Brisbane, the third-largest city in Australia and the capital of the state of Queensland, is the proud host of Routes Asia 2018. Termed as “Australia’s New World City,” this vibrant and innovative city retains a world-wide reputation as a leader in science and technology, while also being regarded as a shopping, cultural and events destination. Along with offering the sophistication of a larger and global destination to its visitors, delegates will also be greeted with the eagerness and friendliness of a smaller world city. It is a city in which international visitors immediately feel at ease.
The sunny, sub-tropical climate and unsurpassed natural beauty makes Brisbane a delight to explore. The Gallery of Modern art is a must see, along with the City Botanical Gardens and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. For a more relaxed visit, it’s a great place to discover some of the best restaurants in the country as well as entertaining live music and premium shopping destinations.
Brisbane Airport currently serves 22 million passengers on a single runway. In just 20 years, the airport will be catering for nearly 49 million passengers which compares to a Singapore or Hong Kong Airport today. Brisbane International Airport has aggressive expansion plans for the Asia market, along with the city itself currently experiencing explosive growth and development.