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THE state of Texas, together with the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and Dallas Fort Worth International airport ‘rode’ into the Quay Grand’s ECQ Bar last night, to host a travel industry gathering.      Phillip Jones, president/ceo, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau said Dallas had America’s sixth busiest convention market.    Dallas Convention Center which recently underwent a US$60M expansion and restoration is now connected to the brand new 1001 room, Omni Dallas hotel.    Jones said that since Qantas chose Dallas/Fort Worth as their American hub, visitor arrivals from Australia had risen by 90%.      Dallas, he revealed had the largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, one of the lures that is attracting two to three Australian conferences a month.   Pictured from left are: Mike Osbourne, Sandra Tiltman and Phillip Jones from Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. THE state of Texas, together with the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and Dallas Fort Worth International airport ‘rode’ into the Quay Grand’s ECQ Bar last night, to host a travel industry gathering.
Phillip Jones, president/ceo, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau said Dallas had America’s sixth busiest convention market.
Dallas Convention Center which recently underwent a US$60M expansion and restoration is now connected to the brand new 1001 room, Omni Dallas hotel.
Jones said that since Qantas chose Dallas/Fort Worth as their American hub, visitor arrivals from Australia had risen by 90%.
Dallas, he revealed had the largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, one of the lures that is attracting two to three Australian conferences a month.
Pictured from left are: Mike Osbourne, Sandra Tiltman and Phillip Jones from Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau.
 
 
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