VIC HOTEL GROUP FIRST TO OFFER RELOADABLE CASH CARD TO MEMBERS AS PART OF LOYALTY PROGRAM

Award-winning Victorian hotel group Zagames have just launched a reloadable eftpos card system as part of their RewardZ members program.  Whilst the system, developed by Danielle Rayners’ GSL Solutions…

HOSPITALITY INSIGHTS 2017 REPORT SAYS DON’T NEGLECT REVENUE MIX

A new report on the Australian hospitality industry warns against pubs becoming too food focused to the detriment of higher revenue streams like gaming. Hospitality Insights 2017 has been released by…

REDCAPE SELLS TO MOELIS AUSTRALIA

After nearly two years of speculation, one of the Australia’s largest independent and gaming-focused pub groups, Redcape, has been sold to investment bank Moelis Australia. The acquisition was made…

NEW DESIGN GUIDELINES LOOK TO AID COMMUNITY AND PUBS

The Victorian Commission for Gambling Liquor and Racing (VCGLR) has just released a revised edition of its Design Guidelines, intended to help pub operators design and maintain safe and profitable venues. Intelligent…

AHA NSW LAUNCHES 'ROCKIN’ THE PUBURBS' COMP

Pubs across NSW are on the lookout for the next big thing in live music as part of the first Rockin’ the Puburbs competition. The competition is an initiative of the Australian Hotels Association…

SOLOTEL EXPANDS PUB EMPIRE

Celebrity chef Matt Moran and business partner Bruce Solomon have added to their rapidly expanding pub portfolio, snapping up one of Sydney's most iconic venues, Newtown's Marlborough Hotel. The hotel,…

PUB LEADERS SUMMIT

The second annual Pub Leaders Summit takes place on Monday 20 March 2017 at the Royal Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, NSW. Attendees will hear from successful operators about how they surpassed their goals…

IT'S OFFICIAL: GOING TO THE PUB IS GOOD FOR YOU

Research in from Oxford University has shown that it's good to be a regular with a small, local pub, with visits increasing social engagement which can lead to improved overall wellbeing. According to…

PUB NEWS: ANOTHER PUB GROUP UP FOR SALE; MERIVALE BUYS THE TENNYSON FOR RECORD PRICE & 2016 AHA NSW AWARDS

The bullish market in pub real-estate continues with another pub group placing its entire portfolio on the market. This time its Pub Fund, managed as the Riverdale Group and run by former Qantas boss…

AHA NSW 2016 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE – ALL THE WINNERS

This year’s AHA NSW Awards for Excellence where held The Star Event Centre and attracted more than 600 nominations spread across 42 categories. John Whelan CEO of AHA NSW said the nominees were representative…