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Hospitality News – May 16 2022

RACV partners with Lavazza

Lavazza and RACV Clubs and Resorts partner together to consistently deliver exceptional quality coffee across ten locations nationally. A versatile portfolio and outstanding training complete the package.
RACV Clubs & Resorts have ten locations across Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. Fine dining, spa treatments and a broad range of accommodation options are just a few of the reasons their resorts are well-loved and have been awarded year after year.

With numerous sites across Australia, including hotels and fine dining restaurants, Lavazza’s ability to provide a versatile portfolio of coffee solutions was key in becoming a coffee solutions partner to RACV a few years ago. With a business need for back-of-house bulk brewers, barista operated coffee carts and automatic bean to cup machines at the breakfast buffet, RACV needed a supplier who could do it all. Read more…

Hotel News

‘Design-led’ lifestyle brand AC by Marriott makes Australian debut. Australia’s very first AC Hotels by Marriott was introduced to the market this week with the opening of AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank.

Australia’s very first AC Hotels by Marriott was introduced to the market this week with the opening of AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank on Thursday.

The 14th brand to enter Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio in Australia, AC by Marriott is a design-led lifestyle brand that originated in Spain.

Speaking to media, industry partners and guests at the official opening, Marriott International Area Vice President – Australia, New Zealand and Pacific, Sean Hunt, said the brand is gaining momentum globally.

“The brand was first introduced in 2011 – it was a joint venture with renowned Spanish hotelier and Antonia Catalan and based on the beauty of classic modern design with European soul, and Spanish roots,” he said.

“This brand is growing incredibly fast – 180 hotels around the world and growing.” Read more…

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Upcoming Events

The great australian beer festival sydney is backGABS returns to Sydney for 2022 festival

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular is making a comeback this year on 20-21 May at the Sydney International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour.

The event aims to bring together the best breweries from across Australia and New Zealand to celebrate craft beer.

117 brand-new beers have been brewed exclusively for the festival and guests will have over 700 taps to choose from.

This year brewer’s have been inspired by breakfast treats, savoury snacks, fruits, desserts and classic cocktails. Read more…

Industry Insights


The hardest-hit sector by the coronavirus pandemic is the hospitality and tourism industry, due to restrictions on mobility, physical distancing and the fear of getting infected through travel and group gatherings.

The uncertainty about the nature of the virus itself and its unprecedented, quick advance has resulted in unmatched cancellations of accommodation, air transport and events, and the shutdown of restaurants, cafés and hotels. Read more insights…

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