Shadow Play by Peppers has officially opened during a ceremony hosted by the lord mayor of Melbourne, Sally Capp, in the city’s thriving Southbank arts and entertainment district.
Marriott International has announced the signing of Le Méridien Melbourne, in partnership with owner and developer Jinshan Investment Group. Slated to open in 2020, the 235-room hotel will boast the brand’s distinct mid-century modern approach.
Qatar Airways has introduced its flagship Airbus A380 on the Melbourne route as the airline continues its growth story in Australia. Melbourne is the original home for Qatar Airways in Australia, with the airline adding services to Perth, Sydney and Adelaide in recent years.
LATAM Airlines Group has announced it will operate a new, non-stop service between Santiago and Melbourne, Australia, from October 2017. The westbound Santiago-Melbourne leg – measuring more than 11,000 kilometres in distance with a flight time of approximately 15 hours – will become the longest non-stop flight in LATAM´s history.
Melbourne Airport has welcomed the announcement by Singapore Airlines to add a second daily Melbourne-Singapore A380 service.
Melbourne Airport has welcomed China Southern’s announcement to double its Melbourne services by introducing twice-daily flights between Guangzhou and Melbourne from October 2011.
Easter has boosted Melbourne Airport’s international passenger numbers for April resulting in a 20.4 per cent increase compared to April last year, taking total international passengers to 535,143 for the month.
The Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) has launched the Melbourne Planner’s Guide 2010/11, featuring new and expanded sections detailing the destination’s incentive offerings, suggested itineraries and regional Victoria’s Business Events products and services.
People who have booked hotels in Melbourne for March are likely to experience the fun and excitement of this year’s Moomba Festival.
The city of Melbourne is opening its brand new tourist attraction this weekend, the Southern Star observation wheel.Located at Waterfront City in Melbourne Docklands, the AU$100m Southern Star is the first giant observation wheel to be built in Australia, and offers spectacular views overlooking Melbourne’s CBD, Victoria Harbour and beyond.