Mother’s Day at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne promises to be a truly elegant, dessert-filled extravaganza

Hotel Chadstone Melbourne High Tea
Hotel Chadstone Melbourne High Tea

Celebrate Mum in style this Mother’s Day with a truly indulgent High Tea experience at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne’s opulent Altus East & West lounge, complete with an Artisan dessert bar, ruby pink chocolate fountain and live music, overlooking Melbourne’s skyline.

Director of Culinary, Deepak Mishra, has redefined the High Tea experience this Mother’s Day, creating a very special menu with an elaborate selection of exotic hot and cold savoury delights, an Artisan dessert buffet bar, a pink chocolate fountain and live Nitrogen ice-cream station.

voco Hotel continues global expansion, grows to over 50 openings and signings since launch

voco Kirkton Park

IHG® Hotels & Resorts’ premium voco Hotels brand has officially reached the milestone of 50 signed and open hotels in more than 20 countries across the globe – marking IHG’s fastest ever global expansion.  

After debuting with its first signing and opening in 2018 with voco Gold Cost, voco Hotels entered IHG’s largest markets in the US and China in late 2020, with new properties now open in New York and Hangzhou.  

The Premier of NSW opens Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour

After a 10-year hiatus, the Crowne Plaza brand has returned to Sydney’s CBD and Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour is now officially open. Opened by The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian, Premier of New South Wales, the ribbon cutting ceremony was also attended by some of the industry’s big names, including: CEO of Tourism Australia, Phillipa Harrison; CEO of The Accommodation Association of Australia, Dean Long; the CEO of Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) Margy Osmond; and the General Manager of DNSW, Stephen Mahoney.

Les Sculptures Refusées 2020 launches at Q Station, Manly

Having long been a supporter of the arts, Q Station in Manly is thrilled to be the host of the inaugural Les Sculptures Refusées, an outdoor sculpture exhibition modelled on The Archibald Prize’s Salon de Refusés, which exhibits works which missed out on the Archibald and has attracted a cult-like following of its own.

Wine, dine and escape to one of Sydney Harbour’s most picturesque retreats

With an abundance of fresh air, space, wildlife and water at your fingertips, not to mention an award-winning restaurant with a revered new chef, Q Station in Manly just became the hottest new destination to put on the staycation list.   Located on the shores of Sydney Harbour amongst more than 36 hectares of Sydney…

De Beaurepaire Wines unveils premium wine experiences and new-look cellar door

Couple enjoying a wine tasting experience at De Beaurepaire Wines, Rylstone.

Award winning De Beaurepaire Wines in Rylstone, NSW has celebrated its official re-opening following Covid-19; and done so in style, showcasing a new-look cellar door and premium wine experiences. In two 170-year old converted stables, De Beaurepaire Wines’ new-look cellar door offers private, seated experience areas where guests enjoy intimate and knowledgeable wine experiences with…

Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour pulls the curtains and offers a sneak peek into its new rooms

As the countdown to opening draws closer, Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour has unveiled a first look into its spacious guestrooms and suites which showcase the very best in contemporary design and glamorous art deco accents. With floor to ceiling windows providing picturesque views of Sydney’s streetscape below, the new-build $150m hotel which opens in…

Next Story Group launches Ink Hotels brand with Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank

International hospitality company Next Story Group marks the addition of Ink Hotels to its brand portfolio with the opening of Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank. Located at 167 City Road in the heart of Melbourne’s hip waterfront hub, the recently acquired new-build hotel bears the hallmarks of the new Ink Hotels brand which is on track…

Hang out with Dogman and Rabbitwoman by Gillie and Marc at Kafnu Alexandria

Kafnu Alexandria, Australia’s first members-only club that offers accommodation, meeting and work facilities and a social community, has welcomed 20 new residents and they go by the name Dogman and Rabbitwoman. With a pop of colour and a burst of whimsy, Kafnu Alexandria is thrilled to announce it has partnered with one of the country’s…

Southbank set to welcome brand-new lifestyle hotel

One of Melbourne’s fastest growing suburbs is set to be home to a brand-new, 69-storey mixed-use tower which will combine residential apartments, co-working spaces and a world-class, purpose-built lifestyle hotel. Located on Clarke Street in Southbank, the 199-room hotel will have a vibrant ground floor restaurant and bar, sprawling conference and event spaces, two swimming…

Tech entrepreneurs set to descend on Novotel Newcastle Beach for NewTech 2019

Novotel Newcastle Beach is bringing some of the best minds in the digital and technology space to the city for one day and one night only as part of NewTech 2019, an inspired one day and one night digital and tech collaboration. Supported by the City of Newcastle, the conference will take place on Friday…

From Moulin Rouge to Rylstone: Cabaret comes to De Beaurepaire Wines

As part of their 21st anniversary celebrations, De Beaurepaire Wines are collaborating with Ben Noir, an acclaimed Australian cabaret performer, to present, ‘Le Cabaret des Artistes’ – an indulgent evening of fine French cabaret, wine and cuisine. Le Cabaret des Artistes will be held in the sprawling, 170-year-old stables at De Beaurepaire Wines, Rylstone on…

Next Story Group grows footprint in Australia and enters top destinations of Sri Lanka and Vietnam

International hospitality company Next Story Group is expanding across Asia Pacific markets in 2019 with its successful hotel brand Next Hotels and genre-defining urban lifestyle concept, Kafnu. The Group recently opened Kafnu Alexandria – Australia’s first Kafnu property – on 1st March 2019 and is gearing up to open Next Hotel Colombo, Kafnu Colombo and…

Australia’s First Kafnu To Open in Sydney

International hospitality group Next Story Group marks the market entry of its genre-defining Kafnu brand into Australia with the opening of Kafnu Alexandria in Sydney. Kafnu Alexandria, set to open on Friday 1 March, is the Group’s fourth Kafnu property and it joins the growing international Kafnu network, which has properties in Hong Kong, Taipei…