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Sydney’s Newest Premium Independent Hotel – West Hotel

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M&L Hospitality has announced its newest premium independent hotel, West Hotel, opening December 2017.

Located near Barangaroo at 65 Sussex Street, Sydney, West Hotel is named after its position in the emerging western corridor of Sydney, sitting between Sydney Harbour and the CBD.

The brand new West Hotel offers discerning corporate and leisure travellers a truly unique experience with 182 designer rooms including four suites, a modern Australian restaurant and bar, a fully equipped gym with tailored work-outs, state of the art technology with in room bluetooth speakers and complimentary Wifi.

West Hotel’s stunning centrepiece – a central open-air garden atrium with luscious foliage and sparkling lights – creates a relaxed oasis where guests can escape the busy city life to have a drink, work or relax.

Style reigns at West Hotel, with acclaimed interior designers Woods Bagot teaming classic contemporary design with sophisticated yet natural cues. Bespoke artworks, graphic floors, sculptural lighting and natural stones are some of the design features that pair edgy industrial detailing with polished sophistication.  Embodying the spirit of Australia from the moment guests step into the lobby with a stunning bespoke White Waratah artwork.

The Dining Room by West Hotel, the hotel’s all day dining restaurant, will be a relaxed, sophisticated dining experience. The menu will consist of a carefully curated selection of new and inspiring dishes with local and international influences, along with classic favourites. Dishes will be beautifully presented, delicious and created with nourishing and locally sourced ingredients, mindful of sustainability, seasonality and produce origins.

The adjacent lobby bar is designed to be completely immersive as artworks and thoughtful design details enrich the moody sophistication of the space.

The King Street Wharf and Barangaroo precincts are rapidly becoming the heart of the city with close proximity to major business and leisure hubs, the new International Convention Centre and transport connections including a new ferry wharf. Dining and drinking options are also aplenty with a plethora of leading restaurants, bars and cafes on West Hotel’s doorstep.

New international hotel for Perth confirmed to open October 15

The world’s largest luxury hotel chain will open its latest property – InterContinental Perth City Centre – on October 15.

‘The King Street Precinct’ sets a charming scene for the 16 storey hotel which will offer 240 guest rooms, studios and suites as well as a sophisticated Club InterContinental, a collection of new dining and bar options plus a meeting suite concept.

Designed by Woods Bagot with interiors conceived by Chada, the InterContinental Perth City Centre will welcome guests with layers of stylish design details and a luxurious, residential feel to the guest rooms. Particular attention has been paid to curating an extensive art collection, with many works commissioned especially for the new hotel from leading West Australian painters, ceramicists, glassblowers and sculptors.

Guests will be able to select from classic, city view or the more generous executive studios and suites. Each offers an elegant light filled space and every amenity from luxe toiletries; generously stocked mini bar featuring local wines and boutique brews to smart TV’s, complimentary wi-fi and round the clock room service. Those staying in Club InterContinental rooms will have the exclusive benefit of the Club InterContinental Lounge – a quiet sanctuary on the hotel’s top floor. Club guests can start the day with a la carte breakfast, enjoy all day refreshments, take an afternoon tea service as well retreat for evening canapés and drinks while looking out at sparkling city views.  An executive meeting room is also available for complimentary use.

The new InterContinental Perth City Centre’s restaurant and bar offerings – with interior design by EDG Design – will bring dynamic eating, drinking and gathering options to the city with local produce and regional wines set to star.

IHG adds its voice to the call for equal rights in Australia

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in Australasia adds its voice to the call for equal rights for all Australians, as a corporate supporter of Australian Marriage Equality.
Karin Sheppard, IHG’s Chief Operating Officer, Australasia & Japan, commented, “For me, and the IHG team, equality simply makes sense. Our 5,300 colleagues in Australasia, as well as our millions of guests each year, represent every part of the fabric of society. We celebrate that as an organisation every day as we bring True Hospitality to life, making everyone feel welcome and cared for.”
“With the Australian Marriage Law Survey now confirmed to go ahead we felt this was an important time to add our community message of support for a social issue that speaks to our belief about equality. LGBTI people may find themselves surrounded by difficult conversations over the coming weeks as the topic is debated in the public domain. Our message to our colleagues, and their friends and families, is that we are with them 100%.
“This is no longer a political issue, it’s a social issue that speaks to belief about equality. At IHG we stand by our value to do the right thing, and live by our philosophies of diversity, inclusion and true hospitality.”

Enjoy the Festive Season at COMO Point Yamu, Phuket

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COMO Point Yamu in Phuket has released a bespoke program of activities and events for guests staying at the resort through the festive season, from late December through to January 7 2018.

The program begins with a Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 21st where the hotel’s management team will serve canapes and beverages on the COMO lawn (pictured). This will be followed by a an evening of live music on the 23rd at the newly opened COMO Beach Club, where guests are transported to the off-site island getaway to enjoy a barbecue dinner and pool party (AUD $170 per person including private boat return transfer).

Both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day bring culinary events to COMO Point Yamu with a festive roast on the 24th where guests can enjoy starlit views of the Andaman Sea whilst dining from a selection of gourmet dishes (AUD $70 per person excluding alcoholic beverages). Christmas Day will be highlighted by a feast where the property’s chefs will prepare a range of dishes at live cooking stations, including freshly shucked oysters, turkey and crispy roast pork (AUD $150 per person including all beverages).

On the 31st guests can welcome the New Year in style with a cocktail reception in the traditonally designed open air lobby before celebrating till the midnight coundown great gatsby style, at COMO’s 1920s themed lawn party. Wrapping up the events on January 7th 2018 its back to COMO’s Beach Club with an Orthodox Christmas Beach Party with live music and performances from fire artists plus a barbecue dinner matched with world-class wines and cocktails from the property’s mixologists (AUD $170 per person including private boat return transfer).

First images released of The Chen from Art Series Hotel Group

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Art Series Hotel Group will open their eighth art inspired hotel in November 2017 in the burgeoning Melbourne suburb of Box Hill. Named after and inspired by Chinese Australian artist Zhong Chen, the hotel will reflect his fun and relaxed persona and be dedicated to the ‘Art of Joyful Journeys’.

The Chen will reflect and celebrate the ethnic diversity of Box Hill, with Chen’s bold art representing his own transcultural identity.

The Chen features spectacular views of Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding suburbs from the impressive rooftop pool and entertainment deck, with multiple onsite restaurants and cafes set to open later this year that will include Melbourne’s best Yum Cha.

The property will also feature a fully equipped state-of-the-art gymnasium, events centre and car park, with Trams at the doorstep ready to whisk guests away to explore Melbourne city.

The Capitol Hotel Tokyu to Become a Japanese Oasis of Wellness in the Heart of Bustling Tokyo

The Capitol Hotel Tokyu, located in the heart of metropolitan Tokyo and next to the Japanese Prime Minister’s Official Residence, is set to target Australian travellers seeking uniquely Japanese Spa experiences with the launch of its ‘Oriental Spa Essence’ overnight package.

The package includes an overnight stay at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu – Tokyo’s leading luxury hotel that pays homage to modern Japanese interiors, design and aesthetics, while providing personalized hospitality and service. Guests are also able to choose between either a 60 minute ‘Plum Blossom’ KOUBAI facial or a 60 minute ‘Water Lily’MOKUREN body spa treatment, both of which have been inspired by Japanese Modernism.

Fully rejuvenated from the holistic treatments, guests can then simply relax in their well-appointed rooms which incorporate traditional Japanese architectural styles together with interior features such as “shoji”, or paper screens and sliding partitions, that provide a refined Japanese modern aesthetic perfect for relaxation.

The Capital Hotel Tokyu offers a total of 251 rooms, including 13 suites which are designed in a sophisticated contemporary Japanese style, featuring traditional interior elements.

The hotel is well-renowned within Tokyo as a gourmet’s delight with various restaurants and lounges, a pastry boutique and 5 banquet halls. The Capital Hotel Tokyu also houses modern fitness facilities including an indoor swimming pool.

Fusion Resorts moves into Balcony’s portfolio

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Vietnam’s premier wellness retreats, Fusion Resorts, which pioneered the all-inclusive spa concept in Vietnam, have now entered Balcony’s portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in Asia. The all-pool villa resorts are located throughout the country, including properties in the stunning coastal destinations of Nha Trang and Da Nang.

Sofitel Singapore City Centre opens as AccorHotels’ 800th hotel in Asia Pacific

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AccorHotels has announced that the highly anticipated Sofitel Singapore City Centre will open its doors in October and will be the group’s landmark 800th hotel in Asia Pacific. Nestled amidst historic shop houses and towering skyscrapers, the 223-room luxury hotel is elegantly designed, reflecting Singapore’s rich cultural heritage with undeniable French flair.

“The unveiling of Sofitel Singapore City Centre marks an important milestone for AccorHotels as we continue to strengthen our presence in the region,” says Michael Issenberg, Chairman & CEO of AccorHotels Asia Pacific. “I am pleased to announce that this flagship hotel is our 800th property in Asia-Pacific and opens at a time when we are focused on strengthening our luxury credentials globally.”

An oasis at the heart of historic Tanjong Pagar, the hotel is strategically situated just 20 minutes from Singapore’s Changi Airport. It will be AccorHotels’ 13th hotel in Singapore and will be shortly followed by a combined 782-room Novotel and Mercure complex which will open on Stevens Road, firmly cementing the group’s position as the largest hotel operator in Singapore.

Guests entering Sofitel Singapore City Centre are welcomed by the shimmering Singapour Je T’aime, a stunning nine-metre chandelier designed by Lasvit. This stunning art installation of glass leaves that whirl through the lobby, comprises 700 hand-blown glass crystals.

Sofitel’s commitment to culture and design is brought to life with an outstanding collection of custom-made furniture and artworks including designer uniforms accentuated with floral prints, evoking the strong botanic theme that runs throughout the hotel.

The hotel’s interiors elegantly juxtapose vibrant rose gold accents with striking design features and botanical motifs, inspired by the sublime geometry of a traditional jardin à la française and the rich green spaces of Singapore, also known as the Garden City.

Guests may choose from 223 well-appointed rooms and suites featuring floor to ceiling windows; complimentary minibars serviced by the hotel’s very own droid butler – Sophie The Robot; Sofitel’s luxurious MyBed; a Handy Phone which provides access to free local and international calls to 10 countries and wifi on the go; Smart TVs and Bose Sound systems; large soaking tubs with separate rain showers and luxurious Lanvin or Hermes amenities.

First hotel group in Malaysia to provide complimentary smartphone device and services

Hanley Chew Chief Executive Officer of BHR with the new ‘handy’ phone

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that it will provide complimentary use of a smartphone in all the rooms of its 14 properties. Berjaya Hotels and Resorts is proud to be the first hotel group in Malaysia to provide a smartphone device and services, aptly named “handy”, to its in-house guests.

“handy” allows guests to make unlimited local and international calls and access to unlimited data to surf the internet, download their favourite apps and stay connected via social media. Additionally, “handy” also includes details of the services available at the property, with destination-specific content including information about the nearby tourist attractions and places of interest.

Communication between the hotel and in-house guests is made even easier with a speed dial direct to the hotel’s concierge or help desk. On top of these, guests can easily differentiate “handy” from their own smartphones as it will be housed in a customized Berjaya Hotels and Resorts branded phone casing.

Noosa’s first ever cabana experience has arrived!

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Noosa has welcomed its first ever cabana experience, at Hastings Street’s Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort. Inspired by the South of France, The Cabanas Noosa are defining a new ‘cabana culture’, providing an unparalleled social experience, with live music, over 100+ types of champagne and food designed by celebrity chef, Peter Kuruvita.

Situated by the idyllic resort pool, The Cabanas Noosa will offer five luxury spaces that can be booked for relaxing escapes, exclusive parties just for soaking up the beauty of Noosa’s world-envied land and seascapes.

Wellington welcomes back Sofitel

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To the delight of locals and international travellers, Sofitel Wellington will reopen its doors in October 2017 and welcome back its original opening team, following a temporary hiatus.

The 129-room, 14-storey hotel is returning to its status as the capital’s favourite destination for business and leisure, nestled between Wellington’s iconic landmarks The Beehive and the Botanical Gardens.

General Manager for Sofitel Wellington, Stephen Gould, said the Sofitel’s return has been highly anticipated.

“We are so excited to reopen our doors and pick up where we left off; offering Wellington locals, Kiwi travellers and tourists alike a place to relax and enjoy in a refined environment with a sophisticated ambience.

“It is important for us to resume our reputation as one of the capital’s finest hotels where guests come first. We are excited to once again see the hotel buzzing with activity and we have some great events planned for our welcome back, including stimulating talks, live music and culinary events which should really attract the local and international market,” he said.

With a wine list curated by New Zealand’s premiere wine authority John Saker, and menu designed by culinary star Royxeenn Giam, the hotel’s restaurant, Jardin Grill, promises to be a staple for locals and guests and has an imaginative menu based around the grill.

The Green Room lounge and bar lives up to its name with Bolton Street’s verdant gardens viewable through expansive floor to ceiling glass walls.

Sofitel Wellington is the third Sofitel for New Zealand, joining its award-winning sister properties Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour and Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa. Guests enjoy beautifully-appointed rooms and suites in vintage gold and bronze tones with indulgent rain showers, complimentary wifi for multiple devices, Smart TVs with Bluetooth, a So Fit gymnasium and three meeting and event venues.

Sofitel Wellington is now bookable on accorhotels.com and sofitel.com for stays from 9 October 2017. Room rates start from $NZD269 per room per night.

Storied Vietnam Restaurant Gets Celebrity Chef and Fresh Look

Vietnam House, a downtown Saigon restaurant that first opened in 1992 in a 1910-built colonial French building, has re-opened with a celebrity chef at its helm and one of the country’s most dynamic hospitality companies, WMC Group, leading the way.

WMC Group, which opened The Reverie Saigon hotel in September 2015 to worldwide acclaim, and Chef Luke Nguyen have teamed up on the Chef’s first restaurant project in the country.

Though the restaurant’s facade on the city’s famed Dong Khoi Street stays true to its French colonial roots, the restaurant’s interior is an exploration of the same lavish design that’s informed the interiors of the nearby Reverie Saigon.

Opened originally as Cafe L’Imperial in the early 1900s, the first Vietnam House opened in 1992 and quickly set a standard for the atmospheric appeal of high-end Vietnamese dining. The latest incarnation will elevate the experience through its posh decor and Luke Nguyen’s distinctive culinary vision.

The Australian-born Vietnamese chef brings numerous accolades and experience to his latest endeavour. Nguyen has hosted the popular ‘MasterChef Vietnam’ television program in the country in addition to making guest appearances on the show’s Australian edition. He has also authored several award-winning cookbooks, opened a number of popular restaurants in Australia, and led armchair travellers through culinary journeys of the Greater Mekong, Vietnam, United Kingdom and France, with travel shows that have aired in over 150 countries.

“With Vietnam House, I’m bringing together the strands of my heritage, my journey of discovery in Vietnam and my career in the culinary industry to make this place something very special,” said Nguyen.

It’s through his exploration of Vietnam that the chef crafted a menu that spans the length of the country. Familiar favourites, like banh xeo, a crispy Vietnamese-style savoury pancake filled with local produce and fresh tofu, sit alongside elevated versions of classics such as Wagyu Beef Pho and Wagyu Beef La Lot, succulent Japanese beef served with betel leaves, herbs and angel hair noodles.

Nguyen’s influence from Down Under comes through with fusion dishes such as Australian pork ribs slow-cooked in young coconut juice and served with carrot puree and choy sum. Seafood also plays a prominent role on the menu, from char-grilled lobster in a Phu Quoc pepper sauce, an island in Vietnam’s south famous for its spicy pepper, and soft rice paper rolls with seared sesame salmon.

Haven’t planned your summer escape yet? Take time out to recharge the batteries with these amazing summer sunshine deals:

Mykonos Apartments on the Gold Coast are offering a flash summer sale with seven nights in an ocean front apartment from AUD$900.

Choose between a two bedroom apartment, sleeps up to five people for AUD$900 OR a three bedroom, sleeps up to six people, for AUD$1,000.

Travel must be taken between 18 November 2017 and 10 December 2017. Strictly no schoolies allowed and only valid for direct bookings. Offer available until sold out. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information or to book visit http://mykonosapartments.com, email info@mykonosapartments.com or call (07) 55384566.

 ‘Grand Dame’ of Canberra hotels celebrates 90th anniversary

The Mercure Canberra celebrated its 90th anniversary on 12 September.

The hotel opened as the Hotel Ainslie in 1927, on the same day as the launch of Old Parliament House. Amongst the VIP guests staying at the Hotel Ainslie on its debut night were the architect of Canberra, Walter Burley Griffin, and the designer of Old Parliament House, John Smith Murdoch.

Since the hotel opened its doors, Canberra has seen 23 Prime Ministers sworn in and the population has grown from under 9,000 to almost 400,000.

Built in English deco style, the hotel has enjoyed a venerable role in Canberra’s evolution as Australia’s capital city and today is still a popular meeting point for locals, dignitaries, politicians, business and leisure travellers. Classified by the National Trust, it has been entered on the Royal Institute of Architect’s Register of Significant 20th Century Architecture and on the Australian Heritage Commission’s Register of National Estate.

Despite the illustrious start, the hotel was used as a hostel for women in the public service for much of its early history, and only became a fully fledged hotel again in 1950, as the Ainslie Rex Hotel. The Schwartz Family Company purchased the hotel in 1989 and renamed it Olims, before upgrading the hotel and rebranding it to Accor’s global Mercure brand in 2011.

To commemorate the 90th anniversary, the Mercure is turning back the clock to the 1920s this Friday night (15 September) with a special dinner and show.

The Mercure’s Chef, Anthony O’Connell, is creating a 1920s inspired menu that will include arrival cocktail and canapes, main course, dessert, quality beverages throughout the night, a cabaret show and other entertainment for $129 per person.

The hotel is offering a special accommodation offer – 90 rooms will be available for just $90 per person (based on twin-share) during the month, until sold out.

Full details: http://www.mercurecanberra.com.au/packages/90for90/

Best Western Expands Australian Network

Best Western continues to evolve and today welcomed two excellent new properties in Western Australia to its hotels and resorts network.

The new properties are:

Best Western Plus The Ranges Karratha

The top-rated property in the remote north-west Australia mining and tourism hub; The Ranges is in a scenic location with 73 self-contained apartments, expansive tropical gardens, swimming pool and restaurant.

The resort opened in 2015 and was the first luxury property to be built in north-west Australia for 25 years.

Best Western The Clarence on Melville

Located on the edge of Albany’s Central Business District, in the far south of Western Australia, The Clarence on Melville has a strong reputation and bright future with new owners who have big plans.

As is the case with all Best Western properties, these latest additions to the network offer free high-speed internet, healthy breakfasts and the ability to earn or redeem Best Western Rewards points.

Expedia announces global availability for EPC Property Analytics tool for hotel partners

Expedia today announced global availability for Expedia PartnerCentral (EPC) Property Analytics, an advanced, action-driven insights tool for hotel partners. EPC Property Analytics leverages the latest property, competitive set and market data to help properties make informed decisions to maximise their bookings and revenue.

With a focus on driving value-add technology, marketing and data solutions for its partners, Expedia developed EPC Property Analytics to address hotel partner needs. Many hotels have to review and analyse numerous reports to evaluate performance, often with very little detail or contextual information, making the process time-intensive and arduous.

EPC Property Analytics combines multiple aspects of the revenue equation in one semi-customizable view, providing hotels with easily digestible information to make revenue management decisions that can help maximise their offerings.

From visitors to conversion to ADR, revenue-impacting aspects of a property are accessible in EPC Property Analytics. Solutions offered include visibility of the property, conversion of customers to bookers, and guest value. With its semi-customizable reporting, hotels can view data for any given time period and compare against their own performance or their competitive set.

Data is refreshed every 24 hours for accurate, up-to-date reporting. EPC Property Analytics also features Smart Suggested Actions, which notify hotels of potential problems – from minor concerns to major issues – so they can focus on immediate challenges and implement a solution.

Partners can learn more about Expedia PartnerCentral, including EPC Property Analytics, on the Discover EPC blog.

Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach opens Destination Cafes & Bars

The new Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach opened in July 2017 on Seminyak’s famous Mesari Beach, is introducing a selection of dining and drinking destinations perfect for weekend gatherings with friends and family, from beachfront cocktails to modern twists on traditional Balinese cuisine.

Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach draws inspiration from the flavours, culture and character of its surrounding local neighbourhood, the vibrant and lively Seminyak district, and promises an authentic fusion of enchanting Balinese culture and contemporary creativity.

Extending across 4.7 hectares of lush landscaped grounds, the stylish and relaxed resort fronts Mesari Beach (also known as Double Six Beach) along the southern stretch of Seminyak. Here, the Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is adding to the fashionable dining and nightlife venues close by, with its own mix of dynamic restaurants, cafes and bars.

Makase, the hotel’s neighbourhood café, inspired by Balinese street food and the island’s daily markets. It’s contemporary yet casual with an open kitchen serving colourful seasonal flavours for breakfast and dinner, and promotes organic farming, animal welfare and sustainability of land, sea and wildlife. Designed to share, encouraging a convivial dining experience, dishes include BBQ Glazed Pork Ribs, Nasi Goreng, Es Teler, Crispy Grain Quinoa Salad; Balinese Skewers selection, Soy curried butterfish; Seafood Opor; and Terang Bulan (the famous street food sweets of Deep-fried Pancake topped with Chocolate and Condensed Milk)

Pottery Café is open all day with a finely curated collection of local specialty coffees, teas and chocolate alongside freshly made pastries, charcuterie, artisan breads, pies, fruits and more. It’s the perfect spot to relax with friends and watch the world go by accompanied with wide selections of coffee, tea and chocolate that is 100% cultivated in Indonesia archipelago. Pottery Café also offers the authentic café experience as the first hotel’s coffee shop in Indonesia to have its own coffee roasting machine that is designed in Japan and assembled in Java, Indonesia. Other than the drinking experience, Pottery Café also offers a great shopping experience through the retail display of ceramic ware produced by a local partner from Bali, Kevala Pottery.

Organic artisan bar by day and speakeasy cocktail bar by night, the Tree Bar offers both healthy and bespoke refreshments within a gorgeously verdant space bursting with foliage. Created by the resort’s Balixologist™ (hand crafting mixed drinks using locally grown herbs, spices, greens and tropical fruits and inspired by Balinese heritage) the drinks menu features temptations such as Laklak Swizzle with Bacardi rum-infused pandan, Arak spice liqueur, pineapple juice, coconut nectar, lime juice and soda water; and Kopi Sik Luh – a twist on the famous Espresso Martini – with Absolut vodka, Pottery Cafe cold brew espresso, white chocolate liqueur, turmeric and vanilla syrup, chocolate bitters and milk foam. There are also plenty of fresh juices and non-alcoholic cocktails, as well as healthy soups and salads.

By the resort’s main pool is the Cave Pool Lounge, which serves cool and healthy tropical drinks as well as cocktails and craft beers, alongside tasty light bites. For sweet lovers, Cave Pool Lounge offers the only hotel in Bali to have its own home-made rolled ice cream with a base created using fresh local vanilla bean pods and infused with coconut, to be layered with toppings as chosen by patrons looking to cool down in between dips in the pool.

Salon Bali, set to open in end of 2017, is the signature dining restaurant of Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, an intimate space with a rustic design aesthetic where refined Balinese cuisine featuring the island’s traditional delicacy – babi guling, or suckling pig – is served as part of an 8- or 12-course menu of modern and exotic Balinese dishes. Expect to delight in tastes such as Shaved Beef Rendang; Ayam, farm egg and lobster; and Crispy kempul, baby octopus, white pear, mint and basil.

Also scheduled to open in end of 2017 is SugarSand Beach Club. Located by the pristine white sand beach, the beach club offers a space for more than 400 guests and visitors. In what is set to become Seminyak’s hottest new beachfront bar and restaurant, the artisan-crafted architecture and interiors inspired by the modern interpretation of Balinese fishing culture. It is an all-day oasis, serving delicious robatayaki (Japanese-style charcoal grilled dishes) and refreshing cool drinks. When the sun sets over the ocean, the venue comes to life as the resident DJ sets the music while the resort’s dedicated Balixologist™ crafts the – traditional Balinese liquor – Arak-infused cocktails.

Oaks Hotels & Resorts is heating things up this season with a bunch of hot new sales 

Spring has sprung! And with the weather finally heating up, so too is Oaks Hotels & Resorts latest sale – it’s safe to say, now is the time to book that next vacay.

With savings of up to 25%, you could be soaking up the rays on the balmy Sunshine Coast; roof-top bar hopping in Australia’s top nightlife hub; hiking the breathtaking Queenstown mountainside; or taking in Australia’s best over-water sunset on WA’s famous Cable Beach. Book before 31 September, 2017 to take advantage of these sensational springtime savings.

1. BROOME
OAKS CABLE BEACH SANCTUARY

Treat yourself to an unforgettable escape at Oaks Cable Beach Sanctuary, located in the unique holiday town of Broome – Western Australia’s coastal gateway to the famous Kimberley region. Just metres from the beautiful waters and golden sands of Cable Beach, and 10 minutes from Broome’s town centre, Oaks Cable Beach Sanctuary is the perfect resort choice when in Broome. Enjoy hopping from pool to pool, with five to choose from, or enjoy a poolside cocktail as you settle into holiday mode. This September, receive an incredible discount with prices starting at just $212 per night.

2. MELBOURNE
OAKS SOUTHBANK

This perfectly located Southbank hotel is inviting holidaymakers to take advantage of this month’s sale, with rooms starting from just $153 per night. Venture into Australia’s cultural and dining capital, and experience Melbourne in all its glory, including first-class shopping and popular eateries. Not just a hub for fashion, food, arts and culture, Melbourne also offers an impressive line-up of family-friendly activities and experiences. Providing a comfortable and modern base in the popular Southbank precinct, choose the new Oaks Southbank for your next city stay.

3. SUNSHINE COAST
OAKS SEAFORTH 

Awash with stunning beaches, popular surf spots with year-round swells, and stunning hinterland landscapes, the Sunshine Coast boasts a stellar line up of activities and sight-seeing opportunities for all. Discover the famous ‘Sunshine Strip’ and stay at Oaks Seaforth Resort, with rooms starting from just $178 per night. Located just footsteps from the sand and a short distance to Alexandra Headland’s most popular attractions, this family-friendly resort is the perfect destination for your next Sunshine Coast beach getaway!

 

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