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Latest Industry News

Essential Service and Crisis Accommodation

By | Uncategorised

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…

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Rescheduling of events due to COVID-19

By | COVID-19

We have updated our events landing page on margaretriver.com with the current status of all major events and festivals. If you are rescheduling your event due to COVID-19, please use this as a guide to prevent overlapping with other major events across the region. Please also keep us informed of…

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Jetstar Flights Postponed

By | Airport, COVID-19

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…

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COVID-19: Prepare your Business Communications Plan

By | COVID-19

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…

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February Member Mingle Wrap & Social Snaps

By | Member Events, Networking Events, What's new about MRBTA members?, What's new from the MRBTA?
The February Member Mingle was jam-packed with over 120 members enjoying an evening in the stunning, newly-renovated space at Swings & Roundabouts Yallingup Cellar Door. During the evening, Amanda Keady, sales and marketing manager at Swings, provided an update on these renovations which includes a greater capacity for functions including...
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Upcoming margaretriver.com Content Opportunities

By | Digital Marketing Tips, Get Involved, Marketing & Membership team blog, What's new from the MRBTA?

The MRBTA Marketing and Membership Teams are working towards the creation of new stories on margaretriver.com to be published through Autumn. These stories form part of the Annual Content Plan which ensure a coordinated approach to marketing the Margaret River region as a destination across the MRBTA’s many platforms and…

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