Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tag Archives: Hotels

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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Bank security explained: a basic guide

After my article in the latest Resort News (some said rant but no off­ence) regarding bank lending and personal responsibility, we received quite a lot of feedback. Most was based around misconceptions of how lender security works, with suggestions that we need to drill down and provide some detail.

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Budgets are coming: 7 lessons from Game of Thrones

Hotel marketers are sharpening their pencils for battle. Just as winter (and a terrifying army of the dead) descends on Westeros in Game of Thrones, budget season is looming in the real world and hotel marketers all across the kingdom are arming themselves for battle. To help hoteliers prepare, we turn to the lessons, themes and quotes we’ve learned while watching …

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Wyndham Hotel arriving to Perth

Wyndham Hotel Group is strengthening its presence in Western Australia with the announcement of its third Perth hotel, set to open in late 2018, and its first for Perth under the company’s globally recognised Wyndham brand.

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Ratings up for Best Western Australasia

The lift in standards across Best Western’s hotel network in Australia and New Zealand has continued with 54 percent of its properties rated four stars or above by consumers on TripAdvisor and awarded a coveted Certificate of Excellence for 2017.

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WA tourism marketing boost for Perth

The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the announcement by the WA McGowan Government that it will immediately reprioritise $2 million of the Tourism Western Australia budget to drive tourist visitation through Western Australia’s gateway city, Perth.

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