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.
Hotels call for “vital” targeted support post-JobKeeper
Hotels tell ScoMo not to expect a red carpet rollout at the Ritz after being left out of new proposed $500 payments set to go to Qantas and Virgin staff.
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.
Western Australia to finally lift border restrictions for NSW and Victorian travellers
It appears Marky Mark McGowan couldn’t help but steal some of the thunder from Queensland on its big border reopening day.
Federal Budget unveiled: Here’s what you need to know
by Christian Fleetwood
Travel Weekly’s reporter fell asleep halfway through last night’s big Budget reveal on the ABC, but still managed to recall enough to write this.
Hotel Wrap: Crowne Plazas ready to return, W Brisbane’s Extreme WOW Suite + MORE
This week’s Hotel Wrap is so huge that we’ve nicknamed it ‘Goliath’. However, that’s not to suggest you should start slingshotting stones at it if your name is David.
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.
Hotel Wrap: W Brisbane and Lady Elliot Island partner up, New-look Sofitel Auckland to open in Spring + MORE
Hungry for some hospitality news? Ditch your leftover chicken fajita in favour of this freshly-packed Hotel Wrap.
Hotel Wrap: Industry bodies back resilience of Victorian hoteliers, Lizard Island to reopen + MORE
Looking for some news to help you cure your winter blues? Sit back and let this week’s Hotel Wrap warm your bones.
“An absolute priority”: 10,000 tourism professionals the latest to petition for JobKeeper extension
by Christian Fleetwood
The voices of Australia’s tourism industry are getting louder ahead of the federal government’s economic update on Thursday.
Hotel Wrap: Samphire Rottnest to open in October, Hilton signs first DoubleTree in Auckland + MORE
Running low on hotel gossip? Replenish it with some real news from chains and properties around the world right here.
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