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Events

All the winners and grinners from MEA’s annual awards

Did you forget to tune in to the virtual event on Friday night? Re-live it all here in less than three minutes.

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Meetings

ICCA reveals top 20 countries and cities for meetings

While it didn’t rank all that highly, Australia managed to place on both of these lists, so you can all give yourselves a small pat on the back.

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The Big Cheese

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MCEC’s Elissa Duke

Staff at The Nibbler wish they had the exercise discipline of MCEC’s senior manager of planning. Our current routine consists of walking to the coffee machine and back.

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Aviation

REVEALED: The final two bidders for Virgin Australia

by Huntley Mitchell

Virgin Australia’s administrators have made a decision on which two bidders have made it through to the third and final round.

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Tourism

World Travel & Tourism Council launches ‘Safe Travels’ protocols for MICE industry

Confused by all the new measures and protocols being introduced as a result of COVID-19? Add to your bewilderment with this.

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Events

WA announces Regional Events Scheme funding recipients

A tonne of WA event planners and small businesses have reason to celebrate following this big announcement by the McGowan government.

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Hotels

WATCH: Crown Sydney ‘tops out’ ahead of schedule

Unlike Crown’s One Barangaroo, The Nibbler’s editor is still topping up… his glass of coke, that is, with a shot of the delightful Captain Morgan.

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Destinations

New Zealand allows multiple groups of 100 in conference venues

It already has the better rugby team, and now New Zealand has another reason to gloat to its big brother across the ditch.

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Events

Wondering when in-person business events will restart? This new chart could hold the answer

The timeline for the return of Australia’s business events industry has become a whole lot clearer, thanks to a new chart detailing the country’s plans.

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Hotels

W Melbourne to open in December

The lid has been lifted on the opening date for W Hotels’ new Melbourne property which, according to the renders, looks swankier than a sultan’s palace.

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The Big Cheese

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Lime & Soda and Vokali’s Debra Duffy

This week, the general manager of Lime & Soda and Vokali gives us the lowdown on what’s keeping her sane. We’ll give you a couple of hints: it’s not her snoring dog or her teenage son’s choice in music.

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Events

Major Aussie music festival goes into liquidation with almost $5m in debt

In sad news for the events industry, one of Australia’s big music festivals has gone into liquidation, with creditors estimated to being owed millions.

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