Friday, September 22, 2017

Tag Archives: hotel design

How would you define modern luxury?

How many times have you heard the word 'luxury' in a hotel description? It seems to be one of the most abused words in the hoteliers' dictionary! I've seen many hotels claim to be luxurious, when at most they are just slightly better than average.

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Are your bathrooms on point?

Do people even appreciate a good-looking bathroom? The bathroom is usually the first area that guests check for cleanliness and the place where housekeepers spend the most time; so, it’s important that the bathroom set-up is easy to keep clean, cheap to maintain and fulfils its multifaceted role. However, it isn’t all about utility: guests also want to be inspired and a little bit spoilt.

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Property management and the USB: “where can we charge our phones?”

When there’s only so much bandwidth floating around, it’s not easy being a guest. (It must be even worse being a property manager.) Particularly for international guests who are used to super-fast speeds in the UK, US and much of Asia, Australian wifi can be utterly frustrating. Of course, there’s still a scale of good to bad to worse and depending on location, size and structure, internet quality can still be great. Still, there’s a special kind of annoying that is particular to slow (or absent) internet when you’re paying for a room.

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The secret to F&B success

With the new Cliveden Bar & Dining making up part of a $6 million makeover of Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Accomnews spoke exclusively with AccorHotels’ Kevin Milner, director of procurement and food & beverage strategy, about the importance of keeping up to date with hotels’ food and beverage offerings.

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Mona unveils plan for next phase of growth

In an address made to Tasmania’s tourism industry today, David Walsh, founder, Mona, unveiled his intentions for Mona’s next phase of growth, including early designs for the proposed 172 room, five-star hotel on the museum’s current site in Berriedale, Tasmania.

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