TRAINING was once primarily an activity involving newcomers to a workplace, but in today’s competitive world, developing the skills of workers at all levels has become an increasingly prominent goal for many in business.
THINGS appear to be going swimmingly in the Swan Valley. About $28 million was invested in the region in the past financial year and this year’s Spring in the Valley Festival is expect to attract more than 60,000 people.
JUST about everything to do with WA’s wildflower season is big. From the area across which the buds bloom to the 12,000 or so different species – it’s an enormous spectacle that attracts increasingly large numbers of tourists.
WHAT a difference two years make.Just 24 months ago the Coates Hire Avon Descent was on the brink of collapse, yet this year the event will be exposed to a national (and hopefully) and international tele-vision audience.
ONLY in Western Australia would federal politicians, the rich, the famous and the beautiful sit together around a dirt track beside the blue singlets and thong brigade to watch a horse race and share a beer.
THE new and improved WA Tourism Network is set to revolutionise visitors’ access to the WA tourism industry, give local tourism operators national and international exposure, and allow information sharing between visitors’
WHILE many of the State’s baby boomers will have fond memories of holiday train travel to places like Albany and Esperance, chances are their offspring – those we call Generation X – are unaware such trips ever existed.
HEALTH spas and holistic holidays could be the next big thing in the Western Australian tourism industry.As life’s pressures increase and the time to relax diminishes, a spa holiday seems to be an alluring idea.