Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tag Archives: events

The hit on Trump hotels bookings: ‘It’s going to be huuuge’

January’s Resort News asked if Donald Trump’s presidential hopes would jeopardise the future success of his hotel empire. According to new data from travel site Hipmunk, the success of Trump’s hotel business so far this year has been greatly affected by the most divisive presidential campaign in generations. Hipmonk measured the percentage of Trump bookings within its markets. For the …

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Kate and William spend a night at our last resort Hotel Du Palais, Biarritz

Turns out the hotel profiled in April’s Resorts News ‘Last Resort’ feature really is fit for royalty! With reports that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stayed at the Hotel Du Palais, Biarritz with Prince George and Princess Charlotte during their recent summer vacation. French publication Sud Ouest reported that the British royal couple arrived in a private jet last …

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A record-breaking year for Sunshine Coast Airport

Sunshine Coast Airport has finished an incredible year of achievements on a high, once again breaking passenger number records and topping national growth charts. The 12 months from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 saw 964,362 passengers use Sunshine Coast Airport – a 13% increase year on year and the highest recorded passenger numbers for a 12-month period. The …

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Australian Building Management Accreditation goes National

Building on the Queensland edition of the ABMA Building Management Code, the ABMA has announced the release of the New South Wales and Victorian editions of the code. In a new statement, ABMA said: “By joining forces with our independent review panel members in these states we can assure the industry that the guiding principles will support compliance in each …

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Accom professionals invited to AccorHotels event

Formerly known as World of Accor, the AccorHotels Showcase 2016 will take place at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth providing travel agents, wholesalers, corporate clients, tourism partners and MICE organisers the opportunity to discover AccorHotels accommodation trends, news and stunning resorts from across the world.

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New-build Mercure Tamworth hotel to open in December

Tamworth’s accommodation sector is set for a boost following the announcement from AccorHotels that a new-build Mercure hotel is scheduled to open in December 2016. The three-storey, 52-room Mercure Tamworth hotel is currently under development at the West Tamworth League Club on Phillip Street. The internationally-branded midscale hotel will be located within the Club’s precinct which includes entertainment venues, a …

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The Goodearth & Perth Ambassador Hotels re-brand with Choice

Australia Pacific Hotels Group, owner of Goodearth and Perth Ambassador Hotels in Western Australia, has announced a major re-brand with both hotels set to join the Choice Hotels franchise. Their recent purchase of the Karratha Motel will also come under the new franchise agreement. The Perth Ambassador Hotel will be renamed as the Quality Hotel Ambassador Perth and the Goodearth …

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Sabre expands with the Expedia Affiliate Network

Because of the new integration with EAN, Sabre is adding more than 63,000 new hotel properties to its travel marketplace. Travel agencies will now have access to the EAN rates and availability through the Sabre GDS. “Travel agencies will have more hotel options to offer their customers,” said Shelly Terry, vice president of travel product solutions, Sabre Travel Network. “Additionally, …

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