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Wherever Life Takes You, Best Western Is There

By |2017-11-15T08:19:13+10:00November 15th, 2017|Media|

November 9, 2017: Best Western Australasia (BWA) has embraced a new positioning statement – ‘Wherever Life Takes You, Best Western Is There’. The tagline underpins the brand’s current brand campaign in the Australian and New Zealand markets, emphasising the phenomenal reach of the hotel and resort group, which has more More ...

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Best Western Australasia Enters Economy Market, Launches SureStay in Australia and New Zealand

By |2017-11-15T08:13:13+10:00November 15th, 2017|Media|

November 2, 2017: Best Western Australasia (BWA) today confirmed that SureStay, its new ‘white label’ economy hotel brand, is coming to Australia and New Zealand. Head of Commercial Steve Richards says fruitful discussions are under way with a number of hotels and anticipates the first property will go live in More ...

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Odysseus sets sail with Crystal & Uniworld – Now Live & Bookable

By |2017-11-15T08:13:34+10:00November 15th, 2017|Media|

October 6, 2017: Odysseus Solutions today announced that luxury operator Crystal Cruises and river specialist Uniworld have become the latest major cruise lines to offer live booking through its industry-leading distribution and booking platform. Crystal Cruises, Crystal Yacht, Crystal River, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises and U by Uniworld are now More ...

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Mark Rizzuto New CEO of Livn, Aims to Double Product in a Year

By |2017-09-29T12:12:29+10:00September 28th, 2017|Media|

Sept 28, 2017: Livn, Asia-Pacific’s leading aggregator of instantly bookable tour and activities product, today announced the appointment of travel industry heavyweight Mark Rizzuto as Chief Executive Officer while company Founder Steve Martinez has been named Chief Commercial Officer. More …

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Kristy Edwards Now Leading Best Western’s Revenue Team

By |2017-09-29T11:59:58+10:00September 26th, 2017|Media|

September 26, 2017: Kristy Edwards has been promoted to Senior Revenue Manager at Best Western Australasia, managing a team of four that works across its properties in Australia and New Zealand. They’ve been having great success boosting performance at a range of properties leading to increased demand from Best Western More ...

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Best Western Expands Australian Network – New Properties in Albany and Karratha

By |2017-09-29T12:01:05+10:00September 7th, 2017|Media|

September 7, 2017: Best Western Australasia continues to evolve and today welcomed two excellent new properties in Western Australia to its hotels and resorts network. “It’s fantastic to see properties of this calibre joining Best Western – it’s testament to the exciting brand evolution and repositioning we’ve undergone over recent More ...

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Livn’s Global Tours & Activities Now Live on Amadeus

By |2017-09-29T11:24:17+10:00September 6th, 2017|Media|

September 6, 2017: Amadeus travel agents can now seamlessly book 19,000 global tours and activities in real-time thanks to a ground-breaking integration with Livn initially covering the Australia and New Zealand markets The connection between the Livn tours and activities database and Amadeus Selling Platform Connect has just gone live More ...

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Best Western Australasia Sets TripAdvisor Ratings Record

By |2017-09-29T12:02:17+10:00August 8th, 2017|Media|

August 8, 2017: The lift in standards across Best Western’s hotel network in Australia and New Zealand has continued with a record 54% of its properties being rated four stars or above by consumers on TripAdvisor and awarded a coveted Certificate of Excellence for 2017. It is the third consecutive More ...

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Odysseus Rides Cruise Wave, Launches Dynamic Packaging and Staffs Up To Stay Ahead of the Curve

By |2017-09-29T12:07:27+10:00July 26th, 2017|Media|

Miami, July 26, 2017: New products and a desire to stay ahead of the curve is propelling the rapid expansion of travel technology company Odysseus Solutions, which today announced it is employing another 20 software developers, software and support engineers. Founder Monish Luthra said extra staff is needed to ensure More ...

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Georgina Williams to Help Drive Best Western’s Brand Expansion

By |2017-09-29T12:27:15+10:00July 11th, 2017|Media|

Georgina Williams, Best Western July 11, 2017: Highly regarded hotel executive Georgina Williams has joined Best Western Australasia as Brand Development Manager with responsibility for growing the group’s profile and presence in Australia and New Zealand. “My main role is to bring new members into the Best Western More ...

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Growth on The Agenda for Best Western After Strong Year

By |2017-09-29T15:47:25+10:00June 9th, 2017|Media|

June 9, 2017: Rapid international tourism growth combined with excellent corporate and government demand propelled Best Western Australasia to a strong result for the year to March 31. Leading the charge were international guests buying BWA’s ‘Hotel Pass’, sales of which rose 35% over the previous year, the best for More ...

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World’s Greatest River Cruises Now On Odysseus Solutions

By |2017-09-29T12:11:32+10:00May 23rd, 2017|Media|

May 23, 2017: Some of the world’s greatest river cruises are now available through Odysseus Solutions – the cruise industry’s leading booking engine – following successful integrations with APT Travel Group (including Travelmarvel) and AmaWaterways. More …

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Asian Agents Missing The Cruise Technology Boat Says Odysseus

By |2017-09-29T11:53:33+10:00April 26th, 2017|Media|

April 26, 2017: Asian cruising is powering ahead with passenger numbers doubling in the past four years to 3m+ but regional agents are missing a major sales opportunity through a lack of automation – a scenario cruise tech company Odysseus Solutions is out to change. Odysseus, exhibiting at Digital Travel More ...

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Great Program & Speakers @ TRAVELtech 2016

By |2016-09-23T12:30:00+10:00September 23rd, 2016|Media|

Sydney, Sept 23, 2016:  Fantastic speakers and  a provocative program anchor the latest edition of TRAVELtech - Australia's leading online travel marketing, distribution and technology event – which returns to Sydney on Tuesday, September 27. There's also excellent networking with 200+ delegates registered and plenty of time built into the More ...

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MEET THE DISRUPTORS @ TRAVELtech 2015

By |2015-10-12T12:57:43+10:00October 12th, 2015|Media|

Oct 12, 2015: Just a couple of days until TRAVELtech returns to Sydney this Thursday with a compelling program based around the theme ‘Disruptive Influences’. The agenda features more than 25 of travel’s most innovative companies – including several global disruptors – while excellent networking is also guaranteed with strong More ...

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Speakers Announced, Agenda Revealed for TRAVELtech Australia – ‘Disruptive Influences’

By |2015-08-18T14:30:58+10:00August 18th, 2015|Media|

Lots of fresh faces and innovative companies feature in the first round of speakers for TRAVELtech Australia, which returns to Sydney on October 15, 2015 This year's theme is 'Disruptive Influences' with the fast-moving, issues-based event anchored by a compelling agenda exploring the seismic changes rocking the travel world and beyond. Where: Sheraton on The Park When: Thursday, October 15 Bookings: AUD499 More ...

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Online Travel Leaders Speak At First-Ever TRAVELtech New Zealand

By |2015-06-03T16:48:26+10:00May 26th, 2015|Media|

- Focused, issues-based event at Pullman Auckland  on June 25- TRAVELtech - Australasia's leading online travel, distribution, digital marketing and tech event - is coming to NZ for the first time on June 25, featuring a program packed with online industry leaders from New Zealand, Australia and Europe. Speakers include More ...

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The Big Squeeze – No Vacancy Australia 2015

By |2015-02-10T08:47:09+10:00February 10th, 2015|Media|

Feb 10, 2015: No Vacancy Australia is returning bigger and better than ever to Sydney on March 26, the conference anchored by a punchy, issues-based program with 19 expert speakers confirmed and more on the way. This year's theme is 'The Big Squeeze' and the day will feature analysis, presentations, More ...

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR TRAVELtech WEB AWARDS

By |2015-06-08T12:34:20+10:00September 30th, 2014|Media|

Sydney, Sept 30, 2014: Entries are now open for the 2014 TRAVELtech Web Awards which recognise the best of the Australian travel web. The big prize is Website of The Year and there'll be a number of other awards including Most Innovative, Best New Site and, for the first time, More ...

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Innovation & Inspiration @ TRAVELtech 2014

By |2014-09-16T18:02:35+10:00September 16th, 2014|Media|

Media Release                                                                        September 17, 2014 - Great Speakers, Topical Program, Early Bird Ends Friday – More ...

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Speakers, Program Revealed for No Vacancy Bali

By |2014-06-17T17:34:29+10:00June 17th, 2014|Media|

A powerful speaking line-up has been revealed for the No Vacancy Bali accommodation industry conference at the W Seminyak on August 29, 2014. Based around the theme ‘Growing Pains’, the fast-paced one-day event features speakers from Starwood, IHG, Accor, Google, Expedia, Pop! Hotels, TripAdvisor, Mantra Group, HotelsCombined, Booking.com, Komune Hotels, More ...

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No Vacancy 2014 – Balancing Act: Fantastic Speakers, Excellent Program, Awesome Value

By |2014-03-16T07:00:06+10:00March 10th, 2014|Media|

Tune Hotels CEO Mark Lankester, HotelClub President Nicolas Chu, Wotif.com CEO Scott Blume, Toga Hotels CEO Rachel Argaman and Baillie Lodges co-Founder James Baillie are just a few of the fantastic speakers taking centre stage at No Vacancy Australia in Sydney on March 26. Others include Rob Anderson, CEO Best More ...

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No Vacancy Sydney 2014 – Balancing Act

By |2013-11-13T17:48:43+10:00November 13th, 2013|Media|

Media Release, 14 November, 2013 No Vacancy, Australia’s leading accommodation industry conference, returns to the Sheraton on The Park in Sydney on March 26, 2014. As ever, it will be a focussed one-day event revolving around a strong program with entertaining, influential speakers. There’ll also be great networking through the More ...

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Rome2Rio Beats Strong Field to Win Website of the Year

By |2013-09-19T11:51:41+10:00September 19th, 2013|Media|

Media Release, 19 Sept 2013 A small Australian online business, Rome2Rio.com, has beaten out a strong field including some of the world’s largest websites to win the TRAVELtech GlobalCollect Website of the Year for 2013. Rome2Rio.com is a multi-modal search engine – which displays air, rail, bus and ferry transport More ...

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TRAVELtech : Reboot 2013

By |2013-09-05T08:45:16+10:00September 5th, 2013|Media|

Media Release, Sept 5, 2013 Get ready for a new, improved and expanded version of TRAVELtech in 2013, which will be staged over two days instead of the traditional one in Sydney on September 12 & 13. This year the first day - the new day - will be all More ...

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