Hotel room FF&E

Australia’s Hotel Sector Shaping up for 2019

The nation’s hotel and accommodation sector has been growing in the past few years and continues to do so in the new year with 2019 showing an increase for demand of rooms. The Australian tourism sector also reports growth in the domestic and international visitor markets which are currently at a historically lower level. Continued … Continued
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Huntington's NSW

Grace Gives Recipient 2017: Huntington’s NSW

Huntington’s NSW received one of five Grace Gives Australia grants in 2017 to help kids and young people impacted by Huntington’s Disease (HD). The program provides accurate and age appropriate information, advice and support to young people aged between 7-25 years. The support is offered as face-to-face at home or via school visits, through phone … Continued
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internet

NBN Business Satellite

The Australian Government’s National Broadband Network (NBN) is expecting to launch its Business Satellite Service in the first half of 2019 with trials beginning in late 2018. NBN plans to offer two categories of business-focused satellite products which will employ the two Sky Muster satellites which are already used to provide broadband services to households … Continued
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Open office

The Rise of Flexible Workstations

The corporate world is increasingly embracing flexible working stations in a move to make employee’s work environment one they can thrive in. Contemporary life in Australia now requires long periods of sitting down, whether it’s at work or on the commute to and from work. The issues surrounding such a sedentary lifestyle is the subject … Continued
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Singapore

One Quarter of Real Estate Bosses choose Singapore

Singapore has long been a popular big business destination, and now, research reveals that it’s the number one choice for bosses in the real estate industry. CBRE’s Asia Pacific Occupier Survey 2018 revealed that 45 per cent of real estate executives have major relocation plans for their companies in the next two years, one quarter … Continued
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internet

How the NBN Switch off will affect your business

Later this year, NBN will begin switching off business-grade copper-based ‘Special Services’ which will affect many Australian businesses. These Special Services are a set of telecommunication products which simultaneously use voice, video and data services. On November 12th, a number of the estimated 200,000 Special Services will be cut off. These data connections using the … Continued
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Open office

Millennials are Driving Office Changes

Fundamental shifts in office buildings are taking place thanks to the youngest demographic they employ, the millennials. With a growing need to employee from the younger generation, companies around the world are making the effort to ensure their office provides what millennials are looking for. According to the Governance Studies at Brookings report, How Millennials … Continued
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Healthcare

Healthcare is Australia’s Largest Industry

According to the 2016 Census results, conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), healthcare is Australia’s largest industry. The industry incorporates many health care and social assistance sectors such as hospitals and aged and child care. As an industry, healthcare makes up 12.6 per cent of Australia’s working population. That’s an increase of one … Continued
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Online

Wi-Fi a Must in Hotels

Wi-Fi for guests in a hotel is no longer a luxury, but a necessity as competition in the hotel sector increases. When choosing holiday accommodation, guests consider free and high quality Wi-Fi an essential. In many hotels, charges for internet access still exist but most major brands have now done away with them. International hotel … Continued
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Hotel room FF&E

A Shake up for the Australian Hotel Sector

French-based Accor hotel group is one of the largest hotel operators in the world with a total of 4,200 hotels, and now it can add a few more to its list. Accor hotel group made a non-binding offer of $1.2 billion to takeover Mantra Group, Australia’s second-largest hotel operator in the small to medium asset … Continued
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