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  • Star Ratings Australia Gold List of Australian accommodation shows quality stays don't have to break the bank

    Jan 30, 2017
    Gold List Winner Logo 2017

    Staying in the country’s best accommodation, as ranked by travellers, doesn’t have to break the bank with Star Ratings Australia’s Gold List of Accommodation revealing the best star rated accommodation in Australia can be yours for a little over $100 per night.

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  • The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have reached an agreement with major OTAs

    Sep 22, 2016

    On the 2nd September the travel industry was abuzz with news the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission had reached an agreement with major OTA's that would remove barriers to price competition between major online travel sites for hotel bookings. 

    Following an investigation by the ACCC, sites including and Expedia have reached an agreement to amend price and availability parity clauses in their contracts with Australian hotels and accommodation providers.

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  • EarthCheck: Environmental Accreditation Programs

    Sep 22, 2016

    Please be advised that the Eco Friendly Star is no longer being offered. Star Ratings Australia has elected EarthCheck as our preferred provider of environmental accreditation programs to accommodation providers.

    “EarthCheck is the world’s leading scientific benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism. Since 1987, we have helped businesses, communities and governments to deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travellers to visit, live, work and play. We understand the value of big ideas and the importance of clear communication. We know that what can be good for the planet is also good for business”

    - EarthCheck

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  • Success for our 2016 Marketing Campaign

    Sep 22, 2016
    Star Tripping

    We are pleased to report the success of our 2016 marketing campaign, titled ‘Star Tripping’.  The predominately digitally driven campaign includes engaging content on our new microsite with our lovely brand Ambassador, Catriona Rowntree.

    There have been 79,764 visits to the Microsite and 41,161 views of our video starring Catriona. Media coverage has included over 400 pieces featuring many of our licensees. The Star Strike competition, showcasing Star Rated properties, has attracted almost 5,000 entries with entrants embracing Stars and what they stand for. 

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  • New Gold List of Accommodation Showcases Best of the Best

    Sep 22, 2016
    Gold List

    Powered by millions of past guest reviews from hundreds of websites around the world, the inaugural Star Ratings Gold List of Australian accommodation is the ultimate holiday form guide.

    Celebrating only those properties who continue to voluntarily hold themselves to independent quality standards and who almost always exceed guest expectations.

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