Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Federal shelves Port Arthur development

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Federal Hotels and Resorts managing director Greg Farrell said the commercial risk to build the $30 million Port Arthur hotel is too high and has vowed Federal would not build any substantial new projects until the outcome of gambling legislation is known.

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Q1 Sold to Frawley Family

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The problematic management rights to the Q1 resort in Surfers Paradise have been bought by Q1 Management P/L, a company controlled by brothers Bryan, Peter and Maurice Frawley.

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Trial Hotels Needed for Mobile Door Locks


A South Australian company, LEAPIN, that is developing technology that turns a mobile phone into a hotel door key is looking for hotel chains to participate in trials of the software following news that it will receive federal government funding to take it to market.

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Moderate Growth Continues


The latest International Visitor Survey shows that visitor numbers, nights spent and expenditure are all up over the year to September proving the resilience of Australia’s tourism industry.

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