Friday, December 15, 2017

Tourism

Melbourne’s new ‘golden hotel’ an Australian first

Melbourne’s north west has experienced rapid development over recent years, with its most recent addition being an exciting Australian first. On June 15, the country’s first Hyatt Place hotel opened in Essendon Fields, with guests already raving about its location, service and style.

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Major Port Macquarie motel development sale

Local development companies Lloyd Coastal Property and Bannister Constructions have sold the Palm Court Motor Inn, which they’ve owned in William Street since 1989, along with the management rights and 21 units in their adjacent 2007 development, Mantra Quayside, to a single buyer.

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Double win for Evans Head Holiday Park

North Coast Holiday Parks' (NCHP) Evans Head has taken out the top gong at last weekend’s Richmond Valley Business Awards, with local Business Chambers naming the popular holiday park ‘Business of the Year’.

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New strategy boosting regions

Australia’s peak tourism accommodation body, Tourism Accommodation Australia, has welcomed today’s release of the NSW Regional Conferencing Strategy and Action Plan, saying the State Government’s $6 million investment would provide a much-needed boost to regional areas.

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Building summer occupancy for city hotels

Temperatures rise. Humidity creeps up. Sounds like time to pack up and head to the nearest beach. While your team may be thinking 'vacation', you should be thinking 'revenue' when it comes to your leisure segment.

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Star Ratings Australia closure: One month on

As Accomnews reported in February of this year, Star Ratings Australia ceased to operate as of June 30 2017, later announcing that they would be leaving the Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) with the responsibility of accreditation for the accommodation sector. Almost a month after the changes came into effect, Accomnews has investigated the importance of the scheme, and looked at where consumers are turning for ratings and reviews.

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