Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag Archives: tourists

The five easy steps to making guests happy

1) Keep things simple. It’s easier to relax when there’s less clutter. 2) Offer something authentic. If you’re a little country cottage, don’t prioritise heated floors & cable TV. 3) Lose the focus on technology. People like to get away from it all. 4) Offer genuine service through staff that truly enjoy interactions with people. 5) Embrace what makes you different and don’t be afraid to try something new.

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Highest hotel price hikes for adventure-based hotspots

The steep increase in prices paid in Townsville last year follows a 13% fall in 2016, demonstrating growth in the region and the strength of reef tourism. Meanwhile, the Whitsunday Islands recorded the steepest decline in accommodation prices, falling 14% in 2017 after bearing the brunt of Cyclone Debbie.

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Exclusive: what’s new in hotel development

With so much new hotel development underway in both Australia and New Zealand, design trends and changes can be difficult to keep up with. Accomnews spoke exclusively with Simon McGrath, chief operating officer for AccorHotels Pacific, to find out what’s new, what has changed, and where he sees development heading in the future.

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