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Saturday, November 9th, 2019



Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) raised a record breaking $2.5 million at their Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel recently. Now in its 11th year, Global’s marquee event is the largest fundraiser for Down syndrome in the world, and has now raised a cumulative $20 million. At the beginning of the night, music icon and legend Quincy Jones, award-winning actors Jamie Foxx, Henry Winkler, Eric Dane, and John C. McGinley, NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Davis, Colorado Rapids player Kellyn Acosta, R&B musicians Shamari and Ronnie DeVoe, Instagram influencer Mikaela Hoover, and Global Ambassador DeOndraRead More

Official Opening of Hotel Chadstone

The ribbon has been cut to mark the unveiling of Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel, with the first guests arriving on 1 November to enjoy Melbourne’s newest luxury destination. The five-star, $130 million hotel was opened by Mr John Gandel AC, Victorian Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz, Vicinity Centres CEO Grant Kelley and Accor Asia Pacific Chairman and CEO Michael Issenberg. Mr Kelley said: “We’re proud to be introducing Hotel Chadstone to our local community and Melbourne’s growing visitor market which have come to expect a world-class experienceRead More

Ritz-Carlton returns to Australia with 100th hotel worldwide

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) welcomed Australia’s top business executives and luxury brand leaders including Sydney property developer John Boyd, Philip Corne (Louis Vuitton), Brioney Prier (Christian Dior Couture) and John Mutton (Burberry), to an opulent dinner last night to celebrate the triumphant return of The Ritz-Carlton to Australia, due when its 100th hotel opens in Perth in November. Hosted by Lisa Holladay, Vice President and Global Brand Leader for The Ritz-Carlton and Bruce Ryde, Vice President, Luxury Brands and Brand Marketing, Asia Pacific Marriott International, the intimate invite-only event took place at John Boyd’s privateRead More

Australian Film Academy announces Best Asian Film nominees

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has revealed the films nominated for this year’s AACTA Award for Best Asian Film presented by Eureka International Group (EIG). Over the past year, the global reach of Asian film continues to grow with an increasing number of high-quality, creative productions being recognised at international film festivals and embraced by local and international audiences. The AACTA Award for Best Asian Film presented by EIG recognises the increasingly high standard of films from the Asian region – from box-office hits and internationalRead More

Seabourn Cruises Asia Season 2019-2020

Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, will have two of the brand’s elegant ships bound for the heart of Asia for voyages of natural and cultural discovery from late 2019 through early 2020. From amazing historic ruins deep in the jungles to gleaming ultra-modern cityscapes, tranquil gardens to rivers snaking through unspoiled islands, every journey in the region will brim with experiences for guests to make memories of a lifetime. Curling around coasts in the Pacific Rim will offer guests much to enjoy both on board and on shoreRead More