Melbourne

  • $972 million upgradation of Melbourne Park is underway

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Major demolition work is underway as part of Stage 3 of the Andrews Labor Government’s redevelopment of Melbourne Park, the home of the Australian Open.     Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Martin Pakula joined Minister for Priority …

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  • Victoria Tourism: International visitors spent $8.5 billion in 2018

    Published on : Saturday, March 30, 2019

    Victoria has cemented its place as Australia’s best tourist destination, with new data showing that 2018 was our tourism industry’s biggest year on record, welcoming more international visitors than ever before.     International visitors to Victoria spent an unprecedented …

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  • Passenger in Singapore Airlines gets furious over tooth in meal

    Published on : Thursday, February 28, 2019

    An unexpected tooth was found in a passenger’s meal onboard a Singapore Airlines flight.     The passenger was travelling onboard flight SQ248 from Melbourne to New Zealand capital Wellington when he could spot the tooth in his rice dish. …

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  • New direction for Melbourne Convention Bureau Stand at AIME 2019

    Published on : Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) owners, the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) is set to impress at AIME this year, announcing its newly designed exhibition stand which showcases the best of Melbourne.     Highlighting Victoria and Melbourne’s strength as …

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  • Melbourne ranks one for sustainability in Asia Pacific

    Published on : Monday, November 19, 2018

    For the second consecutive year, Melbourne took the top spot for being a sustainable city in the Asia-Pacific region for business events in the Global Destination Sustainability Index or the GDS-Index.       It has moved up by five …

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  • Cairns Convention Centre appointed Benjamin Boudaud as Executive Chef

    Published on : Monday, November 12, 2018

    The Cairns Convention Centre is delighted to announce that Benjamin Boudaud has commenced as Executive Chef.     Benjamin Boudaud has an extensive background in Australia and Europe working in various hospitality models including fine dining restaurants and vineyards.   …

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  • Business Events Inundate Melbourne During October

    Published on : Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Victoria’s visitor economy received a significant boost last month thanks to the long-term vision of Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) in collaboration with the Victorian State Government.   During October, business events held in Melbourne generated over $23.8 million in economic …

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  • St. Regis debuts in Melbourne, Australia for first time

    Published on : Monday, September 24, 2018

      Renowned luxury brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of the St. Regis Melbourne. The new-build hotel owned by Century Group Aus will be the first in Australia and is slated to open in 2022.   …

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  • Fire engulfs and devastates Melbourne’s heritage listed Gembrook pub

    Published on : Monday, September 24, 2018

    A fire has engulfed the iconic, heritage-listed Gembrook pub in Melbourne’s southeast this morning.   The only pub in the small, quiet town at the end of the Puffing Billy railway line was gutted by the fire shortly after 6 …

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  • Massive New Festival To Light Up Melbourne Winter

    Published on : Monday, September 3, 2018

    A brand-new winter festival will descend on Melbourne in 2019 as the city’s unmatched music and cultural offerings are celebrated at a signature event unlike anything Victoria has ever seen.   Bringing Melbourne’s iconic after-dark experiences to life, the Andrews …

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  • Flight service disrupted as Melbourne Airport is under thick fog

    Published on : Monday, April 23, 2018

    Thousands of passengers in Melbourne Airport were forced to change their travel plans, following the cancellation of 18 flights after heavy  fog spread throughout Melbourne. The visibility range has reduced to just 50 meters.     A heavy fog over …

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  • Business events increases visitation to Asia-Pacific through incentive reward travel programes

    Published on : Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    Melbourne’s international reputation for attracting and delivering incentive reward programs for the Asia- Pacific market was strengthened with the arrival of Hong Kong incentive group, AIA Hong Kong, into Melbourne and regional Victoria last week.   A major coup for …

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  • Melbourne throws support behind Global Meetings Industry Day

    Published on : Friday, April 13, 2018

    Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) proudly supports Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), uniting with the meeting industry across the globe to highlight the legacy impact of business events on communities, businesses and economies.   MCB is not only renowned for successfully …

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  • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf is the newest place to attract business and luxury tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    Novotel Melbourne South Wharf is the newest hotel in Australia opened with Victorian capital which will enhance the meeting, tourism and event industry.     It is about AUD$150 million Novotel Melbourne South Wharf with bold architectural statement.     …

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  • 2018 Australian Grand Prix is surging the hotel bookings at Melbourne

    Published on : Friday, March 23, 2018

    Due to 2018 Australian Grand Prix, the hotel booking in Melbourne is rising high. Previously, in 2017, there was a rise of 42% in hotel bookings in Australian Grand Prix.     The Over Grand Prix weekend last year was …

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  • Smash Hit Musical Come From Away To Land In Melbourne

    Published on : Monday, March 19, 2018

    Tony Award winning musical Come From Away will land on stage at a revamped Comedy Theatre in July 2019.   Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Come From Away Producer Rodney Rigby to announce the big news …

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  • Melbourne celebrates annual Moomba Parade with iconic parades

    Published on : Monday, March 12, 2018

    The city of Melbourne celebrates its annual colourful parade festival- Moomba parade 2018 which kicked off around 10.45am in Birdwood Avenue. During this annual fest, more than thousands of locals and international tourists gather.   Moomba parade 2018 began with …

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  • Tyrian Serviced Apartments are now the new trend in Melbourne

    Published on : Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    Tyrian Serviced Apartments in Melbourne, Australia is offering the exceptional quality luxury and breathtaking views over the Grand Prix track and beyond along with the new locations of Queens Road, Melbourne which opened in January is the second of its …

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  • The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) 2018, Melbourne, Australia concludes

    Published on : Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    The buyers and sellers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) have concluded two jam-packed days of networking and business meetings which included 25 new exhibitors to the show floor.   On the evening of day one, the popular …

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  • AIME 2018 kicks off

    Published on : Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has officially opened today welcoming event professionals and exhibitors from over 20 countries to connect, learn and be inspired over two days of networking, exhibition and meetings.   The Honourable John Eren, MP, …

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