VENUE UPDATE: Sydney’s hotel hotspots

Sydney’s accommodation sector is experiencing a multi-million dollar revitalisation following a recent spate of openings, refurbishments and announced hotel developments. Here’s the latest: In the leafy suburb of Double Bay, the hotly anticipated InterContinental Sydney Double Bay opened its doors November 2014 after a multi-million dollar refurbishment of the former Ritz Carlton property, while in the same month the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney also completed a $12 million refurbishment. Not long after, The Langham Sydney (pictured) reopened in The Rocks in December following a $30 million refurbishment. The hotel […]

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NEWS: Albury gets an Atura edge

A fresh approach to mid-market accommodation will soon be launched in regional NSW as Rydges Albury prepares for a major overhaul to become Australia’s second Atura-branded property. An extensive renovation will begin mid-August to transform the property into the edgy, design-inspired Atura Albury. Amalgamated Holdings Ltd (AHL) managing director, David Seargeant, said the Atura refurbishment will offer something new and unique to regional NSW. “The focus is on delivering design, personality and great value with travellers increasingly seeking value-driven experiences to take them out of the everyday – a specialty of Atura Hotels. “There are a […]

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