In Pictures: Dreamtime 2015 in Australia, part two

See pictures from Dreamtime 2015, hosted in Adelaide from 6-9 December, with UK buyers spending a further three days in Queensland, exploring Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.

of

Tourism Australia, Etihad Airways, Virgin Australia, Adelaide Convention Bureau and Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef Business Events hosted UK buyers from 6-12 December on a week long-trip to South Australia and Queensland. 

Buyers from agencies including Imagination, Conference Contacts, Five Hats International, drp, American Express UK, Global Event Services, BI Worldwide and The Black Tomato Agency enjoyed three days in Adelaide where Dreamtime 2015, Tourism Australia’s signature business incentives event, was held. 

On the final day in Adelaide, buyers enjoyed a trip to Port Willunga on the coast, taking part in a range of teambuilding activities including beach art, cricket and fishing, before lunch at The Star of Greece overlooking the coast. Buyers also made a stop at the Mclaren Vale wine valley, blending wine at Wirra Wirra winery and attended a gala dinner with suppliers at the National Wine Centre of Australia. 

The next day (9 December) the group departed on a flight with Virgin Australia to Cairns. They stayed two nights at the QT Port Douglas hotel and a further night at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino and Pullman Cairns International. 

UK buyers spent a day at the Great Barrier Reef, enjoying a range of activities including scuba diving, helmet diving, helicopter rides and snorkelling. The group also visited Mossman Gorge and enjoyed a wildlife experience at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. 

During their stay in Queensland, buyers also carried out a site inspection at the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas and dined at a range of venues including Nu Nu restaurant in Palm Cove, Boonooloo at Newell Beach, Flames in the Forest and Dundees restaurant.

More: 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
'Four-poster bed, copper bath and gorgeous furnishings': a night at Down Hall Hotel

'Four-poster bed, copper bath and gorgeous furnishings': a night at Down Hall Hotel

C&IT's associate editor reviews a country house hotel dating back to 1322 with Italianate architecture and luxury interiors.

The charity ball with a projection-mapped 'Wheel of Fortune'

The charity ball with a projection-mapped 'Wheel of Fortune'

Country estate Alrewas Hayes hosted the 25th anniversary of the Hope and Homes for Children fundraiser.

2020's most popular incentive destinations

2020's most popular incentive destinations

In our State of the Industry: Incentives report, we look at the top countries and cities over the past year.

Cancellations and deferrals: How global agencies are reacting to coronavirus

Cancellations and deferrals: How global agencies are reacting to coronavirus

As IBTM APAC gets postponed, agencies tell C&IT what they are doing to meet the challenges posed by the outbreak.

IBTM APAC 2020 postponed over coronavirus

IBTM APAC 2020 postponed over coronavirus

Organisers have postponed the inaugural IBTM Asia Pacific due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

How are incentive budgets changing in 2020?

How are incentive budgets changing in 2020?

Budgets increases come despite fears over economic uncertainty, according to the State of the Industry 2020: Incentives report.

MGM Resorts takes action over massive data hack

MGM Resorts takes action over massive data hack

More than 10.6million guests have had their data leaked after the cyber attack, according to reports.

APAC planners still 'use manual processes' for most of their tasks

APAC planners still 'use manual processes' for most of their tasks

Australian and New Zealander event planners need a more technology-driven approach, according to new research by Cvent.

DICE launched to improve diversity at conferences and events

DICE launched to improve diversity at conferences and events

New charter aims to eliminate 'manels' and offers guidelines for making events more diverse, on and off stage.

Are experiential food and drink incentives on the rise?

Are experiential food and drink incentives on the rise?

Planners reveal what food and drink experiences clients are increasingly requesting, in the C&IT State of the Industry: Incentives report.

LATEST JOBS