The popular television series „Traumschiff“, Germanys version of The Love Boat, recently dropped anchor off the tropical coast of Cairns in Queensland, Australia, near the Great Barrier Reef for the filming of a brand new episode. Not only will the spectacular scenery in and around Cairns play an important role in the show, but so will the Reef Hotel Casino where the actors, actresses and entire film crew are residing. The episode is due to be aired either December 26, 2003 or January 1, 2004. The shows stars famous German personalities, such as Barbara Wussow, Albert Fortell, Ruth Maria Kubitschek, Ben Becker, Axel Millberg, Otto Sander and Jan Fedder.
Located in the city center and offering a fantastic view of Trinity Bay, the Reef Hotel Casino is the most well-known and luxurious hotel in Cairns. Equipped with a private balcony and individual spa bath, each of the hotels generously proportioned 128 suites gives its guests the finest in luxury amenities. The principle owners of the complex are two European companies, the Accor Group, which operates the hotel, as well as the Casinos Austria Group, which provides world-class casino management.
The Reef Hotel Casino, opened in 1996, is part of a comprehensive hotel and entertainment complex offering guests a variety of entertainment possibilities in an elegant environment, a separate Club Privé for VIP guests, luxury dining in the Tamarind Restaurant, dancing in the casinos nightclub 1936, as well as meeting and conference facilities. The casino, designed and run by Casinos Austria International, provides gaming excitement at 43 tables and 540 slot machines. With its new role in Traumschiff, The Reef Hotel Casino takes its place among the other world-famous hotels, such as Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas or the Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, both of which have also been featured in the German series.
Photo: f.l.: Captain Siegfried Rauch, Casino Director Thomas Jancik und Austrian actress Barbara Wussow