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Hotel wrap: Preferred hotels & resorts new members, Australia gets a second voco + more!

We took a 10-minute break from scoffing Easter eggs to bring you up to date with all the latest hotel openings and deals. You’re welcome.

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Study: Guest ratings are more important than brand in hotel selection

Deals and guest ratings are chalkers compared to branding for hotel bookings, according to a recent study.

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Daydream Island Resort officially reopens

Coincidentally, we were daydreaming about being stranded on a deserted island when our boss dumped this press release on our desk.

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Marriott signs new multi-year deal with Expedia

Have you recently noticed Marriott and Expedia employees skipping to work together, hand in hand? This may have something to do with it. Or, they’ve introduced a joint skipping club.

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Influencer couple defend ‘dangerous’, ‘moronic’ photo

by Christian Fleetwood

A couple who run a travel inspo Instagram account has given the internet somewhere to direct their keyboard rage this week, after posting an ambiguous photo.

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Beach resort criticises ‘freeloading’ social media influencers

Still unsure how half the people on your Instagram feed can afford to travel and eat out 24/7? The article may provide answers.

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Hotel wrap: Banyan Tree celebrates 25 years, Metro hotels introduces industry rates, Raffles to open in India + More

Check-in to another delightful hotel wrap and catch up on all the latest from your accommodation pals. Though, that’s not to say you can sleep in this wrap.

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US casino giant suddenly ends buyout talks with Packer’s Crown Resorts over detail leak

by Huntley Mitchell

James Packer is on the hunt for a new buyer of his Crown jewel, after a rival casino giant abruptly walked away from the discussion table.

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Hotel review: Vomo Island Resort

by Dan Uglow

Read at your own peril: This review may make the prospect of continuing your day without immediately booking flights to Fiji unbearable.

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FOMO in Vomo just got greater

by Dan Uglow

Been suffering from a bad case of travel FOMO lately? Well, it’s about to get a whole lot worse after reading this.

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Marriott Bonvoy unveils hilariously wacky campaign as sponsor for rugby sevens tournament

Even if you despise rugby, you’ll love these hilarious ads from Marriott. Well, tolerate at a minimum.

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Amadeus signs pre-paid hotel content deal with Agoda

Sadly, there was no accompanying photo for this press release, so we’ve had to resort to a boring stock contract signing pic.

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