Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Industry

Companies partner to develop hotel brand

134 years after the first Orient Express trip between Paris and Constantinople, SNCF Group, owner of the iconic 'Orient Express' brand, teams up with AccorHotels to continue the development of Orient Express within the luxury hospitality sector globally.

Read More »

Young staff: try before you hire

The Australian Hotels Association has announced that it is supporting up to 10,000 internships across the Australian hotels and hospitality industry through the Federal Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program. 

Read More »

Quest Eight Mile Plains officially open

Duncan Pegg, State Labor MP for Stretton, and Australian swimming legend, Hayley Lewis, have joined Quest general manager – franchise operations, David Ridgeway, to officially open Quest Eight Mile Plains.

Read More »

Should hotels let guests stay now and pay later?

A young group of experience-driven individuals are expecting more time to pay for experiences that they’re having now. With the Afterpay payment system becoming increasingly prominent across Australia and New Zealand, and many OTAs already allowing visitors to book using the service, should hotels be letting guests create memories now and pay for them later? Millennials are the first ‘digitally …

Read More »

Basic, better, best: low season revenue strategies

Low season; it’s a term no hotelier likes to hear. In times of lower demand, some hoteliers adopt the ‘busy hotel is a successful hotel’ strategy, accepting lower-rated business and relying on the in-house spend in food and beverage, spa, ancillary and more, to top up revenue.

Read More »