GOLD COAST, QLD
FRESH FACE: Michael King has been appointed General Manager of Paradise Centre Apartments in Surfers Paradise, having joined Mantra Group following his role as GM of Crystal Bay Resort and previously GM of Magic Mountain Resort. Hence Michael's wealth of experience in strata management and large properties will surely compliment the needs of Paradise Centre Apartments.
STAY, SAY & WIN: BreakFree Savannah in the heart of Broadbeach is offering the icing on the cake for guests who like to have their say. Any guest who stays at the popular resort simply has to fill in a comment card on check-out, and they will go into the draw to win one free night's accommodation at BreakFree Savannah. That's one more night of enjoying facilities including two spas and sauna, inviting swimming pool, day spa, gymnasium and breakfast cafe, and for the kids - their own pool and playground. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au
WARM WELCOME: Nathan Quinlan will be joining the BreakFree team as Hotel Manager for BreakFree on George, from July 12. Nathan has extensive experience within Hotel Management, senior Food and Beverage Management and Executive Management roles, most recently with Rydges Hotels and Resorts on the Gold Coast and in Canberra.
SUNSHINE COAST, QLD
MUSIC TO YOUR EARS: Splendour in the Grass is approaching with magical musical acts such as Ben Harper & Relentless7, Mumford & Sons, Florence & the Machine, and Empire of the Sun. But with all the camp grounds sold out, BreakFree can come to the rescue with accommodation still available at three great resorts located in Alexandra Beach and Noosa. Transport worries are also solved with Splendour in the Grass organising shuttle buses from the Sunshine Coast to Woodford for the festival, from July 30 to August 1. Choose between BreakFree Noosa International for a Studio Room from $116* per night, BreakFree Alexandra Beach for a Studio Room from $128* per night, and BreakFree French Quarter in Noosa for a one bedroom apartment from $200* per night. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au
FRASER COAST, QLD
WHALE WATCHING: July 17 marks the launch of the amazing Hervey Bay Whale Watch Season, where it's possible to view these magnificent creatures frolicking in the shallow waters as they pass by between July and September. As the only resort in Hervey Bay that has absolute beachfront access and uninterrupted views of the bay and marina, BreakFree Great Sandy Straits is the perfect place to take advantage of such breathtaking sights and is offering one bedroom apartments from $116* per night. For more information visit http://www.herveybaywhalefestival.com.au. For bookings call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au
FREE NIGHT: Mantra Group's newest BreakFree resort, BreakFree Rainbow Shores at the beautiful Rainbow Beach, is celebrating its official opening by giving guests a free night with bookings of three consecutive nights. Until December 16, pay just $140* per night for two nights in a one bedroom apartment and receive a third night free. The resort is set in more than five acres of sub-tropical gardens, just footsteps away from a pristine 6km long surf beach, and boasts an on-site restaurant and bar, lagoon pool and heated spa, tennis court and nine-hole par 3 golf course. With the Rainbow Beach Fishing Classic on from July 23 to 31, there are also one bedroom apartments available for $120* per night. For more information visit http://www.rainbowsportsclub.com.au/. For BreakFree Rainbow Shores call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au
CAIRNS, TROPICAL NORTH QLD
IT'S SHOWTIME: The Cairns Show will be the place to go from July 21 to 23, with its aim to bring some of the bush to the city. Organisers say it will be bigger and better than ever this year, including Aus Freestyle Moto X and BMX Performances showcasing some of the Australia's best riders, the Blitz Flame Jet Truck, Amazing Drumming Monkeys for kids, stylised carvings of the Ice Man, and Damien Curr's Outstation North Indigenous Stockman Show. BreakFree Royal Harbour is the perfect choice for value accommodation while it's showtime, offering an Escape Now package where you can stay for four nights but only pay for three, with a one bedroom Ocean Room from $177* per night. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au
* Conditions and minimum stays apply. Subject to availability.