Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag Archives: Hotel

Oaks Hotels & Resorts observes rise in long stay traveller

The demand for long-stay, serviced apartment accommodation in Australia is continuing to swell, according to accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, who observed a rise in extended stays (28+ days) across its portfolio, increasing by 23.77 percent in the 2015-16 financial year compared to the previous year. Particularly popular with the corporate traveller segment and those travelling regularly for business …

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World cycling champion opens Quest Mounts Bay Road

On Tuesday, world cycling champion commonwealth gold medallist and MSWA Ocean Ride ambassador Michael Freiberg joined the  Donna Faragher, minister for planning; disability services to officially open Quest Mounts Bay Road at 130 Mounts Bay Road in central Perth. Quest general manager – operations, David Ridgeway and Quest Mounts Bay Road Franchisee, Don Goode joined Mr Freiberg and Minister Faragher …

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Marriott International completes acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

Mariott has completed its acquisition of Starwood, creating the world’s largest hotel company. The new company will operate or franchise more than 5,700 properties and 1.1 million rooms, representing 30 leading brands from the moderate-tier to luxury in over 110 countries. With the completion of this acquisition, Marriott’s distribution has more than doubled in Asia and the Middle East & Africa …

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What every accom provider should be doing before 2016 ends

Here are five must-do tasks to ramp up for your 2017 revenue goals: Evaluate the true needs of your hotel’s business mix We often see hotels that invest too much of their marketing focus and resources on attracting leisure business. Meanwhile, their corporate sales and group sales teams are left having to hastily create disjointed lead campaigns on their own. …

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Experienced managers excel with Capricorn Coast’s finest

Gavan and Glenys Hurley

High on Bluff Point in Yeppoon, Queensland, sits Villa Mar Colina flaunting the spectacular beach and island views across Keppel Bay. This unique accommodation is surrounded by abundant tropical gardens with an impressive illusion pool and provides 15 beautifully appointed Mediterranean-style villa accommodation in the Capricorn Coast’s finest beachside location. Glenys and Gavan Hurley are the resort managers of Villa …

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Managers make time for their guests at Pavillions on 1770

John and Marion McEwing are the proud managers of Pavillions on 1770, a striking 4.5-star, architecturally designed luxury resort, located on the enchanting beachfront location between Agnes Water and the historic Town of 1770. The peace and tranquillity of the resort; its fantastic climate, position and location are some of the many features that John and Marion found so appealing …

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Mantra on Mary suffers second incident since Saturday

A fire broke out at the Brisbane CBD property yesterday afternoon, just days after 15 people were trapped inside one of the on-site lifts. A spokesperson for the property told accomnews directly that “potentially something flammable was put down a garbage chute into a bin” and the fire was contained to one garbage bin. “It wasn’t like there was a …

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Mount Lofty House joins MGallery

McLofty-House

Mount Lofty House, one of Australia’s iconic country manor houses and a much loved hideaway in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills wine region, has joined Accor’s exclusive MGallery Collection of hotels and becomes the seventh Australian hotel to join the portfolio.

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Paddock to plate dining experience launched at Wyndham Hotel Melbourne

A unique dining experience has launched at Wyndham Hotel Melbourne, with the opening of Little Billy, a paddock to plate style restaurant that will showcase local produce. Little Billy is the second restaurant to open in Melbourne as part of the Billy Group of restaurants and embraces the paddock to plate concept, which aims to use produce with low food …

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