The Australian hotel industry is responding to continued record international visitor growth with a record level of hotel investment – over $8 billion – that is set to transform Australia’s accommodation and tourism sectors. Figures released today by Tourism Accommodation Australia identify 228 hotel projects (34,702 rooms) under construction.
The Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to reform Sunday and Public Holiday penalty rates is a first step towards a modern hospitality industry, the Australian Hotels Association said.
The Chief Operating Officer of InterContinental Hotels Group has been appointed to the Board of Tourism Accommodation Australia.
The Hotel Career Expo allowed attendees to meet potential future employers and gain advice about how to climb the hotel career ladder, not just from managers but also from young and successful individuals currently working in the industry.
Hilton has a very special place in the Australian hotel industry because they were the first 5-star international brand to establish in this country, and Ashley ensured they continued to excel and innovate.
Over 100 speakers will address topics over the three days ranging from investment and finance issues, through to development, ownership, technology, management and operational issues.