AUSTRALIAN CASINO NEWS

1. Crown Sydney to commence first non-gaming operations on 28 December after regulator grants interim liquor license Australia’s Crown Resorts says it will commence the operation of some non-gaming…

HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY BOUNCE BACK IN 2021?

Right now, the Australian hospitality industry feels like it’s in no man’s land. The Christmas season is in full swing, Melbourne is returning from a hellish lockdown with a vengeance, and some restaurants…

PANANIA HOTEL USES THE “HOTEL CHARTER” AS INSPIRATION FOR MAJOR RENOVATION

Throughout the COVID-19 lockdowns, many publicans were faced with a dramatic change to their business model:  not just with the strict lockdowns for several months, but now following reopening with a…

FOOD & BEVERAGE TRENDS FOR RESTAURANTS AND BARS IN 2021

Being an industry that relies heavily upon human interaction, the hospitality sector has been among those to suffer most this year amid lockdowns and restrictions. As health and safety protocols everywhere…

NEW COVIDSAFE COMPLIANT 2-FACTOR SIGN IN SYSTEM FROM SINT

Register.Me is an integrated COVIDSafe and compliant sign in system new to the market. Inspectors across the country are losing patience with venues not maintaining COVIDSafe regulations and are quickly…

THE BIGGEST ALCOHOL TREND IN 2020

According to Nielsen, the “homebody mentality” created during pandemic restrictions is continuing to drive off-premise spirit sales, which surged 26.2% for the week ending August 22 in the US. American…

CASINO NEWS

The Star Sydney increases capacity as restrictions ease With COVID-19 restrictions easing this week The Star is planning to recall staff at both the Sydney and Queensland venues. The Star Sydney…

VICTORIA HOSPITALITY VENUES RELEASED FROM COVID-19 RULES

Victorians are once again able enjoy a beer at the bar under relaxed coronavirus restrictions that will deliver a major boost to hospitality venues ahead of Christmas. This week, mask rules have also…

30 BEST WINES IN THE WORLD AS JUDGED AT THE INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2020

The International Wine Challenge, the world’s most influential and rigorously judged wine competition, has announced its 30 best wines from around the world. Winners from fourteen countries were named…

MERIVALE INTRODUCES THE 4 IN 1 GLASS TO RESOLVE THE “FOUR SCHOONER CARRY”

It’s the eternal Aussie pub struggle: it’s your round and you need to carry four beers back to the table in one go. Do you hug them to your chest for stability? Shove your fingers straight into…