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.
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.
“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.
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.
Club Med offers Aussie guests free COVID-19 medical assistance coverage
The premium, all-inclusive holiday specialist has eliminated any COVID-19 worries for guests with this reassuring new coverage.
Marriott to more than double all-inclusive portfolio through new deal
Just like the waistline of Travel Weekly’s editor, Marriott’s all-inclusive portfolio of hotels and resorts is expanding.
Club Med welcomes new head of sales following “very competitive” recruitment process
Travel Weekly’s editor is a big fan of scarves, so he is giving Club Med two thumbs up for its latest hire.
IHG unveils new name as part of updated brand identity
The hospitality giant has been given the Queer Eye treatment. However, that’s not to say staff have all been forced to moisturise and wear tailored uniforms.
Marriott boss Arne Sorenson to step back for cancer treatment
In the meantime, Sorenson has tapped two veteran Marriott execs to oversee the company’s day-to-day operations. Here’s hoping he makes a speedy recovery.
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