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.
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.
AHA, AAOA and TAA to merge and create “united voice” for Australia’s accommodation industry
That’s right, folks. It looks like Australia’s three peak bodies for the accommodation industry are joining forces.
STUDY: Hygiene outranks price and location as top criterion for booking holiday accommodation
This new research provides good news for hoteliers who manage expensive properties as well as accommodation that offers crappy views.
STUDY: Almost half of Aussies are planning a domestic getaway in 2020
Time to start putting together your clients’ dream domestic itineraries, because it appears they are ready and raring to get out there.
AHA chosen to lead IR reform for hospitality and accommodation sector
The big cheeses at the Australian Hotels Association have received a call-up to help overhaul Australia’s industrial relations system.
Road & Rail
Caravan industry fumes over being “lumped in with unmanaged campgrounds” for National Cabinet’s recovery plan
Coincidentally, Travel Weekly’s editor wrote this story while sitting on the toilet in his Winnebago. Just joking – he was sitting on the toilet in his house.
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.
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.
Amadeus signs landmark deal with Booking.com to boost accommodation content
Amadeus appears to be the new black in the travel industry, with the tech player announcing yet another partnership.
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