Travelodge Hobart has undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment to catch the eye of travelers amid a surge of domestic tourism on the island.
All 131 rooms have been refreshed with the addition of new Dreamcatcher beds; public areas, including reception, were given a new look, and a purpose-built gym and yoga and pilates studio were introduced.
In an effort to reduce landfill waste during the renovation and, at the same time, give back to those in need in the community, the hotel team donated approximately 120 desks and chairs, more than 100 mattresses, 200 bedside tables, nearly 100 floor lamps and 200 bedside lamps to St Vincent de Paul for distribution to its stores across the state.
“The decision to donate bedding and bedroom furniture to local charities like St Vincent de Paul was not only the right decision from a corporate social responsibility perspective, it was the right decision. to take,” said the chief operating officer of the TFE Hotels group. , Chris Sedgwick.
“With the introduction of TFE Hotels’ Global People, Local Conscience social impact charter last year, we have empowered our hotel teams to make a difference in the lives of the communities in which we operate.
“As a company, we are also committed to sustainable practices, so we are delighted to have been able to upcycle, upcycle and lend Tassie a helping hand.”
The refurbishment follows a similar revamp at Travelodge Resort Darwin which saw a new design scheme introduced throughout, with furniture, fixtures, white goods and TVs donated to local community groups and recycled where possible.