Thursday, February 22, 2018

Industry

Five-Star Motel Planned for Devonport

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A proposal for a five-star 50-room motel on the western bank of the Mersey River in Devonport – home of the Spirit of Tasmania ferry – has been put to the Devonport City Council with a decision expected early this week.

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Foxtel-Austar Merger Gets ACCC Go-Ahead

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved pay television giant Foxtel’s $2 billion takeover of regional operator Austar subject to an eight-year restriction on future acquisitions by Foxtel.

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Latest WA Hotel Statistics Show Need for Tourism Support

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Western Australia continues to have a diverse hotel accommodation sector with metropolitan and mining regions outperforming tourism regions according to the latest release of occupancy rates by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Australian Hotels Association WA industry data.

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Wyndham Focuses on Direct Business

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Wyndham Hotel Group, at its second global conference in Las Vegas, has announced several new initiatives designed to drive more direct business to hotels: WynReview and MyRequest, new online management tools, as well as new mobile websites for its hotel brands.

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