Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lauren Butler

Lauren Butler is a junior journalist here at accomnews. You can reach her at any time with news, opinions and submissions.

Flooring without the flaws

One new favourite amongst hotels seems to be brightly coloured carpet planks that draw attention and allows the owner or manager to pull up an individual plank following a spill rather than replacing an entire room...

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Functional functionware… continued

From tables to skirting to coffee machines... Comfort, accessibility and quality are all factors that contribute to great dining and conference experiences. Whether it be a comfy chair, a machine that makes a good cup of coffee, or particularly practical service ware, getting it right will make life and business easier for everyone.

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Turning up the turndown service

I was recently reminded of turndown services whilst staying at a South Australian hotel. Having not requested a turndown service in some time, I arranged the service for one evening – and to my surprise, the service included everything but the ‘turning down’ of the bed.

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What guests want & hotels need

Unlike a comfy hotel bed or rain shower, dining and conference equipment rarely get great write-ups from guests or attendees – but if you get it wrong, you sure can expect to hear about it.

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Record infrastructure spend for NT

The Northern Territory is set to see record infrastructure spend in 2018, with the development of accommodation, residences and public roads and buildings to form a job-creating cash budget of $1.75 billion.

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Growth starts with staff

According to a recent announcement from the Australian Chamber of Tourism, federal members of the House of Representatives are being urged to seek ongoing support for tourism growth from within the accommodation and wider hospitality industry.

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