Hotel News

Ovolo South Yarra hotel blends retro with modern Melbourne

Enjoy free minibar treats, daily breakfast and evening drinks when you book direct, with the hotel opening on April 8.

Chris Chamberlin |

Hilton returns to Melbourne, on Little Queen Street

Hilton Hotels makes a comeback after its 2017 exit, with premium travellers no longer relegated to the city's DoubleTree hotel.

Chris Chamberlin |

What makes a great hotel room for business travellers?

As travellers return to the skies, hotel rooms can make a big difference to their journey, and productivity.

Chris Chamberlin |

How Hilton puts innovation in action

Many 'world firsts' in the hotel and hospitality industry were pioneered by Hilton, and there's still more to come...

Staff Writers |

Canberra’s new ‘A by Adina’ hotel marks a global debut

Australia’s national capital is now home to the world’s first A by Adina property, from international chain TFE Hotels.

Chris Chamberlin |

W Melbourne opens, adding to the city's luxury landscape

Once Melbourne's snap lockdown passes, travellers to the Victorian capital will be spoiled for luxury choice.

Brandon Loo |

Business meets boutique: Next Melbourne set for March debut

Offering a Club Lounge amid the city's CBD and theatre district, Next Melbourne is ideally placed for business and leisure guests.

Chris Chamberlin |

Hilton Sydney's $25m refurbishment rethinks business desks

One of Sydney’s most prominent hotels for business travellers replaces its business desks with "custom tables".

Chris Chamberlin |

Accor tightens grip on luxury hotel market with Faena deal

The new strategic partnership rounds out a fast-growing portfolio of buzzy lifestyle brands not seen since the Starwood days.

Bloomberg News |

‘Nobody gets out of this stronger’ says Langham Hotels CEO

Hospitality will be permanently altered by the pandemic: here's how one hotel group is handling it.

Bloomberg News |

Marriott now offers hotel rooms by the day

If you need a break from working from home, maybe you should head to a Marriott hotel...

David Flynn |

Fairmont Port Douglas to be Australia’s first Fairmont hotel

Situated an hour from Cairns, and on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, Port Douglas gets luxury leisure.

Chris Chamberlin |

Accor eyes IHG for hotel mega-merger

A high-stakes takeover in troubled times would easily eclipse current market leader Marriott.

David Flynn |

DoubleTree by Hilton Perth closes Executive Lounge

Perth's newest Hilton property loses its Executive Lounge, barely 18 months after opening.

Brandon Loo |

Your guide to the Accor Plus program

We dive into the paid Accor Plus membership program, which provides a hotel stay every year, Silver ALL status, and more.

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 |