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Accor Backs Indigenous Employment Goals

Accor indigenous training picAccor Hotels says it is aiming to employ 1000 Indigenous Australians – or 10% of its workforce on present numbers – by 2018. The hotel operator has just helped launch the Federal Government's Employment Parity Initiative, the goal of which is to increase Indigenous employment. It wants 'corporate Australia' to set goals on Indigenous employment with a 3% target by 2020.

Forget the US Dollar, What About The Euro?

Oz dollar v Euro 12.03.15There's been heaps of commentary about the impact a weakening Aussie dollar will have on outbound travel. Yet the comparisons are always done with the USD.

What about the Euro, against which the AUD has been strongly rising over the past few weeks? That is surely a good news story for Aussies heading to Europe this northern summer…

Oops – Autumn Becomes Spring at

The perils of globalisation without localisation. US company has just launched a 'Spring Sale' to its Welcome Rewards members in Australia and no doubt the rest of the Southern Hemisphere. What's wrong with that? It's Autumn south of the equator.  Or maybe we should start calling it Fall.

Upcoming Events

Travel Invest - Sydney 2015


What: New half-day event
Where: Westin Sydney
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Agenda: Click for Details
Bookings: $275 + gst early bird

Finally, investors are taking travel seriously. So Is Travel A Buy? Find out at Travel Invest - great program, great price, and just a few hours out of the office. More...

TRAVELtech New Zealand


  • Pullman Hotel Auckland
  • Thursday, June 25, 2015
  • Bookings open next week

Get set for the first-ever TRAVELtech New Zealand.

It marks the international debut of Asia-Pacific's original travel internet and distribution event.

Speakers and program are being announced the w/b April 20.

We're always open to ideas so don't hesitate to get in touch.

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No Vacancy Australia 2015


It's a wrap! No Vacancy Australia has just been staged in Sydney.

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TRAVELtech Sydney 2015

TRAVELtech Australia

TRAVELtech returns to Sydney on October 15.

Founded in 1999, it's Australia's leading web travel event, attracting 200+ delegates each year.

Early days at this stage and further details of this year's event will be posted over the next couple of months.

Meanwhile, if you have any questions, please get in touch.


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No Vacancy Bali 2015


November 2015

No Vacancy Bali will return to the Island of the Gods in November, 2015.

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