Victoria’s Minister for Education, Martin Dixon has teamed up with AFL and television heavyweight, Eddie McGuire, to officially open the Mornington Peninsula’s newest hotel complex, the Mercure Portsea Golf Club and Resort.
The latest addition to the Accor group in Victoria, the new build Mercure Portsea Golf Club and Resort has been developed by Portsea Golf Club as part of a fully integrated multi-million dollar development incorporating a new Club house, accommodation and function complex.
The Mercure’s Spike Restaurant was filled with over 60 guests attending the luncheon including representatives from Minister Dixon’s office, Portsea Golf Club, Tourism Victoria, local tourism operators, Geoff Cox as well as partners of Accor.
Accor’s Chief Operating Officer Pacific, Simon McGrath, talked about his confidence in Victoria’s tourism and hospitality scene and congratulated general manager Duncan Mars and his team for an outstanding launch of the hotel before welcoming Minister Dixon to speak and officially open the new Mercure.
Portsea Golf Club President, Haywood Richards, was delighted to welcome guests and highlighted the many enhancements to the Portsea Golf Club, including state-of-the-art member facilities and course improvements.
The Mercure hotel offers 24 accommodation rooms and facilities for both business and leisure travellers, including an on-site restaurant and conference facilities that can cater for corporate events, meetings and weddings for up to 300 people.
Pictured: Accor regional general manager VIC/SA/TAS Adrian Williams, Portsea Golf Club President Haywood Richards, Accor COO Pacific Simon McGrath, Eddie McGuire, Mercure Portsea hotel manager Duncan Mars, Minister for Education, The Hon Martin Dixon MP and Portsea Golf Club Operations Manager Wendy Dragoilo