The influence of Adrian Fini’s hospitality dream team was celebrated last night, with the two latest ventures by the group that founded Little Creatures Brewing among the highlights at the Australian Hotels Association’s 2016 accommodation awards.
The number of Western Australian listings for accommodation site Airbnb has more than doubled in 12 months, but that growth hadn’t come at the expense of the hotel sector, Sam McDonagh told a Success & Leadership Breakfast today.
Spotless Group has secured a long-term extension to its management contract at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre after committing to invest $50 million and take full responsibility for the PCEC’s core assets.
French hospitality education and training group Le Cordon Bleu has added a school in Perth to its list of more than 50 locations worldwide – the latest in a growing number of international groups bringing Western Australia’s entertainment and tourism offerings to a global audience.
The hotel industry expects up to a quarter of Perth’s hotel rooms to be filled by delegates attending next month’s LNG18 conference, though the number of people attending and the flow-on economic benefits to the state remain unclear.
Crown Resorts chairman Robert Rankin has called on the state government to do more to activate the city and Swan Valley so that international tourists can spend a full three or four days in and around Perth.