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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tourism

“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.

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Hotels

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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Hotels

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.

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Tourism

Travel industry chorus grows louder for JobKeeper extension

by Christian Fleetwood

Australia’s tourism industry has heaped more pressure on the federal government to extend its JobKeeper lifeline, with some members even fronting up to Parliament House.

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Hotels

Hotel Wrap: Wyndham’s new APAC boss, W Melbourne opening date + MORE

A lot has been happening in the world of hospitality lately, judging by the skyscraper-style wrap we’ve got for you today.

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Airbnb to vet 7 million listings in overhaul of verification system

by Christian Fleetwood

Airbnb has announced a slew of changes to its verification system, but Australia’s tourism sector has said the changes do not go far enough.

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News

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.

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