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Aussie companies to receive tax breaks in NZ

Tourism New Zealand today announced Australian entities can now claim back the goods and services tax when holding business events in New Zealand. Effective...

Minimum wage increase would hit regional businesses

The accommodation industry has recommended to the Fair Work Commission that there should be no increase in the minimum wage in 2014. In its submission...

Two new Hilton hotels planned for Perth and Fremantle

Perth’s skyline is set to change in the next few years - Hilton has announced a new hotel for the Perth riverfront, following the Ritz-Carlton hotel...

Ritz-Carlton plans return to Australia

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Far East Consortium have signed an agreement for the development of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, heralding the return of...

Starwood Hotels’ Aloft Brand to make landmark debut in Australia

SYDNEY - Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced that its rapidly expanding Aloft Hotels brand will soon enter the Australian market for...

Melbourne's Blumenthal coup

ONE of the world’s most famous restaurants, The Fat Duck, is to close at Christmas and relocate to Melbourne. The restaurant’s owner and chef Heston...

Minimum wages not to blame for restaurant failures

In reference to “Freeze minimum wages or we’ll shut down, say restaurateurs” (AFR, March 27), every month probably hundreds of restaurants close...

Accommodation industry has responsibilities to new legislation

The new suite of state legislation to modernise the Queensland accommodation industry has some significant responsibilities for resident managers and their...

Mantra IPO cancelled

Mantra Group has cancelled its $400 million initial public offering indefinitely. Joint lead managers UBS and Macquarie Capital along with Mantra management...

Ritz-Carlton confirms Perth hotel

Ritz-Carlton is set to make its return to Australia with a new-build hotel confirmed yesterday for Perth’s Elizabeth Quay development. The hotel was...
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