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
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
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
The Holborn group accuses contractor of not having proper schedule or systems for quality control
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
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
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
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...
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.
Hamilton Airport Hotel Sold for $3m
A Hamilton airport hotel has been bought out of messy receivership for $3 million.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.