Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Tag Archives: events

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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Mantra unveils latest key appointments

Mantra Group has strengthened its leadership team with a number of key management appointments across its portfolio of Peppers, Mantra and BreakFree properties. Chris Northam will commence as area general manager Port Douglas following a 12-month placement in Indonesia with Mantra Group. Chris will join the management team in North Queensland, supporting special projects and strategic planning. Katrina Brown has …

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Novotel launches program to bring health to the boardroom

Following the launch of InBalance by Novotel Hotels & Resorts with pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbons as ambassador, the company is promoting InBalance Meetings as a program to place health and wellbeing front and centre for conference and event guests. Designed to take care of the body and mind to achieve positive meeting outcomes, the concept consists of five signature elements which …

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Australia’s first active lifestyle destination gets approved

Phases two and three are set to include a four-star, 225-room family hotel and much anticipated ‘Wave Reservoir’. Australia’s first active lifestyle project is coming closer to reality as the Sunshine Coast Council granted SANAD Capital, the company behind the project, development approval (DA) for phase 1 of the $400 million venture.   SANAD Capital announced the project after purchasing …

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The future of OTA loyalty programs

Online travel agents (OTAs) are known as an efficient distribution channel for hotel rooms, but with more major hotel brands pushing direct bookings to reduce commissions paid out to agents- this leaves OTAs searching for the next goldmine product to fuel their continued growth. With this in mind – for years – hotels have enjoyed a non-competitive landscape with their …

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How to use hotel digital marketing techniques to leverage the Chinese market

In the diverse sphere of international travel, hotel marketers cannot afford to use broad strokes to attract bookings. To maximise bookings and occupancy each region and the markets within the regions should be treated on its own terms. A crucial and most lucrative market for hotels in the Chinese. China has the biggest outbound tourism activity in the world with …

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Qantas wifi brings Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify on board

The national carrier’s customers on wifi-enabled domestic flights will be able to watch their favourite shows, avoid missing out on live sport and listen to almost any song they like, with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming on board to provide content in 2017. With speeds up to 10 times faster than conventional inflight wifi, Qantas will offer customers video and …

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