Archive for the ‘Accommodation’ Category

Disruption in the caravan parks industry could pose a real threat

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Clayton McCudden has been in the caravan park industry for just three years, but he’s already considering leaving the sector. Key points: The number of caravan parks across Tasmania has [...] read more...

Labor to ban price parity clauses between online travel agencies and accommodation providers

Posted on: March 21st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A recent announcement by the Australian Labor Party is a breakthrough for our industry and consumers and is welcome news to the Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA) who have been [...] read more...

Air BnB – illegal hotels at the expense of Sydney housing

Posted on: March 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 2 Comments

Snooping around Sydney’s Airbnb listings reveals a city with more than 36,500 places listed at a higher average price than Paris, London, Melbourne, New York and Hong Kong. Sydneysiders have [...] read more...

Call for Airbnb crackdown to target investors, holiday homes in Western Australia

Posted on: February 18th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

WA’s biggest tourism lobby group has called for a crackdown on Airbnb, pushing for a ban on the use of residential properties for tourist accommodation unless someone is living there. [...] read more...

Wake Up! top the Aussies in HOSCARs Awards

Posted on: February 17th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Wake Up! Sydney and Wake Up! Byron Bay have earned top honours at the 2019 hostelword.com HOSCARs Awards. Sydney placed seventh in the Extra-Large Hostel category and Byron Bay finished tenth in [...] read more...