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Hotels

Langham Hospitality Group hires sales and marketing boss for new Gold Coast properties

The recruitment drive for Langham’s luxe new hotel and residences continues apace, which is good news for the local business card maker and office supplies store.

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Hotels

The Star pulls Crown merger proposal over Royal Commission “issues”

by Huntley Mitchell

The future of James Packer’s casino empire is looking bleaker by the minute, with The Star no longer interested in teaming up.

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Events

Tourism industry leaders react to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win

While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to celebrate.

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Hotels

Marriott makes “all-important” senior appointment

Sean Hunt has donned the overalls to install a vital new cog in Marriott’s revenue machine. Metaphorically speaking, of course.

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Exhibitions

Get Local postponed again, this time until October

This is the second time the in-person event has been rescheduled this year. Let’s hope that the third time’s a charm.

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Destinations

New modelling suggests Greater Sydney lockdown could remain until September

It appears the people of Greater Sydney might be bunkering down for a while yet to curb the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Big Cheese

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Nesuto’s Dilshad Khan

Despite what the accompanying image suggests, our editor didn’t break lockdown to interview Nesuto’s WA sales manager in the wilderness.

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Conferences

Holly Ransom to host Evolve 2021

Having rubbed shoulders with the likes of Barack Obama and Sir Richard Branson, Ransom is sure to have some killer anecdotes to drop on attendees.

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Events

Vivid Sydney pushed back to September following Greater Sydney lockdown extension

Following the festival’s cancellation last year, the event was slated to make a comeback on 6 August. However, Sydney’s world-famous light show will now have to wait a little longer.

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Events

“Quite staggering”: Music festival linked to at least 1,000 COVID cases

Around 20,000 people attended the festival over two days, so it’s lucky there haven’t been more positive cases come from it.

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Events

Star-studded line-up assembled for “biggest live cause event in history”

There will be some Aussie talent on show at this once-in-a-generation, 24-hour global event. However, that’s not to suggest Manpower will be doing a routine.

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Venues

Sydney Showground GM Peter Thorpe retires

The Nibbler understands Peter Thorpe is already busy working on his putting game after hanging up the boots and exiting the showground.

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