Saturday, June 23, 2018

Tag Archives: resort

New parks on-board at Top Parks

Independent parks group ‘Top Parks’, aims to make its presence felt in the marketplace by welcoming new parks from Victoria and New South Wales. Middle Rock Holiday Resort at Port Stephens in the Hunter region and Lake Burrumbeet Caravan Park near Ballarat have made the move to Top Parks. Top Parks Executive Chairman Richard Emerson said they embrace the independence of the …

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Perth in the world’s most walkable cities list

Booking.com has delved into internal endorsement data from millions of travellers to find the world’s most walkable destinations and the good news is, our very own Perth has made it onto the list! Perth Perth isn’t just appealing for pristine beaches and bright blue skies, it’s also home to a creative cultural scene. Take your pick from all sorts of restaurants …

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Silver Sands Resort joins Classic Holidays management

Western Australia’s Silver Sands Resort is set to join the lineup of Classic Holidays managed resorts, entering into a long term management agreement to commence on January 1, 2018. Located in the coastal suburb of Mandurah, Silver Sands Resort has been a Classic Holidays’ Resort Partner since 2015. Classic Holidays CEO Ramy Filo said he was thrilled to welcome Silver …

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Kid campaign to launch at Oaks Oasis Resort, Sunshine Coast

Recently rated by travellers in Holidays with Kids 2016 ‘Top 10 Best Family Resorts’ awards, Oaks Oasis Resort offers a spectacular line-up of kid-friendly facilities for the youngest of guests right through to tweens and teens. Known as one of Australia’s top resorts for families, Oaks Oasis Resort on Queensland’s sparkling Sunshine Coast is set to become even more of …

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Cost effective innovation appeals to customer wants and needs

At many of my training workshops, I often receive feedback from apartment-style operators suggesting their properties are – more often than not – viewed as long-stay options and they find it difficult to attract the short-term guest. One quick tip is to ensure that you offer the services that appeal to this market even if you don’t! For example, I recently arrived late at an apartment-style CBD property, and after travelling all day I was starving! My …

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Are you sorted for Schoolies yet?

If you own a lot or are part of a committee in a scheme frequently used for holiday letting, it is never too early to start thinking about what impact Schoolies might have on you and your property. For bodies corporate, onsite managers and lot owners, Schoolies can produce a range of issues and questions. As we approach the 2016 …

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Managing the shared space, amicably

With the legalisation of Uber in Queensland earlier this year, it is natural that the debate regarding ‘collaborative consumption’ be prevalent, and that the arguments regarding Airbnb – the most prominent example of the ‘shared economy’ – be raised again. The commentary is divided with the pros and cons from the various stakeholders, outnumbering the options to resolve it.  There …

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IHG launches lifestyle brand EVEN Hotels in Australia and New Zealand

IHG and international investment company Pro-invest Group has announced an exclusive agreement to develop a portfolio of  EVEN Hotels across key Australian and New Zealand capital cities and economic hubs. This is the first portfolio from the brand to be developed outside the United States. IHG has recognised that health and wellness is one of the fastest growing industries in …

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Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort reports on multi-million-dollar transformation

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort in the heart of New South Wales’ popular wine region, the Hunter Valley, is reaping the rewards of a multi-million dollar investment, which will further transform the property into one of the Hunter’s most sought after accommodation, conference, events and wedding destinations. Part of Oaks Hotels & Resorts’ 54-strong property network, Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort has …

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New hotel manager appointed to Wyndham Vacation Resorts Perth

Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Lara Korb as the new Hotel Manager of Wyndham Vacation Resorts Perth. Lara comes to Wyndham Outram Perth with almost ten years’ management experience in the Canadian hospitality industry, including sales, marketing and general management roles. Most recently, she worked as General Manager of a chalet and mountain …

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