It is hard to believe that we are almost halfway through the year already – June/ July School Holidays are about to start….. and as always we have been extremely busy at resort making sure that all equipment and unit are in excellent condition.
Recently a new hand rail to tennis court was installed. Dan, our gardener is working on resort gardens and will be finalising the Bocce Court. Dan is constantly working on the gardens.
The sewerage pit cover for lower basement has arrived and will be installed by Maintenance team.
The building of a new Sump Pump in lower basement will start shortly.
Members Bonus time…..
Why not take advantage of the beautiful Gold Coast weather and book a bonus week at Mariner Shores. Member receive a 30% discount on tariff: a one bedroom apartment outside Queensland School holidays is only $915 for a week ($1,015.00 during QLD School Holidays). A two bedroom apartment is $1,125.00 per a week outside QLD School Holidays ($1201.00 during QLD School Holidays).
Nemo and Dory are holidaying at Mariner Shores….!!!
New ramp to Tennis Courts
Well, winter has arrived, with cool nights and beautiful days. The whales have started their migration north, and State of Origin is here. For Game 1, we enjoyed a fantastic Meet and Greet, combined with a sausage sizzle, in the Adult’s Lounge. It was a really wonderful night, with lots of laughs and good natured heckling.
We have received the first entries for our photo competition, so please keep them coming. You could win a three-night stay just for sending in a snap you’ve taken at the Resort.
I’m ‘flying solo’ for the next week, with Susie taking a well-deserved and long overdue week off.
I am delighted to report that the in-room guest wifi is now operational. Look for the details in your arrival pack when next you check in.
And I am sure that you will all be pleased to hear that the bathroom refurbishment project has taken a big step forward with your Board agreeing to the layout and giving the green light to the first refurbishment. Director Gordon North is very busy sourcing pricing and availability of products in Vietnam, and we are planning to have the first bathroom ready for inspection by the AGM.
Speaking of the AGM, the date and venue are: Sunday 20 November 2016 at 11:00am sharp, at the Burleigh Heads Surf Lifesaving Club, Corner of Goodwin Terrace and Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh.
And finally, it’s that time of year again, so keep an eye out for your levy notices which are being despatched this week.
Until I welcome you back for your next visit, all the very best from your wonderful resort!
ARC Mercantile (Debt Collection Agency) has collected $120,000.00 in delinquent Maintenance Levies, to date.
The 2016/17 Budget has been approved by your Board, at their Board meeting on Saturday 28 May 2016.
The new levies are:
One Bedroom Apartment – $749.65
Two Bedroom Apartment – $880.22
Three Bedroom Apartment – $1,014.24
Why not join us for DAE’s first Golf Tournament in OZ – the Peninsula Classic. Play a great course, enjoy the fantastic location, and stay at one of timeshare’s Premier Resorts. Oh – and match your skills against this ‘Sand Belt’ Beauty!
Offering brilliant golf for all handicaps our tournament Golf Course, adjacent to the Nepean Country Club, is Eagle Ridge – an 18-hole championship course which makes the most of the premium golfing terrain of the Mornington Peninsula and Sandbelt region of Victoria, Australia. Eagle Ridge’s waterfalls, ornamental lakes and imaginative bunkering offer an exciting golf landscape.
Have you booked your 2016 Holiday yet??
If you have not yet booked your holiday for this year then don’t delay as available space is filling up fast… Please check our website for availability Units and weeks
Dawn Murphy has been at Mariner Shores Resort for almost 11 years and know every member by name and they all know Dawn. If you need to know anything about timeshare… Dawn is the person to speak to…!!
Runners up for Employee of the Month award are Lee Harrison and Diana Castblanco. Lee is one of our Night Cleaners / Night Security, Lee always goes the extra mile, with a smile…. Diana is from out Housekeeping Department and work extremely hard to keep our Units in tip top condition.
Congratulations to all.!!
Important Dates to Remember
June/ July School Holidays
Friday 24th June to Monday 11th July 2016
September / October School Holidays
Friday 16th September to Tuesday 4th October 2016
Sunday 20th November 2016 – to be held at Burleigh Heads Surf Club (Mowbray Park).
Friday 9th December 2016 to Monday 23rd January 2016
Friday 30th & Saturday 31st December 2016
Those members who own Fixed Week 52 & Fixed Week 1 together will automatically receive Week 53 in line with the Clubs Articles of Association.
Those members who own Fixed Week 1 may apply to the Club to use the Fixed Week 1 entitlement in Week 53. Written applications must be received, and may only be submitted from 31st July, 2016 onwards.
All other members which include holiday, floating and Fixed Week 2 may apply to use their entitlement in Week 53 by submitting written applications to the Resort from 31st August, 2016 onwards.
Please be aware that all applications must be in writing (fax, email or post) and any applications received prior to the above submission dates will be rejected with no correspondence entered into with the member. Applications received will be date stamped on arrival and allocations done in order of receipted date.
Should members have questions regarding the above information, please contact the resort directly via email (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or phone: (07) 5535 2177.
STAFF AT MARINER SHORES
Tony Houlahan has joined our team at Mariner Shores as our new Resort Manager. Susie Lloyd-Smithe has happily taken the role of Assistant Resort Manager.
The newest member of the Reservations Team is Hayley Kerfoot. She started her employ at Mariner Shores at the end of last year, and has quickly become a valuable member of the team. Dawn Murphy, in charge of our Front Office, has been with Mariner Shores for 10 years now. Our other Receptionists are Maureen Skipworth (full time) and Renee Huett (Part-time), both of who are valued team players.
Joe Van der Weiden acts in the capacity as Mariner Shores Accountant. Joe joined Mariner Shores in October 2015, and comes to with us with a strong timeshare background. (He was even a manager in a past life….)
Dave Freeman has stepped up to occupy the Senior Maintenance position. He is a carpenter by trade and this has come in quite handy at times. Paul Nanscawen has returned after a short break, and easily steps back into the Maintenance role. Daniel Teske has also back looking after our gardens. The newest member of the Maintenance Team is Ben Waters – Welcome Ben..!
Tom Cunliffe & Lee Harrison are in charge of the night cleaning duties as well as security. They do a great job of keeping Mariner Shores both clean and safe at the same time. They both are a big hit with the late night guests.
Beatriz Nuvoli has headed up the Housekeeping Department for 23 years, our longest serving employee. The Housekeeping Team consists of 20 casual and part-time employees.
Win a three night mid-week stay in a two-bedroom unit, just by sending in your best shot of you, your family or friends, enjoying your amazing Resort. It must be a photo taken at the Resort and fit into a theme of ‘Mariner’s Members’.
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