Industry News & Updates

Welcome to the Industry News and Updates page! This is where you can find all the latest posts on what’s new from the MRBTA, regional branding updates, what’s new about your fellow members, news from the tourism industry and events that are happening in the region. Looking for something specific?  Mouse over the ‘Industry News and Updates’ menu and visit the news category of your choice. Happy reading!

Bushfire Recovery Planning

By | Industry News & Updates

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…

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Celebrating Success at the WA Tourism Awards

By | Industry News & Updates

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…

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Regional staff shortages update

By | What's new in the industry?

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…

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MRBTA Member Finalists in 2021 AHA-Aon Hospitality Awards for Excellence

By | Industry News & Updates, Networking Events, Regional News
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...
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MRBTA Member Finalists in 2021 Perth Airport Western Australian Tourism Awards

By | Industry News & Updates, Networking Events, Regional News
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...
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September 2021 Member Mingle Wrap & Social Snaps

By | Member Events, Networking Events, What's new about MRBTA members?, What's new from the MRBTA?
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,...
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