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IS SPEED OF SERVICE BECOMING MORE IMPORTANT THAN SERVICE QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY IN A BUSY WORLD?

After the introduction of the mobile phone, the digital revolution has led to a convenience revolution where customers expect to push a button and get immediate service. Along with that convenience comes…

MAKING STRATEGIC GAME CHOICES

Choosing a new game to add to your gaming floor is an important decision and one that can often involve a financial risk. Often gaming managers chose games they like personally but making a strategic choice…

MOST POPULAR ETHNIC CUISINE IN AUSTRALIA

Google provides data on a whole range of topics, including national cuisines, and allocates a score that indicates the level of interest in the topic. Google uses AI to categorize search terms for national…

MULLANE’S HOTEL LAUNCHES SARINO’S IN THE HILLS DISTRICT OF SYDNEY

  An in-house craft distillery, a refined Italian fare and rare single malt whisky valued at over $10,000 (that can be locked away in private liquor cabinets for safekeeping), plus a Mercedes-Benz…

THE RANDWICK CLUB YOTS CHARITY BOWLS EVENT

The club industry has historically been a great supporter of many charity organisations across the country and Father Chris Riley’s Youth Off The Streets is a top priority for The Randwick Club. Youth…

LAST ORDERS FOR IGT 2019....GET DELIVERY IN BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

Last orders for IGT 2019…… get delivery in before Christmas! The new games continue to roll into the market for IGT with some strong performance results.  Even though we are getting close to Christmas,…

HOW DOES YOUR VIP/PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME RATE

Take this quick quiz to evaluate your clubs VIP and Player Development efforts within your loyalty program. 1. Do you have a Player Development/ VIP host function as part of your club’s loyalty program…

FOUR MARKETING BUDGET HACKS

Marketing budgets are different… “A horse of a different colour,” as the Wizard of Oz would say. Club marketing budgets are built the same as other departments… but different.  The key is to…

THE FIDDLER EXPANDS INTO NEW MARKETS

The good old days of a publican standing behind the taps and a simple cheap menu are well and truly over for hotels who are happy to invest and collaborate in facilities that expand their market reach.…

LOCK OUT LAWS REPEALED AND NEW LIQUOR LAW REFORMS FOR NSW

The lockout laws were introduced by the NSW Government five years ago with the aim to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence following the fatal one punch attack on teenager Thomas Kelly in Kings Cross in 2012. Sydney…

POKIES GIANT ARISTOCRAT CASHES IN ON SHIFT TO ONLINE GAMES

Australian poker machine giant Aristocrat Leisure says it will continue to cash in on its booming online computer game business, which now accounts for 41 per cent of its revenue, as new games reach a…

5 CONTENT MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2020

Major technological breakthroughs have led content marketing to undergo a complete transformation. The rise of conversational AI, 5G and immersive content are going to change the way content marketing…

CASHLESS ECONOMY IN AUSTRALIA

Measured by the number of card transactions each year, Australia is supposed to be the sixth-most cashless society on earth. The Federal Government is at this very moment even considering outlawing…

BREWDOG OPENS DOGTAP BRISBANE

After opening 90 bars over the past eight years, bringing its worldwide footprint to 94, Scottish brewery BrewDog has finally set up shop in Australia. And, sprawled across a hefty parcel of land by the…

CALL FOR RESTAURANTS TO USE COLOUR-CODED PLATES FOR DINERS WITH ALLERGIES

Ruth Hickey died in 2014 after by chance being served dairy in a cafe meal. The beloved grandmother had ordered shakshuka eggs without goat’s cheese, however, was given an incorrect meal due to a breakdown…

5 key trends for Christmas 2019

While the odd grinch might rant, there’s no doubt that for the majority of people Christmas is a time of good cheer, mistletoe and the holiday spirit. As a hospitality venue, you want to provide as much…