Etihad Airways is ramping up its Melbourne presence in the lead-up to the launch of new flights to the Victorian capital with the announcement today (October 23) of a five-year sponsorship of the famed Telstra Dome.
Hotel & Venue News
Melbourne’s newest icon — the much-hyped Southern Star observation wheel– is ready to open in November for group bookings and private events.
Last week at HICAP — the 19th Annual Hotel Investment Conference for Asia-Pacific (HICAP) in Hong Kong– it wasn’t the host property that took the limelight but the brand new W Hong Kong.
Despite the global economic crisis, the hotel industry is continuing to expand like never before, with one million rooms set to be built around the world by 2013.
Hilton Melbourne South Wharf and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) have announced a new service that combines venue hire and accommodation for small- and medium-sized meetings and events.
Crowne Plaza Canberra and its associated operations – the National Convention Centre (NCC) and Parliament House Catering – has become a founding member of ‘Choose Wisely’, the RSPCA’s new initiative encouraging businesses to use cage-free eggs
Gold Coast theme park Warner Bros Movie World has been transformed into an all-weather venue following the erection of a new 4000 square-metre roof.
The Outrigger, Hamilton Island’s new multi-purpose event space with three adjacent spaces on Catseye Beach, is now open for business.
Green-minded planners take note: Alice Springs will soon be home to the country’s largest building-mounted solar panel system following approval of a $3 million photovoltaic installation at the Crowne Plaza Alice Springs.
minus5, a unique concept bar made entirely of ice, opened its second Australian outlet in Sydney last week.
Leading Hotels of the World is celebrating its 80th anniversary by releasing a limited number of the world’s most sought after hotel rooms for a special rate of US$19.28 per night.
Neil Perry of Rockpool has confirmed the January launch of two new Sydney venues within the heritage-listed art deco City Mutual Building at 66 Hunter Street; Spice Temple and Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney.
Accor Hotels has introduced a new hotel to the Mercure network, the Grand Mercure Apartments Bargara, Bundaberg on Queensland’s Coral Coast.
The Australian Jockey Club (AJC) has signed a new 99-year lease for its venue at the Randwick Racecourse, paving the way for capital works investments at the prominent Sydney venue.
Crowne Plaza Canberra and its associated operations today (September 26) became one of the founding members of ‘Choose Wisely’, the RSPCA’s new initiative encouraging businesses to commit to using cage-free eggs.
The Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney held an event last night (September 22) to promote its conference and meeting solutions.
The Stella Hospitality Group is gearing up to open Melbourne Airport’s largest hotel — the 277-room Mantra Tullamarine — on October 29.
Melbourne’s newest and largest multipurpose accommodation and events facility, Rydges Bell City, has opened this month in Preston in the city’s north.
Victoria’s Mount Buller ski resort underwent a $44 million upgrade this year to meet more discerning guest expectations.
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre (SCEC) has become the first convention venue in Australia to be certified for excellent performance in occupational health and safety (OH&S).