Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tag Archives: events

Are you being followed by fakes?

Have we, as a society, taken things too far? Have we reached an unacceptable level of deception and indeed fraud on the internet? Is this another case of a minority destroying something that was of enormous benefit to mankind and relegating it to the ever growing junk pile evidencing our new society’s underlying desire to spoil and destroy? Is this …

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Star Entertainment Group approved to build new hotel at Jupiters Gold Coast

The Queensland government has approved The Star Entertainment Group’s application to construct a new 200-metre hotel and apartment tower at Jupiters Gold Coast as part of an ongoing transformation of the iconic property. Construction of the new 700-key complex at Broadbeach is expected to start in 2017. “I would like to thank the Queensland government for its ongoing support as …

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Equal rights for strata title owners

The inequality between strata title communities and detached housing has been a long standing issue we at SCA (Qld) have failed to understand. The differentiation starts with keeping pets and parking in unauthorised bays, then goes as far as determining whether you can smoke on your property. Detached houses are welcome to do as they like when it comes to …

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Accolades across the nation for BIG4 Holiday Parks

2016 was a strong year for BIG4 Holiday Parks at various tourism awards, with parks recognised at gala events in each state and territory in the ‘Caravan and Holiday Park’ category. CEO of BIG4 Holiday Parks, Steven Wright, congratulated the parks on their respective state, territory and industry association wins. “I’m very proud of the BIG4 Holiday Parks winners who …

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Analyst forecasts future of Chinese tourism in Australia

Following the recent announcement on a new airport at Badgerys Creek, industry analyst Nick Tarrant from IBISWorld has researched the state of Chinese tourism in the Australian sector with forecasts over the next decade. These research findings and forecasts, according to Mr Tarrant, include: –          Chinese tourists are expected to overtake New Zealand tourists as the number one inbound market …

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Wily Irish Mammy’s Christmas cleaning tips…

Christmas: sure, it keeps getting earlier! She’s back – just in time for the Christmas countdown. Wily Irish Mammy paused her cleaning frenzy to pass on her grand holiday cleaning plan. While you have been focussing on guest numbers, the office party, present shopping and so on, Wily Irish Mammy has been in her war-room, mobilising tactics for her yearly …

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Can you see the forest for the trees?

There is an old saying: ‘You can’t see the forest for the trees’. In the context of body corporate and community management, it is my office’s experience there can be a ‘forest’ of issues when it comes to establishing and maintaining trees and related gardening matters. With that in mind, in this column I will outline some of the more …

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Training and accreditation: a long-term industry investment

If you’ve been in business long enough there will almost certainly have come a time when you would have experienced some sort of work-related situation that made you question the training of the people involved. And while we all embrace the importance of proper training, particularly when there are health and safety issues at stake, how much thought is given …

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Ovolo CEO & founder named EY 2016 Entrepreneur Of The Year

Girish Jhunjhnuwala has achieved the regional win for innovation and disruptive approach to hospitality. With its 10th anniversary celebrating the theme “Seizing opportunities to drive reform and innovation”, Mr Jhunjhnuwala demonstrated a series of achievements in modern hospitality through a customer-centric perspective that was a first of its kind both within and outside of the region. After a five-month process …

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