Friday, April 20, 2018

Tag Archives: accommodation

Is this the most offensive hotel name in Australia?

An Adelaide hotel has been branded “derogatory” and “offensive” for its new choice of name. The innocuously-titled Hampshire Hotel on Grote Street was recently relaunched as Hotel Longtime by Vietnamese-born owner Tin Chu and her husband Alex Fahey. The venue boasts a ping pong club room dubbed the “gentleman’s lodge” and neon signs with phrases such as “long time good …

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The five easy steps to making guests happy

1) Keep things simple. It’s easier to relax when there’s less clutter. 2) Offer something authentic. If you’re a little country cottage, don’t prioritise heated floors & cable TV. 3) Lose the focus on technology. People like to get away from it all. 4) Offer genuine service through staff that truly enjoy interactions with people. 5) Embrace what makes you different and don’t be afraid to try something new.

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Children’s wellness getaways – is this the future?

For most of us, family holidays mean good times laced with a little anarchy. After all, there’s a reason why the Griswald family road trip makes compelling viewing. But one resort chain is looking to massage away any ‘are we there yet’ tensions - by focussing on the wellbeing of the rug rats scrapping in the back seat.

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