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Destinations

New chair for Tourism Australia

Do you work at Accor or happen to watch Bloomberg on the reg? Well, there’s a fair chance you know of Tourism Australia’s new chair.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia chair Bob East steps down

Bob East’s EA is currently breathing a sigh of relief after the industry veteran stepped down from one of his many board roles.

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Federal government announces changes to Tourism Australia board

There are a couple of fresh faces now sitting at Tourism Australia’s boardroom table. However, no word yet on when said table is getting a new coat of lacquer.

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Hotels

Mantra ups profit to $47m, hints at future acquisitions

It’s a tsunami of end of year results this week, readers! Of all the weeks for the office calculator to run out of batteries.

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Hotels

Mantra’s new airport hotel touches down in Sydney

by Hannah Edensor

Travel Weekly were front and centre at this morning’s Mantra hotel launch. Ok, we were hiding up the back with a hangover.

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Hotels

Stars align for Australian hotels

by Anne Majumdar

With “unprecedented” opportunities, hoteliers need to ensure they are delivering on the right fronts to reap the rewards, says Mantra Group’s Bob East.

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Hotels

Mantra scores largest apartment hotel

by Hannah Edensor

Mantra is adding another feather to its impressive hat, taking on the management of the largest apartment hotel in the country.

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Tourism

TEQ Board welcomes Bob East to the top seat

Bob East has scored the gig of the new Chairperson of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board.

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Hotels

“Aussie-ness” gives Mantra competitive edge over Intl brands: East

by Daisy Melwani

Peppers throws a shrimp on the barbie for high profile political and tourism guests; announces “game-enhancer” move to buy hotels.

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Hotels

Mantra expands with four QLD takeovers

by Hannah Edensor

Mantra Group is set to take over management of four Outrigger Resorts in Queensland next month, increasing its network to 52 hotels.

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Hotels

G20 hits sweet spot for Mantra

by Daisy Melwani

Mantra’s CBD hotels have been fundamental in delivering profits for the group.

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News

Mantra Group in $239m market debut

Australia's second largest hotel and resort operator makes its $239 million entrance to the share market today, amid weak consumer […]

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