Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tag Archives: Australia

Mayor & football club captain officially open Quest Fremantle

Mayor of Fremantle, Dr Brad Pettitt, former captain of the Fremantle Football Club, Peter Bell, and Fremantle AFLW star Kirby Bentley joined over 100 local business people to officially open the company’s twelfth property in Western Australia, Quest Fremantle, at 8 Pakenham St. Quest Director – Group Operations, Cameron Stewart was delighted to formally open Quest Fremantle, adding 122 rooms …

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IHG appoints Chris Waite as director of communications Australasia and Japan

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Chris Waite to the role of director of communications, Australasia and Japan. Chris is responsible for leading the communications function for IHG and its core brands of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and EVEN Hotels in these rapidly-expanding markets, as well as elevating IHG’s …

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Are your penalty rates about to be cut?

The Fair Work Commission has just announced its decision to reduce weekend penalty rates. Have your say now: should Sunday rates be the same as Saturday’s? What would be the impact on your business? Prior to this announcement, the Turnbull government suggested it would honour whatever decision was made while the labour opposition remained skeptical about the timing of the decision. Broadly, the decision recommends that part-time and …

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I want my top-up

Top-ups, the process by which the term of management rights agreements are extended, is an essential component of the management rights industry and why these businesses command a significantly higher value than most other businesses. It is the expectation that the term of management rights agreements will continue almost indefinitely, which generates the premium placed on the values of such …

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What benefits and features should you look for in a website editor?

For your guests, your website offers a first glimpse into your property. It’s where they will go not only to learn more about your rates and availability, but also to peek at your guestrooms, discover your amenities and learn about the fantastic packages that you offer in order to enhance their travel experience. Unfortunately, for many hoteliers, web design is not an …

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Is your accom property near one of Australia’s best beaches?

Tripadvisor has listed the world’s best beaches according to its 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards, and Australia features heavily. Here are the top ten Travellers’ Choice beaches in Australia: “Aussies love the beach so for those planning their next sandy getaway, TripAdvisor has identified from millions of traveller reviews, the best beaches throughout the world as well as those right here …

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Ranking the importance of your management agreements

The documentation that ‘bubble-wraps’ management rights include a caretaking agreement with the body corporate; a letting agreement with the body corporate; the body corporate by-laws; a letting appointment with each of the owners in your letting pool. I am frequently asked about the importance of each document. Consequently, I thought it might be worthwhile to rank the commercial importance of …

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Ingenia acquires iconic Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort

Ingenia Communities Group has announced that it has exchanged contracts to acquire the Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort, in North Queensland. Located on 11 hectares of landscaped tropical gardens in the popular tourist destination, Cairns Coconut is renowned as the top tourism park in Australia and was recently ranked number 8 in TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards amongst the “Top 25 …

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Iconic hotel reborn as Mantra Club Croc after major refurbishment

Mantra Group has officially opened the new-look, rebranded Mantra Club Croc hotel, following a major $5 million refurbishment to bring a fresh design and upgraded facilities to the iconic Airlie Beach hotel. Situated close to the beachfront and Abell Point Marina, Mantra Club Croc is housed in a traditional Queenslander-style building, offering a glimpse into the region’s past, contrasted by …

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AIME winds up a successful two day show in Melbourne

Exhibitors and delegates gathered for the second day of the jam-packed Asia-Pacific Incentive and Meetings Expo (AIME) program, after a night of events in and around Melbourne which saw people networking and doing business well into the night. Initial feedback from the exhibitors has been that the quality of the hosted buyers and the delegates has been exceptional, with some …

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