What you need to know


In celebration of MTA’s 20th Birthday, Virgin Australia will offer a 15% discount off the best fares to/from Gold Coast (OOL) and Brisbane (BNE).
This offer is open to all MTA Members, plus friends and family. And you will earn both Velocity points and status credits.

Thanks to Virgin Australia, discount flights are available through the booking panel below:
Discount available are:
• Domestic Business: up to 15% Virgin Australia Domestic Business class fares
• Domestic Flexi: up to 15% Virgin Australia Domestic Freedom fares
• Domestic Saver up to 15% Virgin Australia Domestic Elevate and Getaway fares (excluding tactical and sale fares)

For your reference the sale period is 01/07/2019 – midnight 21/02/2020 and the travel period is 21/02/2020 – midnight 09/03/2020

All fares purchased using the Event Direct booking tile are subject to the fare type terms and conditions provided on the Virgin Australia website.

Click here to book your flights now!

MTA Companion app

Your conference program will be made available to you via the MTA Companion App. The app helps you keep all conference times and supporting material in one place. We’ll use the app to send you reminders and updates during the conference. Download ‘MTA Companion’ at your App Store or Google Play store.


Airport transfers

Airport transfers to GC ($20per person, each way) + Brisbane ($25per person, each way) available must be pre-book for set times.
Please indicate if you would like a transfer when you register.

Dress code

Daytime sessions: Smart casual attire.
Lagoon beach celebration: Beach glam! Think maxi dresses, sundresses or board shorts. Flip flops are perfectly acceptable!
Movieworld Gala Dinner: Roaring ‘20’s theme – think flapper dresses, long pearls and tassels for ladies. And casual suits, fedoras or gangster outfits for the gentlemen.

Venue: Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort  CHECK-IN TIME: 3 PM | CHECK-OUT TIME: 11 AM 
ADDRESS: Manor Circle : Sanctuary Cove , QLD ,4212, Australia

We have secured exclusive use of the five-star luxury resort – Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove for our celebration and conference.
InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort reflects the grand, graceful architecture of a Queensland estate. The resort is tucked within the beautiful surrounds of Sanctuary Cove, and features a marina, acclaimed golf courses, one-acre lagoon beach pool and lush garden landscapes.

Room rate: 

  • $229 per night (single occupancy, one breakfast)
  • $249 per night (double occupancy/twin share, two breakfasts)
  • $269 per night (triple share, 3 breakfasts, using existing bedding)
  • $344 per night (triple share, 3 breakfasts with rollaway bed in room)

Accommodation rates are in AUD$ and inclusive of 10% GST. The above room rates are INCLUSIVE of daily breakfast in Cove Cafe. You can book your accommodation when you register to attend MTA 2020. Credit card details will be required to guarantee the booking. Full payment will be made direct to the hotel upon checkout.

The maximum numbers per room are as follows (due to fire restrictions):
• 2 Adults and 2 Children (under 12)
• 3 Adults

Pre and post-conference accommodation can be requested during registration, and the same room rate will apply.
If you would like to pre-pay your accommodation, please email mtaconference@kaigi.com.au to request an invoice.

Parking at Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove

Outdoor parking is available on a complimentary basis for both in-house guests and their visitors.
Valet parking is available at a cost of $15 per day

Helpful information

Weather: With Queensland’s beautiful sub-tropical weather be sure to pack sunscreen and don’t forget your sunglasses.

MTA Conference 2020 team

For all registration enquiries or specific questions please contact Tricia Hopkins – MTA Conference 2020 team.
E: mtaconference@kaigi.com.au