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Have A South Coast Summer with Cupitt’s Estate’s New Luxury Pod-Style Accommodation

by Amy Shapiro

We only had to travel to Ulladulla to find southern hospitality that would give Dixie a run for its money. Ps if the art suddenly ‘turns off’… it’s the Smart TV. This editor felt mighty stupid.

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Australia’s first Hilton Garden Inn debuts in WA

Given its name, one can only assume that the roses at this hotel will be pruned to perfection.

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Major QLD hotels will ban unvaccinated guests to avoid risky restriction loophole

According to some of the state’s hoteliers, new restrictions will not only be “impossible” to police, but they will also put guests at risk.

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Accor’s Simon McGrath to join Crown Resorts as CEO of Sydney operations

Renowned hotelier Simon McGrath is settling the room service bill and checking out of Accor.

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Accor rolls out new work perks to counter hospo staff shortage

The main work perk we enjoy here at Travel Weekly is a fully-stocked biscuit shelf, which means we are usually one Iced Vovo away from going on strike.

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Intrepid to open “hybrid hotels” across Australia and NZ through new joint venture

Intrepid has taken its first step into the hospitality market with the promise of some pretty snazzy hybrid hotels. Wondering what the heck a hybrid hotel is? Find out here.

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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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IHG introduces flexible work program to plug hospitality staffing hole

COVID-19 has prompted the hospitality group to look at different ways of working in order to attract new talent and hold on to its current crop.

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Marriott offers its own ‘vaccine passport’ to Aussie travellers

Fancy a month’s worth of free accommodation across Australia, NZ and the Pacific to enjoy once it is safe to do so? Well, you’ll need both jabs to be in with a chance.

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Longest-running CEO of any major hotel company calls time on career

BWH Hotel Group’s longtime president and CEO is retiring, with an Esky, BBQ tongs and Big Mouth Billy Bass Singing Fish mooted as possible leaving gifts.

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“Vaccinate staff or hotel industry will perish”, warns hotelier Dr Jerry Schwartz

Given he is also a qualified medical doctor, it’d be right to assume that Dr Schwartz knows what he’s talking about here.

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Bill Gates takes controlling stake in Four Seasons hotel chain with $3bn deal

Do you ever wonder what Bill does with his many billions? Well, apparently he invests it in luxe hotel chains.

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