Business Events Tasmania showcases the highlights of Hobart

Business Events Tasmania recently hosted a group famil for event organisersto showcase some of Hobart’s hotspots. Event Assist’s director and SpiceNews reader, Leanne Zeid kept us in the loop with what’s happening in Hobart.

Cypress Lakes Resort becomes Grand Mercure

Popular for conferencing, the Hunter Valley’s Cypress Lakes Resort has joined Accor’s Grand Mercure network and will look to build on an already strong conference and leisure business with the assistance of global branding and distribution.

Accor buys management of 48 Mirvac hotels in Australasia

In the biggest Australasian hotel move of the decade, Accor has entered into contracts to acquire Mirvac Group’s hotel management business and a 21.9 per cent stake in the company’s Mirvac Wholesale Hotel Fund for AUD$255 million.

Grand Mercure Apartments open in Cable Beach Broome

Accor has added the Grand Mercure Apartments Cable Beach Resort to its fast-growing franchise network, with the former Broome Sanctuary Resort, originally opened by Rendezvous, rebranding from 1 March.

Mercure Hobart To Add 128 Luxury Suites

Hobart’s Grand Mercure Hadleys Hotel has commenced a $30-million expansion project — set to be Tasmania’s biggest tourism development this year.


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