Industry advocates A shout out to those campaigning for industry support, from peak bodies and industry leaders to the likes of Bill Shorten!
Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, VIC
Regional events Make 2021 the year of regional events, to help support Aussie destinations and to bring in-person events back to life.
At-table ordering Phones out at the table used to be rude; today it’s the norm. At-table ordering systems, where customers scan a QR code that takes them to the menu, are becoming more popular at bars and restaurants, winning big ticks for convenience and hygiene.
Luxe mini bars While some hotel chains are foregoing mini bars, others such as Hotel X Brisbane (pictured) are upping the ante and providing luxe food and beverage options sure to entice even the most seasoned traveller.
Going up, going down Safety-pinned name badges While they can be a
pain, name badges
Is it just us, or are the days of
are often necessary at
business cards long gone, especially
business events. What’s
in today’s hyper-hygienic state?
not necessary is using
Instead, connect with contacts on
safety pins to affix them to
LinkedIn post-event or jot down
delegates – it ruins clothes
their email in your phone.
and looks cheap.
Elbow bumps I think we can all agree, ‘elbow bump’ greetings were funny for about five minutes when the pandemic first started. While handshakes are still off limits, opt for a meaningful smile instead.