Microchips to tell travellers when hotel linens were last washed
Travel Weekly’s editor likes to wash his linens just once a year – twice if he manages to accidentally get spew on the sheets.
8 ways to satisfy your adventure-seeking clients in Fiji
For those of you with clients after a holiday filled with plenty of thrills, you need look no further than this handy guide.
Hotel wrap: Sofitel Sydney joins Virtuoso, Six Senses unveils wellness programs + more!
We’ve even thrown some news in this week’s hotel wrap that your clients who are expecting will love, along with plenty of posh new hotel reveals.
Aussie hotel group hits back at worker exploitation allegations
A local hotel company has been embroiled in a series of allegations by some of its workers. Find out which one here.
Hotel wrap: Hayman Island opens, Waldorf debuts in the Maldives, your own private island + MORE!
It’s been a whirlwind week in the hospitality world, with announcements and expansions aplenty. Here’s the latest digest on all that’s going down in the hotel space.
Tourist gets Airbnb, Booking.com host banned for using racial slurs
A racist Airbnb and Booking.com host has been removed from both platforms for calling a tourist a “monkey” and a “n*****”. Good riddance.
Flight Centre’s rebranded hotel management business hits top three in 2019 Asia Pacific Hotel Guide
Hats off to Cross Hotels & Resorts for this achievement. Well, Travel Weekly’s editor has actually left his hat on due to a bad case of bedhead.
Hotel wrap: OYO’s big US investment, Canberra gets a Sebel, Accor’s Raffles expansion + MORE!
Good news, folks: it’s almost FRIDAY! To celebrate, we’ve wasted most of our morning putting together a longer hotel wrap than usual so you can waste half your afternoon scrolling through it.
“It’s a game-changer”: Underwater hotel on Great Barrier Reef to open in 2020
by Christian Fleetwood
Guests to this quaint, floating hotel will have the opportunity to sleep with the Great Barrier Reef’s underwater tenants, in a move funded by the Queensland government.
OPINION: How getting personal could bring the hotel industry back from the brink
by Peter Buttigieg
This blogger argues that hoteliers need to start looking beyond price and getting personal, but not in a deliberately unkind or insulting way.
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