Bronwen Largier

April 16, 2021 · Sydney, Australia

Long recovery predicted for business travel in latest Deloitte Access Economics study

The 2021 edition of the Deloitte Access Economics Tourism and Hotel Market Outlook has forecast that pent up demand from 2020 is expected to support the kick-start of holiday travel, but business travel is expected to have a longer recovery.

Deloitte Access Economics partner and Deloitte national tourism leader, Adele Labine-Romain says this will have critical implications for many corporate travel focused and convention-based hotels. Read more


Opinion

Strap in, we're in for a bit of a tough ride.


Laura Bradley

March 12, 2021 · Sydney, Australia

Canberra readies to welcome 800 in-person attendees for Australian Cyber Conference

Australia’s capital city is gearing up for a return to large in-person events, with the 800-pax 2021 Australian Cyber Conference, organised by the Australian Information Security Association, set to take place at the National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) between March 16 and 18, 2021. Delivered by Canberra-based Conference Logistics (Conlog), the hybrid conference is expected to attract an additional 400 virtual delegates.


Opinion

Interesting topic and great location for it.


Laura Bradley

March 8, 2021 · Sydney, Australia

Thousands flock to SCG for new-look Mardi Gras parade

On Saturday night around 36,000 spectators and 5000 participants took to the Sydney Cricket Ground for the annual Mardi Gras parade. This was the first time the event had taken place outside Oxford Street in Sydney since its 1978 inception. The socially-distanced and ticketed event was modified to align with Covid-19 restrictions, with the venue operating at a capacity limit of 75 per cent. All attendees had their temperatures checked before entering the stadium and were urged to remain in their seats.


Opinion

A decent alternative but we'll all be keen to see it return to the streets next year.