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Australian Government announces tourism recovery package

Thursday, 23 January 2020 00:00

The Australian Government has announced an initial $76 million tourism recovery package as part of the National Bushfire Recovery Fund. The package is designed to protect jobs, small businesses and local economies by helping to get tourists travelling across Australia again.

Scenic Hotels to aid Samoa's measles epidemic

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 23:49

Samoa may be a long way from New Zealand's Glacier Country, but the number of Samoan staff employed in tourism on the West Coast brings the ongoing measles epidemic in Samoa very close to home.

PCMA to Raise $250K for Australia and Puerto Rico Disaster Victims

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 23:19

Citing the business events industry’s vast potential for taking care of people and communities, PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat today announced a pan-industry initiative to raise $250,000 to help those affected by the bushfires in Australia and the earthquakes in Puerto Rico.

Braided river façade one quarter complete at Te Pae Christchurch

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 23:13

The braided river effect of Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre’s façade is taking shape, with CPB Contractors having now installed a quarter of the 43,000 herringbone tiles.

Ōtākaro Limited Chief Executive, John Bridgman, says achieving this iconic look has been a significant feat of architecture and engineering.

Tasmania to host the 13th Annual PCOA Conference in 2020

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 03:04


Barry Neame, PCOA President congratulated the ICC Venue, AV and catering,  the dynamic MC duo Amanda Stevens and Andrew Klein, along with program director Tiffany Bower.