Four Perth hotels and hospitality businesses, including Fraser Suites and the State Buildings, have been named best in their field at the annual Australian Hotels Association National Awards for Excellence.
Valerie Davies has a background in media and communications, but her public role today is as a board member of Cedar Woods, Event Hospitality & Entertainment, HBF and the WA Tourism Commission, as well as running her own consultancy.
Captain Cook Cruises has today announced it will extend its ferry services to Rottnest later this year, joining Rottnest Express and Rottnest Fast Ferries, which could create downward pressure on prices of trips to the island and boost jobs.
Indigenous employment group Ngarluma Yindjibarndi Foundation is continuing its push into hospitality and tourism, unveiling plans to develop a tourism hub at Cossack, a historic ghost town located around 15 kilometres from Roebourne.
Perth motorsport enthusiasts may soon have the opportunity to venture to Malaysia to watch V8 supercar racing, as the country seeks new opportunities after hosting what will be its final Formula One grand prix at Sepang later this year.
A Singaporean investment group has taken a long-term view on Perth's hotels sector, shrugging off plunging room rates and a massive wave of new developments to purchase the Crowne Plaza Perth for $50 million.
Iron ore dust in Port Hedland has cost the local economy around $60 million per annum, with an additional $216 million in one-off capital costs, according to a report released today commisoned by a local hotel opposing further expansion of BHP Billiton's port operations.