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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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Marriott appoints GMs for trio of top-performing Aussie hotels

Marriott’s appointment hot streak continues. However, the same can’t be said for our editor’s office footy tipping performance.

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Hyatt to double global resort footprint with $3.7bn acquisition

Hospitality giant Hyatt has grown its ‘giant’ status with a giant acquisition. Rumour has it that the GWS Giants could be its next target.

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IHG continues run in regional Victoria with eye-catching Holiday Inn signing

Regional Victoria will soon be home to more IHG properties than actual houses, such are the group’s aggressive growth plans.

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Marriott appoints four first-time GMs for signature Aussie hotels

It’s all looking very peachy over at Marriott, with the hotel giant’s career development program bearing fruit in the form of four new GMs.

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The Star pulls Crown merger proposal over Royal Commission “issues”

by Huntley Mitchell

The future of James Packer’s casino empire is looking bleaker by the minute, with The Star no longer interested in teaming up.

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Marriott makes “all-important” senior appointment

Sean Hunt has donned the overalls to install a vital new cog in Marriott’s revenue machine. Metaphorically speaking, of course.

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Treasurer meets with travel CEOs to discuss speeding up vaccine rollout

A few industry bigwigs joined Josh Frydenberg and leaders from some of Australia’s biggest businesses for a big brainstorm sesh on hastening the rollout of COVID jabs.

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REVEALED: The world’s most valuable hotel brands

While there’s no doubt the hotel giants are still seriously valuable, this new research reveals they’ve also taken a massive hit from that bloody virus.

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