Hotel Wrap: Wyndham’s new APAC boss, W Melbourne opening date + MORE
A lot has been happening in the world of hospitality lately, judging by the skyscraper-style wrap we’ve got for you today.
Hotel Wrap: Outrigger’s new agent newsletter, Marriott’s RevPAR plummets + MORE
This week’s Hotel Wrap is a bit like an Allen’s Party Mix, in that it’s got everything from new properties and wellness series, to agent-focused initiatives and some not-so-good quarterly results.
Hotel Wrap: The Fullerton Sydney shares Mother’s Day recipe, Ovolo’s ‘Restaurant in Room’ offer + MORE
This week’s Hotel Wrap is full to the brim! Similarly, that’s how Travel Weekly’s staff plan on pouring their post-work wines this afternoon.
Travel industry reacts to Virgin’s move into administration
While it wasn’t necessarily a shock when Virgin Australia announced this morning it had entered into voluntary administration, the move has still prompted a response from various players in Australia’s travel industry.
Hotel Wrap: Marriott sees signs of China recovery, Crown’s staff support + MORE!
Keen for some uplifting hospitality news? Take the elevator up to this week’s Hotel Wrap.
AFTA and Tourism Accommodation Australia respond to govt stimulus package
AFTA chief executive Jayson Westbury said the federal stimulus package will provide some relief to cash flow for travel agencies, but more may be needed.
Hotel Wrap: Accor’s new partnership, Ovolo offers guests a ‘Freesome’, Westin opens in Ubud + MORE!
Wondering what a ‘Freesome’ is and if it’s considered rude for a hotel chain to offer one to guests? Find out here. Oh, and you’ll also get all the latest updates from the hotel industry as a bonus.
Trivago licks its wounds after court loss, as industry bodies applaud ruling
by Huntley Mitchell
Trivago has responded to the Federal Court’s ruling that it misled consumers about hotel room rates on its website and in its TV ads. Find out what the OTA had to say here.
Hotel Wrap: Pre-register for Club Med, Accor’s new QLD hotel, Hilton launches Tapestry in Australasia + MORE!
Check-in to this week’s extra special Hotel Wrap! Okay, so it’s not EXTRA special – just a little special. And by special, we mean half-baked and caffeine-fuelled.
Hotel Wrap: NSW planning reforms welcomed by tourism industry, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales + MORE!
With Black Friday around the corner, we’re checking in to our next hotel in style, thanks to our latest round of expense claims being approved ahead of the weekend.
Airbnb to vet 7 million listings in overhaul of verification system
by Christian Fleetwood
Airbnb has announced a slew of changes to its verification system, but Australia’s tourism sector has said the changes do not go far enough.
All the winners from the 2019 AHA National Awards for Excellence
Australia’s very best of the hospitality sector have been crowned. Find out who can now claim bragging rights here.
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