Monday , February 19 2018

Mandy Clarke, Industry Reporter

Mandy Clarke, is an industry reporter for accomnews.com.au.

Introducing industry superstar Judy Chen

AMG speaks to Hotel Grand Chancellor’s Judy Chen, the passionate and enthusiastic director of sales and marketing for Wellington and Auckland and winner of the Senior Hotel Executive of the Year at the prestigious New Zealand Hotel Awards, 2017.

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SiloStay: an NZ original

We feature all sorts of accommodation gems from across the globe but this is one of a kind – a true original – a hidden gem and close-to-home! Check out more articles like this in our quarterly industry magazine, Accom Management Guide. New Zealand certainly claims some quirky accommodation: over time we have found comfy caves, homely hobbit holes, and even …

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How can you impress with good public washroom facilities?

hotel washroom

Never make the mistake of underestimating the power of your public washroom facility! Often overlooked, under-appreciated and ill-equipped, let’s face it they are usually the last facility that gets a face-lift and the least thought-through. Ironically though, they are often the first and last facility guests will use in your accommodation and yes, they can make or break a guest …

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Signage: what’s the big deal?

Hotel signage

Imagine an accommodation property without signage…How would it be identified from the road? Once found, how would visitors know where to park or find their way around? Chaos would ensue! It would be confusing, annoying, stressful, not to mention potentially unsafe and without safety signs it could also be illegal. As accommodation managers, you are constantly updating, renewing, and improving …

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Get a new perspective on bunk beds

Bunk Beds

Bunk beds are not just a trend for hip and cool boutique hotels anymore; you can increasingly find them in luxury accommodation. Granted, some guests only choose bunk rooms for economic reasons, and some families may only prefer a bunk room to a traditional family suite because of the value it offers, but there are some who like retiring to …

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