Tag Archives: Australia

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts Agrees to Purchase Management Rights for Holiday Inn Surfers Paradise

By Darren Edmonstone We are pleased to announce that Outrigger Hotels & Resorts has agreed to purchase the management rights and real estate assets of the Holiday Inn Surfers Paradise in Australia. The 414-room property, including reception and conference areas … Read More.

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Enjoying an Outrigger Australia Sense of Place

By Kaipo Ho and Gavan Conway There isn’t a day that goes by that Marsha Kapu and I aren’t grateful for the opportunities we’ve enjoyed to travel abroad and meet our Pacific ‘ohana. Each trip presents new thrills and experiences, … Read More.

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“How to Lift a Brand New VW Touareg to the Conference Room…Simple!”

By Alex Chapman Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa in Noosa, Australia, was recently the venue for the national launch of the brand new VW Touareg SUV. Twenty of these vehicles were displayed in one of the car parks, … Read More.

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Outrigger Little Hastings Street Supports Starlight Foundation

By Alex Chapman Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa Noosa, Australia, joined in the support for Starlight Foundation Day on Friday 6th May by dressing up and helping with fundraising efforts which continue throughout the month of May. As … Read More.

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The Outrigger on the Lagoon – Fiji Commemorates ANZAC Day

By Una Murray An ANZAC Day dawn service was held on Monday, April 25, at 6 a.m. on the beachfront at The Outrigger on the Lagoon – Fiji (FOR). General Manager Peter Hopgood welcomed guests on this special occasion, expressing … Read More.

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New Herb Garden for the Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa

By Alex Chapman The Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa in Noosa, Australia, has planted its own new herb garden behind the main kitchen area. The reason is threefold—to grow their own herbs so they are freshly picked ingredients … Read More.

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Training Down Under

By Lucy Adler Outrigger in Australia has a great program to support staff members, such as myself, obtain formal qualifications in a job we love. The program is funded by the State and Federal Governments, which pay for all the … Read More.

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Destination Tweed

By Niel Mason Outrigger Twin Towns Resort (ATT) straddles the Queensland and New South Wales (NSW) border. Both states suffered unimaginable human tragedy and property damage from the recent flooding, as reported in past Saturday Briefings. Read More.

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Groundhogs, Dachshunds, and Rabbits (I hope these critters are right!)

By Dr. Richard Kelley There was lots going on this week, but it could all be tied together by three furry friends – a groundhog, a dachshund, and a rabbit. Read More.

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Cyclones Howling Down Under

By Grant James Thankfully, Cyclone Yasi at this time has not caused any deaths or major injuries. However, reports are that two people are missing. The category 5 cyclone (what we Aussies call a hurricane or typhoon) hit the coast … Read More.

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