The Rees - True South

HM Award Nominations 2012

9 August 2012 | The Rees Hotel Queenstown achieved three finalist nominations in the prestigious ‘2012 Hotel & Accommodation Management Magazine (HM) Awards For Hotel & Accommodation Excellence,’ now in its tenth year and widely recognised throughout the industry internationally.

Finalist in the ‘Best Hotel New Zealand & South Pacific’ category while two key personnel have also attracted individual recognition. Chief Executive Officer Mark Rose and Executive Chef Ben Batterbury both made the final cut for ‘Best New Zealand General Manager’ and ‘Best Hotel Chef’ respectively.

The HM Awards 2012 attracted a record 2300 entries across 41 categories from Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. All qualifying candidates were required to submit a comprehensive written entry and went through a rigorous selection process by an esteemed judging panel made up of over 50 industry leaders, travel writers, industry experts and key clients. The results are audited externally by Ernst & Young.