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Tag Archives: Australia

Get out from under your desk

It’s easy to get lost in the minutiae of hotel marketing. Tasks like creating marketing assets, engaging with your audience on social media and analysing data pretty much guarantees that you’ll be fixated on your computer screen for most of the day. However, marketing that has the most impact and produces the highest amount of conversion requires creativity and knowing …

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Hilton rebrands, extends loyalty offers

Hilton has announced that it will be “the first and only” loyalty program to offer members the choice to flexibly combine Points and money for a hotel stay, use their Points at Amazon.com, allow family and friends to combine their Points for free, and the ability to extend Diamond status when life puts travel on pause. The global hotel chain also …

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AccorHotels and Qatar Airways partner on loyalty

AccorHotels and Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, have joined forces via their respective loyalty programs, Le Club AccorHotels and Qatar Airways Privilege Club. Members of Qatar Airways’ loyalty program, Privilege Club can now convert their Qmiles into Le Club AccorHotels points at the conversion rate of 4,500 Qmiles for 1,000 LCAH points. This will allow …

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Australian airline halts flights to Bali

Overnight, Tigerair Australia was informed that Indonesian authorities would not be providing Tigerair with the final approval needed to operate to and from Bali from February 3, 2017. The Indonesian authorities informed Tigerair that they would require an alternative regulatory solution for Tigerair’s operations to Bali. This solution was going to take at least six months to implement and would …

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Metro Hotel on Pitt awarded for superior guest experience

Booking.com has awarded Metro Hotel on Pitt, for the second consecutive year, with a 2016 Award of Excellence, due to an average review score of 8.2, based on positive online feedback from its guests. Property manager Simon Wanstall said Metro Hotel on Pitt’s outstanding average score is the outcome of months of consistently glowing reviews. “My team constantly strive to …

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Classic Holidays named best management at international awards

Established in 1978, Classic Holidays now has more than 65,000 member families across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific and is responsible for the employment of over 1,000 staff to service their growing membership base. Resort and club management company, Classic Holidays, has taken out two major awards at the 2017 Perspective Magazine Awards held in San Francisco this month. …

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‘Future Now’ for the AIME 25th Anniversary

The 25th anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will share insights into the past, present and future of the industry through a series of educational sessions hosted by a selection of Asia-Pacific voices in events, travel and technology. Saxton ‘Up close and Personal’ sessions are filling fast, including a session on day one called ‘Future Now’ which …

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TFE Hotels & SiteMinder announce 10,000 room deal

The cloud platform announced it has secured a corporate deal to power the distribution of TFE Hotels, adding more than 10,000 apartment and hotel rooms to its distribution network. TFE Hotels’ brands include Adina Apartment Hotels, Medina Serviced Apartments, Rendezvous Hotels, Vibe Hotels, Travelodge Hotels and the new TFE Hotels Collection. “TFE Hotels is pleased to partner with SiteMinder, a …

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TFE Hotels to take over management of Brisbane’s Gambaro Hotel

Located on Caxton St in Petrie Terrace, the 68-room five-star property will be added to the TFE Hotels Collection brand. CEO Rachel Argaman said: “It marks the start of expansion plans that will progress in 2017. We have a remarkable 17 new hotels in the pipeline, such as the spectacular Adina Apartment Hotel which will open on the former Pentridge …

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$6.5m Pullman Reef Casino Hotel refurbishment set for Cairns

The five-star Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns has completed an extensive $6.5 million refurbishment program extending to all level one public areas. Ready in time for the busy Chinese New Year season, the update includes a new-look hotel lobby, expansion of Tamarind Restaurant, new Bar36 Live Lounge and new Merchant café. In a move that will set the hotel …

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