Monthly Archives: July 2021

What happened to Melbourne backpacker hostels?

by on July 31, 2021 0
Unfortunately, that was the case for Paul Seddon, who operated the 50-bed Collingwood Backpackers for 20 years until he decided to sell the Johnston Street building, shut down the business and retire. last year, knowing it would be years before backpackers returned. The Collingwood Backpackers building, which has now been sold.Credit:Google maps “Since I... Read More

refugee sues Australian government for alleged illegal imprisonment in Melbourne hotels | Australian immigration and asylum

by on July 29, 2021 0
A refugee held for more than a year at two hotels in Melbourne is suing the federal government for damages, arguing that his use of the hotels to detain immigrants is illegal. Mostafa “Moz” Azimitabar is suing the Australian government in federal court for unlawful imprisonment. He seeks damages for his detention of more... Read More

$ 620 million Travelodge hotel portfolio sold to Salter Brothers JV by McVay Real Estate

by on July 26, 2021 0
Salter Brothers Managing Director Paul Salter said: “The transaction allows us to capitalize on the evolution of the hospitality industry in Australia. a big indicator for Australia’s future, we’re seeing that across all sectors, which is really encouraging. Paul Salter of Salter Brothers has confirmed the acquisition of the Travelodge portfolio from Mirvac and... Read More

North Bay credit unions saw record growth in deposits in first quarter, as loans increased 13%: report

by on July 22, 2021 0
Snapshot of nine credit unions in Sonoma, Solano, Napa and Marin counties shows double-digit increases in key metrics such as savings account deposits and lending activity through the end of March . According to the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, the Ontario association representing financial institutions, $ 4.5 billion has been deposited... Read More

Hopes to stop AFL Grand Final Westward

by on July 22, 2021 0
The AFL is working with state governments and stadiums to create “barren halls” for team movement during the finals, while WA has signaled its interest in hosting the grand final if crowds are left out of the CWM in September. Last year’s decisive game between Richmond and Geelong was played in Brisbane after the... Read More

[+] Hotel brands line up for debut in Australia

by on July 21, 2021 0
Developers find a new hotel niche New brands are opening up in the hotel sector with storytelling, niche clientele and location playing a big role in hotel selection. Boutique brands have attracted interest from global companies seeking to strengthen their market share in an environment of cheap and abundant capital. In recent years, Accor... Read More

Canada plans to let fully vaccinated residents avoid hotel quarantine

by on July 15, 2021 0
OTTAWA – Canada will take its first, limited step towards lifting border restrictions next month, the country’s health minister said on Wednesday. Canadian citizens and fully vaccinated permanent residents returning home will no longer have to self-quarantine at a government-designated airport hotel until they test negative for a coronavirus test administered to their arrival,... Read More

Understand the country in which we reside

by on July 7, 2021 0
The notion of Heal the country – this year’s theme for NAIDOC Week – aims to recognize the importance of the land and calls for stronger action to recognize, protect and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. So for all of us Heal the countryit is important to... Read More

Pelligra takes over the old Ramada Encore hotel

by on July 7, 2021 0
The Pelligra Group bought one of Melbourne’s largest suburban accommodation assets, the former Ramada Encore hotel in Dandenong, for $ 10.5 million. Now closed, the hotel in the city’s southeast has been sold by Phileo Australia, a developer and investor, who deregistered it two years ago. On the buyer’s side is Pelligra, a busy... Read More

Woman fined after climbing balconies to escape hotel quarantine in Cairns, Queensland, records new locally acquired COVID-19 case

by on July 5, 2021 0
A woman in quarantine after returning from Sydney reportedly climbed fourth-floor balconies to access an outside staircase at the Pacific Hotel in Cairns to escape quarantine, Queensland Police said. Key points: Police say woman fled hotel quarantine to visit her mother She faced a Cairns court this morning Six new cases of COVID-19 were... Read More

Hotel plans unveiled for Melbourne Gothic Church

by on July 5, 2021 0
Melbourne-based developer Tim Gurner has stepped up efforts in the hotel industry, planning plans for his second boutique hotel in central Melbourne. In its latest purchase, the developer acquired a historic old bluestone church and former Sunday school hall site at 145-151 High Street in Prahran. The sites, acquired off the market for an... Read More

Palaszczuk to ask National Cabinet to reduce international arrivals as part of COVID quarantine squeeze

by on July 1, 2021 0
Queensland’s quarantine hotels are almost full and Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has said she will push for a reduction in international arrivals to the National Cabinet. Key points: Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland quarantine system needs more beds Deputy Prime Minister Steven Miles highlights recent surge in overseas arrivals They are pushing for... Read More