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It’s all class – business class – with Emirates at Sofitel Brisbane’s Melbourne cup party

2007 Melbourne CupThe spectacle of one of the world’s great horse races returns to Sofitel Brisbane this year with the running of the 2007 Melbourne Cup next month.   On 6th November 2007, Sofitel Brisbane, in co-operation with Emirates Airline and Classic Hits 4KQ, will celebrate the great race with a party for punters, fashionistas and anyone who enjoys a day at the races without leaving the comfort of a five star hotel. One guest will be a big winner even if they fail to pick the first past the post with all ticket holders going in the draw for the Emirates Airline major prize – two return Business Class tickets from Brisbane to Europe.   Melbourne Cup Luncheon will be held in Ballroom Le Grand from 11.30am to 3.30pm featuring Classic Hits 4KQ breakfast crew presenters Laurel Edwards, Gary Clare and Mark Hine as hosts. A collection of the latest fashion styles from Wintergarden, will be presented by fashion guru Elizabeth Clarke along with live entertainment, fine food from Chef Marshal Orton and beverages including a glass of French champagne on arrival.   These will combine with sweeps, Fashions on the Field, prizes, Wintergarden gift bag and an on-site TAB to provide the complete Sofitel Brisbane Melbourne Cup experience.   The ticket price is $139 per person.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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