THE Corporate Traveller, a division of Flight Centre Limited, has considerably expanded its WA operations over the past three years in response to growing demand for business travel services in both metropolitan and country areas.
WA Tourism Awards finalist Emerald Hotel now has facilities in Darwin. Owned by Tourism Council Australia president Laurie O’Meara, the hotel offers a one bedroom apartment for the same price as a hotel room. Spa rooms are available upon request.
Would you feel confident enough to pick a corked wine? The difficulty in identifying corked wines was recently illustrated in London during a seminar organised by a wine and spirits magazine called Harpers on 16 March.
THE recently announced workers’ compensation premium rate hike will pose a substantial challenge to employers. Employers face an average 34 per cent increase. Some industries will experience increases of more than 100 per cent.
A $2.3 million development planned for the vacant site at 1292 Hay Street has been approved by the Perth City Council.At its 8 June meeting, councillors voted to overturn a staff recommendation that the application be refused.
AN AUSTRALIAN delegation is heading to Silicon Valley in the US to learn from its venture capitalists.The trade mission includes ‘home-grown’ Australian venture capital funds and Aust-ralian representatives of major regional funds.