News: Venues

Football Australia rules out 2034 FIFA World Cup bid in boost for Saudi Arabia hopes

Football Australia has issued a statement advising that it has decided against bidding for the hosting rights for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, opening the way for Saudi Arabia to host the…

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Oct 31, 2023 Government / Sport / Venues /


Australia’s Nation Brand showcased globally during the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

The highly successful FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 - which shattered match attendance and television viewership records largely due to the Matildas’…

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Oct 31, 2023 Marketing / Sport / Venues /


Best in global sports architecture recognised at 2023 IAKS Awards

The best in sustainable, accessible and innovative sports and leisure facilities have been recognised this week at the 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic…

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Oct 27, 2023 Aquatics / Design / Marketing / Recreation / Sport /


Roger Field exits role as President of Live Nation Asia Pacific

Roger Field, President of Live Nation’s Asia Pacific operations, has resigned. One of the region’s most influential concert promoters, Field’s resignation was…

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Oct 25, 2023 Entertainment / Events / Venues /


World Rugby reveals expanded 2027 World Cup

The men’s Rugby World Cup 2027 in Australia will feature 24 teams after the World Rugby Council approved an expansion of the competition format, window and timing - the largest revamp…

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Oct 25, 2023 Events / Sport / Venues /


Dubai’s Emaar group cancels community events and festivities due to ‘the current global situation’

United Arab Emirates-based real estate and entertainment group Emaar group has cancelled community events and festivities in its Dubai property developments due to “the current global…

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Oct 24, 2023 Safety / Tourism / Venues /


Amadeus data shows major concerts driving international tourism interest

International interest in upcoming concerts by Taylor Swift and Coldplay in Australia and the Asia Pacific is driving regional tourism. Taylor Swift's highly anticipated Asia Pacific…

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Oct 22, 2023 Entertainment / Tourism / Venues /


UFC extends deal for Abu Dhabi fight deal for five more years

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) have announced an extension of their longstanding events deal through an…

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Oct 20, 2023 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Tourism / Venues /



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