Leanne Harwood

Tourism

The positive reactions to NSW’s big international travel news continue, but not all industry figures are happy

The overall response to the NSW government’s big international travel announcement on Friday has, unsurprisingly, been a very positive one, but not all industry figures are dancing in the street.

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Hotels

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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Hotels

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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Hotels

IHG signs two Sydney properties, announces major revamp for InterContinental Adelaide

IHG has had a very busy week, announcing a $32 million refurb, a new build and the Australian debut of one of its iconic brands.

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Hotels

New five-star Brisbane hotel makes last-minute name change

The property ended up taking on a more luxurious feel than initially anticipated – think ultra-cool art, avant-garde lighting and Karl Lagerfeld amenities.

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Hotels

IHG’s regional boss to take on new role

Industry trailblazer and Travel Weekly favourite Leanne Harwood has scored herself a new role at the hospitality giant.

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Events

Hotels

“Get comfortable being uncomfortable”: IHG’s Leanne Harwood on creating a sustainable work culture

by Christian Fleetwood

The regional boss of IHG believes business leaders must encourage staff to make bold decisions in the face of “an unprecedented period of growth” across the industry.

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Technology

Experts weigh in on the top tech trends for hotels

Travel Weekly wishes it could claim this story as one of its own, but the truth is we just copied and pasted it from an email.

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Hotels

“I was told I wouldn’t make it”: IHG managing director talks women in travel

by Ali Coulton

When Leanne Harwood first started out in the hotel industry, she was told her career would suffer because she’d “probably go off and have children”.

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