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2802, 2017

Tasmania trumps Australian Tourism Awards

Congratulations to all the Tassie finalists in the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards 2016, and extra applause for those who brought home for Tassie 5 Gold, 7 Silver and 2 Bronze! Tassie dominated the Awards again this year - taking home the most Gold awards for the third year in a row. A special round of applause for our BET members who took out awards especially The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel w [...]

2802, 2017

Marriott International announces luxury hotel for Hobart

Marriott International has announced it will open a $50 million luxury hotel in Hobart. Scheduled to open in October 2018, the hotel will reside in repurposed heritage buildings in Parliament Square. The seven-story, 128 five-star room hotel will operate under the banner of Marriott’s Luxury Collection — the first to do so in Australia. The hotel will feature 128 guest rooms and suites with restor [...]

1702, 2017

New Tasmanian product

Tasmania's offerings just keep on getting bigger and better. Restaurants: Landscape Restaurant & Grill - creates unforgettable dining experiences in the heart of Hobart’s Hunter Street waterfront precinct at Henry Jones Art Hotel – now open. Frogmore Creek City – Frogmore Creek will open a premium wine lounge and restaurant development on the emerging waterfront of Macquarie Wharf, located in [...]

1702, 2017

Let’s catch-up at AIME 2017

Heading to AIME? We would love to catch up with you, so make sure you visit us on stand 4342. Once again we will be holding networking drinks on the Tasmania stand from 4:45pm at the end of day one (Tuesday 21st February) and 3.30pm at the end of day two (Wednesday 22nd February). You don't need to RSVP to attend. Advanced copies of our new 2017-18  Business Events Tasmania Planners Guide will be [...]

1702, 2017

World’s No.1 chef heads to Tasmania

Lunch or dinner with Alain Passard? The world's number one chef, Alain Passard is coming to Launceston and Hobart for the Great Chef Series. This is his first visit to Australia and he has picked Tassie and our celebrated fresh produce. The 'Great Chefs Series' is an opportunity for some of the most influential culinary minds on the planet to mentor, coach and collaborate with the developing talen [...]

1702, 2017

Australia’s top four public golf courses in Tasmania

Australia's top four public golf courses are all in Tasmania, according to 2017 rankings released by Golf Australia magazine last month. The top four are: 1. Cape Wickham (King Island); 2. Barnbougle Dunes (Bridport); 3. Lost Farm (Bridport); and 4. Ocean Dunes (King Island). The two Bridport courses are rated in the top 100 in the world and now look likely to be joined by Cape Wickham and the rec [...]