Hotel News

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 L. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 L. |

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 L. |

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 C. |

Hilton DoubleTree reveals its chocolate chip cookie recipe

Need some comfort food while you sit out the coronavirus shut-down? Bake this iconic chocolate chip cookie at home!

David Flynn |

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 L. |

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 |

Ultra-luxury Aman flags 2022 launch for new Janu hotels

Janu is a more lifestye-oriented brand spinoff for the ultra-luxury standard-setter.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Finding the hotel loyalty status 'sweet spot'

While elite hotel memberships like Diamond and Titanium are highly sought after, sometimes Gold, or even Silver, is all you need.

Chris C. |

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 C. |