Owned by Australian property investment firm SB&G Group and located on the shores of the Gold Coast, voco Gold Coast is now open for guests to soak up the sun, sand and sea in Australia’s beloved surfer’s paradise.
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, has announced its re-entry into Sydney. Built and developed by Grocon and funded by Greaton Group, W Sydney will make waves with its debut slated for 2020.
InterContinental Hotels Group has launched voco, its new upscale hotel brand, alongside announcing a first signing in Australia. The new brand will drive significant incremental growth for IHG, with an expectation to open more than 200 voco hotels in attractive urban and leisure locations over the next ten years.
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, has re-entered Australia with the opening of W Brisbane. Owned by Shayher Group, W Brisbane is a vibrant addition to the Sunshine State, situated in a stellar location overlooking Brisbane River.
Minor Hotels has revealed plans for Avani Central Melbourne Residences, its second Avani Hotels & Resorts property in Australia.
Naumi Hotels, the Singapore-based design hotel group, is to launch Naumi Auckland Airport as its first location in New Zealand. The move is part of wider expansion plans in Australasia and internationally.
Singapore-based M Social has now successfully been transplanted abroad. A second M Social opened its doors in Auckland earlier and has started making waves in New Zealand’s hotel sector.
Hospitality giant Wyndham Hotel Group is strengthening its presence in Western Australia with the announcement of its third Perth hotel, set to open in late 2018. It will be the first property in the city under the company’s upscale Wyndham brand.
Plans have been unveiled for a hotel with direct links to domestic and international check-in areas to be built at Adelaide Airport in South Australia. Event Hospitality & Entertainment has reached agreement with Adelaide Airport to develop and operate a seven-storey, 165-room hotel within the Adelaide Airport precinct.
A transformed Jupiters Hotel & Casino will enhance the Gold Coast’s reputation as one of the world’s top tourist destinations when the global spotlight shines on the region in 2018, according to Echo Entertainment chairman, John O’Neill. At a ground-breaking ceremony for the new six-star 17-storey hotel tower to be built in front of the existing hotel, and completed in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, O’Neill said the development would make the Gold Coast and Queensland justifiably proud.