Imagery courtesy of IHG.
The launch of voco Brisbane Metropolis Centre signifies the model’s entry to the riverside metropolis and second opening in Queensland.
That is the primary lodge opening for Vista Hospitality Group, which was not too long ago fashioned as a three way partnership between Professional-invest Group and Subsequent Story Group.
A milestone opening
Vista Hospitality Group labored in collaboration with IHG Lodges & Resorts to open this milestone property for voco, with the service type and traits this model is understood for.
The 194-key voco Brisbane Metropolis Centre is distinguished by interiors that had been designed by Sydney-based inside design studio JPDC to mirror the lodge’s riverside setting. Staying true to voco’s dedication to sustainability, the lodge has applied numerous initiatives resembling water discount and the usage of recycled supplies.
The lodge’s lodging is joined by vibrant public areas starting from a restaurant and bar to a rooftop pool.
Commenting on the opening, Jan Smits, Vista Hospitality Group board member and Professional-invest CEO, stated: “The voco model is famend for its charmingly enjoyable perspective and we’re excited to have the ability to share this uniquely totally different property with company whereas injecting some color and persona into the River Metropolis.”
“That is the primary lodge to open below the Vista Hospitality Group portfolio and we’re proud to be a custodian of IHG’s quick rising voco model. Sustainability is a key pillar for our group and we had been naturally drawn to IHG’s voco model because it locations emphasis on inexperienced and sustainable practices which aligns with our 2030 Internet Zero carbon technique.”
“We’re excited for company to expertise the voco hospitality and work together with the areas we’ve created and stay up for being a part of the social and financial material of Brisbane.”
Enterprise and leisure
Friends are accommodated in artfully designed rooms encompassing sensible in-room know-how and vibrant artworks and offering views over the town or river. A heat impartial palette is complemented with darkish blue hues and pops of the model’s signature yellow. A flamingo mascot represents the ‘voco Life’ philosophy.
Throughout their keep, company can get pleasure from native craft beers, wines and cocktails at Kraft & Co, which transforms from a restaurant by day right into a lounge bar at night time, and unwind by the rooftop pool, in addition to making use of the 24-hour health centre and entry to bamboo Wyld Bikes.
Enterprise travellers are catered for with 1,200-sq-m of occasion house comprising 11 assembly and performance rooms together with the 600-person Grand Chelsea Ballroom. Every convention house is called after considered one of Queensland’s Nationwide Parks.
Matthew Tripolone, managing director of IHG in Australasia and Pacific, stated: “Brisbane is actually placing the warmth on its conventional rival cities. 2022 has kick began an period of sturdy progress with model new experiences for locals and guests in Brisbane – and voco is not any exception, with the opening of the brand new voco Brisbane, and with Lodge Indigo’s metropolis debut to open quickly.”
“Since launching in Australia in 2018, the voco model has seen great enthusiasm, taking off in new cities throughout Australasia and the globe – together with Melbourne and Auckland this 12 months alone – with its enlargement taking place at a quicker tempo than some other IHG model.”
“We’re proud to be launching the newest Brisbane location with Vista Hospitality Group and stay up for creating into new locations quickly.”