THE NSW Government has announced it will set aside $175 million in the 2016/17 Budget in a bid to boost the state’s global tourism and events profile.
THE Vanuatu Government has taken delivery of its new US$16.4 million convention centre.
FORWARD MICE bookings for the next two years at the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort are showing “exceptional growth”, following the completion of the property’s $40 million revamp.
DNATA is making taking its first step into Asia’s inbound travel market, with the Emiratesowned company announcing it is purchasing a stake in the Destination Asia Group, a Destination Management Company.
ROTORUA has won the bid to host the World Health Promotion Conference of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education in 2019.
CONFERENCE and incentive business travel to regional New Zealand is set to rise as a result of a new familiarisation program launched last month.
FOUR points by Sheraton will return to Sydney at a new $2 billion mixed-use development in Chippendale, following the penning of a joint venture between Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia.
THE New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) is set to aggressively compete against the large Australian convention centres for future conferences accommodating over 1,000 delegates.
MELBOURNE has been named the host city for the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in 2017.
CONFIRMING its commitment to professional education, Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) announced the introduction of the NZ Diploma in Tourism and Conventions and Incentives (level 5) at the opening of MEETINGS yesterday.