Gourmet canapés and flowing champagne marked the opening of the freshly redeveloped PARKROYAL Parramatta.
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Special Events, Stuart Ayres and guests celebrated the hotel’s recent extension and 30th anniversary with an intimate, invite-only cocktail event last Thursday at the hotel.
Celebrating the new look of the hotel, Mr Ayres cut the ribbon alongside Michael Johnson, PARKROYAL Parramatta’s general manager, Keren Southgate, area director of sales oceania, and Caroline Hitchen, area director of marketing and communications oceania of Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
“We are excited to showcase the recent enhancements to the hotel, and it is the perfect opportunity for our valued long-term partners and media contacts to experience our dedication in delivering the PARKROYAL Hotels and Resorts’ signature hospitality and brand values,” Mr Johnson said.
Special guests included Baulkham Hills MP David Elliott and administrator of City of Parramatta Amanda Chadwick. The evening continued with a Brazilian dance performance followed by a session of lucky prize draws. Guests had the opportunity to win luxurious stays in the new Club and Premier rooms as well as delicious lunches in the new al fresco Bar 30 & Bistro.
The $25m redevelopment and extension had seen an addition of a seven-storey tower with 50 new Premier Rooms, 40 new Club Rooms, a Club Lounge, and a new state-of-the-art gymnasium, positioning the hotel as the largest hotel in Parramatta and the only hotel in the region with Club facilities.