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Marriott suffers data breach involving 5.2 million guests

What started as a headache for Marriott’s boss amid the COVID-19 crisis has turned into a migraine following this unfortunate news.

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Stamford temporarily closes several properties in Australia and NZ

The hotel company has shut the doors on some of its properties across the trans-Tasman due to a severe downturn in business amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Find out which ones here.

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All travellers to be placed in mandatory hotel quarantine, as states crack down

by Ali Coulton

All travellers who arrive in Australia will now face mandatory quarantine in a hotel, which will be strictly enforced by police and the ADF.

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Airbnb asks hosts to provide free rentals for COVID-19 responders

Airbnb is waiving fees on short-term stays for health workers and first responders fighting the spread of coronavirus.

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“A trend in the right direction”: IHG boss welcomes return of hotel demand in Greater China

by Huntley Mitchell

Keith Barr has followed the lead of Marriott’s boss by issuing his own video message in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hotel review: Spirit Sanctuary, Bhutan

Praying for the travel bans to lift so you can jump on the next plane out of here? Feel free to live vicariously through this luxury resort review.

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Hotel Wrap: Hilton extends loyalty benefits, Aussie singer spotted at Bali resort + MORE!

This week’s Hotel Wrap has got everything from COVID-19 response updates and long-stay accommodation to wellness programs and even a bit of celeb spotting!

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AHA teams up with union to help save hospitality jobs

Fair Work has approved a string of changes to the Hospitality Industry General Award designed to keep hospo workers in jobs while their industry struggles.

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This hotel is giving away a pallet of toilet paper and bottled water

If this isn’t a sign that we are now living in a post-apocalyptic reality, we don’t know what is.

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Marriott CEO delivers emotional message in response to COVID-19

by Christian Fleetwood

Arne Sorenson was brought to tears delivering a candid message on some of the hard choices he’s had to make in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hotel Review: Uma Como Punakha, Bhutan

by Kate Chaffer

Our roving journalist made it back to Australia just in time to make us all immensely jealous with this review of a luxury lodge in beautiful Bhutan.

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Hotel Wrap: Marriott sees signs of China recovery, Crown’s staff support + MORE!

Keen for some uplifting hospitality news? Take the elevator up to this week’s Hotel Wrap.

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