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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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Technology

“Tripadvisor for pets”: New app to connect Aussies with pet-friendly hotels and experiences

This new app is like Tripadvisor, except instead of telling you which restaurants have grumpy staff, it tells you how likely they are to want to pat your dog. Well, that’s our understanding.

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Hotels

Virtuoso quietly drops Trump brand hotels

In a move that could inspire other travel companies to follow suit, Virtuoso has cut ties with the former US President’s hotel group.

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PICTURES: Dreamy retro-chic hotel to open in Melbourne next month

Ovolo’s latest property takes design cues from the days of disco, rock gods and retro glamour. While Travel Weekly cannot confirm if flare leg pants are compulsory, we understand they are encouraged.

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Crystalbrook raises $26,000 for Beyond Blue

The hotel company has been slinging $5 from every online purchase to the not-for-profit organisation since July last year.

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Destinations

Here’s how Scotland is embracing the ‘new normal’

While international travel may be at a standstill, Scottish tourism businesses have kept busy adapting services for their guests and local communities.

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Hotels

FIRST LOOK: Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley’s multi-million-dollar transformation takes shape

Rumour has it the resort’s GM is also sporting a new look, consisting of candy-coloured sweatpants, tractor-inspired boots and a bucket hat.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin to reopen accommodation in February

All Travel Weekly’s editor could think about while writing his story was DoubleTree by Hilton’s famous cookies. He now has drool stains all over his shirt.

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Hotels

An accommodation giant just acquired a travel publication

And before you go speculating, we can confirm the travel publication that has a new owner is not yours truly.

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Hotels

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.

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Crowne Plaza returns to Adelaide with grand opening

Birmo even shined his special ribbon-snipping scissors to mark the occasion, which is pretty bloody special if you ask us.

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Technology

Airbnb suspends almost 500 Aussie listings in party house purge

The homesharing platform is tired of copping the blame for irresponsible hosts and reckless guests upsetting the neighbours and causing a ruckus.

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