Tourism boom and hotel investment lauded by industry, but some fear Tasmania’s natural charm under threat

Tourism boom and hotel investment lauded by industry, but some fear Tasmania’s natural charm under threat

Updated April 27, 2018 09:05:55 Photo: The Tasmanian Government wants to make the state the “eco-tourism capital” of the world. (Federal Hotels) With thousands of new hotel rooms planned and the Tasmanian Government pushing to make the state the “world destination for eco-tourism”, some are worried the island will not …

Rottnest hotel expansion approved as island’s visitor numbers boom

Rottnest hotel expansion approved as island’s visitor numbers boom

Posted April 19, 2018 10:32:41 Photo: An artist’s impression of the expanded Hotel Rottnest, which will feature 80 new rooms. (Supplied: Christou Design Group) A major expansion of Rottnest Island’s main resort has been approved, with the West Australian Government hoping it will help to draw more tourists to the …

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Updated April 05, 2018 16:38:27 A Canadian Hotel has lifted a 17-year ban on a former guest whose well-intentioned actions led to a “tornado of seagull excrement, feathers, pepperoni chunks,” and the unwitting assault of a tourist with a towel-wrapped wild bird. Nick Burchill took to Facebook last week to …

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Updated April 05, 2018 16:38:27 A Canadian Hotel has lifted a 17-year ban on a former guest whose well-intentioned actions led to a “tornado of seagull excrement, feathers, pepperoni chunks,” and the unwitting assault of a tourist with a towel-wrapped wild bird. Nick Burchill took to Facebook last week to …

Hotel Longtime: Woman behind name-change petition cops abuse on Twitter, Facebook

Hotel Longtime: Woman behind name-change petition cops abuse on Twitter, Facebook

By Alice Dempster Posted March 24, 2018 09:20:36 Photo: Hotel Longtime has come under fire for its name, which some have described as “derogatory”. (Facebook: Hotel Longtime) A woman who started a petition asking a new Adelaide pub to change its “derogatory name” says the abuse she’s since received online …