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Monday, 30 May 2016

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Events by Luxperience introduces new MICE marketplace

Luxperience Exhibition Day 3 014With a focus on offering the latest and most inspiring products to the MICE market, Events by Luxperience will launch a new meetings area, The MICE Marketplace, to enhance the activity on the 2016 exhibition floor.

Reboot Hospitality: WIT to Curate and Chair Track at HotelsWorld 2016

hotelsworld image 1Reboot: Hospitality has been disrupted. New players, powered by technology, have come in and disintermediated the supply chain. Online travel brands are consolidating and gaining might.

Quest Dandenong unveils impressive refurbishment

QuestDandenongRL Group ShotQuest Apartment Hotels founder and chairman Paul Constantinou has officially relaunched Quest Dandenong, unveiling a $1.3 million refurbishment to significantly raise the benchmark for quality accommodation in the Greater Dandenong Region.

New events catering unveiled at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney Executive Chef Michael Mousseau credit Damien Ford PhotographyMountains of Willy Wonka-style sweets, a secret garden-themed long table feast and a behind-the-scenes kitchen tour were just some of the surprises at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney’s events catering launch.

Metro Hotel Ipswich International hosts Ipswich Festival After Party

metroMetro Hotel Ipswich International hosted a cocktail after party for 80 people last night to thank Ipswich sponsors for supporting the growth of the highly successful Ipswich Festival.

Classic Holidays shines spotlight on volunteering during National Volunteer Week

Dollarphotoclub 62990272 1Gold Coast-based resort and club management company, Classic Holidays, is shining the spotlight on volunteering during National Volunteer Week with a renewed focus across the organisation on the volunteering efforts of its staff and members.

Le Club AccorHotels awarded “best hotel loyalty program of the year” at Freddie Awards

accorhotels 1For the second year running, Le Club AccorHotels, the AccorHotels group loyalty program, was named the best hotel loyalty program of the year in the Asia/Pacific/Middle East and in Europe/Africa at the Freddie Awards, considered the ‘Oscars of loyalty’.

Metro Hotel on Pitt receives 2015 award of excellence

bookingdotcom2Booking.com has awarded Metro Hotel on Pitt a 2015 Award of Excellence in recognition of the property consistently delivering the best possible experience to its guests.

Seminar set to discuss looming strata law changes

archersThe Queensland Property Law Review could mean significant changes for strata owners and residents, according to one body corporate management company.

Star Event Centre wins best specialty event venue for second year

star sydneyThe event centre at The Star Sydney has won a national accolade at the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) National Awards for Best Specialty Event Venue, for the second consecutive year.

Olympic gold medalist Kerri Pottharst officially opens Quest St Leonards

quest 1Olympic gold medalist Kerri Pottharst joined the federal member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman MP to officially open the newest addition to the Quest Apartment Hotels network, Quest St Leonards at 10 Atchison Street in the lower North Shore suburb.

New categories announced for the Luxperience Awards

Story 6New categories announced for the Luxperience Awards

Canberra to host international tourism conference in 2016

conferenceThe ACT will this year play host to the Australian Tourism Export Council's (ATEC) annual industry event, bringing more than 400 export tourism leaders to the nation's capital in November according to a new announcement.

HotelsWorld 2016 preparing for record numbers

hotelsworld imageIt's another record year for the world of hotels in Australia and New Zealand, with unprecedented levels of transactions and construction funded by mountains of capital looking for prime investment opportunities.

Australia’s first ever Aquameets held on the Sunshine Coast

Aquameets 2To celebrate Tourism Australia's Coastal and Aquatic campaign, Visit Sunshine Coast staged an Australian first by hosting five Aquameets with high profile social influencers across the Sunshine Coast region.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth celebrates 50 years of The Wentworth Hotel

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth 60s med resThis year is one of reflection and celebration for Sofitel Sydney Wentworth with the luxury heritage hotel turning 50. The first 5-star hotel to open in Sydney during 1966, the hotel will mark this impressive milestone by inviting guests to embark on a journey of the historic Wentworth Hotel.

Vivid Sydney announces line-up

vivid sydneyLast week, the NSW Government and Destination NSW, with Vivid Sydney's creative director and curators, announced the Vivid Sydney 2016 line-up.