Hotel News

Ritz-Carlton hotel to soar over The Star

Sydney's new Ritz-Carlton Hotel will soar above The Star casino and entertainment complex at Pyrmont when it opens by 2021 &nda...

David Flynn |

Photo gallery: Hyatt Regency Sydney

The Hyatt Regency brand has returned to Sydney with a take-over and $250 million redevelopment of the Four Points by Sheraton h...

David Flynn |

Shangri-La, Taj Hotels forge new loyalty alliance

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will join forces with Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces next year as part of a new ‘loyalty a...

Chris Chamberlin |

Taipei Beitou gets new Aloft hotel

Looking for a little escape on your next business trip to Taipei? There's plenty of good things to be said for Beitou, the...

David Flynn |

IHG plans new Hotel Indigo property for Brisbane

InterContinental Hotels Group will debut its first Hotel Indigo property in the region by 2020 with the opening of the Hotel In...

Chris Chamberlin |

IHG tightens perks on 'third party' hotel bookings

IHG Rewards Club members will no longer be treated to their usual membership perks on hotel stays booked via third party websit...

Chris Chamberlin |

The Ritz-Carlton plants its flag in Auckland

The Ritz-Carlton will plant its flag in New Zealand come 2019 with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Auckland hotel. Located in...

Chris Chamberlin |

Hilton Garden Inn HK Mongkok opening soon

Hilton HHonors members travelling to Hong Kong, rejoice: the chain will open a new Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Mongkok next mont...

Chris Chamberlin |

Marriot eyes 50 Pacific region hotels by 2020

Marriott's portfolio of hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the broader Pacific region will stretch to 50 properties by the en...

Staff Writers |

Hyatt Place São José do Rio Preto now open

Travellers to Brazil can now check-in to a new Hyatt Place hotel in the burgeoning city of São José do Rio Preto,...

Staff Writers |

How Hyatt Gold Passport revamp affects you

Hyatt will ditch its longstanding Hyatt Gold Passport loyalty program next year, replacing it with a new ‘World of Hyatt&...

Chris Chamberlin |

The Luxury Collection: new Singapore hotel

Starwood and Marriott will bring the high-end Luxury Collection brand to Singapore next year with the opening of The Duxton Clu...

Chris Chamberlin |

Mantra Sydney hotel goes NY loft-style

Sydney's Mantra 2 Bond Street is sporting a fresh look, with over 120 rooms renovated in sophisticated 'New York loft' sty...

David Flynn |

InterContinental KL gets five-star refresh

Just in time to mark this year's 70th anniversary of the InterContinental brand, the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur has emerged ...

David Flynn |

Novotel takes over Surfers Paradise hotel

AccorHotels’ Novotel brand is taking over the Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise property, being re-badged this mont...

Chris Chamberlin |

Le Méridien Paris completes renovations

Guests returning to the Le Méridien Etoile Paris hotel might hardly recognise it following an extensive multi-million do...

Chris Chamberlin |

All-new loyalty scheme for Marriott, Starwood

The ink is barely dry on the US$12 billion mega-merger of Marriott and Starwood, but it looks like the hotel colossus will be c...

David Flynn |

Five hotel gripes for biz travellers

Many business travellers have a genuine love-hate relationship with hotels: they love the upgrades, free breakfast and nice sur...

Chris Chamberlin |