NEWS: Hotelier calls for greater govt support

Hotel developer Dr Jerry Schwartz is calling on NSW Premier Mike Baird to improve road and air access to Sydney’s Hunter region to boost the region’s visitor economy and tourism sector. Speaking at the launch of the Hunter Valley Conference & Events Centre in February, Dr Schwartz told the  NSW that major infrastructure support to upgrade Cessnock airport and improve road access from Sydney is required if Hunter Valley tourism is to be transformed from a “cocoon to a butterfly”. “The Hunter Valley has rich history and pedigree, high […]

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NEWS: Hunter Valley centre breaks ground

The Hunter Valley’s largest conference and events centre has broken ground and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2014. The Hunter Valley Conference & Events Centre is set to be the largest and most comprehensive conference and exhibition facility in the region, with capacity for up to 1000 delegates. Built overlooking garden spaces within Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, the centre will include three conference rooms with a combined 2012 square metres of pre-function, meeting, exhibition and convention space; each with separate access, and […]

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