The Australian Ballet will take stage at qualia –Â Hamilton Island’s luxury resort — for an exclusive outdoor performance of ‘Wa’ choreographed by Tim Harbour.
Putting a positive spin on gloom laden economic news, Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa director of conferencing sales, Natalie Brumniach, argues that now is the right time for event planners to look to Fiji for an incentive or conference deal — despite the drop
British Airways is aiming to offer the airline’s new Club World (business class) seats on all Australian flights by the end of 2008.
The Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau (CCCB) has appointed Jan Whiteside as business development manager for Australia.
The global financial crisis is expected to impact upon Australia’s events industry next year as businesses become more prudent with their spending, according to industry sources.
Low-cost airline Jetstar has announced new flights to Auckland from Sydney and the Gold Coast.
Norfolk Air will suspend all of its Gold Coast flights and one weekly Melbourne flight to Norfolk Island from November 1 because of the global economic crisis.
Tourism Australia (TA) launched a new $50-million advertising campaign based on the upcoming Baz Luhrmann film Australia, with a press conference held at Sydney’s Dendy Opera Quays on Wednesday (October 8).
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
Crowne Plaza Queenstown has announced a new appointment to its business development team, with primary responsibility for promoting the resort’s conference and incentive business.
Haycom continues to grow with three new appointments and internal movements.
Novotel Brisbane has welcomed Amery Burleigh as the new hotel manager. Burleigh graduated in the US with a degree in International Trade and Politics and a minor in French, before studying winemaking and classical French cuisine in Bordeaux, France.
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.
After 10 years leading the marketing of Queenstown, Destination Queenstown CEO David Kennedy is to leave the regional tourism organisation
Michael Taylor has recently been appointed as general Manager of Ovations Speakers Bureau, who service both Australian and international clients.
Bangkok-based The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed former British journalist DH Lawrence, to the position of director of corporate communications.
Melbourne’s Marriott Hotel has appointed a new executive assistant manager.
Novotel Twin Waters Resort has welcomed Wayne Greenwood onboard as its new general manager following its recent multimillion-dollar renovation and re-launch in September.
The Outrigger, Hamilton Island’s new multi-purpose event space with three adjacent spaces on Catseye Beach, is now open for business.
China Southern Airlines has announced new daylight schedules from Sydney and Melbourne to Guangzhou, China, from October 26.