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Meetings and events industry takes AIME at MCEC

The countdown is on. Soon the region’s largest gathering of buyers and exhibitors in the meetings and events industry will be hitting Melbourne square on!

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Perth Convention Bureau CEO resigns

Meanwhile, we’ve threatened to resign three times this week over the inadequacy of our office biscuit selection. Purchasing Milk Arrowroot biscuits is a fireable offence!

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Hayman Island by InterContinental gets opening date

Do your clients fancy a slice of private island life? Or maybe you just love having a geez at how the other half lives? Either way, you’ll want to see these pictures.

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REVEALED: Hospitality companies among Australia’s biggest political donors

by Ali Coulton

It seems Australia’s hospitality industry is looking to cozy up to the major political parties ahead of this year’s election.

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Here’s how to win events with lasting impact

Step number one: read this. Step number two: have a cup of tea. Step number three: ok, we haven’t gotten that far. Just read the damn article.

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Meetings

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Here’s why most business execs prefer face-to-face meetings over virtual contact

The only face we want to face this morning is our baristas. And even he’s pushing his luck.

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Five tips to make the most of AIME 2019

Kate Lindsey, event specialist for SEEK, is no stranger to attending industry events as a buyer. Here are her top tips.

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Destinations

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Influencers reveal their secret summer hotspots

We’d tell you our secret summer spots but we only have three followers on Instagram and one of them is our mum, so our opinion doesn’t hold as much sway as these folk.

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Revealed: All the Australian Travel Awards winners

It’s what you’ve been waiting for… the winners of the Australian Travel Awards have been revealed! Now, if you’ll excuse us, we have some left over champagne to drink.

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Tourism

“Time is cost to a consumer”: Expedia’s Drew Bowering at Maximum Occupancy

by Lauren Croft

We attended Maximum Occupancy to soak up some industry insights. Then we soaked up some free champagne at the networking drinks. Both get a big thumbs up from us.

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Opinion: Here’s why hotels need to cater to the solo traveller market

by Klaus Kinateder

Sydney’s Tank Stream Hotel GM, Klaus Kinateder thinks hotels need to put in more effort to tap into the solo traveller market. Here’s how it’s done.

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Venues

Freshly renovated Adelaide Convention Centre welcomes record numbers

Adelaide convention centre is having a blockbuster year, and we’re not surprised. Last time we were there we had the best kebab we’ve ever eaten. Though we’re sure there’s more to it.

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