Delegates

Venues

Club Med achieves record MICE growth, welcomes new team members

Meeting & Events by Club Med has announced three new hires on top of yet another year of record growth.

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Events

AIME 2020 wrap: New Cvent research, Saxton Speakers hits the stage, delegates go surfing, + MORE!

Missed AIME? Lucky for you, we’ve wrapped up some of the event highlights so you can trick your colleagues into believing you went.

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Events

Major events scrapped as industry feels impact of coronavirus

Convention centres and international conferences are feeling the impact of the global coronavirus outbreak. Find out which events have been cancelled here.

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Hotels

Event Hospitality & Entertainment forms JV with budget hotel group

Without giving too much away, this story is a ‘Jucy’ one. However, that’s not to say it’s full of pips.

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Destinations

Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania to host first MICE roadshow since 2016

HTO is heading on the road next month to spruik its MICE credentials and hand out free trips to Hawaii for everyone. Actually, we made that last one up.

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Conferences

Ex-Sussan manager sues company over Kylie Minogue impersonator humiliation at conference

The employee claims he was forced to be dressed by a female dancer in clothing that was “humiliating and belittling”, and to dance and sing at the event.

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Technology

The Hotel Network targets SMEs with new booking portal

THN has expanded its corporate tech offering which targets SMEs… that is, small- to medium-sized enterprises. Not subject matter experts, as originally reported by The Nibbler.

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Aviation

Qantas targets another Rex-serviced route with new Sydney-Orange flights

by Christian Fleetwood

You’d assume the stress ball on the desk of Rex’s boss would be getting a fair workout thanks to this latest move from Qantas.

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Destinations

Dymocks boss to lead Destination NSW

You can expect to see a few more books on the reception coffee table at Destination NSW headquarters after this left-field hire.

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Events

Sydney-based events company goes under

by Huntley Mitchell

The parent company of a business events operation based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches has gone into liquidation, with its remaining assets now for sale.

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The Big Cheese

The Big Cheese with Cvent Australia’s Chela Evans

This week, we caught up with Cvent Australia’s director of sales on The Big Cheese couch.

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Events

Melbourne promoter apologises for “racist” coronavirus event

A Melbourne promoter has apologised for organising an event that would have profited from the ongoing coronavirus health crisis.

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