Hotels

Crowne Plaza returns to Adelaide with grand opening

Crowne Plaza Adelaide has officially opened its doors officially, marking the brand’s return to the “City of Churches”.

The property was opened on Monday by Australia’s Minister for Finance, Trade and Investment, Simon Birmingham; alongside the Minister for Trade and Investment Health Industries, Stephen Patterson; South Australian Tourism Commission CEO Rodney Harrex, Adelaide City Council Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor;  Crowne Plaza Adelaide and Kyren Group owner Theo Samaras, and Australian Hotels Association general manager Ian Horne.

“To those who have long dreamt and worked hard to deliver on this site, we extend an enormous thank you for the risks that you have taken, for the commitment that you have made to Adelaide, South Australia and to Australia by seeing the potential in investment like this,” Birmingham said.

The hotel is housed in Adelaide’s tallest building, Frome Central Tower One, standing at 138 meters tall and located at 27 Frome Street.

It’s 329 rooms offer in-room streaming via Chromecast straight to your TV, charging stations and in-room Bluetooth speakers, and plush bedding including Crowne Plaza’s Sleep Advantage Program.

Located on level 10, the hotel features a rooftop heated infinity pool with city views and a 24-hour fully-equipped gym with the latest in Technogym equipment.

The hotel also features two food and beverage venues on level 10, including Adelaide’s highest restaurant, Koomo, offering a modern menu with a Japanese influence fused with the flavours and textures of Asian cuisine.

Luna 10, offers a deck bar for cocktails, light snacks and share plates.

Conferences and events will be a major focus for Crowne Plaza Adelaide, with the property offering 450 square metres of flexible events space.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide is located in the city’s East End, diagonally across from Adelaide’s  Lot Fourteen with Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide Oval, the art gallery and museum only a five-minute tram ride away.


SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Leave a Reply

Aviation

“My heart palpitated”: Influencer raises $83,000 tip for airport pianist

A kind stranger raised a whopping amount of money for a pianist who spends his days tinkling the ivories and raising spirits at an international airport.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Experts warn of yet another Sydney lockdown extension, as Tasmania reopens to Victoria and SA

We’ve coupled the good with the bad in this domestic travel update, but we won’t judge if you only choose to read the positive stuff.

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

“The product of travel has lost its value”: AFTA chair pens letter to ScoMo

Tom Wanwaring has his handwriting down pat after penning a letter to the PM. Travel Weekly understands he opted for a felt tip and even sealed it with a custom wax stamp.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Qantas to host frequent flyer “point-bidding frenzy” for exclusive experiences

The airline will host a series of auctions so its frequent flyers can use up the points they’ve been hoarding since the start of the pandemic.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

NCL returns to cruising after 500-day pause

Harry Sommer and Ben Angell have given each other a big virtual high five, after the cruise line commemorated its return to the water by making a little bit of history in the process.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Baillie Lodges snaps up luxe Barossa Valley property

The company has expanded its portfolio with the addition of this gem in the middle of South Australia’s wine region. They had us at wine.

Share

CommentComments

Technology

IATA Travel Pass the “green light” to fly internationally with Qantas and Jetstar

After trialling and testing a number of potential solutions, the Qantas Group has revealed what Aussies will need to get outta here and overseas.

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

Travel demand “to return with a vengeance”, says Flight Centre’s Aussie boss

Kelly Spencer and her team at Flight Centre all have their catching mitts on in anticipation of an aggressive travel bounce-back.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Aurora Expeditions’ partnership with Virtuoso goes global

Aurora Expeditions CEO Monique Ponfoort is doing the happy dance after securing a global deal with the luxe travel network.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Marriott appoints four first-time GMs for signature Aussie hotels

It’s all looking very peachy over at Marriott, with the hotel giant’s career development program bearing fruit in the form of four new GMs.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Queensland channels Van Morrison in new $2.4m tourism campaign

Does “Van the Man” feature heavily in your Spotify playlists? Well, we guarantee you’ll be bopping along to this new campaign from TEQ.

Share

CommentComments

Technology

New marketplace lets travel agents avoid GDS surcharges (and keep incentives)

This article is all about GDS, the NDC and LCCs. If all of those acronyms have gone right over your head, we suggest skipping to the next story.

Share

CommentComments