If you’re in Queensland this week, celebrating in style is definitely on the cards for you if you head to the Palazzo Versace, as the whole venue goes all out for Queensland Week.
The Palazzo Versace Gold Coast opens up its world of Italian style, glamour and luxury until 12th June, to celebrate the state of Queensland becoming a separate colony in its own right
Queensland Week is an annual celebration of Queensland’s culture, heritage, people and industry. The week-long celebration held from June 4 – 12 centres around Queensland’s birthday on 6 June and acknowledges Queensland as a separate colony in its own right. This year, Queensland Week is celebrated at the stunning Broadwater location with a host of locally-inspired events that honour the best in local produce.
Since 1981, Queensland’s birthday has been officially promoted by the Queensland Government and has expanded to include a series of events and celebrations.
This year Palazzo Versace is proud to embrace Queensland Week by hosting home-grown inspired events that celebrate the best in as well as supporting the local community. Head down for any of the following events:
Hats & High Tea, Friday June 10, 2016 from 2pm-4pm
It’s exactly what the name suggests … with a twist. Support and raise funds for the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation by donning a fab hat and outfit to match and enjoying High Tea treats and entertainment at the venue’s La Medusa Ballroom. Radio personality Bridget Daley (92.5 Gold FM’s morning show) will act as MC for the event, with entertainment by SEVENTEEN12 and magician Josh Norbido. You’ll also received two glasses of selected wines.
Tickets are $75 per person (or $700 for a table of ten), with $10 from each ticket going towards providing essential transport for local cancer patients, travelling for essential chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
To purchase your ticket, head to http://gchfoundation.org.au/events and book online. Make a weekend of it and stay overnight at the Palazzo Versace, with 20% off the best available rate (tickets are subject to availability, change or cancellation). To book, head to https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=28629&Chain=11766 and enter ‘HATS’ under ‘Corporate/Promotion Code’ to receive special offer. Note: You must be 18 years or older to attend.
Queensland On A Plate Wine Maker’s Dinner, Saturday June 11, 2016, from 6pm until late
Palazzo Versace’s signature restaurant, Vanitas and Witches Falls Winery are joining forces for a tailor-made foodie experience to hero Queensland’s locally sourced produce.
The inspiration behind the six course “experience” menu comes from Queensland’s most iconic destinations, from the Great Barrier Reef to the Gold Coast Hinterland. Matching wines from Witches Falls Winery round out each course – each wine chosen recently received a 5-RED star rating by James Halliday.
Subash Basrur, General Manager of Palazzo Versace, is passionate about showcasing the area’s local produce. He says, “We have some outstanding produce available to us here on the Gold Coast, and we felt Queensland Week was the perfect opportunity to share this philosophy with our guests”.
Tickets for this event is $195 per person. Accommodation can be booked for this event by visiting https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=28629&Chain=11766 and entering ‘QLD’ under ‘Corporate/Promotion Code’ to receive special offer of 20% off the best available rate.
Just Because, 2-night stay at the Palazzo Versace
The Palazzo Versace has already won Best Luxury Hotel by the Gold Coast Bulletin, so why not check it out? Indulge in the glamour at this five-star hotel with the Just Because package, a 2-night minimum stay booking that includes:
- Luxurious accommodation
- Daily buffet breakfast in Il Barocco
- Complimentary upgrade to the next available room type
- Complimentary late check-out
Prices start from $350 per guest. Bookings (quote “Just Because” at the time of your booking) can be made until 30th June, and can be redeemed untill 30th September, 2016. Please note that complimentary upgrade and late check-out is subject to availability.