Browse through a number of news articles featuring Alloggio.
The impacts of COVID-19 will be felt by our young people for a lifetime. Research suggests the disadvantage they face now, in areas of job security and financial hardship, will affect their career, education and home ownership prospects for years to come. Six months on from when the virus first reached the Hunter Region, the local youth unemployment ...
Tue 29th Sep 2020 8:00 am
The equipment has been thoroughly cleaned, the safety signs are in place, the sanitiser is within easy reach and the COVID marshals are at the ready as Port Stephens operators put out the school holiday welcome mat to visitors. Following a bleak autumn-winter period, there is strong expectation from tourism, accommodation and retail owners that the ...
Thu 24th Sep 2020 6:30 am
Relaxed health restrictions and fine weather combined over the Queen's birthday long weekend to give Port Stephens businesses and the tourist industry a much-needed shot in the arm and some hope for a stronger than normal winter period. Holidaymakers from across NSW flocked in their thousands to the Port, providing the large number of small businesses, ...
Wed 10th Jun 2020 9:00 am
Hunter Valley tourism impacted by recent bushfires while Port Stephens, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie boom
WHILE Port Stephens is enjoying a strong summer tourist season, the visual signs of drought and smoke from recent bushfires have affected "bottom lines" in other parts of the Hunter. Accommodation providers in Port Stephens recorded "high-to-very high" occupancy rates over Christmas and New Year, with bookings described as "good, if not better", ...
Anita Beaumont and Charlie Elias
Sat 18th Jan 2020 9:00 am
Port Stephens is enjoying another strong summer tourist season with many accommodation houses and holiday parks having recorded "high to very high" percentage occupancy rates over the Christmas/New Year period. While bookings continue to fluctuate two weeks into the January school holidays, many accommodation operators are relying on the "short lead ...
Thu 16th Jan 2020 10:00 am
A development application for an $8 million, 98-room motel at Thornton has been recommended for approval. Maitland City Council will put the plan to vote at a meeting on Tuesday night. The proposal is for a site in Poynton Place, part of a newly created business subdivision off Desalis and Weakley's drives.
Sun 25th Aug 2019 12:20 pm
The Newcastle-based owners of this sprawling, luxury beach house worked with a local stylist to achieve a relaxed, coastal feel for the four-bedroom property named after its rugged namesake, Zenith Beach. Its elevated north-east aspect affords sweeping vistas over Shoal Bay beach and Port Stephens waterways, best enjoyed at sunset on the deck with a ...
Tue 23rd Jul 2019 10:00 am
A developmental application for a multi-million dollar motel in Thornton has been lodged with Maitland City Council. The $8 million Poynton Place proposal, lodged by prominent developer Hunter Land, would see the construction of a 98-room motel including 101 car parking spaces, signage, landscaping and site infrastructure.
Thu 4th Jul 2019 16:25 pm
Everybody who has ever met Will Creedon knows he's a big ideas kind of guy. The engaging Irishman was a main driving force behind the tourism industry in the Hunter. As the chairman of Tourism Hunter, he was a leading advocate to bring major events to the region and improved infrastructure. While he has stepped away from that role, he has not lost ...
Sun 23rd Jun 2019 12:00 pm
The month of April is shaping up to be a bumper for the area with the combination of Sail Port Stephens, the school term break, Easter and Anzac public holidays falling into the same period to create a "perfect storm" for tourism. A week out from the school holiday break two of the Port's largest accommodation providers, Port Stephens Council and ...
Wed 10th Apr 2019 13:00 pm
With the Hyundai A-League enjoying a split round over the next fortnight, the Newcastle Jets will have a well-earned weekend off. But there will be no rest for Ernie Merrick’s men, as they take an open training session to the Tomaree Sports Complex in Nelson Bay.
Tue 6th Feb 2018 16:28 pm
The Newcastle Jets latest signing, Patricio Rodriguez joined his teammates for training for the first time today, after landing on Australian shores on Wednesday. The Argentinian winger signed with the club during the January transfer window and their latest recruit will be pushing for a debut in an F3 Derby against the Central Coast Mariners.
Fri 5th Jan 2018 15:31 pm
Tour operators and accommodation providers have tipped a bumper summer season for Port Stephens. Ever-popular holiday parks are booked solid along with many privately-owned properties in December – with few vacancies left in January. “Christmas is 100 per cent gone and we haven’t got much left for January now either,” Alloggio owner Will ...
Fri 22nd Dec 2017 6:00 am