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World Travel & Tourism Council urges tourism industry to drive the sustainability agenda

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) believes that the tourism industry needs to put sustainability at the forefront of everything it does, pursuing the highest ethical standards…

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Sep 2, 2014 Environment / Events / Marketing / Tourism /


Live entertainment industry generates record $1.47 billion in revenue

Australia’s live entertainment industry earned a record $1.47 billion in revenue in 2013, selling 17.9 million tickets. Showing record growth and the live entertainment…

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Sep 2, 2014 Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Conservationists object to Sunshine Coast zip line tour

Environmentalists fear a proposed eco-tourism development in the Sunshine Coast hinterland will damage one of the region's last rainforest habitats. The Queensland Government plans to…

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Sep 2, 2014 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


Splash Planet teams up with the Hawke’s Bay Rugby

Hastings waterpark Splash Planet has joined with Hawke’s Bay Rugby to encourage families to back their local team in the ITM Cup competition. The Splash Planet 'Take a Kid…

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Sep 2, 2014 Attractions / Sport / Tourism / Waterparks /


Attractions sector sales steady but operators challenged by rising costs

As survey of the operators of Australia's amusements, carnival rides, theme parks and waterparks shows that the sector remains upbeat despite increased cost pressures. Newly released…

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Sep 1, 2014 Attractions / Entertainment / Recreation / Tourism / Waterparks /


revolutioniseSPORT highlights cornerstones of digital technology in sport

Online sports club management specialists revolutioniseSPORT has released a white paper, outlining the four cornerstones of digital technology in sport, aimed at governing bodies in…

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Sep 1, 2014 Recreation / Sport / Technology /


Singapore Flyer sold for S$140 million

More than a year after it was put on the market, the Singapore Flyer, which cost S$240 million (US$191million) to build, has been sold for a knock-down price of S$140 million (US$112…

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Sep 1, 2014 Attractions / Tourism /


Peggy O’Neal to chair Victorian Government ‘Women in Sport’ taskforce

Victorian Minister for Sport and Recreation Damian Drum has announced that Richmond Football Club President Peggy O’Neal will chair a new Taskforce appointed by the Victorian…

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Sep 1, 2014 Culture / Recreation / Sport /


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