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Five star hotel Palazzo Versace has launched a range of monthly Chef Master Classes for corporate and leisure guests. Guests will be escorted to the local markets, complete a half day master class and enjoy their creations with matched wines. Visit for details.

Accor’s Pullman brand has been named as the official hotel partner of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. As part of the agreement, Pullman Sydney Hyde Park will host key media, fashion writers, bloggers and designers when the event commences on April 8.

Rendezvous Hospitality Group is offering 25% off meetings and conferences booked at its Auckland, Melbourne or Perth properties. The offer only applies to new bookings of at least 30 Smart Meeting Residential Packages. Blackout dates apply. Visit

Industry groups have congratulated federal tourism minister Martin Ferguson for his contribution to the tourism and events industries over the past five years. Ferguson stepped down from Cabinet on Friday in the midst of the Labor leadership spill last week.

Oaks Hotels & Resorts has confirmed its new Melbourne property, Oaks on William, is on track to be completed in August. The 220-room hotel takes the group’s Victorian portfolio to four properties.

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