HM Award Nominations 2012
9 August 2012 | The Rees Hotel QueenstownÂ achieved three finalist nominations in the prestigious â€˜2012 Hotel & Accommodation Management Magazine (HM) Awards For Hotel & Accommodation Excellence,â€™ now in its tenth year and widely recognised throughout the industry internationally.
Finalist in the â€˜Best Hotel New Zealand & South Pacificâ€™ 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 â€˜Best New Zealand General Managerâ€™ and â€˜Best Hotel Chefâ€™ 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.