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Industry News & Updates

Industry News & Updates

Interstate Market Drive Trails – Project Update

The ‘Interstate Market Drive Trails' project aims to accelerate the region's interstate market recovery as domestic travel returns in the coming months. The project has been designed by MRBTA in partnership with ASW, and has received funding from the Australian Government under the Recovery for Regional Tourism program, an initiative…
Jenny Lee
December 20, 2021
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Bushfire Recovery Planning

Together with partners at the Shire of Augusta Margaret River, the Undalup Association, the Margaret River Wine Association and Nature Conservation Margaret River Region, MRBTA has worked to develop a six-point Recovery Plan, which identifies the priority areas of focus for the region not only to recover, but to thrive…
Jenny Lee
December 20, 2021
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Celebrating Success at the WA Tourism Awards

The incredible resilience of Western Australia’s leading tourism operators was celebrated over the weekend at the industry’s premier awards ceremony, the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards Gala Dinner. Businesses from our region collected an outstanding 13 awards in total, with Busselton Jetty and CinefestOZ inducted into the 'Hall of Fame' after winning Gold…
Jenny Lee
November 15, 2021
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Regional staff shortages update

As Margaret River Region businesses continue to grapple with staff shortages, a number of initiatives are currently underway to address the issue in the short and long-term. Immediate recruitment opportunities Businesses looking to recruit staff immediately are able to access the following opportunities: Ctrl your summer job: Advertise casual summer…
Jenny Lee
November 12, 2021
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MRBTA Member Finalists in 2021 AHA-Aon Hospitality Awards for Excellence

A number of MRBTA member businesses have been recognised as finalists in the 2021 AHA-Aon Hospitality Awards for Excellence.  These awards recognise hospitality operators that excel by delivering extraordinary service, food and beverage offerings. AHA(WA) CEO Bradley Woods noted that, "Despite hospitality operators continuing to grapple with the challenges posed…
Melissa Carmichael
October 18, 2021
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MRBTA Member Finalists in 2021 Perth Airport Western Australian Tourism Awards

A number of MRBTA member businesses have been recognised as finalists in the 2021 Perth Airport Western Australian Tourism Awards.  These awards recognise and reward business excellence, innovation and professionalism in tourism across the state. MRBTA would like to congratulate the below members on their efforts and being recognised for…
Melissa Carmichael
October 14, 2021
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September 2021 Member Mingle Wrap & Social Snaps

Our September Member Mingle was held at the gorgeous Happs Wines in collaboration with Goanna Bush Gallery Café. The co-hosts gave members and stakeholders an evening to remember by exploring different spaces with delicious food and wine pairings.During the evening Stacey Lewis, Sales and Marketing Manager at Happs Wines, gave…
Michelle Deighton
October 11, 2021