Nail-biting images emerge of youths taking selfies on Sydney hotel ledge
Bloody kids these days and their death-defying selfies. Back in our day, the cameras were so big that we’d be lucky to get one up a staircase, let alone onto the ledge of a building.
Parmelia Hilton Perth gets multi-million-dollar makeover
You could say this $45 million transformation is the hotel equivalent of Jocelyn Wildenstein’s plastic surgery efforts, except that it looks way better.
Pan Pacific grows local footprint with new Melbourne hotel
Pan Pacific CEO Choe Peng Sum has reportedly gone and bought himself a bigger pair of shoes to fit the company’s enlarged Aussie footprint.
Woman caught on camera dangling off high-rise resort balcony for photo
Meanwhile, the most dangerous thing Travel Weekly staff have ever done for a photo opp is to interrupt the office dog while he was eating his lunch.
Sydney’s first six-star hotel draws back the curtains
After four years of construction, “Packer’s Pecker” (aka Crown Sydney) is finally open for Sydneysiders and travellers to enjoy.
JW Marriott brand makes Pacific debut on the Gold Coast
It’s rumoured Marriott’s regional boss loves the new resort so much that he now lives in one of its private poolside cabanas.
This Aussie hotel just became the first to achieve carbon neutrality
Get your (eco-friendly) party poppers ready! And by that, we mean chuck a bunch of leaves in a paper bag and get ready scatter them.
Tourism Accommodation Australia elects new chair for NSW
The industry body has a new chair for its NSW branch … as in the two-legged human version – not the four-legged type that you sit on.
Man who left 7kg of drugs at Adelaide hotel dodges prison for “extremely amateur” behaviour
We’re no drug lords, but we tend to agree with the judge on this one: it’s probably best NOT to leave a presumably open bag of drugs with hotel staff while you go looking for cash.
Star Entertainment Group finally gets approval for six-star Sydney hotel
by Huntley Mitchell
The group has proven that persistence pays off, with its revised plan for a six-star hotel in Pyrmont getting the green light from the NSW government.
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