Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tag Archives: tourism

Welcoming the World has put the Sunshine Coast on the events map

The Sunshine Coast’s “best ever year” for major events has wrapped up with the successful staging of Wanderlust. Sunshine Coast Council’s Tourism, Sport and Major Events Portfolio Councillor Jason OPray said that 2016 had been an unprecedented year for major events, with the region hosting 60 major and regional events. “It’s been an amazing year for the Coast in terms …

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White Ribbon partners with Virgin Australia

White Ribbon has joined forces for the third year with Australian airline, Virgin Australia to raise awareness during the month of November of the issue of men’s violence against women. White Ribbon aims to create an Australian society in which all women can live in safety, free from violence and abuse. Virgin Australia has launched a month long activation to …

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Improve your coffee credentials

More guests than ever are interested in coffee so it is no longer acceptable to provide a generic portion of cheap instant coffee and a kettle. Your guests deserve more! And they don’t just want to taste; they want to know all about your coffee offerings, where the bean was grown, the processing method and if it was ethically produced. …

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Six things scaring the $%#@ out of hotel marketers this Halloween

For Halloween, we asked hotel marketers from coast-to-coast, representing properties of all sizes, what they’re most spooked about right now. Here is what they said: 1. Unrealistic goals on tight budgets Hotel marketers have always had notoriously full plates. Now, those plates aren’t just full – they’re stacked sky-high with multiple marketing priorities to oversee, manage and implement. This upcoming year, …

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Will you be downloading the AGM app?

With the new strata legislation coming into effect in NSW on November 30, 2016, day-to-day strata management and owner engagement will have the potential to significantly change due to the introduction of electronic voting at owners corporation meetings. These changes will mean that you could be attending strata meetings in the near future by video uplink and casting votes using …

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Hilton named one of the world’s 25 best places to work

Hilton has been named one of the World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces in 2016, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Hilton was selected based on team members’ assessments of the company’s jobs, opportunities for training, and support for work/life balance, among other factors. With a workforce spanning more than 104 countries and territories, Hilton’s recognition …

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IHG expands in Greater Sydney with Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys

InterContinental Hotels Group and St Marys Rugby League Club have signed a franchise agreement for a 123-room, new build Holiday Inn hotel in St Marys, Greater Sydney. Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys, scheduled to open in late 2017 will represent a new definition of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia. The Hotel will feature 123 well-appointed guest rooms in addition …

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Qantas launches services from Brisbane to Port Moresby

Qantas has started a daily service between Brisbane and Port Moresby, providing customers across Australia and the global network with improved connections to Papua New Guinea. The service operates daily, using a refreshed 174 seat B737- 800 aircraft featuring 12 business class seats, upgraded in-flight entertainment and improved seats with new covers. It replaces Qantas’ previous, turboprop-operated service between Cairns …

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Top Parks secures eight new parks across Australia

Australian holiday park group, Top Parks has signalled its intention to target a bold growth strategy, securing eight new parks across Australia in the past six months and recently extending its national footprint into Tasmania and growing its presence in Western Australia and New South Wales. Top Parks CEO Stuart Livingstone said: “We’ve been actively investing in the Top Parks …

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Bermagui recognised for industry excellence

South Coast Holiday Parks (SCHP) Bermagui has been recognised with a finalist nomination at the South Coast Tourism Awards 2016 held at the Hars Aviation Museum, Albion Park Rail. The South Coast Tourism Awards is an annual event which recognises outstanding tourism operators over the past twelve months, celebrating an industry which annually injects $2 billion in the region. The …

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