Hotel News

W Melbourne set for December 2020 opening

Marriott will cut the ribbon on its latest W Hotel by the end of the year, with Sydney to follow in 2021.

Brandon Loo |

Accor ALL status extension to 2021, pauses points expiry

Accor's loyalty program unveils a suite of extensions for status, unused upgrade perks and more.

David Flynn |

IHG Rewards Club extends elite status to 2022

IHG joins a growing list of hotel chains extending your loyalty status by nearly two years.

Brandon Loo |

Accor Plus members get benefits extended by six months

Members of the Accor Plus loyalty program will have longer to enjoy the benefits they've paid for, and to redeem their free night.

Chris Chamberlin |

These hotel loyalty programs will extend your status

Even if you're spending more time at home than on the road this year, here's how hotel are extending your loyalty status.

Brandon Loo |

New Hilton Orchard Singapore hotel set for 2022 opening

The Hilton Orchard Singapore will add a mid-town location to the hotel group's Red Dot portfolio.

David Flynn |

In Singapore, quarantine comes with an ocean view

There are worse places to spend two weeks of isolation than the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Hyatt, Shangri-La extend elite memberships by one year

Shangri-La Golden Circle and World of Hyatt elite members get an extra year to enjoy their perks, as the coronavirus takes hold.

Chris Chamberlin |

Sofitel SO/Melbourne set to open in 2023

Australia's first SO-branded Sofitel pegs out a Melbourne CBD location overlooking Flagstaff Gardens.

David Flynn |

SO Sofitel Auckland hotel unveils new Club Signature lounge

The five-star hotel's Club Signature lounge welcomes SO Club and SO Suite guests, as well as Le Club and ALL Platinum cardholders.

Brandon Loo |

Accor's Novotel Christchurch Airport hotel opens its doors

Handy after late night arrivals and before early departures, Novotel Christchurch Airport is just across from the terminal.

Chris Chamberlin |

Aerotel hotel, Plaza Premium lounge set for Sydney Airport

The shiny new Sydney Aerotel will open in Terminal 1 towards the end of 2020.

David Flynn |

Aerotel Beijing opens its doors at Daxing Airport

Beijing Daxing, China's newest airport, plays home to the country's first on-site airport hotel.

Brandon Loo |

Marriott comes to Canberra

Canberra's funky Midnight Hotel will join Marriott's Autograph Collection portfolio when it opens in September.

David Flynn |

Five-star Hilton Hotel planned for Canberra

The proposed Hilton Canberra would be part of a $200 million development, alongside a 'World Technology and Trade Centre'.

David Flynn |

Hilton Honors drops direct Diamond status match

Status-hoppers can now only match to Gold, and will need more nights needed to lock in their upgrade through to March 2021.

Brandon Loo |

JW Marriott Marquis hotel soars above Shanghai

The JW Marriott Marquis brand is reserved for the chain's best hotels, with Shanghai only the fourth city on its map.

Brandon Loo |

Ritz-Carlton Perth to open in November 2019

Western Australia's capital adds yet another luxury hotel to its increasingly dazzling city skyline.

Brandon Loo |