Hotel investor Jerry Schwartz proposes helipad for Sofitel Darling Harbour
The prominent Aussie hospitality identity has launched the bold proposal to help revive Sydney’s tourism and conventions profile.
Woman dies after falling from balcony at Sydney hotel
by Huntley Mitchell
In other news, Gold Coast detectives have charged three men with murder following the death of a 19-year-old man at a Surfers Paradise holiday apartment complex over the weekend.
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.
Hotel Wrap: Outrigger’s new agent newsletter, Marriott’s RevPAR plummets + MORE
This week’s Hotel Wrap is a bit like an Allen’s Party Mix, in that it’s got everything from new properties and wellness series, to agent-focused initiatives and some not-so-good quarterly results.
Property owner hits back at Virgin Hotels over “misguided” lawsuit
by Huntley Mitchell
Things are getting heated between Virgin Hotels and a property owner in the US, so it’s probably worth grabbing the popcorn before reading this latest instalment.
How Ovolo is adapting in tough times to continue its unique hotel experience
The hotel group is flipping the bird at COVID-19 and making the most of these challenging times with a variety of new initiatives.
“You come to Bali, you just steal, no respect”: Family of tourists caught robbing Bali hotel
You might pinch a single-use bottle of soap from a hotel from time to time, but this family of tourists took it to the next level by attempting to take hairdryers and soap dispensers.
Star Casino to push on with $530 million hotel plan despite being rejected
A half-a-billion-dollar build has been left in limbo after being denied approval by planning authorities.
Hotel wrap: Hayman Island opens, Waldorf debuts in the Maldives, your own private island + MORE!
It’s been a whirlwind week in the hospitality world, with announcements and expansions aplenty. Here’s the latest digest on all that’s going down in the hotel space.
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