minister expresses support for industry and regional tourism

In his first major event as the NSW minister for tourism & major events, Adam Marshall, delivered a ringing endorsement for the potential of the industry, making special reference to the commitment of the government in developing regional tourism across the state. Minister Marshall was the special guest at Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW’s Chairman’s Function, which heralds in the year …

Read More »

Popular Port Macquarie is home to Mantra’s newest resort addition

One of Australia’s few certified 100 percent carbon-neutral hotels is the latest addition to Mantra Group’s fast growing hotel and resort portfolio. Mantra the Observatory at Port Macquarie, is the Group’s fourth property on the New South Wales North Coast and is already to be proving to be a popular choice among families, couples and corporate travellers. Overlooking Port Macquarie’s …

Read More »

NTIA 2017: new venue and nominations now open

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents has formally announced that the brand new International Convention Centre, Sydney will be the host venue for the 2017 National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA). “If we thought the event couldn’t get any bigger, it just did,” said Jayson Westbury, AFTA chief executive. “The Gala Dinner location will be held in the purpose built International …

Read More »

Kid campaign to launch at Oaks Oasis Resort, Sunshine Coast

Recently rated by travellers in Holidays with Kids 2016 ‘Top 10 Best Family Resorts’ awards, Oaks Oasis Resort offers a spectacular line-up of kid-friendly facilities for the youngest of guests right through to tweens and teens. Known as one of Australia’s top resorts for families, Oaks Oasis Resort on Queensland’s sparkling Sunshine Coast is set to become even more of …

Read More »