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W Hotels unveils architectural icon in Australia’s waterfront metropolis with the opening of W Sydney

W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s global portfolio of over 30 brands, today announces the highly anticipated opening of W Sydney. Located in a dramatic curved structure rising over Darling Harbour, W Sydney is set to become a coveted destination for travelers and Sydneysiders alike, bringing new energy and a modern take on luxury to the city and harbour waterfront.

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Brisbane hotel offering to tap investor interest in Australia’s most sought after hotel investment market

Australian hotel owner-operator Pacific Hotels is bringing a Brisbane asset to the market amid strong demand for accommodation investment opportunities in the 2032 Olympics city. The sale campaign for The Pacific Hotel follows the recent sales of Inchcolm by Ovolo Hotel Spring Hill, Sofitel Brisbane and Quest Chermside – all of which were negotiated by CBRE Hotels.

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Hyatt announces plans for first Hyatt House Hotel in Australia

Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Holder East Ltd for a Hyatt House hotel in Melbourne, Australia. Expected to open in 2025, the 97-guestroom Hyatt House South Melbourne will mark the entry of the Hyatt House brand in the country, demonstrating Hyatt’s growth of its select service brands in the Asia Pacific region.


Australia’s Rottnest Island deploys custom booking engine by P3

Hotel software solutions provider P3 is being credited for transforming the booking process for Rottnest Island Authority, after developing a customized booking engine that effectively addresses the authority’s diverse range of accommodations and guests. A popular island destination situated just offshore from the city of Petrh in Western Australia, Rottnest Island Authority operates Stay Rottnest, offering an expansive array of accommodations from campsites and cabins to bungalows and large self-contained units. With 69 different room types spanning seven locations and various views and room configurations, a robust and highly customized guest booking solution was required. After the previous provider announced plans to phase out its booking engine at the end of 2022, Rottnest Island’s management team conducted a thorough evaluation of systems capable of meeting their unique business requirements to identify a new solution.

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