The Big Cheese with Mercure Brisbane’s David Raymond

For this week’s The Big Cheese, The Nibbler sits down with Mercure Brisbane Partner David Raymond to chat about The Olympics, Macedonia and Rowan Atkinson.

News

Technology

The final verdict: Uber, Rental cars and Taxis

A battle which has waged on for a millennia has come to a crashing end with this report. OK, that’s a bit dramatic, but the findings are interesting.

Airlines

News

Shrinking legroom makes space for flying dangers

Flights are getting quicker, legroom is getting shorter and The Nibbler is running out of plane puns, our head’s in the sky this morning.

Aviation

Alan Joyce celebrates YES: “Get on and do it Turnbull”

Chill the sparkling, put on some Kylie Minogue and don your best rainbow outfit, Australia has voted YES to marriage equality. And Joyce couldn’t be prouder.

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Hotels

Anti-Trump hotel to open in Washington

Another hotel is being built with the Trump name, although we’re not so sure the President will be on the guest list of this one.

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Tourism

Check out the reviews of your hometown

Somehow our dismal public transport system and infestation of pigeons hasn’t affected tourists’ reviews? We’re incredibly surprised.

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Aviation

Emirates trials luggage pick-up from your front door

Emirates is trialling a home pick-up for your luggage when flying with them, although wouldn’t confirm if we could get a lift as well.

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Hotels

Have you stayed in these award winning hotels?

The trivago Awards have revealed some of the hottest properties on the wishlist, although we’re not implying they’ve come down with a fever.

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Conferences

AIME launches exhibitor educational series

Heading to AIME to exhibit but have no clue what to do to prepare? We suggest you read this handy wrap up poste haste!

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Business

Meetings & Events Australia launches Online Diploma of Event Management

Get ready to throw your academic caps into the air, MEA is launching a series of online Diplomas.

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Conferences

Rugby dinner showcases Brisbane as a major events destination

Brisbane is carving out its place as the leading MICE destination in Australia. Sydneysiders aren’t jealous, we’re just disappointed it’s not us.

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Wholesalers

Adelaide Sightseeing appoints dedicated conference, event & groups manager

Get the welcome cakes and speeches ready, there’s a new kid in town at Adelaide Sightseeing Tours and Charters.

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Conferences

New Zealand takes a refreshing approach to 10th PCOA Conference

New Zealand is shaking things up for the 10th PCOA Conference, meanwhile we’ve just been reminded our washing has been on the line for 10 days.

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Business

Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough named WA’s best MICE venue

Rendezvous Scarborough was voted best MICE venue and we’ve been voted best MICE publication. But to be fair we named ourselves the winner.

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Aviation

Virgin Aus Asia bound and talks privatisation

So many things were discussed at Virgin’s AGM that we’re kind of jealous we weren’t invited. Although last time we attended an AGM, we were kicked out for snoring.

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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.