Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tag Archives: Australia

Noosa Food & Wine Festival 2017

Thousands of foodies and wine fanatics from all over the country flocked to Noosa over the weekend to take in the much-anticipated Noosa Food and Wine Festival 2017 – and it didn’t disappoint. Over 10,000 visitors attended more than 70 events across the four-day festival, with many events sold out. A total of 45 visiting chefs from Australia’s best restaurants …

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The Sydney Opera House named Australia’s favourite landmark

TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, has announced the Sydney Opera House as the winner of its 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards for Landmarks in Australia. Coming in second was the Sydney Harbour Bridge, followed by the Australian War Memorial in third. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that considered the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for landmarks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. The …

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Allianz announces 2017 sponsorship with Vivid Sydney

Allianz has announced that it will be a key supporter of Vivid Sydney, one of the world’s largest festivals of light, music and ideas. From May 26 to June 17, Vivid Sydney will transform the city into an outdoor gallery featuring vibrant light projections and installations, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, and some of the world’s most important creative industry …

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Blues on Broadbeach 2017 a roaring success

A huge turnout of festival goers were treated to free world class live entertainment across 20 diverse stages over the past four days at Blues on Broadbeach 2017. The event showcased a unique brand of festival – offering access to a wide variety of quality restaurants, accommodation, and all the facilities of the Broadbeach CBD. Patrons enjoyed accommodation ranging from …

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Social media success for your hotel

Your digital marketing requires more of your undivided attention each day, and to get it right for your hotel is a constant struggle if you don’t have a dedicated team to create and roll out amazing campaigns; and let us not forget the budget required to create these amazing campaigns. Now more than ever, the social media networks are a …

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Strong visitor numbers spur NSW accommodation boom

The state government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW has said growth in overnight visitation to NSW is stimulating an accommodation boom across the state. Destination NSW CEOSandra Chipchase said this week’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) was a great opportunity to showcase both new and refurbished hotels. “According to the International and National Visitor Surveys for the year ending …

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Mantra pens Gold partnership with ATEC

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Hotel and resort operator Mantra Group has signed a new ‘Gold’ level partnership with peak export tourism body, the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC), further cementing its commitment to supporting the success of Australia’s tourism industry. “Our industry is growing at exponential rates and our partnerships with major industry leaders like the Mantra Group, are vital to it’s ongoing success,” …

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Scholarship winner innovates housekeeping trolley

The Weatherdon Project scholarship is awarded each year to a hospitality student of the International College of Management. Presented by the Weatherdon Corporation in association with the International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS), the scholarship is a testimony to innovation in the hospitality industry. This year it was presented to Norwegian student, Marius Lie. Mr Lie came up with the …

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New management appointments for AccorHotels

AccorHotels has announced the following new appointments in Australia: Cleo Seaman has been appointed General Manager, Quay West Suites Sydney. Cleo joined Accor in November 2002 as Food and Beverage Manager at The Como Melbourne before moving to Front Office Manager in June 2005. In June 2006, Cleo commenced at The Sebel Melbourne as Operations Manager. She was appointed as General Manager …

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Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival brings travellers to the region

Throughout May and June, accommodation and tourism in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales comes alive thanks to the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival. There’s no better time to take in the delights of Australia’s premium wine-growing region than through the Festival which showcases the epicurean pleasures of the iconic food and wine destination. It also offers …

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