28 - 29 November 2017 | Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands, Docklands, Australia

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Designing hotels for the modern traveller: Insights from Marriott International

In this article, Richard Crawford, Senior Director of Development, Australia New Zealand and Pacific at Marriott  International shares the strategies Marriott International is taking to respond to changing market trends and how they are evolving the design of their hotels to appeal to the modern traveller.

An inside look at the unique design of the Old Clare Hotel

In this interview, Timo Bures, General Manager at the Old Clare Hotel in Sydney explores:

  • The unique design elements of the Old Clare Hotel and how these elements help to create a great guest experience
  • The major challenges faced during construction and how these challenges were overcome
  • Strategies used to collaborate with all key stakeholders to deliver the project vision on time and in budget
  • How to create a personalised experience for customers

Emerging hotel design trends in Australia: How unique design is set to transform hotel customer experience and retention

In this article, Russell Lee, Director at Cox Architecture, shares insight into hotel design trends in Australia (including the designs we are leaving behind) and how future design trends are set to shape the way hotels attract and retain guests.

 

Building the Hotel of the future: An inside look at Crown Group’s tech-savvy Skye Suites

In this article, Wayne Taranto, Director Hotels & Suites at the Crown Group shares the challenges associated with developing and building a hotel for the first time and the steps the Crown Group are taking to build luxury hotels for the corporate traveller.

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Interviews

Interview with Timo Bures, General Manager, The Old Clare Hotel

In this interview, Timo Bures, General Manager at the Old Clare Hotel in Sydney explores:
  • The unique design elements of the Old Clare Hotel and how these elements help to create a great guest experience
  • The major challenges faced during construction and how these challenges were overcome
  • Strategies used to collaborate with all key stakeholders to deliver the project vision on time and in budget
  • How to create a personalised experience for customers

News Articles

The best hotel designs in Australia

Two weeks after the makers of Mad Max: Fury Road walked off with half a dozen Oscars in Los Angeles, another group of Australians were making it big at a very different awards night on the other side of the world. At the Asia Hotel Design Awards, held in March in Singapore, a number of Australian architects and designers were honoured for their cutting-edge work.


Australia's new hotel openings to dominate 2017

Australia's booming hotel sector is set for a massive injection of fresh supply this year with new hotels to open in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra and Perth.

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Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning that will reestablish its position as a vibrant link on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay.