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The top destinations for meetings and events in 2022

With meetings and events predicted to make a comeback in 2022, there’s never been a better time to reflect on the best destinations to hold corporate functions. Check out some of the top destinations for meetings and events below that are sure to host many exciting events throughout the year ahead.

Port Douglas

Take a visit to where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas. This North Queensland town is just an hour’s drive from Cairns Airport and offers stunning beaches, scenic coastal drives and the chance to visit some incredible natural landmarks.

Port Douglas is truly a tropical oasis, you won’t find any high-rise buildings here, just a coastal town surrounded by nature at every corner. Take a wander down Macrossan Street and you’ll see that incredible food is Port Douglas’ forte with plenty of fine dining options to appease your appetite. Accommodating your event attendees won’t be a problem with many luxury resorts primely located close to the town’s centre and the iconic Four Mile Beach. The resorts offer a multitude of event spaces to serve the needs of any business event.

The Sheraton Grand Mirage, Port Douglas, is a stunning five-star resort with pristine facilities including extravagant rooms and a breathtaking saltwater lagoon. The hotel offers more than 20,000 square feet of event space and award-winning catering services suitable for a corporate function of any size.

With so much to offer, Port Douglas is the perfect location to help you turn your next business event into an unforgettable experience.

Tasmania

Tasmania is an island of pristine beauty with an endless array of great outdoors to discover and explore. It is a must-see destination offering incredible wines, breathtaking natural sites and exquisite food made from fresh local produce. Thanks to Tasmania’s magnificent offerings its reputation continues to grow as a world-class destination.

With luxury hotels and coastal lodges, Tasmania has the facilities to accommodate any event. Whether you are looking to hold your business function in a regional area or in metropolitan Tasmania, the right accommodation to suit your event attendees is available. Tasmania might be a small island, but it has the facilities to host big events with event spaces available to cater up to 1,100 people.

The Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is conveniently located within the Hobart CBD offering waterfront and mountain views. The hotel provides deluxe rooms, a luxury heated indoor swimming pool and is closely located to many nearby attractions. With 11 large event spaces, this venue can transform your next business event into an incredible retreat for your attendees.

 

Darwin

If you’re looking to hold a business event that is outside the box in a meaningful way, then the Northern Territory’s capital, Darwin, is a destination to consider.

Darwin is home to the Aboriginal Larrakia people, the Traditional Owners of Darwin’s land and surrounding sea. Visitors to Darwin have the chance to embrace this ancient culture, experience Aboriginal art at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and learn about the Aboriginal seasons at Darwin’s pedestrian-only Smith Street Mall, which shows the Aboriginal seasonal calendar via helpful signage.

Darwin also has strong connections to Southeast Asia which is evident in the city’s food offerings and cultural presence. Darwin’s avid wildlife, tropical climate and unique landscapes make it a special location with much to explore and enjoy.

The city has no shortage of great hotels, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin offers a central location, harbour views and a divine pool to serve all your accommodation needs. With grand event rooms featuring natural light, the hotel has the facilities to cater for any business event in the heart of this great city.

Hayman Island, Whitsunday Islands

Nestled within the magnificent Whitsunday Islands is Hayman Island, a picturesque destination surrounded by crystal clear waters. The island offers access to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven wonders of the world meaning breathtaking views and experiences are right on the island’s doorstep. Water activities are aplenty including canoeing, snorkelling and sunset sailing.

This fantastic location can transform any corporate event into a rejuvenating moment, inspiring creativeness and cohesion between attendees. Hayman Intercontinental Island Resort is the principal accommodation provider on the Island and offers divine functionality for any event with a selection of 15 indoor and outdoor spaces and the capacity to cater for up to 400 guests. The diverse event spaces include private beaches, canopied gardens, iconic pools, private superyachts and exclusive use of restaurants and bars meaning bookings can be personalised to suit any event.

Queenstown, New Zealand

Located on New Zealand’s South Island on the edge of Lake Wakatipu is Queenstown. The scenic town is surrounded by the beautiful mountain ranges of the southern alps and offers an array of natural beauty including Milford Sounds within the Fiordland National Park.

Queenstown is one big playground, often known as the ‘adventure capital’ it certainly has endless options for any team building activities – think jet boating, canyoning, rafting, paragliding and of course snowboarding and skiing.

The town’s natural beauty and exciting activities will compliment any corporate function held in this special part of the world. QT Queenstown offers modern accommodation and glamorous function rooms that capture the exquisite views of Queenstown’s mountains ranges and sea. With so much to offer, this location will take any event to the next level.

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