Leanne Harwood

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IHG celebrates 60 years with big surprises + Tim Tam cake

The brand is celebrating its Diamond anniversary with a series of events and surprises for guests, but honestly, they had us at “Tim Tam”.

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“Let’s flip it on its head”: Leanne Harwood talks rebuilding better at Travel DAZE

by Ali Coulton

Faced with the complex problem of rebuilding a workforce that was decimated by COVID-19, IHG’s JAPAC managing director had a simple solution. She asked her employees.

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Travel DAZE is here and it’s kicked off with a bang!

Today is the day, folks! We’re hosting some of the brightest minds around to get the drop on how travel can build back better and stronger than ever.

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AA and AHA merger to form new peak body called Accommodation Australia

The Accommodation Association and the Australian Hotel Association are powering on with their merger, revealing the name of their end goal.

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Events

TRAVEL DAZE 2022: More speakers and topics revealed!

We’ve got a special ladies only speaker announcement for you today, plus, we’ll reveal a few of the topics our all-star cast will be covering on the day!

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Travel DAZE location revealed!

Not only will Travel DAZE take place in person for the first time in two years, we’ll be hosting you at an iconic, heritage-listed venue that has played witness to cult classics, romance, drama and the occasional red carpet.

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Tourism

Tourism Accommodation Australia and the Accommodation Association kick off merger with milestone meeting

Rumour has it the Spice Girl’s When Two Become One could be heard blasting from the conference room where this monumental meeting took place.

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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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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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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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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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