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911, 2017

New coastal pavilions at Freycinet Lodge open for bookings

Looking to take an incentive group somewhere new? Somewhere away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Where the raw natural beauty of the place is sure to stimulate their senses? Then look no further. The new coastal pavilions at Freycinet Lodge on Tasmania’s east coast are taking shape and will open in March 2018. The beautiful pavilions are environmentally sensitive and sit nestled within the [...]

711, 2017

Tassie flying high after international win

Tassie’s growing reputation for hosting world class conferences has been boosted further with Hobart winning the World Seabird Conference 2020. The conference attracts the world’s biggest gathering of seabird people, with the two previous conferences bringing together around 800 delegates from over 40 countries. Other recent wins for Hobart include the Australian Medical Students' Association (AMS [...]

711, 2017

New Port Arthur visitor centre to open soon

Queues have grown so long at Port Arthur Historic Site in recent years that a new visitor centre, designed to cope with the growing demand of visitors, has been developed and will officially open mid-December. The new centre has been built on the same site but its footprint is around 30 per cent larger. There will be a large-scale interpretation gallery and exhibition space within the visitor cent [...]

711, 2017

Willie Smith’s new distillery experience

Willie Smith’s Apple Shed have just launched tours of their on-site distillery, where you'll learn about how they make their delicious Charles Oates fine apple brandy. Just 30 minutes drive south of Hobart into the beautiful Huon Valley at the home of Willie Smith’s Organic Cider, groups will get the opportunity to get up close to the working copper still, Australia’s only Charentais Alembic still [...]

711, 2017

Hobart’s latest bar and dining experiences

There’s never been a better time to come to Hobart and eat and drink your way around this beautiful city with a number of new experiences popping up around the place. New to Hobart’s bar and dining scene is the highly anticipated Frogmore Creek City that brings Frogmore Creek Winery’s food, wine and service to the Hobart waterfront. The Lounge by Frogmore Creek is an elegant, casual space designed [...]

711, 2017

Launceston on the move

There's a boom happening in northern Tasmania and to keep pace with the growing demand in visitors Launceston is swinging into action. Work is progressing on the much anticipated $20 million Peppers Silo Hotel, a seven-storey hotel, with 108 accommodation rooms and function space. All accommodation rooms will have superb views looking out over the nearby Seaport and Royal Park, Tamar River Basin a [...]