Samoa attracting events

SAMOA is fast becoming the capital of the Pacific for events. Apia Park is home to an all-purpose sports facility which hosts major competitions such as rugby, league, cricket, golf and soccer. Speaking to travelBulletin in Samoa recently, Samoa Tour

Coral Expeditions to target incentive groups

CORAL Expeditions is looking to target the growing business events market in and around the Great Barrier Reef through a series of pre- and post- conference itineraries. The options include three, four and seven-night trips on board Coral Expeditions

Cairns looks to business events

THE Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region is undergoing a renaissance with millions of dollars of investment underway in tourism and events infrastructure. Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) director of business and tourism events Rosie Douglas sa

AACB view

Karen Bolinger, president Association of Australian Convention Bureaux Industry research plays a vital role in advocacy and continually improving our performance. Business events is the only sector of the tourism industry that provides a long-term

ICYMI: BEN December 2017

AIME allows day buyers The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) will allow domestic day buyers to be a part of the official buyer program for the first time in the event's history. The change will allow domestic buyers to participate i

Sydney back in top Form

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) is back in form, having posted its best result since the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre was demolished three years ago to make way for the city's newest flagship venue, ICC Sydney. The convention bureau