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Collette joins Virtuoso’s ANZ list of preferred suppliers

Travel Weekly has also applied to join Virtuoso’s list of preferred suppliers, but we keep getting told that just because we offer a tour of our office we don’t qualify as a holiday tour provider.

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Travel Agents

Club Med vows to “defy industry trend” by refusing to lower agent commission

Similarly, Travel Weekly’s editorial team is bucking fashion trends in the office today by sporting sandals and socks. It would have been a much comfier choice if it wasn’t raining.

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Hotels

Marketing team cleaning rooms, HR clearing tables as Omicron strips QLD hotel workforce

Gold Coast baristas are experiencing quite a bit of schadenfreude at the sight of an HR worker trying to whip up a flat white when they’ve clearly forgotten what type of milk the customer requested.

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Hotels

Accor’s Simon McGrath to join Crown Resorts as CEO of Sydney operations

Renowned hotelier Simon McGrath is settling the room service bill and checking out of Accor.

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Hotels

Lizard Island hires new execs

The North Queensland resort has announced two new key appointments, neither of which have dry, scaly skin or a frilled neck.

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Hotels

Accor opens Mercure Auckland Queen Street, plus a new Aussie resort

The French hotel chain has been busy this past week, opening the doors of a slick new Mercure across the ditch and new retreat in South Australia.

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Destinations

Mangrove labyrinths, natural jacuzzis and world-renowned spas: Southeast Asia’s secret wellness hub

by Sponsored by Tourism Malaysia

Are your clients looking for more than just yoga by the beach and a green juice on their next wellness trip? Give this a read.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts’ Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale

This week, The Fullerton’s GM showed Travel Weekly how to make Salerno-style ravioli. Our editor didn’t have the heart to tell him that he is allergic to gluten.

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Hotels

Crown Resorts CEO exits following damning report on casino licence bid

After much speculation about his future at Crown, Ken Barton has finally bowed to pressure.

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Hotels

FIRST LOOK: Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley’s multi-million-dollar transformation takes shape

Rumour has it the resort’s GM is also sporting a new look, consisting of candy-coloured sweatpants, tractor-inspired boots and a bucket hat.

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Hotels

JW Marriott brand makes Pacific debut on the Gold Coast

It’s rumoured Marriott’s regional boss loves the new resort so much that he now lives in one of its private poolside cabanas.

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Hotels

Aman launches perfume brand inspired by its lush locations

Providing proof that 2020 is truly the year of the pivot, this global resort chain has released its own line of fragrances.

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