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CHOGM a winner for WA and Perth
29.11.11
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has left for Perth and Western Australia a legacy of unprecedented international attention that will benefit the state and our tourism industry for years to come. Click here to read more


WA Hotel & Hospitality Awards for Excellence
8.11.11
Over 1000 people celebrated excellence in Western Australia's hotel and hospitality industry at the AHA Hotel and Hospitality Awards for Excellence held in the Grand Ballroom at Burswood Entertainment Complex this evening. Click here to read more


Praise by CHOGM Leaders for Perth Hospitality WA Customer Service Training Program to be Permanent
31.10.11
Western Australia's hotel and hospitality industry have been praised by CHOGM leaders and delegates who visited Perth for the international event staged over the past week. Click here to read more


Business sector dismayed at Qantas Grounding
30.10.11
The Australian Hotels Association of WA has accused Qantas of grounding its fleet when the country was at its most vulnerable. Click here to read more


2011 AHA Aon Hotel & Hospitality Awards for Excellence Finalists
27.10.11
Finalists Announced Click here to read more


New Seasonal Worker Scheme for WA
8.09.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement by Federal Minister for Tourism, Martin Ferguson of an expansion of the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme to assist with meeting the skills shortage in the hospitality and tourism industry in Western Australia, but more work is needed. Click here to read more


Aquatic event adds value to WA Tourism Calendar
31.08.11
The Australian Hotels Association has welcomed the State Government's announcement today of a new international swimming and water polo series that will be held in Perth annually from 2013. Click here to read more


WA Accommodation staff awarded for excellence and professionalism
23.08.11
The high standards of Western Australia's accommodation hotels were acknowledged at the 2011 AHA Accommodation Industry Awards held last night at Burswood Entertainment Complex. Click here to read more


WA venues big winners at National Hotel Awards
21.08.11
Six West Australian venues received national recognition at the annual Australian Hotels Association National Awards for Excellence held in Sydney overnight. Click here to read more


AHA launches new, free customer service training
10.08.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has today launched a unique and innovative customer service program incorporating a business customer service commitment campaign and a free, online customer service training resource. Click here to read more


AHA supports TWA Board appointments
1.07.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement by Tourism Minister Kim Hames that industry leader, Peter Prendiville, has been appointed to the Board of Tourism WA, and Kate Lamont being reappointed as TWA Chair for another 12 months. Click here to read more


Royal Exchange Hotel takes bite out of steak sandwich competition
1.06.11
Katanning's Royal Exchange Hotel has been judged the winner of the 2011 WA's Best Country Pub Steak Sandwich Competition following a cook off at Burswood Entertainment Complex today. Click here to read more


Industry excellence recognised at AHA's supplier awards
31.05.11
Carlton & United Breweries was a big winner at the 2011 AHA 'Synergy' WA Hospitality Supplier Awards held at Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth, last night. Click here to read more


New money for regional events
24.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the announcement by the WA State Government to commit major funding commitments to regional and major events tourism. Click here to read more


Events focus leads to events tourism
23.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the announcement today that Perth will host the 2012 Australian Short Course Swimming Championships as a sign the State Government is committed to growing WA's events calendar. Click here to read more


New training places in WA
23.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the WA State Government's budget commitment to fund an additional 7,500 training places for occupations critical to the State's economy. Click here to read more


State budget tackles skills shortage
20.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the WA State Government's budget commitment to fund the Skilled Migration Strategy to meet the current skills shortage and particularly help to find chefs in the State's hotels and resorts. Click here to read more


Best WA tourism budget ever
19.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has congratulated the WA State Government on the announcement of an annual $20 million increase to the State's tourism and events budget. Click here to read more


Five Country Pubs to cook off for Best Steak Sandwich crown
10.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has announced the five country finalists that will 'cook-off' for the title of WA's Best Country Pub Steak Sandwich 2011. Click here to read more


AHA welcomes new airline agreement with China
7.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement by the Western Australian Government that an in-principle agreement has been reached with Asia largest airline, China Southern Airlines that will lead to more direct flights between major Chinese ports and Perth. Click here to read more


Countdown to WA's most important Hospitality Expo and Conference
3.05.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has announced the State's only dedicated hospitality expo and conference will be held at Burswood Entertainment Complex on Tuesday 31 May and Wednesday 1 June 2011. Click here to read more


Best Steak Sandwich - Taste of Country WA
27.04.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has begun the hunt for Western Australia’s best Country Pub Steak Sandwich. Click here to read more


Perth curfew on alcohol and energy drinks
10.04.11
ENERGY drinks mixed with alcohol will be banned after midnight across all inner-city Perth nightclubs, bars and pubs, in what Western Australia's peak hospitality body says is an Australian first. Click here to read more


Accommodation industry requires improved star ratings system
30.03.11
The Australian Hotels Association and the peak accommodation industry association, Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), have called on AAA Tourism to deliver substantial improvements in restructuring its accommodation star ratings system to ensure Australia has an accurate, independent and consistent program that consumers and businesses can trust. Click here to read more


AHA supports Foster's stand against irresponsible pricing of alcohol
23.03.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has supported the suggestions of Australian Independent Senator Nick Xenophon that laws that would cap any two companies from controlling more than 40% of the market should be examined. Click here to read more


AG's Report not true reflection of liquor industry
23.03.11
The Australian Hotels Association has labeled a report tabled in Parliament today by the Auditor General as being "basic" and "not a true reflection of the commitment of the Western Australian liquor industry to selling alcohol responsibly." Click here to read more


Hotels welcome state government support for Vienna Philharmonic
5.03.11
The Australian Hotels Association has welcomed the announcement today that the State Government is funding a visit to Perth of one of the world's finest and oldest orchestras. Click here to read more


WA leads in fight against glassing with tempered glassware in Perth pubs and bars
26.02.11
PERTH pubs and bars will be among the first in Australia to introduce tempered glassware to reduce the potential for them to be used as weapons. Click here to read more


AHA CEO Amongst WA's 100 Most Influential
19.02.11
From the boardroom to the ballroom, from the courts to the catwalk, meet the State's movers and shakers. Click here to read more


Hotel industry welcomes waterfront funding commitment
15.02.11
The Australian Hotels Association has welcomed today's announcement that $270 million has been committed to redeveloping the Perth waterfront and called on the State Government to streamline the process for developing hospitality and tourism businesses in the new 'Waterfront Promenade'. Click here to read more


AHA launches flood disaster relief appeal
14.01.11
Hotels and hospitality venues across Western Australia have started raising funds for those Australians impacted by the flooding disasters in the Gascoyne and Queensland, with the Australian Hotels Association making a $15,000 commencement donation to kick off the initiative. Click here to read more


AHA supports introduction of barring notices
13.01.11
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement that anti-social people will be able to be barred for up to 12 months from licensed premises from next week. Click here to read more


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