The Star lobs merger offer at rival Crown to create $12bn tourism and entertainment giant
by Huntley Mitchell
The Star faces some competition, however, from a private equity firm that wants to take over Crown (which, FYI, has also just hired a new CEO).
IHG signs two Sydney properties, announces major revamp for InterContinental Adelaide
IHG has had a very busy week, announcing a $32 million refurb, a new build and the Australian debut of one of its iconic brands.
Brisbane’s Mantra Terrace Hotel unveils luxe refurb
Mantra’s property in the heart of Brisvegas has received a fresh lick of paint and some swanky rattan furniture.
REVEALED: The world’s best hotel receptionist for 2021
The winner of this comp took home the David Campbell Trophy, which we assume isn’t named after the Aussie morning TV host whose dad is Jimmy Barnes.
PICTURES: Crystalbrook is bringing five-star eco-luxury to Newcastle
Newcastle’s iconic Roundhouse building has been transformed into the city’s first five-star hotel, with rooftop dining to boot.
GM appointed to lead Best Western’s newest Aussie hotel
Australia’s newest luxe boutique hotel has named its GM who, according to the accompanying press photo, has a strong beard game.
“There was a knife in the pool”: Melbourne’s worst motel hits the market
Melbourne’s most notorious motel is up for sale, and its owners are hoping to get a few million for it.
Quarantine cowboy: Aussie traveller transforms hotel room into scene from the Wild West
An Aussie art director has made international headlines after fashioning himself a cowboy costume using food packaging while undergoing hotel quarantine.
Iconic French actress redecorates Hotel Lutetia’s Parisienne suite
Paris’ Hotel Lutetia has recruited French actress Isabelle Huppert to redecorate one of its signature suites.
NH Hotels unveils plans for first Australian property
We have no idea what the NH bit stands for, but we’re going to eliminate some of the guesswork for you and assume it isn’t short for ‘Not Happy’ or ‘Never Happening’.
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