Wotif.com has demonstrated its business model is resilient in the face of economic uncertainty after it reported a 31 per cent increase in profit for the 2007-08 fiscal year.
Hotel & Venue News
A new luxury venue is launching med-September in Sydney’s northwest Hills District, providing the region with a licensed premises the likes of which is currently unavailable in the area.
Rendezvous Hotels & Resorts International has announced an expansion of its current partnership with Choice Hotels Australasia that will grow the number of its hotels aligned with the Choice Clarion Collection brand from five to 11 by the end of 2008.
Novotel Wellington has been awarded full marks in Qualmark’s pilot Responsible Tourism program.
A new nightclub-cum-lounge club offering creative sound and lighting solutions and an intimate environment for up to 345 people will open in Sydney’s Oxford Street in September.
The Wellington Convention Centre (WCC) has completed a $6.9-million dollar upgrade of the TSB Bank Arena to increase its capacity and upgrade facilities.
Tabcorp is planning to transform Star City, its flagship Sydney property, into a world-class casino and entertainment destination.
Sydney’s French Moroccan restaurant Souk in the City celebrated their first anniversary in style last night with a party for 200, including socialites, media and restaurateurs.
One of the world’s largest luxury airport hotels, meetings and events venues has opened at London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 (T5).
Choice Hotels Australasia’s (CHA) has added accommodation properties in New Zealand, Victoria and NSW to its network of Comfort Inn properties.
Environmentally conscious Sir Paul McCartney has one and now a New Zealand hotel has three.
New Zealand’s largest accommodation property, Rendezvous Hotel Auckland (RHA), has refurbished its ballroom and conference meeting rooms.
The Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) exceeded its annual sales target for the 2007-08 fiscal year by more than $2 million.
Europe-based hotel network Worldhotels has reported a 40 per cent increase in MICE revenue for the first six months of 2008.
Sydney’s Metro Hotel has completed refurbishments for its 4-star superior rooms in a bid to attract more corporate business.
Resort Corp has announced the sale of the management rights of its $210 million Noosa Sanctuary project and conference centre to Mirvac Hotels and Resorts.
Chinese electronics and information company Hisense yoday (July 21) marked its six-year naming rights sponsorship of a prominent Melbourne sporting arena.
The Darwin Convention Centre (DCC) has exceeded its sales targets for the 2008-09 fiscal year less than a month after it commenced operations.
Conference delegates and business travellers could be turned away from hotels in Western Australia from next week because of an undersupply of clean sheets linked to the state’s gas shortage.
The world’s first synthetic golf course is nearing completion at a development site near Yeepoon on Queensland’s Capricorn Coast, with 13 of the 18 holes now complete.