The Big Cheese interview with Outrigger’s Rory Campbell

The Nibbler goes head to head with Outrigger’s director of sales and marketing for Thailand, Phuket and Koh Samui. Although that’s not to suggest there was any arm wrestling involved.

Exhibitions

News

First look at AIME’s 2019 Knowledge Program

AIME’s new program will focus on community, challenging industry norms and creating a culture of innovation.

News

Travel Agents

“We’re getting on with business”: CTM speaks out over VGI claims

by Ali Coulton

We spoke with CTM to get all the latest goss about the hedge fund trying to bring down their share prices. We offered to give them a trim but apparently it’s not that kind of hedge.

Events

Introducing the finalists for the EEAA 2018 Awards for Excellence

We were once a finalist for a $22m lotto win. And by finalist, we mean we had four out of the six Powerball numbers.

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Tourism

Helloworld teams up with News Corp to launch delicious. Travel

We got so hungry writing this we decided to throw out our Woolies salad and order some gourmet Japanese food for lunch. Will we be able to pay rent this week? No. Was it worth it? Yes.

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Destinations

Christmas getaway inspo: The 7 most exotic destinations

Fancy forgoing the backyard barbie and archaic family gathering (see also: bickering) this year? Here are some alternative options. Please take us with you?

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Aviation

Qantas trials new passport free technology in Brisbane

The days of holding up airport queues while you rummage through three different bags looking for your passport may soon be over! Or is that just us?

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Events

Maximum Occupancy Conference finishes up for 2018

Like a neatly wrapped present, Maximum Occupancy has wrapped up for 2018.

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Aviation

Qantas completes major domestic lounge upgrade in Melbourne

Would you like to kick back, sip on a glass of sparkling and eat delicious food before a flight? We’ve found the lounge of your dreams.

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Incentives

Business events industry conference to showcase Queenstown

Revealed: Queenstown is the lucky city hosting next year’s Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) Conference.

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Events

The politics of political events: lessons from The White House

A leading MICER gives the ins and outs of what it’s like hosting events at one of the world’s most famous buildings.

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Conferences

ICC Sydney formalises commitment to Australia’s First Nations

In some good news for your Wednesday morning, the ICC Sydney has made this powerful move.

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Meetings

Best Healthy Options for your next Meeting in Bali

Looking for a healthy delicious meal while at an event in Bali? We have you covered.

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Events

CINZ surprises guests at Halloween dinner in Auckland

It was a spooky affair in Auckland, with lots of boo-ze and some frighteningly good costumes.

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Conferences

Hotels

The Westin Brisbane puts wellbeing front of mind for the meetings and events industry

The Westin is putting wellbeing at the front and centre for MICE events, just in time for the wave of summer events.

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Macao, China

MACAO is one of Asia’s must see destinations. Now known as one of the world’s most exciting destinations for all styles of travel, for its mind blowing landscapes of centuries old architecture and local cuisine, to the newly formed hotels and resorts that provide world-class entertainment and shows plus world-firsts in family attractions that cannot be found in neighbouring cities.