Jill Varley

September 18, 2017 · Sydney, Australia

Luxperience 2017 is here

Last night at the Hilton Sydney,  Luxperience 2017 welcomed 350 leading global travel industry representatives at its sixth annual Thought Leaders Forum and Welcome Cocktail Party. With an event theme of transformation both on a personal and professional level, two panel discussions highlighted marketing in Australia and in China, Lauren Bath spoke on the power of an image transforming lives and businesses, while  Glenn and Heather Singleman, talked of their daredevil lives and pushing boundaries to gain our greater selves.      


Today, it is down to business as Luxperience international and local exhibitors and buyers gather at Doltone House, Australian Technology Park for the first day of appointments.

Brad Foster

June 14, 2017 · Sydney, Australia

Lighting up Sydney with Barco technology

When Barco previewed its projection technology at the ISE 2017 trade show, TDC CEO Michael Hassett said he knew this was the way forward for the future of large-format video projection. “Laser phosphor technology is the first significant change that we’ve seen in over 10 years, ever since the industry moved from CRT and LCDs to DMDs hailing a new era of projection technology,” he said. Image courtesy of TDC.


We don’t understand how the technology works but we certainly like the end result.

Jill Varley

April 13, 2017 · Sydney, Australia

Mantra Sydney Airport on track for June opening

A milestone was reached yesterday when the Mantra Group’s new-build Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport completed the exterior. Now moving into the fitout phase – the nine-level hotel is on track to open in late June. Featuring 136 contemporary guest rooms, a restaurant, bar and car parking, Mantra’s CEO Bob East said it will mirror how people typically interact at an airport with its 24/7 atmosphere and service, informal meeting spaces and a relaxed dining and service culture.    


Sustainability measures such as solar panels and rain water storage are key features