Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tag Archives: Accomodation

EXCLUSIVE: Sarah McCully talks shifting development at Choice Hotels

The former general manager of Star Ratings and BIG4 alumnus spoke with accomnews about her brand-new role at Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of Australia’s largest hotel franchise groups. “Coming from BIG4, I believe that I have a foundation of knowledge on why people buy into a franchise as well as an understanding of what makes a franchise model successful,” she …

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Impact of the federal budget on the accommodation industry

Bankwest’s chief economist told accomnews there are “no specific measures” targeting accom providers and owners in the new budget, despite a buoyant sector thriving on an uptick in Asian tourists, serviced apartment popularity and relatively weak tourist destination dollar. This is the conclusion of the Industry Overview Report on the accommodation industry, published by Bankwest as part of its Business Insights series. The …

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Adrian Zecha and Harry Triguboff to receive First Awards at HotelsWorld 2017

Each year at HotelsWorld, the First Awards are presented to recognise and honour the contribution of true industry pioneers. Awards are announced in the categories of Australia First and Global First. Prior recipients include: KP Ho, Paul Constantinou, Richard Hartman, the Vidor Family, Richard Bailey, David Seargeant, Rachel Argaman and the Farrell Family. First Awards move away from the concept …

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Discovery Parks backs online distribution for caravan & camping

Discovery Parks, owner operator of holiday parks in Australia, has backed the growth of online distribution for caravan and camping products with a minority investment in online marketplace Outdoria and its wholly owned subsidiary Go See Australia. Both Outdoria and Go See Australia are powered by Marketplacer, a technology and business platform used globally by people and businesses that want to create successful online marketplaces. Outdoria aims to …

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Staybridge Suites launches new and ‘hugely different’ brand campaign

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the launch of the newest Staybridge Suites brand campaign, Hugely Different. Through the brand’s most extensive use of video assets to date, the multi-channel advertising campaign aims to show guests that Staybridge Suites is a different kind of hotel for a different kind of traveller. Though digital videos and radio …

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Classic Holidays career programs awarded for excellence

Classic Holidays has been awarded the Excellence in Advocacy of Career Development Policy by the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) for their inspiring workplace training programs. A national leader of the Work Inspiration program developed by The Smith Family and Partnership Brokers since 2013, Classic Holidays has now established the program as a pathway for local high school students …

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Blues on Broadbeach 2017 a roaring success

A huge turnout of festival goers were treated to free world class live entertainment across 20 diverse stages over the past four days at Blues on Broadbeach 2017. The event showcased a unique brand of festival – offering access to a wide variety of quality restaurants, accommodation, and all the facilities of the Broadbeach CBD. Patrons enjoyed accommodation ranging from …

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