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Crystalbrook Collection Confirms Five-Star Hotel for Newcastle

Crystalbrook Collection Hotels and Resorts has won the tender to acquire Newcastle’s iconic ‘Roundhouse’ Council Administrative Centre and intends to convert the building into a luxury five-star hotel, ready to open in late 2020. The…
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Crystalbrook Collection Takes Ownership of its First Sydney Hotel

Little Albion Joins the Expanding Hospitality Group Crystalbrook Collection Hotels and Resorts has today officially welcomed one of Sydney’s newest boutique hotels, Little Albion, to its fast expanding family of hotels. Centrally located…
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Crystalbrook owner Ghassan Aboud unveils next wave of projects for Port Douglas

THE first six-star hotel in the Far North is earmarked for Port Douglas. Crystalbrook Collection is poised to unveil plans to build luxurious six and five-star hotels at the Port Douglas marina in a private meeting with Douglas Shire Council. Crystalbrook…
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Sailaway welcomes new vessel to eco tour lineup

Port Douglas’ premier eco reef day tour, Sailaway, has unveiled a brand new experience and luxury sailing catamaran to delight and enthrall the seafaring nature lovers. Sailaway VII is the latest addition to the fleet and will be the only…
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Crystalbrook Collection’s First Five Star Resort, Riley, Opens in Cairns

THE first guests at Cairns’ newest hotel are probably, at this very minute, lounging by the 1000 sqm of pool overlooking the Esplanade.  Or perhaps, they’re having a drink in one of three eateries off Abbott St which specialise in beef…
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Quenching Thirst Like A Queenslander

Ahhhhhh, Queensland. The land of polar bears and lots of Xs. Well, four of them, to be exact. It gets a bit warm here in the Tropics, and what better way to quench your thirst than to explore what the good North gave ya? It’s alright though…
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Hotels in Cairns just got a new benchmark with the Riley Hotel by Crystalbrook Collection

Crystalbrook Collections is opening the Riley hotel in Cairns, which makes it the first new 5 star job to open in FNQ in over 20 years. Riley is the playful sibling who is all about living in the moment and embracing the now. The resort…
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Crystalbrook Collection readies for first resort opening, Riley

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef partnership Crystalbrook Collection has earmarked a launch date date of 6 November 2018 for its first five-star hotel, Riley, A Crystalbrook Collection Resort. Located at the northern end of Cairns iconic…
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Ghassan Aboud: Expanding Horizons

Operating from its UAE headquarters, the Ghassan Aboud Group has been in business for nearly 25 years. Whilst the initial focus was in the automotive industry, in the later years the multi billion conglomerate diversified into other areas like…