News: Tourism

Queensland Government confirms $176 million Cairns Convention Centre expansion

The Queensland Government has released new drawings of plans for the upgraded Cairns Convention Centre, showing a tropical-themed entrance and Sky Terrace with views of Trinity Inlet.…

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Aug 8, 2019 Events / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


ATIC appoints tourism leader as Executive Director

The Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) has made a major strategic appointment with experienced tourism, aviation and corporate executive Simon Westaway becoming its Executive…

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Aug 8, 2019 Marketing / Tourism /


New hotel and conference centre part of $2 billion development in Melbourne

Malaysian-backed developer Beulah International has lodged plans for a $2 billion development on Melbourne’s Southbank that will include a 202-key hotel with 120 hotel residences and…

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Aug 7, 2019 Design / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


North Waikato trail network needed to protect recreational activities and tourism

A new report, Connecting Franklin North-Waikato stakeholder report has called for a network of off-road tracks and trails connecting New Zealand's North Waikato towns of Pokeno,…

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Aug 6, 2019 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Australian Reptile Park secures NSW Major Tourist Attraction award

The Australian Reptile Park on the NSW Central Coast, has claimed the top award in the category of Major Tourist Attraction at the 2019 Regional Tourism Awards for Destination Sydney…

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Aug 6, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


Singapore Government approves maintenance of casino duopoly as integrated resorts plan expansion

Singapore's casino gambling duopoly is to continue through to 2030 with the Singapore Government having agreed to the expansion of Singapore’s two integrated casino resorts,…

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Aug 6, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


Reports chart ongoing growth of Chinese theme parks

Ongoing growth in China's theme parks market has been reported on by the China Daily, indicating that attractions development, which has sometimes been criticised by the Chinese…

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Aug 5, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Government / Tourism /


Thai Tourism Minister emphasises visitors safety following Bangkok bombings

Thailand is trying to restore confidence in its tourism sector following a series of bomb attacks late last week that injured several people. Bangkok is currently hosting a regional…

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Aug 5, 2019 Safety / Security / Tourism /


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