Destinations to Consider – Sydney, AustraliaJun 15, 2017
Given Sydney’s rich history, pleasing weather, booming economy and diverse lifestyle options, it’s not surprising that Australia's largest city is such a popular destination. Sydney is more than just the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and beaches. Each year, there are millions of people from around the world who come to visit Sydney and its landmarks. Making it among the top 15 most visited cities in the world.
For the company looking for the perfect city to host their meeting, there are over 1,000 exceptional venues ranging from boardrooms and meeting rooms, private dining rooms to social venues. Sydney has over 35,000 sleeping rooms and some exquisite accommodation options.
Sydney is a great destination for those in and around Australia and New Zealand.
For those coming from the US, Europe, and Asia, there are more direct flights into Sydney than ever before. Since Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International Airport is 6 miles from downtown, it only takes approximately 20 minutes to get from the airport to downtown Sydney, depending on traffic.
Remember, Australia's seasons are opposite to those in the northern hemisphere. December to February is summer; March to May is autumn; June to August is winter; and September to November is spring. Any time of year is a great time to be in Sydney!
In addition to having your meeting in Sydney, there are plenty of other things to do while you are there that you can mark off your bucket list:
• Climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge (great for team building)
• Visit the coastal beaches (Bondi Beach is probably the most well-known)
• Taking a bush walk through Sydney Harbour National Park
• Visit the Sydney Opera House
• Explore Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens
There are many trips outside of Sydney to visit as well:
• Swim with the dolphins in Port Stephens and Jervis Bay
• Swim, snorkel and dive the Great Barrier Reef
• The Blue Mountains
• or a wine trip to Hunter Valley which is Australia’s oldest wine growing region
Renound for stunning good looks (in humans and in architecture), world famous icons, the majestic harbour and sunny disposition, why wouldn’t you make Sydney your next meeting destination?
Author: Elizabeth Bicha