Hotel News

Your guide to GHA's Discovery scheme

While most hotel loyalty programs offer points to travellers, GHA's Discovery scheme favours 'local experiences' instead, with ...

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Langham Place Downtown Dubai for 2018

Does Dubai have room for yet another five-star luxury hotel? The Langham Hospitality Group reckons the answer is a gilt-li...

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Road test: ANA Crowne Plaza Hotels Japan

Business travellers have come to expect a few basic hotel amenities from every stay, whether they've booked a luxurious suite o...

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InterCon Wellington completes refurbs

Guests visiting the InterContinental Wellington hotel will now enjoy a like-new experience in its guestrooms, restaurants and c...

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Le Club Plat: Sofitel Brisbane Club access

Top-tier Platinum cardholders in the Le Club AccorHotels loyalty scheme can now relax and unwind at the Sofitel Brisbane’...

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New COMO The Treasury, Perth hotel

COMO Hotels and Resorts will open its first Australian property in October as the 48-room COMO The Treasury, Perth hotel. Situ...

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Conrad Shenzhen, China hotel opens 2019

China will boast a new five-star Conrad property come 2019 with the opening of the Conrad Shenzhen hotel in a city that’s...

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Mercure Newcastle Airport hotel opens

The $15 million, 95-room Mercure Newcastle Airport hotel now welcomes business travellers through its doors as the first hotel ...

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Turn hotel points into airline FF points

While loyalty to a favourite hotel chain can bring perks such as free breakfast and room upgrades, frequent business travellers...

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MasterCard SPG Gold deal extended

If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Starwood’s free upgrade to SPG Gold status for MasterCard World and World Eli...

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Your guide to Shangri-La Golden Circle

Going beyond most hotel loyalty schemes to offer top guests anytime concierge services, private in-room check-in and compliment...

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Anselmo Buenos Aires, Curio hotel opens

Hilton Worldwide is expanding its presence in Argentina with the opening of the Anselmo Buenos Aires, Curio Collection by Hilto...

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New Hilton Garden Inn opens in Chicago

Travellers to The Windy City now have even more choice when it comes to accommodation with the opening of the Hilton Garden Inn...

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New Hyatt Place for Essendon Airport

Melbourne’s Essendon Airport precinct will gain an on-site hotel with the opening of a Hyatt Place property in early 2017...

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New Nanjing The Luxury Collection hotel

Starwood’s The Luxury Collection now calls Nanjing home with the opening of ‘The Grand Mansion’ hotel in the ...

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Ritz, Veuve launch HK 'Sunset Lounge'

Visitors to Hong Kong can now enjoy the sunset while sipping Veuve Clicquot Champagne from a new ‘Sunset Lounge’ at...

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IHG revamps Rewards Club loyalty program

IHG is rejigging its Rewards Club loyalty program with a new VIP tier dubbed Spire Elite, along with revised qualification...

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New DoubleTree hotel coming to Perth

Hilton will boost its Perth presence to four hotels come 2017 with the opening of a new DoubleTree by Hilton Perth: Northbridge...

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