Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag Archives: Accomodation

Guest requests & what’s behind the desk

It’s common for guests to forget or misplace personal items while travelling, and often the first place they turn to is hotel reception – but where should hotels draw the line with personal guest supplies, and how much can guests really expect to get for free? AccomNews asked both budget and luxury hotels what items reception should have on hand.

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Treetop travel sky rockets

Two sky-high, eco-friendly hotels in Queensland have taken out top spots in the Hotels.com Loved by Guests Awards for 2017, which revealed almost a 30 percent increase in demand for treehouse hotels last year.

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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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