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Reasons you should host a conference

Reasons you should host a conference

Hosting a conference takes an investment of money and time, and also quite a bit of organising. So why do companies do it? There are many reasons why hosting a conference might be the best idea for your company, here they are: Bonding There is huge benefit from hosting an internal conference that is just for your staff. Finding the right conference venues in Victoria and booking a retreat will be so much more valuable than simply holding a staff meeting to motivate your team. There is nothing quite like the bonding that can happen over the...

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Glen Erin c 1860’s Homestead for Easter

A rare occasion! We have the c 1860’s Glen Erin Homestead available for your exclusive use. Book a minimum of 4 beautiful en-suited guest rooms up to a maximum of 6 guest rooms. All with king beds, three of which can be offered as twin bedded. The Homestead boasts a private lounge and separate billiards room plus a kitchenette and private balconies. Contact us for prices. Available for the following weekends: 14th to 16th April 21st to 23rd April and 29th to 30th April One or two night...

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Glen Erin awarded 2016 Guest Review Award

Glen Erin awarded 2016 Guest Review Award

  Glen Erin at Lancefield is pleased to announce it has just been awarded a 2016 Guest Review Award from Booking.com. The award is recognition of the hard work, dedication and superior level of customer service the Glen Erin team have shown to our guests, and from our guests reviews we have earned this award. Booking.com receives more than 100 million reviews to its site, it then analyses a huge amount of data to ensure that properties are offering guests the best experiences and also receive the recognition they deserve. Booking.com...

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Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

Glen Erin at Lancefield has been listed on Star Ratings Australia’s Gold List of Australian Accommodation for the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges area, making it one of the best accommodation providers in the country. The Gold List of Australian Accommodation compiles reviews of Star Rated properties from hundreds of websites including Expedia, Facebook, booking.com and Google to find the best accommodation as rated by travellers. It includes six categories of accommodation: hotels, hosted accommodation, self-catering, motels,...

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Celebrating Christmas away from home

Celebrating Christmas away from home

Whether it’s camping with the family at a favourite spot, renting a holiday house with friends, or sneaking away on a romantic retreat, more and more of us are choosing to spend the Christmas and New Year period away from home. For many people, the decision to plan a Christmas getaway might stem from a desire to escape the chaos of the city at this time of year, or to avoid the inevitable stresses that come with organising a Christmas event at home.  Others may want to reconnect with far-flung friends and family members at a more central...

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Food and wine; a perfect match

Food and wine; a perfect match

It is a truth universally acknowledged that discovering the perfect glass of wine to match your meal is one of life’s greatest dining pleasures. When you get it right, a successful food and wine pairing can greatly enhance the flavours and enjoyment of both the food and the wine on the table. Whether you’re dining out with a loved one, hosting a dinner party, or finalising the menu for upcoming events or wedding receptions, a little bit of food and wine know-how can go a long way. The Basics: Food and wine pairing is as much about personal...

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Plan a special weekend getaway

Plan a special weekend getaway

You don’t need a huge amount of annual leave owing to you to be able to take a break. All you need is a regular weekend. With a bit of advance planning you can have the perfect mini-break that will leave you feeling refreshed and recharged. When booking a special weekend getaway, follow these tips for a memorable break. Planning Plan ahead to work out the best accommodation for the weekend. Seeing as your time is more limited than a lengthy holiday, make sure you are close to the action so you don’t spend all of your time travelling to...

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How to get the most out of a conference

How to get the most out of a conference

Attending conferences can be a great move for you career. But if you’re simply turning up to listen, you could be missing out on a huge opportunity. Follow these easy steps to make the most out of the next event you attend at one of the great conference centres in Victoria, and see how your career flourishes: Ask yourself – what do you want out of this? When you are invited to attend a conference you might send your RSVP and then not really give it much more thought until the day. What you should really be doing though, is taking this...

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Planning a garden wedding in Victoria

Planning a garden wedding in Victoria

There is something so magical about a garden wedding in Victoria. The sounds of nature, the flowers and the fairy lights all combine to create a wedding wonderland. But for something that looks so simple and natural, planning a garden wedding actually takes a lot of preparation. You need to take a lot of things into account such as bathrooms, electricity supply, permits, and shelter from the elements if needed. That is why it can make a lot of sense to choose from existing garden wedding venues in Victoria that have already organised all of...

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Celebrating a silver anniversary

Celebrating a silver anniversary

A silver wedding anniversary is a big milestone as it celebrates 25 years of marriage. Other momentous ones are; Golden anniversary – for 50 years and Diamond anniversary – for 60 years. Reaching 25 years of marriages is a very special milestone for most people, and one that should be marked with some kind of formal celebration. If you are planning your own silver anniversary, or one on behalf of someone else, here are some ideas for things you might like to do: Renew your vows What better way to celebrate your wedding anniversary...

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