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81% MICE industry rely on meetings to hit goals

A massive 81% of event professionals are banking on meetings to reach business targets, while the remaining 19% think a good old-fashioned BBQ should do it.

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Virgin launches new cabin class

Virgin Australia has officially taken off with its new cabin class, and if anyone asks, no we’re not bitter we weren’t invited on the launch flight.

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Hooray! Travel DAZE is back for 2017

The travel industry’s biggest and best event is back, and you can get your Earlybird tickets ‘cheap cheap’ right now. Sorry, that was awful.

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Australia “looking closely” at laptop ban

by Hannah Edensor

The US laptop ban has rattled the world’s travellers and could now land much closer to home. Although we don’t mean it’ll apply to our actual homes.

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US business travellers have a thing for Australia

by Hannah Edensor

On second reading of this headline, it does sound a little bit like US business travellers want to get it on with Australians, but that’s definitely not what we intended.

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Flight Centre expands corporate business in Europe

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre continues to spread its tentacles with a new corporate acquisition, but that’s not to suggest it’s a cephalopod mollusc.

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Tourism Australia’s 50th celebrated with mentoring dinner

We’ve had plenty of mentors over the course of our career. Largely because they keep quitting, though, and not because we’re particularly skilled.

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Sydney the major events capital of Australia

Another accolade to determine whether Sydney or Melbourne is better. You have to wonder if they’re just making this stuff up now, don’t you?

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Hotels

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2020 hotel tech will be same as 10 years ago

by Amy Bryant

Hotel technology will remain stuck in the noughties according to this study. Much like our Nokia mobile and maroon Corduroy suit.

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Countdown to biggest Vivid Sydney begins

Sydney’s biggest ever Vivid Festival is returning in less than a month and we’re all prepped to fight off small children for the best photo opportunities.

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And the first time TRENZ 2018 will be held in…

by Hannah Edensor

This is a story for anyone on the waitlist to head to TRENZ in 2018, and to make all those sorry people who have to keep waiting feel really jealous and sad.

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New chairperson for CINZ Approved PCO Group

Ali Copeman becomes the newest recruit at the CINZ Approved Professional Conference Organiser Group, amid talk she’ll need extra large business cards just to fit the company name on it.

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