RESTART THE ECONOMY BY RESTARTING HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

Behind developing a vaccine, Australians believe the restarting of the hospitality and tourism industry will provide the biggest boost to the economy, in new research released from the ANU today. Mr…

THE VEGAS BUFFET REIMAGINED AT WYNN CASINO

Casinos around the world are renowned for their ‘one price fits all’ buffets, but many considered that their days were numbered, particularly in Vegas where the buffet is an integral part of the Strip…

MANAAKI, THE WORLD’S FIRST APP FOR PEOPLE SEEKING HELP WITH PROBLEM GAMBLING

A new mobile app named Manaaki is described by Gayl Humphrey, the study lead from the National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) at the University of Auckland, as “a support package in your pocket”…

BUNDABERG RUM CREATES $11.5 MILLION FUND TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIA’S HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Iconic Queensland brand Bundaberg Rum, owned by parent company and leading drinks producer Diageo, this week announced its creation of ‘Raising the Bar’, an $11.5 million fund that will support Australia’s…

VENUES NOT EMBRACING DISINFECTING BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES

As venues start to open from the COVID-19 hiatus, the question has been asked if venues are ready to embrace a new regime of disinfecting their shared IT infrastructure. Touchscreen based technology…

CYBER-ATTACKS ON AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES ON THE RISE

It used to be a business needed a lock on its door and a CCTV camera to protect against criminals, now experts say they need to invest in security they cannot see. The humble keyboard has been used to…

CLUBSNSW MOUNTS DEFENCE IN LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST WHISTLEBLOWER

ClubsNSW has filed its defence against former employee turned whistleblower Troy Stolz, further signalling a potentially lengthy and expensive legal fight. Mr Stolz, who worked as an anti-money laundering…

AURES UNVEILS TOUCHSCREEN DISINFECTING SOLUTION

Renowned POS touch terminal manufacturer, AURES Technologies, has launched a range of hands free, automated, touchscreen and POS peripheral disinfecting solutions called UV-Clean. Developed in the US…

FIVE FOOD & HOSPITALITY TRENDS FOR A POST-LOCKDOWN WORLD

For many it has been a tremendously difficult period, however we are starting to emerge from the lockdown period, and tentatively look towards the future. Of the micro-trends that have risen in the…

VICTORIA AND NSW EASE MORE RESTRICTIONS AS PART OF COVIDSAFE PLAN

NSW NSW will scrap the limit of 50 people at indoor venues such as cafes, restaurants and churches on July 1, Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed. Announcing the state would implement the next…