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AccorHotels adds to its Adelaide network

Country Comfort Adelaide Manor has rebranded to ibis Styles Adelaide Manor and becomes the Group’s ninth hotel in South Australia. The 46-room hotel is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment of its lobby, reception area, restaurant and bar bringing it in-line with ibis Styles’ design-led brand standards which is due to be complete in June. A full upgrade of the hotel’s guestrooms will …

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New parks on-board at Top Parks

Independent parks group ‘Top Parks’, aims to make its presence felt in the marketplace by welcoming new parks from Victoria and New South Wales. Middle Rock Holiday Resort at Port Stephens in the Hunter region and Lake Burrumbeet Caravan Park near Ballarat have made the move to Top Parks. Top Parks Executive Chairman Richard Emerson said they embrace the independence of the …

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Stay and Walk Sydney’s historic Tank Stream

Sydney’s newest international hotel, The Tank Stream, is offering visitors to Sydney an opportunity to combine contemporary comfort with accommodation – with a stay that includes a historical discovery tour. The tour traces the path of the city’s original life-source, the Tank Stream. When the First Fleet arrived in 1788, it was meant to have established the colony at Botany …

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Perth in the world’s most walkable cities list

Booking.com has delved into internal endorsement data from millions of travellers to find the world’s most walkable destinations and the good news is, our very own Perth has made it onto the list! Perth Perth isn’t just appealing for pristine beaches and bright blue skies, it’s also home to a creative cultural scene. Take your pick from all sorts of restaurants …

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Silver Sands Resort joins Classic Holidays management

Western Australia’s Silver Sands Resort is set to join the lineup of Classic Holidays managed resorts, entering into a long term management agreement to commence on January 1, 2018. Located in the coastal suburb of Mandurah, Silver Sands Resort has been a Classic Holidays’ Resort Partner since 2015. Classic Holidays CEO Ramy Filo said he was thrilled to welcome Silver …

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Guests offered ‘hotel package of a lifetime’ with Sofitel’s Golden Ticket

One of the most anticipated luxury hotel opening of the decade – Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour – is celebrating the launch of its online bookings by offering one lucky person the Golden Ticket of a lifetime. The Golden Ticket comprises 9 double pass tickets to events and quintessential Sydney experiences for two people. Some of the key events include tickets to …

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Is the cloud the best option for your business?

We all know the internet has come along leaps and bounds in the last decade but just how far have we come in terms of convenience and security? When ‘the cloud’ became a reality a few years back, many managers breathed a sigh of relief at the idea their information was safe and sound in a cushion of floating security, …

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Adele sings up a storm for Brisbane hotels

Latest STR occupancy figures indicate significant growth for Australia’s hotel sector as Adele’s record breaking tour of Australia produced an events-based boom for the cities where she performed. The largest RevPAR turnaround was recorded in Brisbane, a city that has had to contend with a fall in demand from the resources sector in recent years. Brisbane’s hotels grew their occupancy …

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TripAdvisor reveals most visited spots by travellers vs. locals

The study was based on the company’s stored mobile location data, revealing travellers’ and locals’ most frequented hotels, restaurants and attractions in major world tourism destinations. “Our mobile check-index shows the points of interest where consumers are voting with their feet and actually spending their time,” said Jeff Chow, vice president of product, consumer experience, TripAdvisor. “It’s interesting to see …

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