Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tag Archives: accommodation industry

Meet the new board

"Stability and strength" were the buzzwords at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Accommodation Association of Australia.

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Dilemmas, decisions & disruption for your accom sector

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the accommodation sector in Australia is experiencing significant change. CBRE Hotels senior broker, Chris Novak, recently shared his thoughts on accommodation industry trends, guest expectations, and the disruption caused by new players such as Airbnb.

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New brand is now franchise-ready

InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed the name of its new high-quality midscale brand, avid hotels, alongside a brand logo and renderings of the hotel exterior and guest room.

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Areas on the rise in the Australian accommodation sector

It’s rare to glance across any of Australia’s major city skylines without spotting a crane or development of some description. New residential and commercial properties are being developed at a steadfast pace, supporting not only population growth, but for some areas, an increase in tourism. Accomnews looked into which areas are on the rise, how they’re supporting growth, and what to expect in terms of development in the months and years ahead.

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The next generation of industry professionals

Future planning is important in any industry, but with youth unemployment at an all-time high in Australia, and accommodation having one of the highest employee turnovers of any industry, it’s important for hotels to consider who will be managing and working in the hotels of the future.

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AAoA says accom industry will benefit from infrastructure funding

The accommodation industry is set to benefit from the Federal Budget’s significant investment in infrastructure, according to the Accommodation Association of Australia. The association said Sydney and New South Wales, together with regional Queensland, are among the areas that stand to gain the most. Projects that were awarded funding include projects of investment in new infrastructure and upgrades of existing infrastructure, …

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