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Metro Hotel on Pitt named a finalist in TAA NSW Awards for Excellence

Metro Hotel on Pitt has been named a finalist in the Mid-Range Hotel of the Year category in the 2016 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence. TAA is an accommodation association in NSW representing the interests of hotels, motels and serviced apartments. The Mid-Range Hotel of the Year category applies to 3 to 4-star accommodation and is judged by an …

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10 don’t miss sessions at HotelsWorld 2016

HotelsWorld 2016, the region’s largest industry gathering for CEO’s and other accommodation leaders, comprises 40 sessions at 5 events in 3 days, with 130 speakers and over 500 delegates. Highlights of this year’s suite of events include the following sessions: • A discussion between Choe Peng Sum, CEO, Frasers Hospitality Group and Michael Issenberg, Chairman & CEO, AccorHotels Asia Pacific …

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Luxperience announces Virgin Australia as Platinum Airline Partner

Luxperience has announced Virgin Australia as the official Platinum Airline Partner for this year’s event, taking place 18-21 September, 2016. The airline will showcase its expansive network and premium products and services by hosting VIP buyers travelling from North America, New Zealand and across Australia to the 2016 business exchange, to experience the best of Australasia’s unique luxury and experiential …

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Hotel engineers set to converge on the Gold Coast

The Australian Institute of Hotel Engineering Inc. Update Conference will be held August 4-5, 2016 at QT Hotel Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland. Australian Institute of Hotel Engineering provides hotel engineers from across the nation with a forum for progressive thought while promoting best practices. The AIHE Update Conference will include an exhibition of up to 30 key industry suppliers, …

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Upgrade gets Port Arthur visitors pumping

New renovations at Port Arthur Holiday Park, including the Tasman Peninsula’s first modular pump track, are expected to inject an extra $450,000 into the regional economy. Australian Tourist Park Management (ATPM), which leases the 40-acre park site, today announced it would invest a further $1 million into upgrading facilities and accommodation at the popular tourist destination. The upgrade follows an …

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QantasLink announces Melbourne-Sunshine Coast flights

QantasLink will commence seasonal direct flights between Melbourne and the Sunshine Coast over the upcoming peak summer holiday period, following the success of the direct Sydney services launched last year. QantasLink will operate four return flights per week between Melbourne and the Sunshine Coast from December 16, 2016 to January 21, 2017 on its two class Boeing 717 aircraft. In …

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Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints new vice president, operations and area general manager

British hotelier Greg Allan joins the group as vice president operations (ASEAN) while Pan Pacific Singapore’s general manager, Gino Tan, is promoted to area general manager (Singapore). Pan Pacific Hotels Group is delighted to announce two key appointments. Greg Allan joins the group as vice president, operations (ASEAN) while Gino Tan is promoted to area general manager (Singapore); moves that …

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AccorHotels to acquire loyalty market firm John Paul

AccorHotels has announced it has begun exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of John Paul, a leading player in premium customer and employee loyalty services. The company’s Enterprise Value should be close to $150 million i.e. a 2017e EV/EBITDA multiple of c. 11X. Accorhotels should acquire about 80% of John Paul, the remaining stake being kept by David Amsellem, the founder …

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