Executive General Manager Events Tourism Australia Penny Lion has told Spice News that the Government’s newly announced $12m business events fund will be a game changer for the events industry and could help secure international events right up until 2030.
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Plans for Brisbane to develop a $158m cruise liner terminal could be given the go ahead if the Australian Competitions & Consumer Commission (ACCC) allows arrangements proposed by the Port of Brisbane and Carnival Cruise Line.
John Eren, Victorian Minister for Tourism and Events, outlined the State Government’s investment plans for Melbourne after claiming that Victoria secures 35% of all international business events in Australia.
The Gold Coast has secured 43 new business events, attracting more than 22,450 delegates over the course of the next several years at a value of approximately $74m, as a result of the upcoming Commonwealth Games this April.
The world’s largest online video conference for video creators and industry professionals, VidCon, will return to Melbourne in 2018 and 2019, after a successful debut event in the city last year.
The Walshe Group has appointed former Canberra Convention Bureau Director of Marketing and Communications Giselle Radulovic as the new Country Manager for Australia for Hawaii Tourism Oceania (HTO).
Thinking of taking a group to Geelong? Here are our top picks for what you should include in the itinerary.
Tribe Hotel Group has purchased a a 1,056 sqm site in Collingwood, earmarked to be the groups flagship property.
Tourism Australia launched a new Crocodile Dundee-inspired campaign at yesterday’s Super Bowl in the US.
New additions include an adults-only swim-up cocktail bar. Yes please!
The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa has undergone a six week renovation transforming the Resort restaurant, bar and central facilities.
Meetings in Da Nang Vietnam just got a little more Grand.
There will be 150-guest rooms and three flexible meeting rooms. Find out more about the new property here.
New Zealand has been named top golf destination in the Asia Pacific region by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators for the second time.
Spice heads to the dazzling city lights of Macau to discover all it has to offer the business events sector. As it turns out, if you can dream it, then it’s possible there…
Spice heads to Kauai, Hawaii to take a look at the range of unique experiences and activities available to Aussie incentive planners.
Juliet Alabaster has been appointed General Manager of the Brisbane Convention Bureau
The LATCB will appoint a dedicated MICE representative to lure more Aussie buyers to the West Coast, SpiceNews can reveal.
Online applications for the 2018 MEETINGS hosted buyer program are now open.
The influential personalities will cover important themes in separate sessions. See the full line-up here.