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Understanding Changes to Migration Matters: What Hospitality Owners Need to Know

Migration policies in Australia are undergoing significant changes, with recent amendments to the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) and announcements from the May Federal Budget. For hospitality owners who rely on migrant workers, these changes have important implications for workforce planning and compliance. This blog post aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the […]

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Quantaco’s latest industry report shows significant growth in sales, beverage, and gaming compared to previous year.

Quantaco’s oversight across a vast range of the Australian hospitality industry‘s financial performance makes it uniquely positioned to provide industry analysis and commentary.  Quantaco has released its latest Industry Insights Report, covering January to March 2023. The report highlights a positive trend throughout the quarter, showing significant growth in sales, beverage, and gaming turnover compared […]

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Reason For Optimism as Key Industry Performance Metrics Continue to Rebound Strongly

AA (Vic) held a highly informative Hotel Market and Economic Outlook event recently at Sheraton Melbourne Hotel. Three of Australia’s most prominent industry analysts provided attendees with comprehensive insights into the pace and scale of our visitor economy’s continued post-pandemic recovery.   L-R: Alysa Witmitz, Adele Labine-Romain, Dougal Hollis and Mathew Burke MACRO-ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT  Adam […]

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DESTINATION AUSTRALIA (TOURISM AUSTRALIA) 2024

AA (VIC) REPRESENTATIVES RECENTLY ATTENDEDTOURISM AUSTRALIA’S DESTINATION AUSTRALIA EVENT IN SYDNEY. The event, themed “The next chapter for sustainable growth,” enabled key stakeholders across Australia’s visitor economy to come together and focus on future trends and considerations in Australian tourism.   In the first of a two-part review, AA (Vic) outlines ‘key takeouts’ from the day […]

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Four Decades of Flavour: Alla Wolf-Tasker reveals details of her 40-year romance with regional cuisine.  

In the heart of Daylesford, Victoria, lies a culinary sanctuary that has stood the test of time and captivated the palates of diners for four decades. Lake House, founded by the visionary chef Alla Wolf-Tasker, is not just a restaurant; it’s a testament to innovation, sustainability, and an unwavering dedication to hospitality. I visited Lake […]

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Sky High in The Lap of Luxury: Shadow Play by Peppers Delivers!

Shadow Play by Peppers has unveiled its highly anticipated level 45 penthouse series, adding a new level of sophistication and luxury to the Melbourne hotel scene. Perched on the 45th floor against the backdrop of Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank arts and entertainment precinct, this series introduces five lavish three-bedroom penthouse apartments with surreal, panoramic views over […]

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Nesuto Docklands Apartment Hotel

A new standard in apartment accommodation The Nesuto brand arrived in Victoria in March 2023, with the opening of Nesuto Docklands in Melbourne. Nesuto Docklands is the first Victorian property for Daiwa Living Nesuto Holdings, part of the Japanese-owned Daiwa House Group. The opening of this AUD$100million new-build apartment hotel is the 14th Nesuto branded […]

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