Top chefs help to put Australia on the menu for international business events

 Top chefs help to put Australia on the menu for international business events – Australian food icons Guy Grossi, Shannon Bennett and Luke Mangan, and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) renowned Executive Chef Tony Panetta, are helping to ensure Australia is on the menu for international business events planners attending Dreamtime 2013 – which opens in […]

Australian-owned property wins Best Ski Chalet in Japan at inaugural World Ski Awards

Australian-owned property wins Best Ski Chalet in Japan at inaugural World Ski Awards – Kitzbühel, Austria: Representatives of The Vale Niseko were honoured to accept the award for Best Ski Chalet in Japan at the inaugural World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony on Saturday November 16th. It was an outstanding hat trick for the Niseko region, […]


MAKEOVER FOR PARADISE RESORT KID’S CLUB –  Building on the success of the installation of the incredible Planet Chill ice skating attraction, Paradise Resort has turned its focus to a $100,000 revamp of its beloved Zone 4 Kids Club. For almost fifteen years the Zone 4 Kids Club (Z4K) at Paradise Resort has been one […]

It’s All About Soul On The Gold Coast

It’s All About Soul On The Gold Coast Australia’s largest resort operator, Mantra Group, has been appointed to manage apartment letting at the iconic Soul development in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast.  Formerly the Sea Temple Surfers Paradise, Mantra Group will manage the property as Soul Surfers Paradise to capitalise on the market presence […]


One Cent Launches into New Zealand – One Cent is pleased to announce, due to popular demand, the launch of their services into the New Zealand market. New Zealanders, like their Aussie counterparts across the Tasman, should also be entitled to join in the fun and will now have the chance to bid on […]

Australia’s Best Business Hotel

Boutique Brisbane property Spicers Balfour Hotel has been named Australia’s best destination for business travellers by, beating large international chains in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. The hotel topped the listing after the Australian-based hotel price comparison website found it offered the best work-life balance for those who work on the road. Spicers Balfour Hotel edged out […]

Australia and the vanishing frogs

Join a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to save Australia’s vanishing frogs Leading conservation research institute, Earthwatch Australia, is calling for ‘citizen scientists’ to join its Australian Vanishing Frogs expedition from 4-10 November 2013 and 6-12 January 2014 to support threatened wildlife, while escaping to one of Australia’s most diverse and pristine environments. The seven-day expedition will allow […]

Australia – first surfing wave pool

Australia’s first surfing wave pool is expected to be located in Gladstone, in central Queensland, almost 500km from the nearest surf beach. Developer Mark Wilkes has already earmarked a 141ha site just south of Gladstone for the Discovery Coast lifestyle park and surf retreat, a tourism development to feature mountain bike circuits, wakeboarding and Australia’s […]

The 4217 is Unveiled

The old Surfers Paradise Transit Centre is being transformed into The 4217, a vibrant village hub offering locals and tourists high quality food and dining in an ever-evolving creative space. The 4217, named after the area’s postcode, is set to become the new social meeting place in Surfers Paradise, bringing together passionate food providores and […]

Paradise Resort’s $2m upgrade

An additional $2 million investment will see the launch of 100 newly refurbished rooms at Australia’s number one destination for families – Paradise Resort –in mid-July this year. A high demand for the accommodation of families larger than four people, combined with the chance to further the holiday experience at the Resort, has brought about […]