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Double Win at the World Travel Awards

October 14th 2019

InterContinental Wellington named Oceania’s Leading Conference Hotel 2019 at World Travel Awards

On Saturday October 12th InterContinental Wellington was named Oceania’s Leading Conference Hotel 2019 at the World Travel Awards in Phu Quoc, Vietnam.

InterContinental Wellington was previously voted Australasia’s Leading Conference Hotel in 2015, 2017 and 2018.

“We are delighted to receive this award which acknowledges not only our owner’s continued investment into Wellington as a destination but also our incredible team who deliver memorable experiences to guests and delegates throughout the year” said Scott Hamilton, InterContinental Wellington General Manager.

With an unsurpassed level of service and technological innovations that allow the hotel’s meeting spaces to really shine, InterContinental Wellington will continue to set the standard for conference hotels in Oceania.

Drawing on the experience of the global brand, the InterContinental Meetings product is designed to inspire delegates and drive results. The hotel also hosts grand events such as weddings, gala dinners and other large gatherings.

The meeting rooms on site are well-equipped with a variety of technologically savvy resources including in-house audio-visual specialists, interactive whiteboards that connect directly to iOS and Android devices, and retractable projector screens. Also featured are wall-mounted touch-screen control panels that allow lighting, sound, and visuals to be easily controlled. Conference menus can also be tailored to meet specific needs and dietary requirements.

In addition to the ample amenities and menu choices offered for meeting rooms, InterContinental Wellington also has 236 guest rooms and suites to house conference goers. InterContinental’s blend of luxury and comfort ensures that guests have the option to mix business and pleasure.

InterContinental Wellington’s waterfront location provides delegates and meeting organizers the most centrally-located and experienced global five-star hotel in New Zealand’s capital city. Wellington itself delivers delegates a memorable experience, offering fine art, a stunning harbour, surrounding suburban hillside, a café culture, as well as a thriving bar and restaurant scene.

InterContinental Wellington’s Presidential Suite was also recognized as New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Suite. The Presidential Suite is recognised as the largest in Wellington and can be viewed through InterContinental Wellington’s immersive 360 virtual tour (

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