News in Brief: Tuesday July 23

News in Brief: Tuesday July 23
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Chairman and chief executive of Wynn Resorts has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the second Global Tourism Economy Forum to be held in Macau from September 17 to 19.

Last year, more than 1000 delegates from 34 cities around the world attended the inaugural event.

 

Accor has become the official accommodation partner of the 2013 Brisbane Marathon Festival, offering pre and post-race accommodation to thousands of runners as they prepare to participate in the 22nd annual event on August 4.

 

Brisbane Airport saw the number of passengers travelling through rise 1.96% in the 2013 financial year to more than 21.6 million.

 

Fiji’s Plantation Island as appointed former TV news and sports cameraman Michael Alsea to the role of activities manager.

 

Tune Hotels has grown its Philippines portfolio with the opening of its first hotel in the southern island of Mindanao.

The 159-room property in Cagayan de Oro City welcomed its first guests last week.

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