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STA Travel launches new retail outlets to cater for growing backpacker arrivals

To cater for a growth in backpacker tourism in Australia, STA Travel has launched a brand new range of stores, the first of which are located in Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns. Called…

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Aug 31, 2015 Hospitality / Marketing / Technology / Tourism /


Fitness First opens exclusive Gravity club in Singapore

The Fitness First Group has opened the first club of its exclusive new Gravity brand in Singapore. Opened earlier this month , the US$7.3 million club sits at the top of the new…

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Aug 31, 2015 Fitness / Hospitality / Technology / Wellness /


Live music lounge tops Sydney Town Hall during spring

Locals and visitors can kick-back at a New York-style rooftop venue complete with garden furniture, a bar and live music from some of Sydney’s finest artists at Sydney Town Hall this…

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Aug 31, 2015 Culture / Entertainment / Hospitality / Venues /


ATEC backs Export Market Development Grants

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has welcomed recommendations outlined in the review of Australia’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program which calls for funding…

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Aug 31, 2015 Finance / Government / Tourism /


Melbourne wins most liveable city for the fifth year running

Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for the fifth year running. The EIU’s Liveability Ranking assesses living…

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Aug 31, 2015 Culture / Parks / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


Social media boosts consumer adoption of ‘active’ lifestyles

Consumers are increasingly embracing wellness trends, with a proliferation of social media fitness personalities and TV shows like The Biggest Loser advocating healthier lifestyles and…

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Aug 31, 2015 Fitness / Recreation / Retail / Wellness /


Circus Oz creates circus hub

After its first year in the new purpose-built space in Collingwood, Circus Oz has built a genuine 'circus hub' where an incredibly diverse range of circus artists gather to train,…

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Aug 31, 2015 Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


Hanmer Springs unveils plans for European-style luxury day spa

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools is seeking partners to back a bold $15 million premium spa investment to boost the alpine village's ability to draw in visitors from far and wide. The…

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Aug 31, 2015 Aquatics / Attractions / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /


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