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Jenny Lee


Essential Service and Crisis Accommodation

A number of our accommodation members have advised they are able to provide essential service and crisis accommodation within the current government guidelines. MRBTA is fielding a small number of enquiries from those working in essential services seeking accommodation, and those already here, who are seeking safe harbour while the…
Jenny Lee
March 26, 2020

Jetstar Flights Postponed

Jetstar has announced that they will delay the inaugural flights from Melbourne to Busselton which were due to commence March 25. It is not sustainable for Jetstar to launch a new flight route at this time. Jetstar will review the scheduled start date in May 2020 and we will keep you up…
Jenny Lee
March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Prepare your Business Communications Plan

If there are changes to your business operations, it will be important for the reputation of your business to maintain strong communications with your customers and stakeholders. MRBTA member Janine Pittaway has share the following tips & thought starters to help businesses through the process of communicating issues and crisis…
Jenny Lee
March 15, 2020

Airport Opportunity: Product Tastings and Testings

As part of the activity underway to offer passengers a warm welcome to the region at the airport, the City of Busselton and MRBTA are exploring opportunities for producers to offer product samples in the arrivals hall. How would this Work? Participating businesses would be stationed in the arrivals hall…
Jenny Lee
February 11, 2020
Regional Branding Updates

Destination Brand Update

Exciting developments are underway regarding how the story of this region is told to the world via its destination marketing brand. Margaret River region brand evolution MRBTA has made the decision to evolve the 'Your Margaret River Region' regional brand in 2020. This will build on the work being done…
Jenny Lee
February 6, 2020
Industry News & Updates

Coronavirus Update

Information last updated: 3 March 2020 Coronavirus COVID-19 is spreading relatively quickly in a number of countries and can cause serious illness, especially in older people with pre-existing medical conditions. The infection has not yet been of significant scale in Australia and certainly not in this South West corner of…
Jenny Lee
January 30, 2020