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australia tourism

Australian Luxury Hotels Up Their Game for Chinese Tourists

JLL Real Views | January 18, 2019

With the Chinese now accounting for Australia's largest group of tourists, hotels are going the extra yard to make their visitors feel welcome. Congee at the breakfast buffet, Chinese signage, Chinese-speaking staff and bottled and hot water are common adaptations at some hotels as operators pursue the growing cohort of tourists from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Expanding wealth in China has resulted in a booming number of tourists venturing out around the world. Australia pulls in more than 1 million visitors annually, a number that will continue to grow, based on projections of China's increasing prosperity. But as their spending capa...

‘Room Boom’ Set to Change Face of Australian Hotel Sector

November 28, 2016

28 November 2016: A hotel building boom is set to change the face of Australia's hotel industry, with some 120 hotel projects in the pipeline, which will grow the accommodation stock by 30% between 2016 and 2021. This year saw Australia pass the 100,000 room mark and it is forecast that over 4000 rooms will be added in 2017, and 5000 rooms in 2018, transforming every capital city across the country with new properties ranging from 500+-room internationally branded luxury properties to intimate boutique hotels. To overcome the lack of land in cities and high cost of construction, hotel developers have become savvy, often converting exist...

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