The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has released its latest Forward Calendar of International Business Events. Find out the highlights here.
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The redevelopment program is on track for an October 2018 soft opening after a $65 million redevelopment following damage caused by Cyclone Debbie.
Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital, is now home to a brand new Swiss-Belhotel property. Learn more here.
Qantas has unveiled its first Boeing Dreamliner, with the first aircraft to debut at the end of 2018.
Say hello to Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, Marriott’s first property in Sri Lanka. Get your first look here.
The three-day car rally will see the field of around 200 cars visit all key regions, including Port Douglas, Innisfail and the Atherton Tablelands.
BEA will highlight Australia’s strengths as an incentive and association destination at IMEX America, one of the world’s largest business events trade shows.
The hip new hotel’s 109 bedrooms are designed to be functional, flexible and uncluttered. Learn more here.
Mantra has informed the ASX of an indicative and non-binding proposal from AccorHotels to acquire the company. More here.
The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui offers 175 suites and pool villas nestled amid 58 acres that overlook the waters of The Gulf of Thailand. Get a sneak peek here.
A total of $321 million in economic contribution for the state was achieved – an increase of 17 per cent on the annual target.
Luxperience has sold to US owned company Diversified Communications Australia for an undisclosed sum.
Leading agriculture scholars have converged at the Darwin Convention Centre to share innovations and research as part of the Nuffield Australia National Conference.
QT Hotels and resorts has released a series of artists impressions of its all new Queenstown property. Take a gander here.
The Ritz-Carlton, Perth is progressing quickly, with a quarter of the construction process complete. More details here.
Auckland has won a hairy bid to host the Beard and Moustache Championships in 2021.
The revised visa system needs to have a greater focus on high-growth countries with low-risk and high-yield travellers, says AACB CEO Andrew Heibl.
The 359-key property is perched atop the towering Keangnam Landmark72 from the 62nd to 71st floors. Take a sneak peek here.
Get your first look at the multi-million dollar refurbishment here.
Corporate events management agency, cievents, has this week bolstered its leadership team in a bid to gain a larger slice of the ever-growing Asian market.