The Employment Law Division will be conducting briefings across three states next week to discuss the impact of the new Fair Work Bill — the bill intended to replace the Howard Government’s Work Choices laws.
Cruise Bar at Sydney’s Circular Quay was the setting last week for the launch of Jura Australia — a joint business venture between Global Coffee Solutions and the Swiss-based Jura company.
More than 240 independent liquor retailers from around the country took off for ‘Beam Island’ last week — the culmination of a six-month Jim Beam trade incentive.
The annual Exhibition and Event Association’s (EEAA) awards for excellence saw Diversified, North Port and Reed Exhibitions commended for their shows.
The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) now offers green-minded organisations the option of using a carbon calculator to assist in creating a carbon-neutral event
Macquarie Bank has disputed an expose by The Sunday Telegraph that claimed the investment bank splurged as much as $750,000 on its staff Christmas party despite looming redundancies and the near decimation of its share price.
Vibe Hotel Sydney welcomed nearly 100 food, wine and travel media along with industry partners to celebrate the launch of Vibe Entertains, their latest cocktails and canapes book.
Diversified Exhibitions (DE) has announced the acquisition of two consumer show brands — The Irresistible Gluten Free Food Show and the Gluten Free Food & Allergy Shows.
Another direct air link between Australia and the Solomon Islands was launched this morning, when Pacific Blue inaugurated its twice-weekly Brisbane-Honiara service.
The Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne has expanded its MICE sales force in the face of the tightening economy.
Garuda Indonesia has indefinitely postponed its re-entry into the Brisbane-Bali market, which was scheduled for December 14.
Reunion Island’s Air Austral has announced pricing for its Sydney-Paris flights, which are due commence in April 2009 using Boeing 777 aircraft.
Exhibition Hire has appointed Eli Cohen as national integration manager to implement its strategy for integration of staff, stock, pricing and property following its recent acquisition of Expo Hire.
Today marks a week of firsts for Pacific Blue, which includes the launch of flights to Asia for the first time.
The notion that Australia has the power to invigorate business travellers lies at the heart of publicity generated by the release of Baz Luhrmann’s Australia, according to Tourism Australia (TA) general manager, Geoff Buckley.
Virgin Blue has announced an upgrade of its premium economy product in a bid to increase its share of the corporate and high-end travel business in Australia.
Melbourne Marriott Hotel has completed a refurbishment of its Regency lounge bar, now known as Elements, and introduced two new executive boardrooms.
The UK government is coming under fire for its ‘green’ decision to raise departure taxes from British Airports by up to $400.
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is offering the city’s ultimate New Year’s Eve package, with a $150,000 deal for 16 people that includes taking over the entire top floor of the 5-star property for seven nights.
Melbourne’s Crown Promenade Hotel has taken out the deluxe accommodation category for the third consecutive year at the 2008 Victorian Tourism Awards and has consequently been inducted into the Hall of Fame.