STR’s preliminary June data for hotels in Melbourne, Australia, indicates strong growth in both supply and demand.
Colin Baker has been named new regional director of StayWell Hospitality Middle East effective August.
Marriott International signed an agreement with Melbourne-based property development company Capital Alliance to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott, brand to Australia.
A state-of-the-art craft brewery, 50 tap gastro-pub and versatile events space for 600 seated guests are features of Cairns’ newest waterfront destination.
Australia and India agreed on a new liberalised air services arrangement that will see open capacity between the major airports in both countries.
Carnival Spirit sailed through Sydney Heads, Australia on June 25 after a 14-day dry dock in Singapore for a series of enhancements.
Emirates launched a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via Bali reflecting increased interest in the attractive Indonesian island destination and improving connectivity to New Zealand.
The government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to the country, Tourism Australia, partnered with Tourism Western Australia and Visit Victoria to host Premier Aussie Specialists and Aussie Specialist agents from Malaysia.
Between May and November, visitors and locals can spot Humpback, Southern Right, Minke and Blue Whales from many scenic spots along Australia’s east and west coastlines.