Queensland Weather Presenter Promotes New Hilton Surfers Paradise

Liz Cantor The Newest Ambassador For Hilton Surfers Paradise

This information originated in Australian English.

August 12, 2011

SURFERS PARADISE, Australia - A former competitive surfer, Liz Cantor is best known for her TV presenting, now a favourite on Channel Seven’s The Great South East and Creek to Coast, as well as presenting the Queensland weather and beach reports for Channel Seven News.

Hilton Surfers Paradise General Manager David Kelly said they were delighted to welcome the self-confessed water lover and Gold Coast resident to their team of ambassadors ahead of the official opening.

“At Hilton Surfers Paradise we have combined the energy of Surfers with the style of Hilton making Liz a perfect fit as an ambassador, bringing enthusiasm and energy as a household name in Queensland,” Mr Kelly said.

“As an ambassador Liz will be regularly seen around Hilton Surfers Paradise including involvement in our opening to the public in mid-September.

“We look forward to working with Liz as we bring a fresh, new holiday destination to the Gold Coast.”

Liz Cantor said she was excited to be associated with Hilton Surfers Paradise.

“Having lived on the Gold Coast for the past 10 years, it’s fantastic to be in a position to help attract tourism dollars back into Queensland,” she said.

“I have stayed at many Hilton Hotels throughout the world and it’s exciting that such an esteemed brand will now be an option for visitors to the Gold Coast and a venue for locals to enjoy fine food and a glass of wine in the heart of Surfers Paradise.

“The Gold Coast City Council has put a lot of work into Surfers Paradise over the past 12 months and the beach front is transforming into a modern beach lovers hub.”

Rates at the new Hilton Surfers Paradise start from $259 for a one bedroom residence and from $279 for a hotel room. For bookings visit www.hiltonsurfersparadise.com.au or phone 1300 445 866.

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