Hotel cops criticism for charging almost $400 to access its bar
The hotel owner said he introduced the fee because he was tired of finding strangers in his garden, which is the most Welsh thing we’ve ever read.
IHG’s Leanne Harwood elected first-ever female president of the Accommodation Association
Hospo industry veteran Leanne Harwood is back in the headlines, and this time it’s about her very deserving new role.
IHG introduces flexible work program to plug hospitality staffing hole
COVID-19 has prompted the hospitality group to look at different ways of working in order to attract new talent and hold on to its current crop.
Marriott offers its own ‘vaccine passport’ to Aussie travellers
Fancy a month’s worth of free accommodation across Australia, NZ and the Pacific to enjoy once it is safe to do so? Well, you’ll need both jabs to be in with a chance.
Longest-running CEO of any major hotel company calls time on career
BWH Hotel Group’s longtime president and CEO is retiring, with an Esky, BBQ tongs and Big Mouth Billy Bass Singing Fish mooted as possible leaving gifts.
Richard Munro returns as CEO of the Accommodation Association
Munro, who even had a brief stint at the Cronulla Sharks after exiting the association, has returned to his old stomping ground.
“Vaccinate staff or hotel industry will perish”, warns hotelier Dr Jerry Schwartz
Given he is also a qualified medical doctor, it’d be right to assume that Dr Schwartz knows what he’s talking about here.
Bill Gates takes controlling stake in Four Seasons hotel chain with $3bn deal
Do you ever wonder what Bill does with his many billions? Well, apparently he invests it in luxe hotel chains.
Ovolo makes ‘Vax. Pact’ for staff, outlines incentives for fully-jabbed guests
Travel Weekly urges everyone to get vaxxed, if not for society’s sake, at least for the perks and the self-indulgent bragging.
Crystalbrook is slinging free upgrades to fully-vaxxed guests
The luxury hotel group is offering a cherry on top for fully-vaccinated guests, just in case your clients need an extra push to get the jab.
Marriott appoints GMs for trio of top-performing Aussie hotels
Marriott’s appointment hot streak continues. However, the same can’t be said for our editor’s office footy tipping performance.
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