IHG introduces flexible work program to plug hospitality staffing hole
COVID-19 has prompted the hospitality group to look at different ways of working in order to attract new talent and hold on to its current crop.
BESydney wins seven meetings expected to contribute $14m to NSW economy
There’s a helluva lot of fist pumping and elbow bumping going on at BESydney, with the organisation enjoying its most successful month since the start of the pandemic.
Victoria to trial fully-vaccinated events as part of reopening plan
There is finally some light at the end of what is a very long tunnel that Victorians are still making their way through.
Delegate Connect raises $10 million in first seed funding round
The event start-up has attracted a whopping amount of moolah in what was one of Australia’s largest seed rounds.
ICC Sydney set to reopen for face-to-face events in mid-October
Geoff Donaghy and his team at ICC Sydney are getting their ducks in a row ahead of ‘freedom day’ next month.
Longest-running CEO of any major hotel company calls time on career
BWH Hotel Group’s longtime president and CEO is retiring, with an Esky, BBQ tongs and Big Mouth Billy Bass Singing Fish mooted as possible leaving gifts.
Scottish venue to use dancers’ body heat as renewable power source
Are you a particularly sweaty dancer? You could be the latest answer to fighting climate change. Sort of.
Tasmania to make masks mandatory for events with 1,000 or more attendees
While the new measure may seem extreme to some Tasmanians, we Sydneysiders regard attending in-person events as a luxury.
Australian Event Awards 2021 ceremony to be held as series of “bite-sized” broadcasts
Given how long and tedious award ceremonies can be, we reckon this is a smart move by the organisers.
“Vaccinate staff or hotel industry will perish”, warns hotelier Dr Jerry Schwartz
Given he is also a qualified medical doctor, it’d be right to assume that Dr Schwartz knows what he’s talking about here.
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