22 February ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr Officially Opens Quest Canberra City Walk February 22, 2019 By Accommodation Association General ACT, Quest, Canberra 0 22nd February 201920 February 2019 – This week, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA joined Quest General Manager – Franchise Operations, David Ridgeway, to officially open Quest Canberra City Walk.ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr presented the franchisee, Fahim Malik, with an official plaque which is now installed in the hotel foyer alongside artwork by internationally acclaimed Canberra-based artist, Kylie Fogarty.Developed by Sandran Property Group, the property features 84 serviced apartments and is located in the heart of Canberra’s CBD, positioned between Canberra’s City Centre, Glebe Park and the National Convention Centre.Tourism Research Australia’s latest research found that the ACT had experienced a 9.4 per cent increase in international visitors and a 3.1 per cent increase in Australians staying overnight, attracted by the capital’s variety of tourism experiences and growing education, cultural and business hubs.“The opening of Quest’s second property is a further signal of the confidence investors have in our city. The convenient central city location will no doubt have wide appeal to both the business and leisure traveller coming to Canberra,” Chief Minister Barr said.Quest Canberra City Walk franchisee Fahim Malik thanked the Chief Minister and the local community for their support since he purchased his first franchise, Quest Canberra, more than two years ago.“It’s an honour to receive the support of the ACT Government and the local community. We’re excited to work with our corporate clients in Canberra and the tourism industry to provide a premium home away from home experience for business and leisure travellers in Canberra,” Mr Malik said.Quest Canberra City Walk features 84 serviced apartments including studio, one and two bedroom apartments. Located at 240 City Walk the property features conference facilities, car parking, high-speed unlimited WiFi and a business centre.Eight Quest apartment hotels are scheduled to open across Australia, New Zealand and the UK over the next two years including St Kilda Road, Burwood East (VIC), Joondalup (WA), Orange (NSW), Quest Tauranga Central, Quest on Tuam, Quest Mount Eden (NZ) and Liverpool (UK). Related Articles Canberra's Ovolo Nishi hotel reveals new rooms Ovolo Nishi (formerly Hotel Hotel) in Canberra's cultural precinct of NewActon, has unveiled 17 new micro-hotel rooms. Further input requested on the proposed STRA Regulatory Framework for NSW Following two government inquiries, on 5 June 2018, the Minister for Planning and the Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation announced a whole-of-government framework for STRA in New South Wales. AAoA VIC State Advisory Board met with The Minister for Tourism, Sport & Major Events The Accommodation Association Victorian State Advisory Board and members met with the Hon Martin Pakula MP, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events at the newly opened Novotel Melbourne Central Hotel signature restaurant "Pretty Boy Italian Steak House" Art Series opens doors to Brisbane’s ‘The Fantauzzo' Brisbane's Howard Smith Wharves precinct has opened the doors to its newest hotel, with Accor this week welcoming guests for the first time to 'The Fantauzzo' in the city's new cultural hub Qantas cuts capacity in response to downturn in demand Qantas International will cut 16 per cent of Asia capacity until at least the end of May, impacting flights from Australia to mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Daydream island reopening a milestone for Queensland Tourism (QLD) Assistant State Development Minister and Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert has officially opened the $140 million Daydream Island resort in the Whitsundays. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.