Despite Airbnb’s growth, Infometrics senior economist Benje Patterson says it’s still dwarfed by the size of traditional commercial accommodation guest nights

Airbnb ‘nibbles around the edges’ of hotel sector

Mon 7 Aug 3

There have been almost one million Airbnb guest nights across New Zealand in the year to March 2017.

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels chairman Wong Hong Ren

Millennium & Copthorne first-half profit bolstered by CDL property developer

Fri 4 Aug 1

Millennium expects to open its M Social Auckland hotel in October and has started testing its services and recruiting staff.

It is important to make full use of the gateway location overlooking the river

Christchurch gateway site to be revived with luxury hotel

Fri 21 Jul

A new six-star luxury 150-room hotel is to be built in Christchurch’s city centre to regenerate the dilapidated Harley Chambers site on the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Cambridge Terrace.

Hotels expert Dean Humphries says "the America’s Cup is going to give hotel owners confidence there is another demand driver coming in three to four years"

More Auckland hotels expected after America's Cup win

Wed 28 Jun 1

The Cup challenge could offset Phil Goff's new bed tax.

Legal snags mount for Goff's proposed rates increase for hotels and motels

Mon 29 May 8

Adding a surcharge to cover council rates potentially breaches two acts.

Urgent legal work needed before Goff's pillow tax can be struck

Mon 22 May 6

Mayor Goff is keen for the vote to go his way.


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