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Rugby Legend joins Minister to officially open Quest Chatswood

Ex-Wallaby Captain Nick Farr-Jones joined the Honourable Stuart Ayres MP (Member for Penrith; Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events; Minister for Sport) to officially open the newest addition to the Quest Apartment Hotels network, Quest Chatswood.

Quest General Manager – Brand, Tony Gauci and Quest Chatswood Franchisees, Carlos and Edith Del Rosario joined Mr Farr-Jones and the Hon Stuart Ayres MP to celebrate the grand opening with a cocktail party held at the brand new property.

Mr Gauci was delighted to officially open Quest Chatswood, expressing his excitement about Quest’s continual growth in New South Wales.

“I’m very pleased to be officially opening the first of five properties in NSW for 2016. NSW remains one of our key markets for growth over the next decade and we’re delighted to open yet another property in the state” said Mr Gauci

“It’s a very exciting time for the Chatswood community with a considerable number of projects underway such as Pacific Place, Chatswood Residential Towers and the Victoria Avenue Commercial building. We’re thankful to be a part of Chatswood’s development and confident that Quest’s outstanding accommodation and services will appeal to both the business and leisure traveller.”

“We thank the Hon Stuart Ayre MP and the Chatswood community for welcoming the new Quest Chatswood property and together I’m sure, look forward to seeing the property flourish,” he concluded

Honourable Stuart Ayres MP, officially welcomed Quest on behalf of the city of Willoughby, highlighting the impact Quest Chatswood would have on the business tourism.

“Sydney is the nation’s gateway and the opening of Quest Chatswood helps ensure visitors have a world class experience in one of Sydney’s fastest growing & important business districts,” said the Hon Stuart Ayres.

“Visitor accommodation has never been more important to the State’s economy. In the year ending September 2015, international and domestic visitors to NSW stayed a total of 172.6 million nights, up six per cent and spent a record $24.0 billion, up 7.8 per cent.”

Quest Chatswood Franchisees, Carlos and Edith Del Rosario were thrilled to officially open the property and share the experience with the local business community.

“Since opening, we have been overwhelmed by the support of the Chatswood community who have been so welcoming. It’s such a privilege being able to share this celebration with our friends, family and the local community.”

“We’re excited to be a part of the Quest Apartment Hotels network and our team will strive to ensure we continue providing the very best accommodation offering to uphold Quest’s strong reputation for quality accommodation and outstanding service in Sydney,” Mr Del Rosario concluded.

Located at 38 Albert Avenue, just a few kilometres from the CBD and directly across from Westfield Chatswood, Quest Chatswood is ideally positioned for the business and leisure traveller.

Developed by Wu International, the brand new property features 100 studio, one and two bedroom apartments. Guests of Quest Chatswood have access to free Wi-Fi, Foxtel, onsite car parking, gymnasium, local restaurant chargeback, pantry shopping, dry cleaning and business administration.

2016 continues to be an exciting year of growth for Quest Apartment Hotels across Australasia, opening in 11 new locations, including: West Perth, Mounts Bay Road, East Perth and Fremantle (WA); St Leonards, Newcastle West, Bella Vista and Macquarie Park (NSW); Port Adelaide (SA); Dandenong Central (VIC);and Petone (New Zealand).