Australia’s Bush Fires Spare Melbourne

AIME 2009, the 17th Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo, unfolded this week in Melbourne, Australia while the region’s devastating bush fires still raged in more remote areas of the state of Victoria. The expo, which took place on February 17 and 18, was unaffected by the fires, according to its organizers, Reed Travel Exhibitions. The death toll from Australia's deadly wildfires had reached 200 by Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.

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