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Sydney edges Melbourne out for top spot in Australia

TripAdvisor ranked regions from Noosa to Airlie Beach to the Gold Coast to Exmouth… but Sydney won top billing in the 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards for destinations in Australia. In Australia, Melbourne was second while the World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island took the number three spot. Queensland destinations of Gold Coast, Magnetic Island, Noosa, Port Douglas and Airlie Beach made up half of the …

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Visit Sunshine Coast appoints new chair as tourism tops off record year

A new chair and new director have been appointed to the board of Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC), it was announced following the Annual General Meeting of the Queensland RTO. David Ryan had been elected as the new chair, replacing Grant Hunt, who stepped down following the completion of his three-year term. Mr Ryan is a Sunshine Coast resident who brings …

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BIG4 Holiday Parks appoints Susie Thomson, PR & communications manager

Experienced public relations and communications expert Susie Thompson has joined the BIG4 Holiday Parks team, effective immediately. Susie brings over 11 years’ experience in PR, including having spent the last three years managing the Travel and Tourism clients at Mango Communications in Australia and New Zealand. Former clients have included Booking.com, Hilton Hotels, thl – Maui & Britz Campervans, Qantas, …

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New hotel manager appointed to Wyndham Vacation Resorts Perth

Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Lara Korb as the new Hotel Manager of Wyndham Vacation Resorts Perth. Lara comes to Wyndham Outram Perth with almost ten years’ management experience in the Canadian hospitality industry, including sales, marketing and general management roles. Most recently, she worked as General Manager of a chalet and mountain …

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Choice Hotels hires new development manager

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of Australia’s largest hotel franchise groups, has announced the appointment of Liz Galea as a new development manager. Ms Galea will be responsible for continuing Choice Hotels’ drive towards adding new properties to its portfolio in New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand. Ms Galea will utilise her 20-year career in hospitality, sales, brokering …

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The six golden rules of responding to guest reviews

Whether scathing or glowing, every guest review is a golden opportunity for your hotel to shine or stumble. Guests trust other guests, and the reviews of past experiences at your hotel are one of the most influential factors that can impact future bookings. You can’t afford to ignore bad reviews and hope they disappear. Nor, is it okay to simply …

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New resort manager appointed to Wyndham Vacation Resorts Sydney

Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Jerry Estrada as the new resort manager of Wyndham Vacation Resorts Sydney, located on Wentworth Avenue in the city’s CBD. Jerry comes to Wyndham Sydney with more than 18 years’ experience in hospitality, including eight years in managerial positions in four-and-a-half star properties in Australia and overseas. Most recently, Jerry …

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Oakwood appoints two new sales managers

Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane has announced the appointment of Srinivas Kodali and Gemma McCourt as sales managers to their team. With more than 15 years in the industry, Srinivas Kodali is highly experienced in sales and operations with a broad understanding of the complete hospitality experience. Sri joins Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane, based in Sydney after heading up …

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