Spotless Group has secured a long-term extension to its management contract at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre after committing to invest $50 million and take full responsibility for the PCEC’s core assets.
French hospitality education and training group Le Cordon Bleu has added a school in Perth to its list of more than 50 locations worldwide – the latest in a growing number of international groups bringing Western Australia’s entertainment and tourism offerings to a global audience.
The hotel industry expects up to a quarter of Perth’s hotel rooms to be filled by delegates attending next month’s LNG18 conference, though the number of people attending and the flow-on economic benefits to the state remain unclear.
Crown Resorts chairman Robert Rankin has called on the state government to do more to activate the city and Swan Valley so that international tourists can spend a full three or four days in and around Perth.
The chairman of the Rottnest Island Authority has responded to his predecessor’s criticism of the island’s management and governance, highlighting a positive development agenda at the resort in recent years.