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Tourism WA appoints new managing director

Tourism WA’s named its new boss who, you could argue, has a tough task ahead given the state’s strict border ways.

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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.

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Hotels

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.

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Tourism

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.

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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.

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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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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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