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Japan might cancel Olympic Games over coronavirus fears

Olympic authorities have indicated that the Summer Games in Japan could be cancelled if the spread of coronavirus becomes too dangerous.

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Reed Exhibitions acquires not one, but two US events

This news has a rather strong American flavour to it, so we recommend reading it while listening to Bruce Springsteen and chowing down on a sloppy joe.

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Aviation

Air New Zealand unveils new lie-flat beds for economy class

Praise the travel gods! You may soon be able to lie down in economy class, solving EVERY traveller’s pet gripe and spreading joy throughout the aviation industry.

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Tourism

Australia’s first travel-specific coworking space opens its doors

If you need somewhere to meet a client or are just sick of your colleague’s loud chewing, boy have we got the answer for you.

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Events

IBTM Asia Pacific postponed over coronavirus risk, as Salesforce event goes online-only

IBTM Asia Pacific and Salesforce’s World Tour are the latest in a lengthening catalogue of major events forced to postpone or cancel as a result of the spread of COVID-19.

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Business

Christchurch launches city-first business events partnership

Staff at Te Pae Christchurch are celebrating this news with a lunch of fush and chups and a few L&Ps.

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Incentives

New Caledonia announces “unprecedented” MICE promotion

There’s never been a better time to pop over to New Cal for an event, as this absolute beauty of a deal proves.

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Hotels

QT Gold Coast launches new poolside precinct

Looking for a venue fit for lounging around? QT Gold Coast has unveiled the perfect spot to kick back on a hot summer’s day.

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Hotels

Aussie resort to eliminate 179,000 plastic bottles per year through new initiative

The Nibbler’s editor has raised his aluminium bottle in celebration of this plastic-free initiative. Admittedly, it’s full to the brim of rum.

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Travel Agents

CTM suffers half-year profit slump, warns of coronavirus impact on FY20 performance

by Huntley Mitchell

We assumed the smile on Jamie Pherous’ face in the accompanying photo has turned to a frown following CTM’s bleak half-yearly results.

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Venues

ICC Sydney to serve 100 per cent NSW wine

Sydney’s flagship convention centre will serve a new range of local tipples this year, thankfully minus any goon.

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Business

STUDY: Human connections key to better business events

Admittedly, this study arrived in our inbox a couple of weeks ago, but we still thought it was worth a run.

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