All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained
After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.
Brisbane Airport achieves global COVID-safe accreditation
While the health and safety protocols at Brisbane’s quarantine hotels are being questioned, at least the airport’s got it together.
WHM parliamentary inquiry urges government to develop ‘Have a Gap Year at Home’ campaign
Young Australians would be the targets of a new campaign to combat a shortage of backpacker workers in agriculture, according to a recommendation from an inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker program.
Hotel Wrap: Accor to bring Fairmont brand Down Under, Ovolo South Yarra + MORE
This week’s Hotel Wrap is so big that you’ll probably need to take a break or two from reading it. Pace yourself.
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.
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.
AHA teams up with union to help save hospitality jobs
Fair Work has approved a string of changes to the Hospitality Industry General Award designed to keep hospo workers in jobs while their industry struggles.
Hotel Wrap: Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s 2020 openings, AHA and TAA secure Fair Work Commission victory + MORE!
While writing this week’s Hotel Wrap, we wracked our brains for the best excuse to escape for another holiday. We settled on caffeine-induced psychosis and a mad case of FOMO.
REVEALED: Hospitality companies among Australia’s biggest political donors
by Ali Coulton
It seems Australia’s hospitality industry is looking to cozy up to the major political parties ahead of this year’s election.
Airbnb is “encouraging” regulations after AHA calls for change
Meanwhile, we’re calling for looser regulations on our office dress code after our boss told us ugg boots are not “acceptable workplace attire”.
Travel agency managers targeted in 457 visa reform
by Hannah Edensor
PM Malcolm Turnbull has scrapped the 457 migration visa and 216 occupations that fall under it, with a range of travel industry roles in the firing line.
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