ACCC reviews Expedia-Wotif deal
Expedia’s planned acquisition of Wotif is under review by the ACCC amid competition concerns.
InterCon Double Bay’s November debut
Royal Hotels has confirmed the InterContinental Sydney Double Bay will open in November 2014.
Frasers confirms Brisbane 2015 opening
Frasers Hospitality has confirmed the office conversion Capri by Fraser Brisbane will open in 2015.
Exclusive: Government advocacy pays off
HM reveals a new TAA report that highlights the value of the hotel industry’s advocacy to government.
Lindenderry completes extensive refurb
Lancemore Group has unveiled an extensively refurbished Lindenderry at Red Hill.
Peppers makes Canberra debut
Mantra Group has officially opened the former Diamant as Peppers Gallery Hotel Canberra.
Exclusive: Ovolo’s 2000-room Aussie goal
HM can reveal Ovolo Founder Girish Jhunjhnuwala has plans to reach 2000 rooms in Australia in five years.
Exclusive video: Perth needs more hotels
The Lord Mayor of Perth, Lisa Scaffidi, says despite the hotel development boom the city needs more rooms.
Record numbers for Voyages marathon
Voyages’ Australian Outback Marathon is attracting a record number of entrants this year.
ibis Adelaide welcomes first guests
The $65 million ibis Adelaide, the first purpose-built economy hotel in the city for 20 years, has opened its doors
Choice Australasia’s solid growth
Choice Hotels Australasia’s solid year has continued, signing another three hotels this week.
TAA recognises top hotels
Winners have been announced in the 2014 Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence.
Exclusive: IHG back to Brisbane
IHG is heading back to Brisbane and HM has the details on a new-build Holiday Inn Express in Spring Hill.
Exclusive: SilverNeedle adds Perth hotel
HM has the low-down on SilverNeedle’s latest Australian development, this time in Western Australia.
Melbourne’s new boutique hotel and brand
Melbourne is getting a brand new chain of new-build boutique hotels and HM has all of the details.
Rydges opens Bar Surry Hills
Dr Jerry Schwartz and Rydges have unveiled a hip new food and beverage concept in Sydney’s Surry Hills.
Etihad launches direct Brisbane flights
Etihad Airways has announced plans to operate daily non-stop flights between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi in 2015.
Adelaide targets medical conferences
The Adelaide Convention Bureau is increasing its push to attract conferences from the health sector.