News: Tourism

New Zealand Government announces plans to make 90% of waterways swimmable by 2040

The New Zealand Government has announced a new target to have 90% of New Zealand's lakes and rivers reach swimmable water quality standards by 2040. New Zealand Prime Minister Bill…

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Feb 23, 2017 Environment / Government / Recreation / Tourism /


Dreamworld closure drags Ardent Leisure to $49 million half year loss

Ardent Leisure, the operator of Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld, has reported a half-year financial loss of $49.3 million, largely as a result of the ride incident that led to…

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Feb 23, 2017 Attractions / Finance / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /


Young entrepreneurs shape the future of Queensland tourism

The future of commercial tourism in Queensland now rests with young entrepreneurs who are best-placed to tap in to the needs of the booming youth market according to Dr Sarah Gardiner from…

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Feb 23, 2017 Education / Technology / Tourism /


Brisbane Showgrounds welcomes increase in events

With almost 30 event spaces suitable for everything from corporate meetings to large music festivals, the Brisbane Showgrounds, home to the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal…

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Feb 23, 2017 Events / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


IAAPA publishes attractions performance reports

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has published three new reports presenting a range of information on the performance and prospects of theme…

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Feb 23, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks /


Village Roadshow theme parks experience summer trading decline

Village Roadshow’s theme parks division has revealed an 8.4% decline in attendance at its Gold Coast attractions over the peak summer period, largely due to the impact of the…

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Feb 22, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks /


URBNSURF Perth plan moves forward following City of Melville agreement

A proposal to develop Australia’s third surf park – URBNSURF Perth – came one step closer to fruition at last night’s Melville City Council meeting, with Councillors…

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Feb 22, 2017 Attractions / Parks / Tourism / Waterparks /


Christchurch’s regeneration showcased at AIME 2017

The Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau (CCCB) has used this week’s Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) to highlight the regeneration of Christchurch, five…

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Feb 22, 2017 Arts / Attractions / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


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Fun Wheels Pty Ltd

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd are the premium dealer in Australasia for the Dutch company BERG’s commercial and domestic products. Our flagship product is their revolutionary pedal go-kart – the…

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Pool Ranger

Pool Ranger was first established in 1992 and is one of the leading wholesalers to the swimming pool and spa industry in Australia. The company manufactures, distributes and sells top quality,…

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TouchCloud Global

Activating skyscapes for tourism, art, leisure and living TouchCloud Global (TCg) is a highly specialised international consultancy, broker and principal, devoted solely to activating and energising…

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Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…

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