Australia’s second voco hotel announced in the picturesque Yarra Valley, opening in 2021.

IHG Hotel NewsDate Posted: 20/08/2018 Not every day an Australian Entrepreneur signs an agreement to rebrand one of his properties as a hotel, especially not one that has a huge hotel chain behind it. Martyn Barnes Yarra Valley property will be branded as a voco hotel, one of the Intercontinental Hotel Groups (IHG) brand new hotel brands. It’s set to be an upscale hotel that … Continue reading Australia’s second voco hotel announced in the picturesque Yarra Valley, opening in 2021.

‘A different way to stay’ A new boutique hotel is set to open in Tokyo Shinjuku in 2020.

Kimpton Hotels and Resort NewsDate Posted: 12/08/2018 Travellers to Tokyo will soon have the opportunity to stay at a brand new hotel, offering the ultimate boutique hotel experience to all its guests. The Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku will open its doors in 2020, it’s a combined partnership between the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) and Tsukada Global Holidays who are bringing this new property and hotel experience … Continue reading ‘A different way to stay’ A new boutique hotel is set to open in Tokyo Shinjuku in 2020.

Intercontinental expands their luxury resort portfolio with the signing of Hayman Island, and also confirms that upgrades are on the plans for two popular Intercontinental Hotels.

Intercontinental Hotel Group NewsDate Posted: 10/08/2018 The Whitsunday Islands will welcome a new era of luxury in 2019, with the signing of a new agreement that will see the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) take over management of Hayman Island, seeing a complete rebranding take place and will then be known as Hayman Island, by Intercontinental. Hayman Island is situated on the northernmost point of the … Continue reading Intercontinental expands their luxury resort portfolio with the signing of Hayman Island, and also confirms that upgrades are on the plans for two popular Intercontinental Hotels.

#justforstudents a new promotion targeted at only students offering discounts to all students at ibis branded hotels

ibis HotelsDate Posted: 16/07/2018 You know what’s hard?…Trying to save up to go on a holiday with friends when you are a student, you always have bills coming in, insurance that needs to be paid, as well as trying to find the money for food and life in general. Let alone having spare money to go on a holiday. When travelling students and millennials tend … Continue reading #justforstudents a new promotion targeted at only students offering discounts to all students at ibis branded hotels

Is mobile and sustainable accommodation the way of the future? Accor is thinking outside of the box…

AccorHotel Group NewsDate Posted: 15/07/2018 The Accor Hotel Group has launched a new temporary mobile accommodation concept in a fresh unique way of rethinking the approach to hospitality trends. There is extremely strong growth in trends of guests wanting to enjoy exclusive and intense experiences…. You could say Accor have been thinking outside of the box with this one. The new mobile accommodation concept has … Continue reading Is mobile and sustainable accommodation the way of the future? Accor is thinking outside of the box…

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon be joining you in your hotel room in China…. Welcome to the 21st Century!

Intercontinental Hotel GroupDate Posted: 10/07/2018 The Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) has announced a new calibration with Baidu to introduce the next generation of intelligent hospitality, bringing many hotels well into the 21st century. The hotel chain will be introducing new ‘Smart Rooms’ at their Intercontinental Beijing Sanlitun Hotel and Intercontinental Guangzhou Exhibition Centre Hotels will be some of the first to enjoy the Artificial Intelligent … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon be joining you in your hotel room in China…. Welcome to the 21st Century!

Reservations are now being accepted for Adelaide’s first Airport Hotel. Welcome to Adelaide Atura Hotel!

Event Hotel Group NewsDate Posted: 09/07/2018 As many of my Adelaide based readers would have noticed over the last twelve months a new building has been under construction at Adelaide Airport. This new building will be home to the new 165 room Atura Hotel. The seven story design driven hotel is situated down the north eastern end of the Adelaide Airport terminal precinct. The entertainment, … Continue reading Reservations are now being accepted for Adelaide’s first Airport Hotel. Welcome to Adelaide Atura Hotel!

W Hotels returns to Sydney in 2020, calling Darling Harbour home.

W Hotel Chain NewsDate Posted: 04/07/2018 The popular bold and unique hotel brand will commence building the third “W” branded Hotel, down under in Australia. The W Hotel brand is a familiar name amongst Sydney travellers, previously operating at Woolloomooloo Wharf on the waterfront many years ago. The former W Hotel was a conversion of an old harbourside wharf into a luxury hotel and holiday … Continue reading W Hotels returns to Sydney in 2020, calling Darling Harbour home.

What we tend to book when we’re looking at booking accommodation…. Accommodation Trends.

Lifestyle NewsDate Posted: 18/06/2018 The accommodation scene is one that is transforming at an alarming rate with the rise of online accommodation sharing site Airbnb. In a recent study conducted by the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) they asked what their customer’s ideal accommodation preferences were in relation to booking a hotel. The results that they found was that a majority of Australians prefer high end accommodation … Continue reading What we tend to book when we’re looking at booking accommodation…. Accommodation Trends.

TFE to open it’s TENTH Vibe Hotel in the heart of Melbourne.

Vibe Hotel New Melbourne HotelDate Posted: 16/05/2018 Construction has begun on another “next generation” Vibe Hotel, the tenth one for the Toga Far East (TFE) Vibe Hotel brand. This new hotel brings together history, contemporary design and an inner city lifestyle. The hotel will open on the premises of the former Fletcher and Jones Showroom, right in the heart of Melbourne’s shopping precinct. The original … Continue reading TFE to open it’s TENTH Vibe Hotel in the heart of Melbourne.