Château Élan Awarded Best Luxury Accommodation at the Hunter Ce

first_imgChâteau Élan at The Vintage, Australia’s premiere five star golf and spa resort, was awarded Gold in the prestigious Luxury Accommodation category at the 2011 Hunter & Central Coast Awards for Excellence in Tourism, announced at Ausgrid Stadium on Thursday night. The Resort, which opened in February 2010, was also a finalist in both Health and Well Being Tourism and Meetings and Business Tourism awards.These annual awards produced by the Hunter and Central Coast Tourism attracted more than 45 entries across 23 categories.  The awards recognise the best tourism products and services in the region.  Erik Stuebe, CEO Château Élan Hotels & Resorts, who accepted the awards at the ceremony said, “We are thrilled that Château Élan has been recognised with this key award. As a newcomer to the Hunter Valley we have aimed at establishing a new benchmark for service and luxury in the area, both for leisure and for the MICE market. The quality of our Spa and Resort facilities is second to none and our team has worked extremely hard to ensure we are worthy of this wonderful accolade.”Château Élan at The Vintage www.chateauelan.com.au  is located in the Hunter Valley, just north of Sydney. The $40m development, offers luxury retreats for up to 200 guests. The resort sits among the celebrated fairways of The Vintage – the Greg Norman-designed golf course and comprises a large Spa, a collection of super-luxury spa suites and a series of private lifestyle villas. The Spa complex has 17 treatment rooms dedicated to exclusive spa rituals, traditional hydrotherapies and social relaxation. It is one of very few places in the world where people can experience Terraké treatments supplemented by products from prestige group, Thalgo. The Couples Spa Package, a delicious shared and totally immersive experience including indulgence in the Hydrolounge, Thai Herbal Compress massages and soothing heated paraffin foot treatments, has been just one of the overwhelmingly popular packages available.Château Élan, features a purpose built and state of the art conference and events venue in the Hunter, offering five flexible conference rooms, premium dining and a range of team building activities with access to the championship golf course.  Air access with flights from Queensland and Melbourne into Newcastle Airport, is an easy 50 minute drive from the Resort. Source = Château Élan at The Vintagelast_img read more

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first_imgHe doesn’t always play man-to-man, but he excels in what they ask him to do. He is a playmaker. Just ask him. But that’s why I love his style. Of course, there’s no shame in either player’s ranking, and the idea of who is better is really a matter of perspective. Each is asked to do different things by their respective things, and each succeeds at a level few players can match.Also on the list for the Cardinals are defensive end Calais Campbell, who comes in at 43rd, and receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who is 45th. Of Campbell:He is a player that many people overlook because he doesn’t put up huge sack numbers. But he is so important to the success of the Arizona defense. Sherman isn’t far behind Peterson, coming in at No. 11. It’s a debate that never seems to end.Not that we want it to.Patrick Peterson. Richard Sherman. Maybe Darrelle Revis or Joe Haden. Who is the best cornerback in the NFL?CBS Sports NFL guy Pete Prisco made his selection. In a piece ranking the top 100 players in the NFL, he has the Cardinals’ star placed eighth overall, and first among defensive backs.He is a physical corner who plays a lot of man coverage. And he does it well.Offensive coordinator on Peterson: “Peterson lines up on the top receiver all over the place. That gives him an edge over (Richard) Sherman. They’re both really good.” Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 0 Comments   Share   Of Fitzgerald:He didn’t have a monster season in 2013 by his standards, but he still commands a ton of attention from a defense.NFL GM No. 3 on Fitzgerald: “I think he’s slowing down a little bit. He’s still a big-time threat, but does he scare deep like he used to?” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more