News in Brief: Tuesday May 7

News in Brief: Tuesday May 7
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The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre has appointed Luca Marino to the role of information technology manager.

Meanwhile, Paul Wilson has been promoted to audio visual manager with Russel baker to step into the audio visual sales manager position.


The International Special Events Society's Melbourne Chapter will hold its annual Student Conference at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins on May 13, 2013.   .

This year’s event, with the theme Creative Events: Colour, Light and Sound, will feature industry professionals from the fields of music, sport, hospitality, festivals, fashion and the corporate sector.


Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a franchise agreement that will introduce its Holiday Inn brand to Mauritius.

Under the deal with Airport Hotel Limited, the 140-room Old Manor House at Plaisance Airport will become the Holiday inn Mauritius – Plaisance Airport.

It joins IHG's Intercontinental Resort Mauritius which opened in 2009.


Etihad will grow capacity on its daily service between Abu Dhabi and New York with the deployment of a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the route from June 1. 


German airline Lufthansa has upgraded its inflight service for first and business class customers on long and short haul flights.

The enhancements include new service ideas, creative menus served on higher quality tableware along with other "sophisticated" touches.


Taj Hotels and &Beyond have partnered to introduce elephant back safaris for guests at the hotel firm's Bhagvan Lodge, Mahua Kothi and Banjaar Tola properties in India.


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