Green megatrends for hospitality and tourism

The Fifth Estate – 15  August, 2013 By Erik Stuebe, Austpac Hotels and Resorts A current megatrend in the hospitality and tourism sector is “going green”. More and more pressure is being applied to businesses to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. This is attracting the attention of regulators as well as becoming a

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Government defers education expenses cap

Work related educational expenses cap delayed until 2015. Federal Treasurer Chris Bowen has announced the deferral of the introduction of the government’s controversial $2000 cap on work related education expense deductions until 01 July 2015. An economic statement just released confirms the move, saying that the delay “will allow for further consultation on how best

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Conferences DON’T suck!

MICENET AUSTRALIA e-Newsletter issue Aug No.1 2013 by Michael A rather intriguing article entitled ‘Why conferences suck?’ was published earlier this week across a number of Fairfax’s online news channels. Popular news websites including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Canberra Times and WA Today all featured the article, penned by Michael Baker, which discussed

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