There is no better destination for a conference or corporate event in New South Wales than Mercure Kooindah Waters on the Central Coast, recipient of the Gold Award for Excellence in Business Tourism at the recent 2012 NSW Tourism Award.

Mercure Kooindah Waters will now represent NSW at the Australian Tourism Awards in February, competing against the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hamilton Island, Darwin Convention Centre, Hilton Adelaide, Hyatt Regency Perth and Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel in Tasmania.

The Resort is located in a picturesque bushland setting 90 minutes from the Sydney CBD and just 40 minutes from Wahroonga along the F3. The combination of contemporary facilities, exceptional customer service, an award-winning restaurant and close proximity to Sydney has driven the Resort’s popularity.

“The Mercure Kooindah Waters’ team has demonstrated that it can successfully manage a   wide range of business events, with attention to detail and a high level of customer service ensuring client satisfaction,” said Jessie Sheehan, General Manager, Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast.

"This award is confirmation that Mercure Kooindah Waters is established as a leading business tourism destination in NSW. We look forward to showcasing Kooindah Waters to the wider tourism industry at the national awards in February,” Ms Sheehan said.

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast is a purpose-built 84 room resort, offering a range of accommodation with many rooms featuring golf course views. It features six light-filled meeting venues with contemporary break out areas and provides a dedicated co-ordinator for every event. The Resort has catered for a wide range of meetings and events, including major conferences for multi-national companies, product and car launches and celebratory functions.

Contemporary resort facilities include an 18 hole championship golf course listed in Australia's Top 100 courses by Golf Digest, an endota day spa and Karinyas Restaurant and Wine Bar which offers views across the wetland golf course. The resort also features an indoor lap pool, spa, sauna, outdoor leisure pool, tennis courts and gymnasium.

Full day conference delegate packages are priced from $69 per person per day, including tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea, a buffet lunch and afternoon tea.

Mercure Kooindah Waters is located on Kooindah Boulevard, off Pollock Avenue Wyong.  For more information visit www.mercurekooindahwaters.com.au or call 02 4355 5777.