Published on : Thursday, May 12, 2016
Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resorts’ $40 million dollar revitalisation is attracting attention within the meetings and conference (MICE) market, with the property seeing strong forward bookings for the next two years. The iconic resort is undergoing a full renovation of its guestrooms and facilities, which is due to be completed by June, 2016.
MICE bookings have shown exceptional growth for the next two years, with a pipeline of upcoming major conferences from a diverse range of industry sectors including telecommunications, finance and medical.
“Feedback has been incredibly positive from our MICE customers and interest is strong from the domestic market, in particular Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, as well as our neighbours in New Zealand. They are excited about the new and upgraded facilities and the creative ways we can host large scale events down to small team building incentives,” said Nathan Gadd, Director of Sales and Marketing, Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas.
Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort offers versatile spaces for over 1,000 delegates with flexible indoor and outdoor conference or event spaces including; Mirage Island, Main Beach, Poolside Deck and The Glade Pavilion – North Queensland’s largest resort conference facility.
The key upgrades include newly transformed contemporary guest rooms, refurbished function facilities including ballroom, breakout rooms and pre-function area and enhanced poolside areas with more useable outdoor spaces for stand-up receptions and seated dinners, new poolside deck space designed to seat 120 people with louvered roof, new bridge linking the fully refurbished ‘Mirage Island’ to other poolside areas allowing better flow around the poolside spaces, creation of a new Lobby Café ideally suited for business meetings and upgrades to Feast Restaurant – Sheraton’s signature restaurant with interactive buffets incorporating live cooking stations.
The resort’s event organisers, catering team, on-site audio visual and theming specialists offer professional advice and creative solutions for an unforgettable event. With varied and flexible venues equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and world class service, the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort provides an idyllic setting for events.
Port Douglas is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, two World Heritage Listed icons, and enjoys a year round average temperature 26 degrees. The resort is easy accessible from Cairns Airport, with over 800 domestic and international flights per week. The intimate village atmosphere is perfect for conference and incentive groups to relax and unwind; with a number of unique experiences on the resorts doorstep.