Thursday, February 22, 2018

Industry

A heartfelt and glamourous awards gala, celebrating housekeepers

It’s not often that many people get to see executive housekeepers in full-glam, but goodness gracious is it worth the wait! Five women were recognised this month for their outstanding contribution to tourism and hospitality, in a suitably stunning, black-tie affair at the Sunfresh Housekeepers Awards Gala Dinner.

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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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Liquor reforms good for hospitality jobs

Reforms to Western Australia’s liquor laws announced by the WA State Government aims to benefit the state hospitality industry and public, reflecting longstanding advocacy efforts by the Australian Hotels Association (WA).

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Sunshine Coast to host major convention

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) will hold their annual conference on the Sunshine Coast in August 2018, reinforcing the increasing importance to the region’s economy, as one of the fastest growing business event destinations in the country.

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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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