Ramada Ballina Byron celebrates A Taste of Harmony

Fun was had by all last week as we participated in A Taste of Harmony which celebrates diversity in Australian workplaces by encouraging colleagues to share food and stories from different cultural backgrounds from across the globe. This initiative was founded by the Scanlon Foundation and a philanthropic organisation established in June 2001. Its mission […]

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Proudly Supporting Cystic Fibrosis Bluesfest 2015 Guitar Raffle

For the past 18 years on the North Coast, Alan and Jenny Tunks have passionately been co-ordinating fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation along with the help of the Byron Bay  Bluesfest and in conjunction with Gibson Guitars USA for the past 12 years, to ‘help find a cure’. Again this year, 3 guitars will […]

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Nine out of Ten for Ramada Ballina!

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ballina Byron were delighted to recently achieve the Award of Excellence for the Booking.com Guest Review Awards for 2014. We received a rating of 9/10 as honoured by our guests. This award is given to hotels who are committed to providing the best possible accommodation experience to their guests acknowledging dedication […]

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Ramada Ballina Byron Commissions Local Artist to Design Greeting Card

Black Ant Australia has designed an exclusive greeting card for Ramada Ballina Byron. It was designed right here in Northern Rivers and made sustainably in Australia using post-recycled card and vegetable-based inks. Black Ant Australia is a local design business created by Danielle Byer Greenslade. Danielle’s professional background was originally in textile design and sportswear […]

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Charlie Duncan Rolling for Asperger’s

Charlie Duncan has a mission to skateboard from Melbourne to Byron Bay and Ramada Ballina Byron are happy to give a helping hand! This charity event Rolling for Asperger’s is to raise awareness amongst Australians of the condition and hurdles involved with caring for someone with Asperger’s. Charlie will be seeking to raise as much […]

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day in Ballina

Ballina will be presenting a month-long exhibition of wetland-themed art and photography, along with wetland walks and other activities for World Wetlands Day with the theme for 2015 Wetlands for our Future. EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS WetlandCare Australia presents Wetlands for Our Future, an exhibition of winning and selected works from the WetlandCare Australia Photography Prize […]

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I Can Swim a Rainbow – Exhibition and Book Launch

You are invited to celebrate a preview exhibition of Kim Michelle Toft’s stunning new children’s book, being launched in Hong Kong, March 2015. This will be the only time that the complete set of all the original silk paintings from the book each measuring 140cm x 55cm will be exhibited in Australia. Limited Edition Prints […]

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BALLINA HOTELS AMONG NSW’s BEST

The Ramada Hotel and Suites is the best rated hotel in Ballina. The news is out — the cities with the best hotels in Australia are revealed with Ballina well represented, being home to some of the country’s best hotels. Based on over 120 million traveller ratings, www.trivago.com.au presents its 2014 ranking of the top […]

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A Descendent of Ballina’s Colourful History Visits the Hotel

We were fortunate enough to have Geoffrey Ainsworth stay at the hotel recently. Geoff is a direct descendant of Captain Thomas Ainsworth of whom we named one of our on-site conference rooms after in honour of our local history. Captain Thomas Ainsworth born 1812, his wife Helen Laverty and three children arrived in the Richmond […]

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  • Trivago Top Hotel Award
  • Supporter of Wetland Care Australia