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AccorHotels brings Indigenous enlightenment to life during National Reconciliation Week
AccorHotels is unapproachable to be celebrating National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 Jun 2017 while stability to be a ardent personality in enlivening informative tourism within a hotels.
AccorHotels has identified informative tourism as personification a essential purpose in bringing incomparable recognition to Australia’s birthright and has grown a pure plan to rivet both employees and guests, by pivotal informative milestones such as National Reconciliation Week and NAIDOC week.
Simon McGrath, Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels Pacific, said: “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now paint 5% of a workforce in Australia and one of a goals is to build certainty in a 565 Indigenous employees and yield opportunities to lead informative activities within a hotels. This might be finished by pity stories, educating guest on a informative story of a land, or behaving normal ceremonies.”
Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour will be incorporating an Indigenous desirous menu around The Ternary that includes duck and Lemon Myrtle sausages and prohibited smoked kangaroo with brush tomato chutney during breakfast. The hotel’s conferencing lunch menus will be designed any day spin an Indigenous thesis and a staff canteen will be stocked with indigenous character food.
Novotel Wollongong will be hosting a morning tea with internal Indigenous propagandize children and Novotel Brighton Beach will be hosting didgeridoo classes as good as Indigenous art classes.
Sofitel Wentworth Sydney will be lifting a Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Flag and will also be celebrating a Taste for Success cooking proof for hotel staff that will be hosted by Vic Cherikoff who is regarded as a colonize of a internal Australian food attention and has scarcely 30 years of knowledge in commercialising furious food class – holding them from a furious as brush tucker to building them into authentic Australian foods.
Ibis Styles Katherine is partnering with Top Diji Cultural Centre and is formulating a internal Aboriginal art arrangement in a run while Novotel Barossa Valley Resort will be gift a two-course Indigenous desirous menu in a famed Cellar Kitchen grill while internal Indigenous artists will have their works displayed in a lobby. A Local Elder will be vocalization during a informative bonfire to embark Reconciliation Week that is open to locals as good as review guests.
Official opening of Friendly Beach Resort Tanna island, Vanuatu
Viewers of “Tanna a Movie” would have desired a celebrations given by Tanna people for a opening of Friendly Beach this week in Tanna, Vanuatu by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, a Hon Mr Joe Natuman. Over 5 hundred people attended a celebration, and a colour, a language, a ideal impact of tradition and enlightenment was singular and overwhelming.
Friendly Beach is a tiny review on a easterly seashore of Tanna owned by Australian Joanne Wade and her evident family. The skill was broken by storm Pam in 2015 and Joanne done a preference to reconstruct usually 4 singular villas and rebrand as Friendly Beach, a boutique oppulance debate resort.
Joanne Wade and her son, a landscape architect, took over one year to reclaim, reconstruct and rebrand a property, regulating all internal materials and internal work in a reconstruct process. Joanne purchased a skill approximately 9 years ago, and has grown an glorious attribute with a Tannese people in a circuitously communities who led a celebrations for a opening.
The Hon Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism Mr Joe Natuman and his commission done a outing to Tanna generally for a opening ceremony.
AYANA Resort and Spa BALI – review update
Following a duration of vital review enhancements, AYANA Resort and Spa BALI has finally common sum of a new developments and stirring events – and a dates they’ll be adult and regulating for guest to enjoy.
AYANA Resort and Spa BALI is a 290-room hotel with 78 private pool villas widespread along a 1.3 kilometre coastline, with an additional 403 bedrooms and suites during sister skill RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA. Features and comforts embody a Thermes Marins Spa, Spa on a Rocks, 12 swimming pools, 18 restaurants and bars, a golf putting course, informative activities such as batik, cooking classes, a private beach, and aptness and wellness programs such as yoga meditation.
With a sea backdrop, a recently redeveloped Tresna Chapel comforts a willing H2O opening and a intemperate stimulating aisle, as good as a new duty apartment next that is ideal for pre- and post-wedding celebrations. Weddings during a Tresna Chapel are bookable from 1 July.
New sea perspective marriage rug during AYANA Villas
Now open for engagement a new sea perspective marriage rug is located in a gardens of AYANA Villas, where couples can sell vows in finish remoteness during a finish of their possess floating walkway.
Brand New Beach Club
For a disdainful use of AYANA and RIMBA guests, a uninformed new beach bar during Kubu Beach recreates a laidback vibe of normal Kuta behind in a 1960s heyday. Combining classical Balinese design, internal cuisine and old-school activities such as tender coconut oil beach massages, a bar can be accessed around a new inclinator. The new beach bar opens during a finish of May.
Ravishing New Retail
From Jul 1, guest can suffer browsing and shopping from 13 hand-picked boutique convenience and lifestyle outlets right in a heart of a resort. From clothing, homewares and present stores to hair and spike salons, gelato bars and uninformed fritter pit-stops, this new heart is firm to spin a hive of activity for all ages.
Upgraded Spa Zone
With a new sauna accepting to set a tone, there are uninformed sauna diagnosis rooms, a sell opening stocking sauna products and take-home gifts, and a café dishing adult post-spa snacks.
Ayana welcomes families with shun to Bali propagandize holidays
Valid from 20 Jun until 14 Jul 2017, Australian guest are invited to knowledge a AYANA lifestyle with a VIP packaged stay play propagandize holiday deal.
Friends and family roving together during a propagandize holidays are speedy to take advantage of a illusory package that starting from as small as AUD $228!
Located along Jimbaran’s cliff-top nightfall coast, and featuring 18 restaurants, 12 swimming pools and 2 spas; guest staying during AYANA Resort and Spa BALI or RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA will have a tasty daily breakfast smorgasboard and a one-time wellness and decrease eventuality in AYANA’s Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pool. Guests staying for 3 nights or some-more will also accept priority entrance and list reservation during Rock Bar BALI during sunset, with a cold nominal mocktail to suffer as a object goes down.
For guest with incomparable groups The Villas during AYANA start during AUD $1250 per night. Guests accept a red runner knowledge in a pool villa with sea views, private garden and personalised servant service. Villa guest suffer accessible golf cart ride and signature advantages such as AYANA’s Floating Breakfast.
For those enjoying a propagandize holiday deal, both AYANA Resort and Spa BALI and RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA offer a horde of kids bar activities, possibly a full day or half day accessible with activities trimming from church visits, Japanese origami, exploring scholarship and nature, paper facade and flower making, and youth master chef.
Atlantis, a Palm Dubai announce an disdainful summer offer for Mastercard holders
MasterCard Summer Offer 2017
Enjoy 25-40% Off during Atlantis, The Palm
- 25-40% off Deluxe, Imperial Club, Club Suites and Signature Suites
- Book Dates: 4th Jun 2017-30th September 2017
- Stay Sates: 4th Jun 2017-15th Oct 2017
- Booking dates accessible from 04 Jun compartment 30 Sep 2017
- Stay dates accessible from 04 Jun compartment 15 Oct 2017
- Offer contingency be paid in full regulating a current MasterCard or withdraw or credit card
- Blackout dates and smallest night length stay might apply
- Rooms, special rates and special requests are all theme to availability
- Offer contingency be paid in full regulating a current MasterCard withdraw or credit card
- MasterCard withdraw or credit label used to make squeeze contingency be presented on check-in or else full room rate will apply
- Offer is theme to availability.
- Offer current around Atlantis, The Palm website, mobile site and Atlantis Reservation Office
- Offer current for new reservations only
- Offer can't be sum with any other graduation or discount
Bookings open 4 June.
Seabreeze Resort releases extraordinary engagement bonuses
Stay a smallest 5 nights during a adults usually Seabreeze Resort Samoa and accept review bonuses to a value of AUD$1,315 per room, per stay. The bonuses are current for all bookings done by 30 Jun 2017 and for transport between 1 Nov 2017 and 31 Mar 2018.
Seabreeze boasts 12 air-conditioned villas, all with ocean, firth or embankment views including a ultimate Honeymoon Point House. Villas have been designed to yield an ambience of decrease and tranquillity.
A five-night stay during Seabreeze Resort starts from AUD$1979 per room and includes the combined bonuses of one 3 march cooking for dual with a bottle of wine, lapse airfield transfers for dual and one 30-minute massage per room per stay.
Regular rate inclusions embody a la grant breakfast daily, nightly turndown service, nominal mini bar replenished daily, use of new intelligent phones during guests’ stay, nominal food platter in room for arrivals after 9pm and before 7am and nominal use of potion bottom kayaks and snorkelling equipment.
Accor Hotels announces disdainful partnership with TEG and Cirque du Soleil
AccorHotels has announced a partnership with TEG and TORUK The First Flight by Cirque du Soleil that will be furloughed Australia and New Zealand for a initial time from 1 Sep 2017 and behaving tighten to 100 shows.
As a Official Accommodation Partner for Cirque du Soleil’s Australia and New Zealand tour, Le Club AccorHotels and Accor Plus faithfulness members will accept entrance to pre-sale tickets, VIP opportunities and money-can’t-buy practice that will embody accommodate and greets and behind-the-scenes tours. Hotels will also be gift singular animations and advantages to guest when a uncover is in town.
Inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking film AVATAR, TORUK The First Flight by Cirque du Soleil will make a Australian entrance during Brisbane’s Entertainment Centre in Oct before streamer to Sydney (Qudos Bank Arena), Melbourne (Rod Laver Arena) and afterwards Adelaide (Entertainment Centre).
Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort reveals a Crystal Marquee for MICE Wedding Sectors
Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort has denounced Crystal, a singular assembly space in a south of a island. This new judgment opens opportunities for a review in a events and MICE sector, from meetings and conferences to celebration dinners and weddings.
Crystal is a entirely air-conditioned pure marquee. It measures 33 x 17.5 metres, can chair adult to 250 people in party character and sits on a rooftop area of a hotel giving a smashing perspective of a Bel Ombre coast.
The review environment is ideal for events: 181 sea-facing bedrooms offer a beachfront plcae alongside a lagoons of a Indian Ocean. A permanent structure, Crystal can be blending for many needs. It can be used as a classical discussion venue with pitch-dark option, or semi-transparent with sea views, both incorporating a latest audio-visual technology. It offers customised menus for beach parties and weddings, all a approach adult to booze and celebration dinners; modernized audio-visual services; technical and secretarial services for businesses; lighting and ambience support; live entertainment, and nominal Wi-Fi.
The Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort has a dedicated MICE group that tailors proposals and accompanies groups during their events. This group has combined a operation of strange MICE services including team-building activities, inlet retreats, personalised wellness experiences, themed celebration dinners and private outside events.
Usher in a new epoch of party during Marina Bay Sands with Spectra
Marina Bay Sands is set to betray an rare party knowledge with a new, state-of-the-art light and H2O show, Spectra, on 2 June. The city skyline will spark with a kaleidoscope of colours and illusory lights any night with Spectra, a free-to-public outside light and H2O uncover displayed over a H2O during a Event Plaza along a promenade. Combining an array of state-of-the-art lasers, lighting, H2O effects and projections, a uncover promises to be a multimedia spectacular set to an orchestral soundtrack stoical by award-winning internal song writer Kenn C.
The world-first production, that took dual years to create, is designed to take viewers on a 4 act journey, commencement with Singapore’s origins as a informative melting pot, and finale with a glance into a destiny as a tellurian city and guide of innovation. Key to this account is a preference of innovative H2O fountain technologies, including pyramids, gyroscopic arcs and true jets, as good as lava and obscurity effects, many of that emanate a board for colourful projections.
The artistic force behind a prolongation is Australian-based knowledge agency, Imagination, that is behind some of a many decisive shows in Australia, including Sydney New Year’s Eve, a city’s central celebrations and biggest open event.
The uncover is also energy-efficient – besides a use of energy-saving LED lights, a production’s H2O effects are powered regulating H2O from a bay, that is filtered and recycled with any performance.
The new uncover will perform twice each night (Sunday to Thursday) during 8pm and 9pm, with a third uncover combined during 10pm on Friday and Saturday. It can be noticed 50 meters opposite a waterfront promenade, complementing a overwhelming nightscape of Marina Bay.
‘Green’ Nanuku appoints Fijian sea scientist to manage on-resort environmental programs
Pacific Harbour, Fiji – Nanuku Auberge Resort has recruited high form Fijian sea scientist Kelly Dawn Bentley to conduct all activity revolving around a oppulance resort’s ‘Planet Auberge’ environmental program.
Announcing Ms Bentley’s appointment, General Manager, Sascha Hemmann pronounced her concentration would revolve around a resort’s coral planting, embankment conservation, Mangrove replanting and seaside insurance activity. She will also be unequivocally hands-on with Nanuku’s turtle charge activity, that all guest staying during a review can straightforwardly play a purpose in.
A Fijian national, Ms Bentley binds a Bachelor of Science Degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Science from a University of a South Pacific. She has also concurrent internal mangrove replacement and reforestation projects and is good famous on both a internal propagandize and village basement for her work in building recognition on meridian change, sea pollution, mangrove and coral embankment conservation.
See whales during play in Hervey Bay with a stay during Mantra or Breakfree
Two of Hervey Bay’s best located resorts, Mantra Hervey Bay and BreakFree Great Sandy Straits, are gift a operation of deals for holidaymakers. This year, all deals include a 20 per cent bonus off Hervey Bay Whale Watch Quick Cat Two Tours when requisitioned by hotel reception.
Renowned as a whale examination collateral of Australia, a Queensland coastal breakwater is scheming to acquire thousands of humpbacks over winter when they take time out from their annual emigration in a ease waters of Hervey Bay.
Stay during Mantra Hervey Bay: from $115* per night in a Hotel Room (Sunday to Thursday. Minimum dual night stay– sum cost $230*) including a debate discount, a bottle of booze and a whale examination present container on arrival. Mantra Hervey Bay also comforts a exhilarated outside pool, sauna and day spa.
BreakFree Great Sandy Straits: from $129* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment (Sunday to Thursday. Minimum dual night stay– sum cost $258*) including a debate bonus and a whale examination present container on arrival. BreakFree Great Sandy Straits also offer pools, tennis courts, a kids’ stadium and games room.
Mercure Auckland rebrands to ‘Grand’
AccorHotels New Zealand have announced that Mercure Auckland will rebrand to the Grand Mercure Auckland from Jun 1, following an endless NZ$22 million refurbishment, a second Grand Mercure announced this month for a region.
With 207 guest bedrooms and suites in sum – all room forms have been entirely refurbished. A new library provides a ideal venue to relax and review from a collection of some of New Zealand’s excellent literature. With a accumulation of indoor and outside assembly spaces, a Grand Mercure Auckland offers a largest eventuality space of any hotel in a Britomart area with ability for 350 cocktail style.
On transport level, a new uncovered amicable eatery has been added, Custom Lane, that transforms from café to bar as day shifts to night, capturing a clarity of sharp-witted Britomart. Take a lift to a hotel’s rooftop Vue Restaurant Attica Bar, that boasts unrestricted views of Auckland’s skyline and harbour, matched by excellent cuisine showcasing New Zealand’s superb furnish and wines.
Experience a newly rebranded Grand Mercure Auckland from usually $204 including breakfast.
Enhance Your Vivid Sydney Experience With PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney’s Upgrade Offer
Conveniently located on a city-side of Darling Harbour, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney offers unrivalled views of a Vivid Sydney movement in a Darling Harbour patrol from their Club Lounge, Club bedrooms and Darling Harbour View rooms.
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney is within easy strech of Barangaroo, The Australian National Maritime Museum, as good as a Opera House and Customs House for guest to unequivocally take in a full Vivid Sydney experience.
In further to a room upgrade, this offer also includes nominal Wi-Fi and is entirely flexible, permitting we to cancel a reservation adult until 6pm on a day of arrival. Kids also eat breakfast giveaway when dining with an adult.
Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji win’s Luxury Travel Guide Award
The prosperous Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji Islands has won best Private Luxury Hotel of a Year – Fiji during a new 2017 Luxury Travel Guide (LTG) Asia Australasia Awards.
The LTG awards brand a best hotels and accommodation options around a continent with a pattern focused on innovation, design, bedrooms and facilities, gastronomic achievements, use excellence, use of technology, tolerable development, selling branding, worker satisfaction, and location.
The judging row for a awards enclosed TV personalities Shane Green (Resort Rescue) and Marianela Pereyra (Resident Beach Expert), oppulance transport photographer Antonio Cuellar, as good as a in-house group during Luxury Travel Guide.
Chiva-Som announces special Thai Pavilion offer
Chiva-Som has announced an comprehensive accommodation offer opposite a disdainful operation of Specialty Retreats. The offer relates to guest staying a smallest 3 nights during a resort, that is situated within 7 acres of pleasant gardens in a Royal city of Hua Hin on a Gulf of Thailand, 185 km south of Bangkok, from 1 Jun to 30 Sep 2017.
The Thai Pavilion Off-Peak Season Offer is labelled from AUD2648 per chairman twin share and AUD3531 per chairman singular occupancy –representing a rebate of AUD589 on normal rates thorough of:
- Individual health and wellness consultation
- 3 wellness cuisine dishes per night
- Optional skin consultation
- Optional earthy analysis
- Daily aptness and convenience activities (8 classes daily)
- Unlimited use us Water Therapy Suites (Steam, Sauna, Jacuzzi)
- One daily diagnosis per night of stay selecting from Thai Massage, Invigorating Massage, Relaxing Foot Massage, Oriental Scalp Massage, Chiva-Som Skin Haven Body Polish)
The Chiva-Som confidant will support guest in achieving a many out of their stay by devising a personal programme of treatments and services. The retreats embody A Taste of Chiva-Som, Optimal Performance, Spa Wellbeing, Yoga For Life, Fitness, Natural Renewal, Weight Management, Cell Vitality, Cranial Relief, Emotional Wellbeing, Tension Release and Sustainable Slimming.
The review comforts 70 diagnosis bedrooms during Niranlada Medi-Spa, a kinesis studio, gym, watsu pool, levity pool, vast outside swimming pool, showering pavilion with kneipp bath, sauna, steam, Jacuzzi and indoor swimming pool. Spa cuisine presents organically-grown fruits and vegetables from a Chiva-Som garden and guest can suffer a magnificence of excellent dining in a Emerald Room or relax outside during a Taste of Siam grill by a sea.
Cocktails and Coconuts in a heart of a city… Bloomsbury’s unequivocally possess beach bar is back
Bloomsbury’s unequivocally possess Beach Bar will lapse to The Montague during a Gardens this June. The oppulance hotel is bringing a Beach Bar designation behind to a outside Wood Deck area after a jubilant introduction to London’s summer bar and dining stage final year.
Returning with a polished pattern and all new drinks and BBQ menu for summer 2017, visitors will suffer a Bahamian beach setting, finish with genuine silt underfoot and a beach-hut character thatched roof, transporting Londoners true into summer. A tasty menu of pleasant cocktails and barbequed burgers of all varieties (from classical beef to chicken, tuna and veggie options) starts from £10 (AUS$17.50).
The Montague Beach Bar will open a doors on 1 Jun 2017 and will run around a summer until 24 Sep 2017. Visitors are speedy to call a hotel and check accessibility forward of dropping in to a Beach Bar, and opening times are midday until 10:00pm, 7 days a week.
Fairmont Monte Carlo unveils a new apartment dedicated to racing fable Ayrton Senna
Fairmont Monte Carlo, a lush hotel located on a Côte d’Azur and in a heart of a Principality of Monaco, provides travelers with forlorn entrance to views of a Fairmont Hairpin spin during Formula One’s famed Monaco Grand Prix.
Already permitting guest to take in all a competition movement from 3 implausible suites for former F1 icons, a hotel has debuted a fourth racing apartment dedicated to World Championship motorist Ayrton Senna. The suite, flashy with sealed photos and memorabilia of Ayrton‘s 6 victories in Monaco, was strictly inaugurated with a special reverence that was attended by Bianca Senna, member of Ayrton Senna’s family and HSH Prince Albert.
Travel Lodge taken over by minions forward of Despicable Me 3 Release
Travelodge Hotels will group adult with Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures to applaud one of a many expected family feel-good releases this winter, Despicable Me 3. The partnership will expostulate a series of artistic selling activities, that will prominence a brand’s interest to families.
The undisputed stars – a Minions, will take over Travelodge Sydney with a huge, 5 level high projection of one of a yellow characters being expel on a front of a hotel on Friday and Saturday nights from 26 May to 10 June.
A family room during a hotel is removing a sum Minion-make-over from 8 to 22 June, finish with themed walls, bedding, toothbrushes and toiletries. Guests will take home a plush Minion and a hamper.
The partnership will also see travellers accept 20 per cent off if they book a night during any Travelodge Hotel on a Tuesday, as partial of a hotels’ wider ‘Travelodge Chooseday’ offer, accessible now until a 20th June. Families holding adult a understanding will also accept a Minion pack, that includes a family pass to Despicable Me 3, a plaque sheet, a fondle and a famous Minion goggles.
Selected Travelodge hotels will also horde a ‘Find My Minion’ Treasure Hunt where a film’s proprietor insane scientist, Gru, has educated a kids to find his mislaid Minions in their hotel rooms. These recovered Minions can be taken to accepting to redeem a Despicable Me 3 esteem container including a family film pass and Blu-ray. Hotels hosting a ‘Find My Minion’ Treasure Hunt are Travelodge Hotel Sydney, Travelodge Hotel Wynyard, Travelodge Hotel Perth, Travelodge Hotel Newcastle ,Travelodge Hotel Melbourne, Southbank, and Travelodge Hotel Melbourne, Docklands.
The film will be out in cinemas from 15th June.
Mantra Group donates $100,000 to a Luke Batty Foundation
Mantra Group properties and group members from opposite Australia have joined to lift $100,000 in a past year for a Luke Batty Foundation, a Group’s central gift partner.
The FY17 donation, that was presented to Rosie Batty during a fundraising eventuality during Peppers Soul on 26 May, will advantage a Luke Batty Foundation in their work of building recognition of family assault in a community. The partnership creates a height for Mantra Group’s 5,500+ group members opposite a Australian hotel network to actively commence fundraising activities around a year in their particular regions.
Mantra Group is a unapproachable believer of a Luke Batty Foundation, as ardent advocates opposite family violence. The substructure brings recognition to a amicable emanate of domestic violence. It works to grasp empowerment of women, give voices to a children and reason burden to a perpetrator by education, advocacy and campaigning.
Sydney Film Festival And PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney Celebrate Four Year Partnership With Dining Deal
Hot on a heels of a 64th Sydney Film Festival Program Launch, long-term hotel partner PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney is gift guest dining deals during a award-winning ABODE Bistro Bar pre and post screenings.
Since 2014 PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney has upheld a Festival as a renowned partner and hosted a Festival during a city hotel as good as easy many critically acclaimed filmmakers, award-winning actors and informative leaders. This year a module promises some-more of a same singular storytelling with over 288 films from 59 Countries including 37 World Premieres that will inspire, illuminate and entertain.
Mantra launches poser hotel deals for discount Surfers Paradise accomodation
Mantra has launched a new Mystery Hotel deals gift for Surfers Paradise accommodation, providing guest a event to bag a discount by engagement during an unnamed Mantra hotel or resort.
On a Mantra website, usually a barest of skill sum are displayed but guests can be positive they’re removing a illusory room in a plcae tighten to a beach with good amenities and service.
There’s even a preference of room forms to select from including hotel bedrooms and atmospheric one, dual and 3 bedroom self-contained apartments. Guests can see bedding pattern options and a pivotal comforts a hotel has… and a name and residence of a hotel will be suggested within 24 hours of booking.
Stay in a Hotel Room from usually $99* per night, a One Bedroom Apartment from $119* per night (minimum 3 night stay – sum cost $357*), a Two Bedroom Apartment from $169* per night (minimum 3 night stay – sum cost $507*), or a Three Bedroom Apartment from $199* per night (minimum 3 night stay – sum cost $597*).