Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tag Archives: tourism

Are awards rewarding for hotels?

With a number of awards to be presented to Australian hotels and resorts over the coming months, AccomNews spoke exclusively with Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) about the importance of awards to a hotel’s reputation, as well as to their development and success.

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Are sleeping pods putting airport hotels at risk?

Over the past five years, futuristic ‘sleeping’ pods have been taking root everywhere from airport lounges to inner city bars. Varying in size, shape and price-per-hour, the simple sleeping solution is ideal for tired travellers who are waiting for their next flight – but what impact does this have on traditional budget airport accommodation?

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Evaluating technology so you can fail fast & succeed

The only way humans learn to walk is by falling. Over and over and over again. We are creatures programmed to learn through failure. Over time, though, we condition ourselves to run from risk. To play it safe, become book smart for the grade, avoid crashing and burning at all cost. This is not a recipe for success. Failure is a necessary ingredient for innovation. 

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Boosting revenue from your hotel’s meetings & events

Hotel meetings and events are a great way to boost revenue at your property and attract a constant stream of professionals and business travellers. Having or creating a function space at your hotel allows you to cater for a whole range of different purposes and visitors, which will usually translate into extra bookings in the hotel itself. This means you’re …

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