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Are Hotels Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities?
Green
Friday July 28 2017

Are Hotels Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities?

Sustainability is an increasingly important part of doing business in the hospitality industry, particularly since 21 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions from the tourism...

Quest Apartments in Perth Penalised for Sham Contracting
Strata
Tuesday June 13 2017

Quest Apartments in Perth Penalised for Sham Contracting

The former operators of Quest serviced apartments in South Perth have been fined almost $59,000 for a sham contracting arrangement designed to bypass industrial relations laws.

Expert Blasts Melbourne Skyscraper Approval
Zoning
Tuesday February 14 2017

Expert Blasts Melbourne Skyscraper Approval

A planning expert has slammed the approval of a 323-meter hotel and apartment complex in Melbourne, saying an exemption received from normal planning rules should have...

Vancouver: Trump Developer Sues Construction Firm for Alleged Shoddy Work
Residential
Tuesday January 31 2017

Vancouver: Trump Developer Sues Construction Firm for Alleged Shoddy Work

The Holborn group accuses contractor of not having proper schedule or systems for quality control

Gold Coast Skyscraper Reaches for the Stars
Commercial
Wednesday January 18 2017

Gold Coast Skyscraper Reaches for the Stars

Residential towers in the Gold Coast continue to reach new heights as a development application for one of Australia’s tallest buildings is submitted.

Adelaide Hotel Closes over Intrusive Transport Project
Civil
Wednesday November 16 2016

Adelaide Hotel Closes over Intrusive Transport Project

The extension of Adelaide's O-Bahn guided busway has been blamed for the closure of a city hotel with the loss of 20 jobs.

Hotel Construction Booming in Mexico, Caribbean
Commercial
Wednesday November 2 2016

Hotel Construction Booming in Mexico, Caribbean

The Caribbean-Mexico region is seeing a big jump in hotel construction, according to the latest report from STR.

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017
Commercial
Thursday October 20 2016

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017

The opening of the 147-room Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1161 West Georgia Street has been pushed to at least January, the hotel’s general manager...

Marriott: World’s Largest Hotel Chain
Business
Saturday September 24 2016

Marriott: World’s Largest Hotel Chain

Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company.

Commercial
Jun 20 2018
Qld Govt Steps in Amid $1.2b Resort Battle

The Queensland government has stepped in to resolve a dispute over a controversial $1.2 billion resort and housing development off Gladstone.

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Commercial
Feb 8 2018
Hamilton Airport Hotel Sold for $3m

A Hamilton airport hotel has been bought out of messy receivership for $3 million.

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Business
25 Nov, 2017
Meriton Tried to Prevent Bad Reviews: ACCC

Property giant Meriton is facing legal action for allegedly preventing guests at its serviced apartments from posting negative reviews on TripAdvisor.

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Business
17 Jun, 2016
Crown Demerger May Drive Privatisation

More than $1 billion has been added to Crown Resorts' market value as investors speculate a demerger of the casino operator will enable billionaire James Packer...

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Business
17 Jun, 2016
NZ:Hotel Occupancy Rates Reach Five-year High

Tourism Industry Aotearoa, which represents 140 New Zealand hotels, says occupancy rates hit a five-year high in 2015.

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Business
31 Mar, 2016
Aussie Developer on Trial in Bali for Fraud

A man allegedly defrauded by a West Australian property developer in Bali has told his trial it became clear the Australian had "deceived" him and had...

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Business
27 Jan, 2016
Hilton Launches a Tru Budget Hotel

Hilton is launching a new hotel brand focusing on budget travellers looking to spend $US75 to $US90 ($A107 to $A128) a night.

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Business
30 Sep, 2015
NSW Governments $200m Sell-off to Fund Harbour Revamp

The New South Wales Government has announced it will fund an upgrade of Sydney's Circular Quay by selling off several sites, including luxury hotels.

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Business
17 Sep, 2015
WA Scraps Deal for Hilton in the Pilbara

Challenging economic conditions for the Western Australian resources sector may have scuppered hopes of bringing a new Hilton hotel to the Pilbara.

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