Qantas and Accor new partnership

Good news for frequent travellers, with Qantas and Accor announcing a new partnership that is scheduled to launch in mid-2021. This joint venture will see mutual members of their loyalty programs be rewarded at every stage of their travel journey. Eligible members of both programs will have the opportunity to boost rewards by simultaneously earning […]

Hotel hygiene is getting a coronavirus upgrade

Hotel hygiene is something we would normally take for granted, but now sanitation is in the spotlight. We’ve all heard the horror stories of the germy remote control, but those days should be gone thanks to COVID-19 cleanliness campaigns. In our new hygiene-conscious world, properties are prioritising guest health with enhanced cleaning protocols. See how […]

TFE Hotels will have 5 new properties in 9 months

To say TFE Hotels portfolio is rapidly expanding in the next year would be an understatement! TFE Hotels (Toga Far East Hotels) is a leading hotel operator in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Their accommodation brands include Adina Apartments, Vibe Hotels, Travelodge Hotels, Rendezvous Hotels and TFE Hotels Collection. This month marks the opening of […]

Accor hotels on the rise in Asia and Australia

Accor’s strategy is to accelerate hotel development, through both organic growth and acquisition. We’re seeing this happen at a rapid rate in the Asia Pacific region. In the Philippines, Accor has signed off on nine new hotels this year. That increases the number of new properties in the pipeline to 14 and the introduction of six new brands to the […]

Set hotel program or ‘best rate of the day’?

How people choose to travel for work is changing in the millennial economy. It’s evident in the increasing demand for corporate rentals or Airbnb stays, taxis taking a back seat to ride sharing companies and traditional room service being replaced by the likes of Uber Eats. Complete Business Travel has noticed a shift from fixed […]