Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Events

Sydney’s most enviable address for world-class meetings & events?

With luxury woven throughout every space, one ofs Sydney’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2017, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel, artfully combines French elegance and sophistication with local culture, in order to curate exceptional meetings and events. Located directly opposite Sydney’s brand new International Convention Centre, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel will be the most in-demand hotel for guests to …

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Parrtjima: Festival in Light to encourage NT tourists in 2017

The Northern Territory Government will present the second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light event in Alice Springs from Friday, 22 September to Sunday, 1 October 2017, featuring an expanded program that celebrates the magnificent Aboriginal art of Central Australia. The spectacular free public event is the first authentic Indigenous light festival of its kind and showcases the oldest …

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Gold, Silver, Bronze for BIG4 at Australian Tourism Awards

BIG4 Holiday Parks demonstrated its category leadership as the network took home the top three ‘Caravan & Holiday Parks’ spots at the 2016 Australian Tourism Awards, held in Darwin this weekend. For the second year in a row, BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park was crowned gold, while BIG4 Adventure Whitsundays took out Silver and BIG4 Beacon Resort the Bronze. CEO of …

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Brisbane hotel unearths artistic talent within its maintenance team

Since commissioning acclaimed Australian street artists Rone, Fintan Magee, Numskull and Beastman during its development in 2014, TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel, Brisbane has become a well-known supporter of the arts. Its striking murals can be seen blocks away from its location on Constance Street. Now, in an interesting twist, the hotel’s management has discovered that its own maintenance manager is …

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Classic Holidays National Kiteboarding League crowns champions on Gold Coast

The Classic Holidays National Kiteboarding League (NKL) concluded on the weekend with the winners of the 2016/17 Championship crowned at the Grand Final of the national event series on the Gold Coast. Queenslanders took advantage of their home break, taking out the top 3 spots in the series in the freestyle category, with Noosa’s Kye Evans winning his first national …

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Mayor & football club captain officially open Quest Fremantle

Mayor of Fremantle, Dr Brad Pettitt, former captain of the Fremantle Football Club, Peter Bell, and Fremantle AFLW star Kirby Bentley joined over 100 local business people to officially open the company’s twelfth property in Western Australia, Quest Fremantle, at 8 Pakenham St. Quest Director – Group Operations, Cameron Stewart was delighted to formally open Quest Fremantle, adding 122 rooms …

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IHG appoints Chris Waite as director of communications Australasia and Japan

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Chris Waite to the role of director of communications, Australasia and Japan. Chris is responsible for leading the communications function for IHG and its core brands of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and EVEN Hotels in these rapidly-expanding markets, as well as elevating IHG’s …

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Iconic hotel reborn as Mantra Club Croc after major refurbishment

Mantra Group has officially opened the new-look, rebranded Mantra Club Croc hotel, following a major $5 million refurbishment to bring a fresh design and upgraded facilities to the iconic Airlie Beach hotel. Situated close to the beachfront and Abell Point Marina, Mantra Club Croc is housed in a traditional Queenslander-style building, offering a glimpse into the region’s past, contrasted by …

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AIME winds up a successful two day show in Melbourne

Exhibitors and delegates gathered for the second day of the jam-packed Asia-Pacific Incentive and Meetings Expo (AIME) program, after a night of events in and around Melbourne which saw people networking and doing business well into the night. Initial feedback from the exhibitors has been that the quality of the hosted buyers and the delegates has been exceptional, with some …

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Mantra unveils latest key appointments

Mantra Group has strengthened its leadership team with a number of key management appointments across its portfolio of Peppers, Mantra and BreakFree properties. Chris Northam will commence as area general manager Port Douglas following a 12-month placement in Indonesia with Mantra Group. Chris will join the management team in North Queensland, supporting special projects and strategic planning. Katrina Brown has …

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