DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin Wins Business Event Venue Category at the 2019 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards
DARWIN, Northern Territory - DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin was named Best Business Event Venue at the 2019 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards, the highest accolade in the Northern Territory tourism industry. A gala dinner at Alice Springs Convention Centre on November 16 saw a host of the industry’s best congregate to celebrate the awards for excellence across several categories.
On this occasion, Todd Grierson, cluster general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the Northern Territory, said, “We are honoured to receive our first Brolga Awards as the Best Business Event Venue in the Northern Territory. This is testament to our ongoing commitment to create unmatched meetings and events experiences at DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin. Over the past seven years of operation, we have built a global reputation as a leading meetings and events venue in Darwin, owing to our unique positioning and ability to deliver. We will continue to build up our team and service offerings in order to reach more milestones in the years to come.”
Chaitanya Rane, cluster commercial director of DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the Northern Territory, added, “We’re humbled by this tourism award and thrilled to welcome more individuals and groups to our venue in the future. Each meeting and event presents a great opportunity to welcome business travellers and industry professionals to our destination, to not only showcase our new facilities and innovation, but Darwin’s ongoing transformation.”
“Our team’s passion for hospitality and craftsmanship is truly outstanding, and we continually evolve to create amazing meetings and events for our local and international guests and delegates,” said Jerusha Harper-Ceylani, conference and events sales manager of DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the Northern Territory. “It’s definitely a reputation and positioning that we will capitalise on as we begin to focus on reaching new targets for the coming years.”
Overlooking the famous Darwin Esplanade and offering stunning ocean views, DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin is within walking distance of major corporations and government offices in the city, the Darwin Convention Centre and Bicentennial Park, as well as bustling leisure, dining and shopping opportunities. Recently refurbished, the hotel features more than 1,200 square meters of multi-functional meetings and events spaces, including a grand ballroom for up to 410 guests. A further seven function rooms can be found on a dedicated event floor, which is connected to Darwin Entertainment Centre and designed to host small meetings, large residential conferences, weddings and social events. The hotel team is also able to support off-site catering and events at Esplanade Park.
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