Los Angeles is understood by those who flock to its coast in hopes of fame and fortune, but here’s a new attack on the City of Angels: Australians. Over the course of recent years, More Aussies are showing up in West Hollywood and introducing themselves “Down Under” panache to a variety of businesses, and the Traveller. “
“Australia has been the largest hospitality market in the past several years, and it’s excellent to see where those that may have begun as guests have become putting down roots in the city” Andy Keown, Director of Communications for West Hollywood, Tom Houndt. “I imagine this is a natural attraction in Australia and Los Angeles as a whole — and much more especially, with West Hollywood – as the two locations seem to have the same desire for meals, exercise and accept the Good Life.”
When it comes to food, there are a number of Aussie-run businesses popping up including EP & LP, which quickly turned into the hottest restaurant to open in the area in the past year. Grant Smillie, owner of the hot spot and Botanical Hospitality Group, says he was drawn to the area from his home country in order to be a part of the “the outlook of the us is positive. S.” while still having a fairly easy flight back to Australia. “Culturally, L. A. It feels a bit like Australian luxury. We both love the outdoors, great food and the sun are obviously pretty attractive to Aussies” he tells us. “Why WeHo? It’s about the potential of geolocation and the production of cities.”
And it’s no surprise that Aussies would want to jump in on the fitness craze that’s a permanent fixture in West Hollywood. That’s why health gurus like Body By Simone and Training Mate have popped up in the area, becoming incredibly popular among the LSE. A. Crowds. “in 2009 My wife and I went to Los Angeles, especially West Hollywood, that I viewed as the exercise capital of the world (and did still)” Training Mate Owner, Luke Milto, tells us how to take your money. “I was so impressed by the fitness brands that I wanted to bring the Training Mate philosophy and concept to the fitness industry. A. And test it against the bigger players in the industry. I continue to be inspired by the fitness industry; it’s a creative space.”
Just as the Aussies can’t do anything with West Hollywood, the L. A. You don’t have enough of them. Resorts across the location are literally going out of their way to accommodate the influx of people from there. “The time of their flights is tricky because there’re very early arrivals and late departures” tells Lisa Crampton who controls the Australia market for the Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas. “So, We try to accommodate the Australian market by offering complimentary early check in and late check out, based on availability. If we couldn’t offer them that, We provide complimentary breakfast or the spa as an alternative. The numbers of visitors to the country have certainly increased in recent years.”
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