Best Western enters luxury space with new acquisition
Travel Weekly understands the new acquisition aims to settle the argument over whether or not the west really is the best.
Airbnb slams tourism council’s “one-size-fits-all” recommendations for short-stay sector
Can’t stand Airbnb? Do you wish it could just piss off out of the tourism industry forever? Well, this will surely help get your rage on.
IHG grows luxury footprint with Six Senses acquisition
InterContinental Hotels Group has acquired luxury operator Six Senses. However, Travel Weekly understands IHG wasn’t inspired to do the deal by that horror movie starring a young Haley Joel Osment.
Tourists unaccounted for as hotel fire kills least 17 people
The safety standards of budget accommodation providers in India have been called into question after a hotel fire killed at least 17 people in the country’s capital.
Hotel booking giants agree to change their ways following investigation
The naughty kids of the travel industry classroom (aka hotel booking sites) have agreed to sit up straight and behave following a talking-to from a competition watchdog.
Hayman Island by InterContinental gets opening date
Do your clients fancy a slice of private island life? Or maybe you just love having a geez at how the other half lives? Either way, you’ll want to see these pictures.
Marriott’s millennial-aimed Moxy makes Aussie debut
The funky new build will be opening its doors in South Yarra in 2021. We don’t even know what we’re doing this afternoon let alone 2021 so kudos to Marriott.
“Apparently this is normal”: Hotel shamed by guest over putrid discovery
Here is yet another example of social media’s power in helping guests put hotels to shame, complete with a gross video.
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