Monday, April 23, 2018

Tag Archives: Hotels

Is this the most offensive hotel name in Australia?

An Adelaide hotel has been branded “derogatory” and “offensive” for its new choice of name. The innocuously-titled Hampshire Hotel on Grote Street was recently relaunched as Hotel Longtime by Vietnamese-born owner Tin Chu and her husband Alex Fahey. The venue boasts a ping pong club room dubbed the “gentleman’s lodge” and neon signs with phrases such as “long time good …

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Turning up the turndown service

I was recently reminded of turndown services whilst staying at a South Australian hotel. Having not requested a turndown service in some time, I arranged the service for one evening – and to my surprise, the service included everything but the ‘turning down’ of the bed.

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Liquor reforms good for hospitality jobs

Reforms to Western Australia’s liquor laws announced by the WA State Government aims to benefit the state hospitality industry and public, reflecting longstanding advocacy efforts by the Australian Hotels Association (WA).

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