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MICEBTN - May-JULY 2016 • Page 3 © MICEBTN May 2016. All rights reserved in all countries. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means whatsoever without the written permission of the publishers. This magazine is published by Impact Publications (ABN 70 257 512 639) in hard copy quarterly with daily news updates via website www.micebtn.com and weekly E-news each Friday. ProPrIETors: Chris Hurd, Sofia Hurd MANAgINg EdITor: Chris Hurd — firstname.lastname@example.org EdITor: Jack Handley EdITorIAl CoNTrIBuTors: Kelvin King, Ian Jarrett, and Melissa di dio. AdvErTIsINg: sandra lewington — email@example.com AddrEss: 54 Harborne street Wembley WA Australia 6005. Po Box 1035 West Perth WA Australia 6872 T: 61 8 9382 8388 F: 61 8 9380 9974 E: firstname.lastname@example.org While the publishers have taken all reasonable precautions and made all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of material contained in this publication, the publisher accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage which may result from any inaccuracy or omission, or from the use of information contained in this publication. views and opinions expressed in MICEBTN do not necessarily reflect those of the management. All rates and schedules in editorial or advertisements are correct at time of going to press but are subject to change without notice. dIsClAIMEr The information contained in this magazine has been compiled by MICEBTN. Any commentary, opinion, projection, prediction or conclusion made by MICEBTN or quoted by it from any of the sources is published in good faith to stimulate independent investigation by the reader of the matters canvassed. The reader should not rely (or invite others to rely) upon the contents of this publication as a basis for taking or refraining from any action, or rearrangement of their affairs (financial or otherwise). And MICEBTN and its contributors, shall not be liable for any economic or other loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of such reliance. Contents 30. 4 . PCo Association conference aims for greater reach. 6 . MCEC expansion to boost victoria convention numbers. 10. Australian air rights guidelines revised. Kelvin King finds access is easier. 11 . ACC’s new East Building on track in Adelaide. 13. How hotels can meet changing needs - sabre study. 15. NEW ZEAlANd: Queenstown changes convention centre design and location. 17 Social media is changing the holiday experience - Jack Handley reports. 18. Subscription flying gathers speed. 20. BAlI: New facilities, wedding packages added. 30. My Town - singapore with Cindy Goo. 32. Australia is in prime position for luxury tourism growth - Amadeus. 38. 33. Evaluation surveys - Darren Edwards says a digital format delivers best results. 38. Case Study: Sydney’s Bridge Climb hosts 4000-delegate group. 40. Western Australia: Funding boost for MICE. 48. QuEENslANd: Major events lined up to boost visitor arrivals - Kelvin King reports. 55. guest writer Debbie Mayo-Smith says ‘know your audience’ before you step out on stage. 57. New low cost airline value Alliance to benefit MICE. 59 guest writer Robyn Henderson says hotels need to get the ‘basics’ right to ensure return business. 60. Take 5 with Benjamin Zaubzer - marketing manager at Macao Government Tourist Office in sydney. 61 Arrivals and departures. Key executive changes. 20.