Friday, September 22, 2017

Tag Archives: Resorts

Tourism industry stars recognised

They are the backbone of any great hotel and on July 20 the best staff at some of the top accommodation venues in NSW were acknowledged at the 2017 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence.

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Top tourism hotels honoured

The Park Hyatt Sydney and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley have won the top honours at the Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence for the second consecutive year.

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Tourism a major employer for WA

The number of jobs created by tourism in Western Australia has increased by 4,000 from 2014-15 to 2015-16, cementing the industry’s place as a major employer for the State.

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Tailoring hotel offerings to growing markets

International travel is at an all-time high, particularly with the Chinese market increasing in Australia and New Zealand year on year. In light of this increase, Accomnews spoke exclusively with Oaks Hotels & Resorts’ general manager, Daniel Csortan, about the importance of understanding a hotel’s market and tailoring services and amenities.

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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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Ascott acquires majority stake in Quest Apartment Hotels

CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is acquiring an additional 60 percent stake in Quest Apartment Hotels (Quest) for $180 million. This will increase Ascott’s stake in Quest from its current 20 percent to 80 percent, propelling Ascott to become the largest serviced residence provider in Australasia.

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HEDNA white paper tackles payment challenges

HEDNA (the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) today released its newest white paper – Payment Trends and Future Best Practices in the Hotel Sector – a work product of HEDNA’s Global Hospitality Payment Working Group, co-chaired by Mike Carlo (Onyx CenterSource) and Pascal Burg (Edgar, Dunn & Company).

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