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A Guide To PARKROYAL’s Best Local Experiences

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April 28 Burmese market - PARKROYAL Blog

What’s the point of visiting a new country if you don’t immerse yourself in the local culture and do as the locals do? Shed the conventional image of a tourist, and put on the mantle of a bona fide globetrotter with the help of Local Experiences, one of many membership benefits of DISCOVERY, our loyalty programme that lets our members enjoy privileges at over 550 Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) hotels worldwide. From...

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7 spectacular selfie spots in Melbourne

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March 31 twelve-apostles-melbourne

What makes for the ultimate backdrop in a selfie? It’s none other than Mother Nature’s stunning wonders, of course. Some can be found a stone’s throw away from Melbourne, one of Australia’s most frequented cities. Get your passports and smartphones at the ready because you’ll want to drop by these seven picture-perfect sites. 1. The Twelve Apostles Image: Christopher Johnson There’s no road trip like a road trip along the Great...

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Discover the Sunbury Wine Region

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October 21 Sunbury-Food-Wine-Festival-Featured

Set your sights on Sunbury – one of Australia’s oldest wine regions set just beyond the hustle and bustle of Melbourne’s CBD. A spectacular gem hidden in plain sight, this lesser-known wine region rivals the likes of the Yarra Valley, with historic vineyards, spectacular cellar doors and award-winning wines waiting to be discovered at every turn. Not only unique for its proximity to Victoria’s capital city, Sunbury’s small size and...

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Where to eat, drink and soak up some culture in Melbourne

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August 21 1000 pound bend melbourne australia

The capital of Victoria – Australia’s most densely populated state – Melbourne has its share of big cultural institutions, from big-deal museums to long-standing markets. But it’s also rife with new trends in food and drink, as well as a vibrant artisanal scene. Here are some of the coolest places to grab delicious coffee, quirky cocktails, a decadent brunch and more. Shortstop Coffee & Donuts. The National Gallery of Victoria....

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Going Green with PARKROYAL

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July 23 PARKROYAL Meeting Room

At PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts, our properties each have their own set of energy-saving measures to reduce energy consumption as part of our commitment to the environment. A reduction in energy consumption also means lower utility bills for hotel operators which is definitely a big incentive as well. See how we make use of modern technology and intelligent building design to make green practices a reality and create garden-like environments...

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