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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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