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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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Accor to bring second Mövenpick hotel Down Under

Travel Weekly’s editor is more of a Häagen-Dazs fan when it comes to ice cream, but he’s still licking his lips over this new hotel.

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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.

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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.

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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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IHG announces major Mornington Peninsula signing

Simply known as “the Conti” by locals, this iconic hotel is set to have a new, luxurious lease on life once it gets a bit of a tzsuj.

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