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Mobile payments preferred by business travellers

The International Travel Management Study (ITMS) for 2017 has revealed almost half of business travellers worldwide have already made mobile payments (44 percent) and business travellers in the Asia Pacific region are even further ahead with 62 percent of all business travellers using this technology. However, although 44 percent have paid with a mobile device significantly more have made those …

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Holiday Inn Express opens its doors in central Brisbane

Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central is bringing to savvy travellers visiting downtown Brisbane, with an official launch last week. The hotel offers everything guests need and more, appealing to travellers seeking a place to rest, recharge and can get on their way. Showing off its 226 rooms and expansive public spaces, the hotel brand officially opened in Brisbane’s Spring Hill …

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IHG signs Australia’s First Hotel Indigo in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley

InterContinental Hotels Group and Pointcorp, have signed a management agreement for a new build Hotel Indigo, to be located in Fortitude Valley. The 140-room hotel on 458 Brunswick Street is the first Hotel Indigo signing for Australia and New Zealand and is due to open in 2020. Hotel Indigo is IHG’s lifestyle boutique brand offering, from the building’s design to …

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Grand opening for Mantra Richmont Hotel in Brisbane

accomnews was in attendance as Mantra Richmont Hotel, a new $28 million 108-room boutique hotel at Spring Hill in Brisbane, was officially opened yesterday by Queensland minister for tourism and major events Kate Jones and the lord mayor of Brisbane, Graham Quirk. Merging a bygone era with present day, Mantra Richmont Hotel’s modern design and stylish finishes are complemented by …

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Brisbane, accom workers under more financial stress than health care professionals

New research, undertaken by AMP for its 2016 Financial Wellness Report, reveals that financial stress is now a fact of life for more than one-in-four Australian workers. The key findings from the research were as follows: Financial stress is highest in the accommodation and food services industry, with 35 percent of employees stressed. This is followed by healthcare and social …

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Mantra on Mary suffers second incident since Saturday

A fire broke out at the Brisbane CBD property yesterday afternoon, just days after 15 people were trapped inside one of the on-site lifts. A spokesperson for the property told accomnews directly that “potentially something flammable was put down a garbage chute into a bin” and the fire was contained to one garbage bin. “It wasn’t like there was a …

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