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ICC Sydney on track for December 2016 opening

ICC Sydney on track for December 2016 opening

24th Feb 2015 Travel Events News

International Convention Centre Sydney has launched a virtual tour of the much anticipated world class venue, on track to open in December 2016, to a global audience in Melbourne at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo. Kicking off AIME’s media program this morning, at Australia’s largest business events trade show, ICC Sydney has for the first time provided the industry with an animated movie that explores the sparkling new Sydney city waterfront venue and its magnificent views.

Ash cloud halts Australia flights

Ash cloud halts Australia flights

31st May 2014 Airline News

Hundreds of passengers are facing travel disruption after a volcanic eruption in Indonesia sent ash clouds over the region, forcing airlines to cancel flights to and from Northern Australia.

Tourism Australia launches new campaign in India

Tourism Australia launches new campaign in India

Tourism Australia, India has launched a new global promotional campaign, ‘There’s Nothing like Australia’ aimed at promoting Australia as a must-see destination with some of the world’s best tourism experiences. Australia has a wealth of assets, natural and man-made, that differentiate it from other destinations around the world.

Tourism Victoria launches interactive training programme

Tourism Victoria launches interactive training programme

Tourism Victoria has launched Road Trip Victoria, an exciting new online training programme and incentive that allows agents to improve their knowledge of the Australian state online in a fun and original way. Through a YouTube video, Road Trip Victoria follows local Tourism Victoria representatives in a bright red Mini Cooper visiting the state’s best and newest experiences.

Sydney Airport board appoints Kerrie Mather as MD

Sydney Airport board appoints Kerrie Mather as MD

24th Jun 2011 Press Release Airline News

The Board of Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) today announced Ms Kerrie Mather has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sydney Airport, effective 1 July 2011. Ms Mather will continue as CEO of MAp which holds a 74% interest in Sydney Airport.

Port of Brisbane sold for $2.1bn

Port of Brisbane sold for $2.1bn

12th Nov 2010 Cruise News Tourism News

The Australian state of Queensland has sold a 99-year lease on the Port of Brisbane to a consortium including the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. In addition the buyer, Q Port Holdings, will take responsibility for future upgrades of section three of the Port of Brisbane Motorway, at an estimated cost of $200 million.