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Tourism a major employer for WA

The number of jobs created by tourism in Western Australia has increased by 4,000 from 2014-15 to 2015-16, cementing the industry’s place as a major employer for the State.

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SA budget delivers lift for tourism

Budget measures announced in the 2017-18 South Australian Budget will deliver positive outcomes for small businesses in the state’s tourism and hospitality sectors, according to peak industry body Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA).

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Tailoring hotel offerings to growing markets

International travel is at an all-time high, particularly with the Chinese market increasing in Australia and New Zealand year on year. In light of this increase, Accomnews spoke exclusively with Oaks Hotels & Resorts’ general manager, Daniel Csortan, about the importance of understanding a hotel’s market and tailoring services and amenities.

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Mona unveils plan for next phase of growth

In an address made to Tasmania’s tourism industry today, David Walsh, founder, Mona, unveiled his intentions for Mona’s next phase of growth, including early designs for the proposed 172 room, five-star hotel on the museum’s current site in Berriedale, Tasmania.

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Foodies get a taste of indigenous tucker

Darwin food lovers are in for a treat this month, as renowned Australian indigenous chef Zach Green prepares to take foodies on the ultimate gastronomic adventure with an exclusive dining event at The Original Australian Kitchen (The O.A.K.) – Oaks Elan Darwin’s popular onsite restaurant and bar.

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Ascott acquires majority stake in Quest Apartment Hotels

CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is acquiring an additional 60 percent stake in Quest Apartment Hotels (Quest) for $180 million. This will increase Ascott’s stake in Quest from its current 20 percent to 80 percent, propelling Ascott to become the largest serviced residence provider in Australasia.

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