Bronwen Largier

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Annual visitor statistics show domestic recovery near complete, international visitation performing reasonably well

Tourism Research Australia has released domestic and international visitation figures for the year to June 2022, which shows international visitation is performing reasonably well considering the status of international borders during the data period. Read more

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Adelaide hosts largest international conference since beginning of the pandemic

An estimated 2,300 delegates from 17 countries have gathered at Adelaide Convention Centre this week for the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education (WIPCE 2022), representing the city’s largest international business event since the pandemic was declared in March 2020. Read more

Joyce DiMascio

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

AMR releases report on world’s top exhibition organisers

It’s the report that major exhibition organisers look out for in the contest for who is the biggest world player. Read more

Gerardine Donough-Tan

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Incentive travel from South and Southeast Asia to Australia bounces back

Tourism Australia’s 2022 Business Events Consumer Demand Project showed perceptions of Australia as an incentive destination are strong, particularly in South and Southeast Asia. Read more

Bronwen Largier

September 27, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

A glimpse into The Star’s proposed pathway to suitability as a casino operator

The Star Entertainment Group (TSEG) has released part of its response to the “show cause” notice issued to the business requesting it to outline why it should not have disciplinary action taken against it, after The Star was found unfit to hold a casino licence in New South Wales. Read more

Graeme Kemlo

September 27, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

More than a game: It’s a reboot for Melbourne and Geelong

While Melbourne still struggles to fill CBD offices thanks to the pandemic driven work from home culture, the weekend’s AFL Grand Final showed what the city excels at – drawing massive crowds to major sporting events. Read more

Joyce DiMascio

September 27, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Industry input sought for major BECA review

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has called for industry input into a major review of its operations aimed at putting it – and the industry – on a stronger footing for the future. Read more

Bronwen Largier

September 27, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

A $3.2 million economic injection for Melbourne this week as botanic gardens conference comes to town

More than 400 delegates invested in the world’s botanic gardens are meeting at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre today until Thursday as part of the 7th Global Botanic Gardens Congress. Read more