Articles tagged with 'Tourism & Major Events'

Please Louise. Expand The Exhibition Centre

The release of the Liberal Party�s costings has confirmed that Ted Baillieu and Louise Asher will not expand the exhibition space at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Ms Asher has repeatedly attacked the Government over the past three years in […]

Posted November 26th, 2010 | View Page

Les Clefs d’Or Awards

On 21 November 2010 I joined Les Clefs d’Or (the “Golden Keys”), a hotel concierge professional association, at their annual concierge ball to celebrate the excellence of Victoria’s concierge, doormen and porter staff.
I also had the honour of presenting the […]

Posted November 25th, 2010 | View Page

Labor To Fund Yarra Glen Rejuvenation

A future Brumby Labor Government will invest up to $500,000 towards a project to help improve the streetscape in Bell Street, Yarra Glen and rejuvenate the area.
The funding will assist with making the precinct more pedestrian friendly so that the […]

Posted November 24th, 2010 | View Page

2010 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards

On 15 November 2010, I had the pleasure of celebrating the achievements of our local tourism operators at the 2010 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.
These Awards really encapsulate the passion, enthusiasm and professionalism that our tourism operators have for this important […]

Posted November 23rd, 2010 | View Page

John Travolta & QANTAS support Grand Prix

I recently joined John Travolta at Tullamarine Airport in announcing that QANTAS will be the naming right sponsors of the 2011 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.
QANTAS has been a fantastic supporter of this event since it came to Melbourne […]

Posted November 23rd, 2010 | View Page

Victorian Stuart Appleby takes out Australian Masters

Earlier this month I was thrilled to present our very own Stuart Appleby with the Australian Masters trophy.
The Australian Masters golf tournament, held at Victoria Golf Club from 11 to 14 November, was a huge success drawing the second biggest […]

Posted November 23rd, 2010 | View Page

Tiger Returns to Melbourne

Tiger Woods� return to Melbourne last week for the Australian Masters was another big win for Melbourne and our outstanding line up of major events. It�s always fantastic to see the best sporting talent in the world coming to Victoria […]

Posted November 16th, 2010 | View Page

Melbourne Could Lose World’s Best Golfers To Sydney

Labor is the only political party that is committed to attracting the world�s best golfers to Melbourne after the Liberal/National Coalition said money should not be spent on securing Tiger Woods� appearance in Melbourne.
Ted Baillieu has said that as the […]

Posted November 9th, 2010 | View Page

Christopher Brown Appointed To Tourism Victoria Board

Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding has announced the outgoing Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) Managing Director Christopher Brown has been appointed to the Tourism Victoria Board.
Mr Holding said Mr Brown�s significant experience within the Australian tourism industry makes […]

Posted October 28th, 2010 | View Page

Jersey Boys Premiere Season Worth Over $100 Million

The smash hit Australian premiere season of Jersey Boys has generated an impressive $108 million in economic benefits for Victoria in just over a year.
Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding said nearly 600,000 people attended the show, with 142,000 […]

Posted October 28th, 2010 | View Page