Townsville builders and designers are celebrating their contribution towards ‘Rambutan Resort’ a project designed to satisfy the demanding needs of the adventurous Generation Y traveller with their desire to evoke life experience without comprising comfort.
Owner George Fleming acknowledged the 2015 AWCI award for ‘Best commercial project in QLD over 4 million.’
“With the support of over 78 local suppliers and sub-contractors within the district, we are thrilled as a team to be receiving this honourable award for Rambutan.
A magnificent Gala Dinner at the ‘Brisbane City Hall’ was held to announce the 2015 AWCI QLD awards and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the association.
In which it recognises the continuous development of elite building standards and quality workmanship within the wall and ceiling industry.
Nominees included major players such as Robina Town Centre Shopping Complex and newly developed Pindara Private Hospital on the Gold Coast, but it was Townsville’s savvy new resort Rambutan that had the attention of the judges.
Opening up in April this year, and already attracting a new pound of tourism to the region the building itself has elevated existing standards in regards to design and architecture. The resort utilises recycled materials, mixing the old with the new, creating an enticing playground for travellers and locals to indulge in.
Rambutan has quite quickly become a popular haven for both locals and travellers to enjoy, with a funky roof top restaurant and pool bar reflective of the resort’s laid-back ambiance.
However it’s not only the building and design of the resort demanding attention, as Rambutan has also been nominated for the upcoming ‘New Tourism Business’ category for the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards set to be held in November.
Nestled in far North Queensland, Rambutan Resort is the latest inception of traveller’s delight, offering modern accommodation as well as a savvy on-site restaurant and rooftop pool bar for locals and guests to enjoy.
Identifying a gap in the market for sophisticated yet affordable accommodation that focuses on delivering an experience, not just a place to stay, Rambutan provides guests with a dynamic range of options from modern bunkrooms to trendy hotel style rooms.
Keeping in mind every type of traveller, a brand new concept was introduced with the launch of a practical camper van site that allows access to power located in the resorts underground car park.
For road trippers on the go, this is the ultimate stop off place, right in the heart of the city, where they are able to make use of the resorts many facilities and enjoy the amazing surroundings of the region.
Celebrity Head Chef Wylie Dean has created a menu that’s lavish in taste, yet humble in cost inspired by a Southern American BBQ theme that centralizes upon slow cooked meats from an imported pit smoker.
With a buzzing social atmosphere reflected by the funky rooftop bar, expect to turn up, sit by the poolside, allow your mind to transcend into holiday mode and enjoy yourself some ridiculously delicious food.