Thursday, January 18, 2018

Tag Archives: tourism

Less-Wicked Campers on our roads?

Wicked Campers will be forced to curb any advertising slogans deemed offensive on vehicles, or have them removed from Queensland roads under new government legislation. According to attorney-general Yvette D’Ath, the plan to get racist, sexist, misogynistic or otherwise clearly inappropriate messages off Queensland roads comes after extensive co-operation between the department of justice, the attorney-general, the Department of Transport …

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What price? Searching for value

In our business we spend a lot of time with new clients as they go through the journey of discovery leading up to the decision to purchase an accommodation business. That process can take weeks, months and sometimes years. Because we don’t charge fees to clients, we certainly hope that one day they borrow some money and we make a …

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Outrigger Resorts wins best hotel/resort group

In a field of finalists at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents’ National Tourism Industry Awards for Excellence that included AccorHotels, Club Med, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Leading Hotels of the world, Outrigger Resorts was named the winner in best hotel/resort group category. More than 500 industry representatives turned out at Darling Harbour Sydney to recognise and celebrate excellence …

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Metro Hotels appoints new BDM for NSW and Victoria

Metro Hotels has appointed Darryl Montu to the role of business development manager for NSW and Victoria. In this role Darryl is responsible for maintaining and growing the domestic leisure, corporate and government business for Metro Hospitality Group’s seven properties in NSW and Victoria. The position reports to Metro Hotels director of sales & marketing, Rachel Pirie, who today welcomed …

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Cabinet rep & new regional focus a good outcome for Tourism according to TAA

Tourism Accommodation has welcomed the appointment of Steve Ciobo as the new minister representing the tourism sector in federal cabinet. Mr Ciobo was appointed this week as the minister for trade, tourism and investment. The member for Hinkler in regional Queensland, Keith Pitt, was also appointed as the new assistant minister for trade, tourism and investment. Welcoming the appointments, TAA …

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Surprising collaboration: hotel-inspired short stories to debut in new book

A collection of short stories, edition de luxe is an epilogue to the Literary Collection of events held last year, a collaboration between MGallery by Sofitel hotels and Melbourne based literary and publishing institution, The Wheeler Centre. Published in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, the anthology compiles stories by some of Australia’s favourite authors, invited to participate in an MGallery …

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Paddock to plate dining experience launched at Wyndham Hotel Melbourne

A unique dining experience has launched at Wyndham Hotel Melbourne, with the opening of Little Billy, a paddock to plate style restaurant that will showcase local produce. Little Billy is the second restaurant to open in Melbourne as part of the Billy Group of restaurants and embraces the paddock to plate concept, which aims to use produce with low food …

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It’s time for hoteliers to change their perceptions of Chinese travellers

Ninety-two percent of Chinese travellers plan to increase or maintain spending; Australia remains top of the travel wish list for Chinese travellers. • Fifth annual Hotels.com Chinese International Travel Monitor confirms continuing growth of Chinese outbound travel • One-third of travellers from China say they plan to spend more on travel in the next year, despite the economic slowdown • …

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Few days remain for buyer registrations for Luxperience

Only a few days remain before registrations close for those wishing to attend luxury and experiential travel trade exhibition Luxperience, to be held at the Australian Technology Park, 18 to 21 September, 2016. Friday 22 July is the closing date for buyer applications to ensure there is enough time for the pre-arranged appointments schedule to be completed and attendee requests …

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