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Tag Archives: accommodation

Motel leases: what are the benefits?

Leasehold motel tenure has been a very successful type of motel ownership and operation for decades. It grew very quickly in the early 1990s and has remained an attractive option for motel ownership for very good reasons.  The many benefits of owning a motel lease is why many moteliers continue to expand their motel investment portfolios. There have been many …

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Trust account audit issues

I have been seeing for some time now an increase in Office of Fair Trading activity in reviewing and penalising licensees for breaches to the Agents Financial Administration Act 2014. While some appear to be more serious in nature, the main focus appears to be educational with warnings common for first-time offences. With this in mind, I thought it prudent …

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Premier opens Holiday Inn Perth city centre redevelopment

The redeveloped Holiday Inn Perth City Centre was tonight officially opened by The Premier and Minister for Tourism. In his remarks, the Premier said the Holiday Inn Perth City Centre has been an important part of the city’s hotel offering since the late 1970s. The $25 million refurbishment of this property is a vote of confidence by the hotel’s owners …

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Welcoming the World has put the Sunshine Coast on the events map

The Sunshine Coast’s “best ever year” for major events has wrapped up with the successful staging of Wanderlust. Sunshine Coast Council’s Tourism, Sport and Major Events Portfolio Councillor Jason OPray said that 2016 had been an unprecedented year for major events, with the region hosting 60 major and regional events. “It’s been an amazing year for the Coast in terms …

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White Ribbon partners with Virgin Australia

White Ribbon has joined forces for the third year with Australian airline, Virgin Australia to raise awareness during the month of November of the issue of men’s violence against women. White Ribbon aims to create an Australian society in which all women can live in safety, free from violence and abuse. Virgin Australia has launched a month long activation to …

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Improve your coffee credentials

More guests than ever are interested in coffee so it is no longer acceptable to provide a generic portion of cheap instant coffee and a kettle. Your guests deserve more! And they don’t just want to taste; they want to know all about your coffee offerings, where the bean was grown, the processing method and if it was ethically produced. …

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Six things scaring the $%#@ out of hotel marketers this Halloween

For Halloween, we asked hotel marketers from coast-to-coast, representing properties of all sizes, what they’re most spooked about right now. Here is what they said: 1. Unrealistic goals on tight budgets Hotel marketers have always had notoriously full plates. Now, those plates aren’t just full – they’re stacked sky-high with multiple marketing priorities to oversee, manage and implement. This upcoming year, …

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Will you be downloading the AGM app?

With the new strata legislation coming into effect in NSW on November 30, 2016, day-to-day strata management and owner engagement will have the potential to significantly change due to the introduction of electronic voting at owners corporation meetings. These changes will mean that you could be attending strata meetings in the near future by video uplink and casting votes using …

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Hilton named one of the world’s 25 best places to work

Hilton has been named one of the World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces in 2016, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Hilton was selected based on team members’ assessments of the company’s jobs, opportunities for training, and support for work/life balance, among other factors. With a workforce spanning more than 104 countries and territories, Hilton’s recognition …

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IHG expands in Greater Sydney with Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys

InterContinental Hotels Group and St Marys Rugby League Club have signed a franchise agreement for a 123-room, new build Holiday Inn hotel in St Marys, Greater Sydney. Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys, scheduled to open in late 2017 will represent a new definition of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia. The Hotel will feature 123 well-appointed guest rooms in addition …

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