Little Luxuries with National Hotel Supplies

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There’s a local family behind your holiday stay that is quietly keeping a watchful eye over your guest experience. Carlie Wacker takes a look at the little things that make your holiday experience a little bit luxe and a lot local. 

As we get set for a bumper summer, I wanted to explore what happens behind-the-scenes in hotel and holiday rental accommodation to ensure our visitors are getting the best experience – and I also found a way to make your home feel like a luxury holiday, every day.

I don’t know about you, but I simply love the summer holiday vibe when we get to truly enjoy where we live and share it with visitors. Trips to the hinterland, walks through National Parks, paddling and boating on the river, beach swims, long lunches and sunset cocktails – so much to explore. 

With the borders open, we are ready to welcome visitors with open arms and local restaurants and accommodation houses have a cracking and busy time sharing the most amazing local food and locations. 

Now we all know that the finest food offerings can be found around every corner of the Sunshine Coast but how does the hospitality stack up in the hotels and holiday rentals; and how can you make your own houseguests feel right at home? 

To ensure our reputation as leaders in sustainable luxury is being upheld, I found a local, family-run business that has the hotel supplies industry covered – say hello to National Hotel Supplies. 

April Kennedy

Joseph and April Kennedy are graduates of the College of Tourism and Hospitality in Brisbane and have worked their way around the world experiencing and enjoying all aspects of the industry. 

Identifying an opportunity to really make a difference, they founded a business that makes life simpler for the accommodation provider, whether professional or personal – and focuses on providing hotel supplies that are in line with the Sunshine Coast ethos of sustainable and luxurious! 

Owner and Director Joseph said they were passionate about helping you help the environment while also sourcing top-quality supplies from bathroom amenities to tea and biscuits, even coat hangers, luggage racks and more.

“We offer an extensive range of eco-friendly guest amenities and actively seek out ethical and sustainable products,” he said. 

“We also have a range of Fairtrade and environmentally-friendly products available to ensure our customers can make responsible decisions when purchasing products for their accommodation or simply to ensure their guests have the best experience.

“We are also seeing a move towards refillable hand pumps for shampoo, conditioner, shower gels as part of the move away from single use plastics.”

As any family would agree, you want your guests to feel welcome, cared for and in holiday mode when they come
to stay and it doesn’t matter if it’s your spare bedroom, an Air BnB or a swanky hotel. 

That’s where National Hotel Supplies really work the magic to provide more than amenities, linen and towelling. They have added room accessories, consumables, artwork and so much more to their offer. 

“Ultimately your guests are as important to us as they are to you,” says April. “We’re here to help you leave a positive, lasting impression.”

You will be impressed when you start looking at the ways in which you can guarantee a memorable experience for your guests. 

It’s not just the major resort chains that can access the luxuries of resort style accommodation – it’s here and it’s a local family you are supporting in your sustainable accommodation styling journey. 

Put your best foot forward this holiday season. All the good hotel and holiday supply gear can be found at

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Carlie Wacker has worked in the media entertainment industry for over 20 years. From television to stage and radio she has been lucky enough to work her way around the whole country. Over the last 10 years she has styled and choreographed innovative fashion parades and talent shows and brings her love for fashion and entertainment as our Fashion Editor. She is also an MC, voice-over artist and radio announcer.

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