News: Tourism

Meetings and event industry professionals converge on Sydney

Starting today (Sunday 30th April) Meetings & Events Australia's (MEA) national conference is set to deliver the most extensive program in its 42 year history, with an international…

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Apr 30, 2017 Events / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


Village Roadshow results hit by downturn in theme park visits

Village Roadshow has reported a 9.4% drop in visits to its Gold Coast theme parks for the nine months to 31st March – impacted by poor weather and effect of last October's fatal…

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Apr 28, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Tourism / Waterparks /


Winton begins rebuilding of iconic Australian tourism experience

Destroyed by fire in 2015, the $22 million rebuild of Winton’s Waltzing Matilda Centre has begun. Expected to be completed in February 2018, the new 2250 metre² facility will…

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Apr 28, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Tourism /


Nambour to Coolum trail to be a first for the Sunshine Coast

The first east-west recreation trail for the Sunshine Coast is a step closer after the Sunshine Coast Council endorsed the draft Nambour to Coolum trail which will encourage even more…

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Apr 28, 2017 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Waikato Museum recognised for tourism excellence

Waikato Museum is among the first New Zealand visitor attractions to be awarded Qualmark’s highest level of quality assurance, under new Tourism New Zealand guidelines. Qualmark is…

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Apr 28, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Safety / Tourism /


Deborah Thomas to step aside as Ardent Leisure Chief Executive

Ardent Leisure has announced that Deborah Thomas is to stand down as its Chief Executive to take on the newly created role of Chief Customer Officer and Head of Operations for its…

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Apr 27, 2017 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /


Qatar spending US$500 million a week on FIFA World Cup 2022 infrastructure

The Government of Qatar is spending as much as US$500 million a week on infrastructure ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, according to the nation’s Finance Minister. Minister Ali…

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Apr 27, 2017 Finance / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


Omani tourism officials look to New Zealand on adventure activities fact-finding mission

Skills Active Aotearoa last week hosted a group from Oman’s Ministry of Tourism, on a visit to New Zealand to learn more about the country's world-class adventure activities…

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Apr 26, 2017 Attractions / Safety / Tourism /


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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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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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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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