Ghassan Aboud Receives Hospitality Investor Award

Australian Hotel Group Entrepreneur Awarded ‘Leading Hospitality Investor’ The sole investor behind Australian hospitality group Crystalbrook Collection, Mr Ghassan Aboud, has been awarded ‘Leading Hospitality Investor’ at the 2018…
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Great Barrier Reef shines in collaboration focus at Australian Superyacht Rendezvous

Delivering a unified Great Barrier Reef destination message is the key focus of four collaborating superyacht marinas at this year’s Australian Superyacht Rendezvous. Taking a collective marketing approach to target international superyachts,…
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Crystalbrook Collection buys Port Douglas Marina

DEVELOPMENT company Crystalbrook Collection has purchased The Reef Marina. The Port Douglas marina will now be known as the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina and becomes billionaire developer Ghassan Aboud’s fourth major investment in Far…
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Port Douglas grows in popularity as superyacht home port

Port Douglas, 22nd March, 2017 – Port Douglas’ The Reef Marina continues to emerge as one of the challengers to the current set of more traditional superyacht destinations as the latest motor yacht Spirit makes the seaside town its home…
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Open space at the heart of the complex

The design for the redevelopment of The Reef Marina has focused on public space and amenity, incorporating a microcosm of the broader Far North Queensland environment with elements like the 'Rainforest Walk' which will create a unique sense…
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We've Received Development Approval!

We're delighted to announce that Douglas Shire Council has granted development approval for our Port Douglas waterfront renewal project. The project will regenerate the Dickson Inlet waterfront, providing new levels of amenity for locals…
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Three whole years!

Port Douglas, 27th December, 2016 – The Reef Marina is celebrating its third anniversary with over $5 million in achievements –  jobs, super yachts and craft beer. Chris Ellis, Andrew Hooper-Nguyen and Rob Cruz took over the Port Douglas…
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Quicksilver Cruises and The Reef Marina

Port Douglas, 21st December, 2016 – The Reef Marina and Quicksilver Cruises have today signed a landmark lease agreement that will see Australia’s most awarded reef operator further extend its almost 30-year partnership at its Port Douglas…
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More Jobs, Growth, Beds and Boars Forecast in Waterfront Upgrade

The Reef Marina $85 million redevelopment proposal for the Port Douglas waterfront is expected to generate employment for about 320 people and create a further 300 indirect jobs over the two-year construction period, according to figures from…
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Port Douglas Waterfront Transformation

An $85 million development application that will continue the transformation of the Port Douglas waterfront into a vibrant community, entertainment and cultural precinct has been lodged with the Douglas Shire Council. Operators of The Reef…