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Asia Pacific hotel pipeline for March 2017

STR’s March 2017 Pipeline Report shows 583,054 rooms in 2,611 hotel projects Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents a 1.6% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with March 2016. Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage. The region reported 267,986 …

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BIG4 Holiday Parks launches .CN website to attract Chinese visitors

In an Australian first, BIG4 Holiday Parks has launched the holiday park sector’s first Chinese registered .CN website, BIG4.cn, to help attract more Chinese visitors to the lure of authentic Australian self-drive holiday experiences. The move is in response to the fact an increasing number of Australia’s record 1.2 million Chinese visitors are free and independent travellers (FIT), and they’re …

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Sustainable tips to satiate guests after Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day this Saturday, 22 April, Booking.com has released findings from its global Sustainable Travel Report and Australia is leading the way with some of the best places to stay for eco-tourism. Pepijn Rijvers, CMO at Booking.com said: “Whether by serving locally grown food, using or selling local crafts, conserving water and energy, recycling or connecting guests with …

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Every cloud has a silver lining…

The ‘cloud’ is a household term for the majority of Australians in 2017 but does everyone actually know how it works? The reality, as with so many other things, is probably that we know just about enough to see the benefits and not quite enough to prevent catastrophe. The ‘cloud’ essentially refers to a wireless storage system where an external, …

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RACV Resort Noosa named best hotel in Queensland

Sunshine Coast hotel, RACV Resort Noosa, has taken out the title for best hotel in Queensland, after winning HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence Awards 2017. The RACV Resort Noosa, located in picturesque Noosa Heads, was drawn from more than 27 finalists on HotelsCombined, a hotel price comparison platform, for outstanding customer satisfaction. “This award is a great achievement for the team …

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What are some pool heating options?

If you are looking at heating your resort pool you will soon realise there are a range of different technologies on the market that all claim to best heat your pool. It can be a confusing decision to make, especially when you factor in your upfront investment, ongoing running costs and the environmental impact that your pool heating may emit. …

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New 9-storey hotel to open in Perth

New Australian hotel brand TRIBE Hotel Group (TRIBE) has been created for tech savvy design lovers and urban explorers, “who are meticulous when it comes to where they stay and prudent about what they pay”. Its first location, TRIBE Perth is a nine-storey 126-room hotel in West Perth – next to Kings Park – that will launch on Tuesday, 16 May 2017, with …

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Belise brings hotel charm back to Brisbane

Bowen Hills’ newest apartment complex, Belise, has opened its doors this month, bringing the hotel charm of old back to Brisbane with modern touches to attract the leisure and business market. General manager Gavin Phillis has been involved with the project for over six months and now has the task of opening and running the complex. The 228-room complex, featuring …

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Two new senior appointments at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Sydney five-star hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two highly regarded senior managers. Respected Australian hospitality leader Simon Barnett has been appointed hotel manager, while renowned senior sales and marketing expert Helen Radic has joined the executive team as director of marketing. A highly skilled and personable hotelier, Melbourne-born Simon has taken …

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Sunshine Coast helps out Whitsundays in wake of Cyclone Debbie

“The show must go on,” declared the organisers of the Panalitix Accountants’ Conference, who were in the final planning stages for their annual conference when Cyclone Debbie smashed into the Whitsundays making it impossible for Hamilton Island to host the 400-delegate event later this month. Using hashtags such as #nevertoolate #stillgonnabeawesome #debbiedidhammo, the organisers informed delegates of the change of …

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