Enticing planners with stunning natural beauty and eclectic event spaces and experiences is just the beginning.
There’s a lot in the pipeline for Australia meetings and incentives. Here are 6 new developments for the remainder of this year and beyond.
Sydney Opera House Event Space
The Sydney Opera House’s Yallamundi Rooms will soon replace the Opera Point Marquee, catering to events for up to 180 attendees seated and 400 cocktail-style functions. The new crescent shaped event space features concrete walls, white birch moulded timber panels, pink granite terrazzo floor and floor-to-ceiling windows, delivering views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Theatre with Retractable Seating
A new state-of-the-art theatre venue with retractable seating and clear lines of sight to the stage is set to open next year in Sydney after a major redevelopment in the city centre. Along with being available for group buyout, the theatre will host full-scale Broadway musicals, symphony orchestras and ballet performances.
The Edge Lookout Opens in Cairns
The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway’s new The Edge Lookout, a steel and glass structure with a transparent walkway with views of the Gorge and panoramic views of the ancient landscape, is one of the latest group experiences for Cairns. Here, groups can view a waterfall and the rainforest-lined chasm of Barron Falls. Groups reach the lookout via the Skyrail Cableway.
Pop-up Dining Venue Set for Royal Botanical Gardens in Victoria
A conservatory-styled atrium is heading for Melbourne’s Royal Botanical Gardens this December. The Atrium, which showcases a cathedral roof, glass paneling and panoramic views of the Botanical Gardens, can accommodate up to 240 attendees seated and 350 cocktail-style.
A New Hilton Ready for Melbourne
A new 244-room Hilton hotel will open later this year in the heart of Melbourne’s city centre. The property will offer a restaurant and bar, executive lounge and five meeting and event spaces.
Accor Opens Latest Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
The 46-story Shadow Play by Peppers has opened in Melbourne’s city centre. The hotel features the Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar event space, an enclosed garden for events and two private dining rooms for up to 65 attendees.