Merivale has welcomed David O’Brien as head chef of ivy’s functions department.
Darryl Lovegrove, co-creator of the popular corporate entertainment act ‘The Three Waiters’ has sold his shareholding in Mardar Entertainment.
There will be a changing of the guard at Park Hyatt Sydney later this month, when general manager Marlene Poynder heads for Perth and Andrew Mensforth arrives in her place.
Gold Coast Tourism CEO Martin Winter has been appointed Chairman of the International Congress and Convention Association Asia Pacific.
Staging Connections Group (STG) has appointed Kim Gerard to the role of NSW sales manager.
Challenging the belief that the industry is in recession, Pages Event Equipment has expanded their Melbourne team following the successful win of three major new contracts in Victoria
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) – the organisation responsible for promoting Sydney as a business events destination – has opened a full-service office in Canada to identify new event opportunities.
Federal Minister for Tourism Rick Martin Ferguson announced today (May 14) that former Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon has been appointed to the board of Tourism Australia.
Fine Food Exhibition (FFE) director Timothy Collett has resigned after 16 years with the show to make way for fresh new talent.
Langham Hotels International (LHI) has appointed Brett Butcher, the former general manager of its Hong Kong property, to the position of CEO.
Sofitel Brisbane Central has appointed Daniel Finch as business development manager – MICE.
The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has announced the appointment of Margaret Crichton to the position of general manager.
Orient Express Travel Group has appointed Peter Power to establish and manage a new sales division known as Mercury Silver Aviation (MSA).
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has appointed Michael Foster to the position of meetings director, responsible for the hotel’s dedicated meetings team and meetings facilities.
The Tasmanian Convention Bureau (TCB) has announced the departure of Edwina Murphy, who had been representing the TCB and Tasmania on a part-time basis in the Sydney business events market.
New Zealand event-management company Hot Events has appointed Annette Pendergast, the former manager of Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau, as its event director.
Exhibition Hire has announced the appointment of Richard Blair as account manager in NSW and Brad Maye as account manager in Queensland.
Langham Hotels International (LHI) has appointed Aviva Chow as the director of global sales — MICE as part of its strategic plan to provide a targeted service for sector.
Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB) has announced the appointment of Hayley Blumenthal to the position of director, marketing & communications.
Joanna Savill has been appointed festival director of The Sydney Morning Herald’s new International Food Festival.