Australia and New Zealand’s largest hotel operator, Accor, has entered into a strategic partnership with Ecotourism Australia to certify all Accor hotels, apartments and resorts across Australia and the Pacific as Sustainable Tourism certified businesses.
Accor to open Wonil Hotel, the first handwritten collection hotel in Australia
Accor, the largest hotel operator in Australia, will operate Wonil Hotel Perth, a new Handwritten Collection hotel set to open at the Forrest Hall Precinct in early February 2023. Wonil is the Noongar name for peppermint tree and the new hotel is located on the banks of the Swan River surrounded by peppermint trees, adjacent to The University of Western Australia.
Accor marks 400th hotel in Australia and the Pacific with launch of Sydney’s The Porter House Hotel – MGallery
The milestone for Accor is part of dynamic Pacific expansion, with 11 new hotels and 1,569 rooms set to open in next two years in Australia and New Zealand.
Mask mandate dropped for Australian domestic flights
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced that the national cabinet has agreed to remove the mask mandate on domestic flights.
Victoria’s failed hotel quarantine faces class action suit
Victoria’s Supreme Court has ruled a class action will proceed over the alleged mismanagement of the State’s hotel quarantine program.
Mandurah Waterfront Hotel hits the market
CEL Australia has listed Mandurah Waterfront Hotel for sale as Western Australia reopens to the world post the pandemic.
EXPERT UNPACKS TRAVEL’S FY22 RESULTS
Key players in the Australian travel industry bombarded our news cycle last week with their annual wrap-up the year’s financial results.
Off-season travel grows between Australia and Southeast Asia
Off-season travel between July to September for both Australia and Southeast Asian countries shows an increase as borders reopen.
The Sebel Quay West Suites offers the best views in Sydney
The Sebel Quay West Suites unveiled a multi-million dollar renovation, sealing its status as a distinctive, stylish and sophisticated hotel.
Travel remains top priority despite Aussies curbing spend
New research revealed the most common savings goal for Aussies is travel despite curbing their spending to cope with the cost of living.