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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.

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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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REVEALED: All the winners from the 2019 TAA NSW Awards for Excellence

by Christian Fleetwood

It was a night where the red was as good as the white, the dessert as grand as the main, and the petit fours shone like a diamond in the rough. Oh, and hotels won awards and stuff.

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“A kick to the tourism industry”: NSW government slammed over $35m budget cut

Just like the fireworks in the accompanying photo, two prominent industry bodies have gone off about the NSW government’s big funding cut to its tourism agency.

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TAA warns cruise industry could “flatten out” if Sydney doesn’t expand berthing facilities

Though that’s not to say Sydney’s overseas passenger terminal will now be equipped with a steamroller to flatten cruise ships at will.

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Hotel wrap: Luke Nguyen partners with Reverie Saigon, Hilton’s first Garden Inn property Down Under + more!

There’s a wealth of delicious news in this week’s hotel wrap, and we don’t just mean the announcement of a prominent chef partnering with a Saigon hotel. Dig in!

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Flavour of the Week: TAA elects new NSW chair, Pulse Travel welcomes new ‘Diamond Club’ member + more

Here’s our weekly wrap of all the industry’s latest movers and shakers. It’s even got Travel Weekly staff doing a little jig in the office.

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Flavour of the Week: Virgin’s board change-up, Crown’s new hotel GMs + more

Say hello to the latest movers and shakers in the industry. However, that’s not to say they know their way around a dance floor or anything.

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Peak tourism accommodation body welcomes Victoria’s state budget

Tourism Accommodation Australia’s Victorian branch has welcomed the recently announced state budget amid a frosty reception from some staff about its new office sandwich press.

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Flavour of the Week: Hilton appoints new GM, management change at CTM, Tourism Solomons CEO’s new role + more

Here’s the latest movers and shakers in the travel industry. As in those who have new roles – not epic dance moves.

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Peak accommodation body welcomes Labor’s “common-sense” tourism plan

Such is the interest in politics of Travel Weekly staff comes this election-related read. We’re even cooking democracy snags for lunch today on the office Weber.

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Aussie hotel industry is “scared”: Airbnb

The David and Goliath battle between Airbnb and the hotel industry has reared its ugly head. Meanwhile we’re heating up the popcorn.

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