Arinex DMC Australia
If you are thinking of a special location for your next event, you should seriously consider Australia, it is such a great country for conferences, incentives and events. At Arinex we would love to show you the possibilities of our beautiful country. As Australia is huge, we have five offices and a very good team of people on different locations. We are a leading Destination Management Company and PCO in Australia and New Zealand and focus on MICE. Please contact us and we can show you what we can do for you and your clients in Australia.
Short Bio Roslyn McLeod - Australia
I am the founder and MD of Arinex. I'm personally involved in providing strategic consultancy and advice. I'm very well connected in the industry both in Australia and overseas. I am currently Chairman of the International Congress Network (INCON) Board; a member of the Starwood Hotel Group Asia Pacific Meetings Advisory Board and a director of the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA). I'm a past Board member of ICCA (six years), Council Member of the International Association of PCOs (IAPCO) (11 years). In other words, I keep very busy. I am a leader in the meetings industry, respected for the successful business, my passion and dedication. My focus is on exceeding expectations for all Arinex clients and I see this as the cornerstone of our business.
Thank you so much for your wonderful assistance with our recent meeting in Sydney. Your advice was priceless and contributed to making our meeting one of the best ever. Our attendees expressed how friendly and professional the Arinex DMC was. In particular a big thank you for your endless support when our flights were delayed and you had to manage many changes to transport.
UK Pharmaceutical Company Sydney Investigators Meeting April 2014
Our clients and staff have returned from the WFH World Congress in Melbourne with glowing comments about Arinex DMC ! Thank you so much for partnering with us, finding the restaurants we loved and taking such good care of our delegates. Everyone commented on how enjoyable there stay in Melbourne was.
South American Agency on behalf of Pharmaceutical Company client May 2014
You guys are one of the best DMC's we have ever worked with. You delivered exactly what you promised you would with no surprises or changes along the way. Your people were professional and were a credit to your company. Rebecca, you were tireless in ensuring our program operated without any hitches and we loved working with you. We shall be back !
European Financial Company – Incentive March 2014
Australia is an amazing continent to visit. First of all we have the Great Barrier Reef, which must be one of the most wonderful and magical places in the world to visit.
Our country is also known for its white sandy beaches, the outdoor culture where partying and sports are a way of life. Glamorous cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Perth have put us on the map as a happening and trendy continent. Our cities offer theaters, concerts, opera, bars, beaches and plenty of opportunity for team building activities.
In Australia you can experience the great outdoors, we have farms that go on for ever, endless roads to travel on, kangaroos, national parks. Aboriginals are an essential part of our culture and it is lovely to be able to see their traditions and practices.
Australia is not Imagine yourself in the middle of aboriginal country, kangaroos and koalas.No matter if you are searching for luxury or for adventure, we can offer you the right sceneries and locations for any sort of event or incentive, you and your clients are planning.
Day 1 - Arrive into Sydney and transfer to Hayman Island Resort
After arriving into Sydney guests are transferred to the Domestic airport for the flight to the Great Barrier Reef.
On arrival at Hamilton Island guests will be greeted by Hayman & arinex staff and escorted to an awaiting luxurious launch, Sun Eagle, Sun Goddess or Sun Paradise for the cruise to Hayman Island. The Marina is located right at the airport. Bag tags are collected from guests on arrival and bags are retrieved by arinex staff and Hayman staff and loaded onto the launch.
The journey from Hamilton Island to Hayman is approximately 55 minutes. Registration formalities and room key distribution takes place while guests are served complimentary beverages and snacks.
Helicopter or seaplane transfers can be arranged for VIP transfers
Arrive Hayman Island
Guests are welcomed to the island by awaiting staff and transferred by mini bus to their rooms.
Hayman, Australasia's most awarded luxury nature resort, is a private island of astonishing natural beauty, restorative peace, adventure and indulgence, Hayman offers a front-row seat to the Great Barrier Reef and a world of leisure and adventure.
Hayman offers elegant resort living in 210 beautifully appointed Rooms, Suites, Penthouses, Beach Villas and a Beach House. Designed to take advantage of the magnificent resort surrounds, all Hayman accommodation features private terraces or balconies.
Surrounded by natural beauty, ecology and wildlife, the Lagoon Wing offers a unique island experience. Overlooking tranquil Lily Lagoon, Lagoon Pool and tropical gardens, rooms are calm and comfortable, with solid oak furniture and white stone.
Rouse to the sounds of gentle tropical breezes and kookaburras, rainbow lorikeets and cockatoos. Unwind in the natural setting of the tropical gardens amidst fluttering butterflies and our local swans. Privacy and pleasure await.
Room rates are inclusive of nightly turndown service, squash and tennis facilities, all non-motorised water sports on the beach (catamarans, windsurfers and paddle skis), golf putting green and use of spa, sauna, steam room and Activity Centre gymnasium.
Optional Gift Idea....
On arrival day, your guests can be custom-fitted with their own unique pair of Maui Jim's to use throughout their Incentive.
The excitement begins as we help attendees find their perfect style. It's a great way to thank your guests with a gift that's not typical but exceptional, for years to come.
Evening – Welcome Beach Party
This evening guests are gathered for a Beach Party on the pristine Hayman beach for a welcoming buffet dinner under the southern stars.
Sit back and enjoy the tropical tastes of the Whitsundays, the perfect setting for a welcome to Hayman. The mood can be themed with flame torches and lanterns lighting the beach, colourful table covers and centrepieces that reflect the hazy days of summer and the fun of the beach.
Choose from the mouth-watering delights of the Seafood Grill or the extensive selection of the Hayman Barbecue. Guests can enjoy a nightcap after dinner at the Club Lounge, or Tequilla & Cigars at the Beach Pavilion.
Day 2 - The Great Barrier Reef
Breakfast at leisure in Azure - on the beach
Full day Great Barrier Reef – Exclusive
Traverse the waters of the Great Barrier Reef on board your own private vessel. Hayman operates 2 magnificent, sleek ocean cruisers: the Sun Eagle and Sun Goddess.
Both beautifully appointed vessels are available for private charter. Let their expert crew navigate to a unique destination within our spectacular surroundings. And of course, delicious dining and refreshments are available during your private cruise
Explore the underworld and marvel at the magnificent corals and abundance of fish and other marine life and enjoy your very own Great Barrier Reef adventure amongst the beautiful blue waters! Snorkelling equipment will be available on-board.
Lunch is a buffet served on board or on a pontoon. Deep sea diving, reef adventures and helicopter scenic flights are also available at additional costs.
Evening - Hayman Island Dine around – "Just the two of us"
This evening guests can enjoy an evening at leisure and select their favourite cuisine from one of Hayman's restaurants.
Set amongst breathtaking gardens, the Oriental restaurant showcases food that is an mix of Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Indian dishes all prepared with innovative flair.
The gardens add another dimension to the experience with outdoor dining options including a beautiful ceremonial tea house, set within the tranquil surroundings providing the perfect location for a private dinner or dining platforms scattered among the gardens with rockpool and waterfall features, presenting another special setting.
Fontaine is Australia's signature resort restaurant offering a beautiful setting of indoor and outdoor dining including stunning dining platforms over the Fontaine Pond, providing a unique culinary experience.
The menu features contemporary Australian cuisine inspired by the finest locally sourced produce, presented by Hayman's Chefs. The new menu features contemporary Australian cuisine inspired by the finest locally sourced produce, presented by Hayman's Chefs.
For an authentic Italian dining experience in a charming al fresco, indoor and outdoor setting, La Trattoria is a superb choice. With rustic local timber finishes, hand beaten chandeliers, hanging vines and terracotta tiles, this restaurant brings a little piece of Italy to Hayman. La Trattoria offers a fabulous antipasto buffet and a great selection of pizzas and desserts.
The Chef's Table
For food aficionados and aspiring chefs, The Chef's Table is a Hayman Moment to remember. The event is hosted weekly by a Hayman Master Chef and our Hayman Sommelier. Participating guests are invited backstage into the Main Kitchen for a six-course dinner with carefully paired wines. The Chef's Table is also hosted on occasions outdoors in tranquil Rainforest Grove.
The experience is as much an education as it is a wonderful gourmet experience. The Chefs provide commentary, explain food pairing concepts and themes, and answer questions from guests throughout the event. Share your Hayman stories and start new friendships with fellow guests.
The Chef's Table includes a tour of the famous Hayman Cellar and a visit to the ever-popular Hayman Chocolate Room.
Day 3 - Resort activities at leisure
Breakfast at leisure at Azure, then enjoy the day...
Featuring 13 luxurious treatment rooms - with more than 60 health and beauty therapies that nurture the skin, body and mind, The Hayman Spa provides a full range of personalised treatments designed to make you feel at your physical and mental best
Hayman and the surrounding islands and beaches provide the perfect setting for a Kayak adventure. With 6 persons able to Kayak at one time all guests will be dropped off via speedboat to a local bay where the kayaks and your instructor will be waiting. Snorkelling and swimming will be incorporated into a memorable afternoon. Afternoon tea or a picnic lunch can be included.
Sometimes we need a little retail therapy. There is so much to choose from at Hayman. Brands include Diane Von Furstenberg, Scotch and Soda and Jayson Brunsdon. Reformed shoppers beware - for you, this may be the most dangerous location on Earth. Not only can you get your Great Barrier Reef fix, Hayman's shopping experience is truly spectacular.
Guided Island Walk
Hayman is a beautiful National Park... enjoy the natural flora and fauna as you take a guided bushwalk around the island. Take in the breathtaking views of the Whitsunday Passage and surrounding islands.
Exclusive Yoga, Pilates, Aqua fit and more
Hayman offers guests an extensive variety of physical challenges, complete mental relaxation and total body rejuvenation. We feature the latest in workout equipment, four tennis courts, a basketball court, a squash court and much more.
Evening - Farewell Dinner in the Formal Gardens
Tonight, the island is offering a grand farewell to your guests – an evening they will long remember as they are guided to the area especially prepared for their pleasure.
Hayman's Formal gardens are the perfect location for a special dinner. The scene is set with tables elaborately decorated with candlelight, the finest glass and silverware, chair covers and spectacular floral centrepieces. The lush green tropical gardens add the finishing touch to this very special evening. Lighting enhances the area. A delicious 3 course dinner is served with fine Australian wines and beverages.
Music fills the air, as dinner is served under the stars. Guests relax, enjoy the atmosphere and dance the night away.
Day 4 - Hayman and Sydney
Breakfast at leisure in Azure Restaurant. After breakfast this morning guests are transported across the Whitsunday waters to Hamilton Island airport for the flight to Sydney. On arrival guests are met by hospitality staff and accompanied to waiting coaches for the journey to their hotel. Transfer time to city hotel is approximately 20-30 minutes.
Sydney is a major centre of culture and the arts, and a Mecca for world class sport and entertainment. Your guests will find fabulous shopping, fine dining, stunning natural beauty and the friendliest people in the world, making it one of the world's most popular cities.
This famous city, which is one of the world's fastest growing tourist destinations, is the international gateway to Australia and the hub of a national airline network covering a continent rich in experiences.
Life in Sydney revolves around the spectacular harbour, golden beaches, parklands and national parks - it's hardly surprising that Sydneysiders and visitors enjoy the outdoors all year round. Sydney Harbour is arguably the most stunning waterway in the world and an absolute must.
Welcoming arinex hospitality staff to greet your guests at the airport on their arrival, with corporate signage
Guests are ushered to their waiting luxury air-conditioned coach or sedans, cool refreshing towels and bottled water are available (optional extra)
Approximate 30 minute transfer to accommodation with personalised commentary
A wide variety of luxury transport is available in Sydney:
Helicopters, private aircraft and seaplanes
Private sedans, stretch limo and luxury vans
Water taxis and luxury water craft
Evening –Farewell dinner at Opera Point Marquee
Thirty years after its official opening, the Sydney Opera House is not only an internationally recognised symbol of Sydney and of Australia; it has also earned a place in the city's psyche.
It is at once a venue and an inspiration for its artistic life, a focal point for urban celebrations, a benchmark for achievement and, its sails gleaming against the harbour, a signal to the incoming traveller. And tonight, part of it will be reserved for your guests for their special farewell dinner
The Opera Point Marquee, located on the picturesque harbour foreshore, offers expansive views of Sydney Harbour, from the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Rose Bay.
On arrival at the Sydney Opera House, guests are ushered through the main passage back of house, through to the expanse of the harbour and the Harbourside marquee. In March, the sun sets at around 5.30pm, so guests can enjoy the sights and sounds of the city and harbour coming to the end of the day, and the lights glowing over the city icons. Light music entertains guests as they arrive, and trayed champagne set the scene for a delightful final night.
Dinner is served, and the entertainment is soft and inclusive as guests enjoy the evening. Afterwards, the night hears up with a 3 piece dance band playing covers that everyone can enjoy and dance the night away!
Day 5 - Farewell
Departure and homeward bound
After a leisurely breakfast and enjoyable morning, guests are transferred to Sydney's International Terminal for their homeward flights.
More about Arinex
With an eye for detail and an understanding of the importance of delivering an exciting and memorable concept, we deliver proposals that make an impact . If you are looking for something different and special, we are the right partner to realise your ideas! With offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sidney we are located all over Australia, which gives us (and you) the advantage of being on the ground where ever your event is going to take place.
We make it our goal to send out great programs that fit our clients needs and expectations. Uniqueness, creativity and sticking to your budget are the key factors of our proposals. We respond within 24 hours and deliver proposals within the set deadline.
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