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    2013 HM Awards Winners

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    In front of almost 600 hoteliers, industry leaders and major suppliers, the winners of the 2013 HM Awards presented by Sealy have been awarded to some of the Australasian accommodation industry’s brightest stars.

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    In front of a record crowd of almost 600 hoteliers, industry leaders and major suppliers, the winners of the 2011 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, presented by Sealy, have been announced. Held at the prestigious Sydney Town Hall (Sep 2) and hosted by television personality Larry Emdur, the HM Awards have, for the […]

2014 HM Awards finalists revealed in 41 categories

Finalists have been revealed in 41 categories for the 2014 HM Awards presented by Sealy. (See below the video for more)

The gala dinner returns to Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 5th and where close to 50 awards will be handed out across categories for properties, departments and dedicated staff.

Here are some key dates for 2014:
HM Awards ticket sales close – Friday August 22, 2014
Gala Presentation Dinner – Friday September 5, 2014

Finalists have been revealed in 41 categories for the 2014 HM Awards presented by Sealy.

All thoughts are now firmly on who will take out those categories and the remaining five to be announced on the night at the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 5.

Tickets are currently selling fast for the Australasian accommodation industry’s premier night of the year, one that will see almost 50 HM Awards handed out, recognising excellence over a range of categories, from people and departments to properties and chains.

Channel 7 television personality Larry Emdur will host the evening for the fourth time in 2014, one that’s expected to attract around 600 hotel industry professionals.

A special guest musical act will be revealed on the night, as will the star hotel chefs creating the entrée, main and dessert.

In the last twelve years, almost 6000 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 450 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

The HM Awards are presented by Sealy; hosted by HM magazine and hotelmanagement.com.au; co-hosted by AHS, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and Intrust Super; and sponsored by FCS Computer Systems, Foxtel for Business, HotelHome Australia, ISIS, Nespresso, Oyster Bay Wines, Prototype Furniture, Spice Magazine, Spice News, Time Out Melbourne and Time Out Sydney.

The 2014 HM Awards gala presentation dinner is being held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 5, 2014.

2014 HM AWARDS FINALISTS

AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY AWARDS

1. SERVICED APARTMENT PROPERTY
Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney
Cairns Harbour Lights
East Hotel Canberra
Fraser Suites Sydney
Mantra South Bank Brisbane
Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
Pullman Sea Temple Port Douglas
Quay West Suites Melbourne
Quest Sydney Olympic Park
The Sebel Melbourne Flinders Lane
The York by Swiss-Belhotel, Sydney

2. BUDGET PROPERTY
BreakFree Aanuka Resort, Coffs Harbour
BreakFree Diamond Beach, Broadbeach
Country Comfort Ipswich Queensland
Econolodge Sydney South
Habitat HQ, St Kilda
ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
ibis Budget Melbourne
ibis Budget Perth Airport
ibis Budget Sydney Airport
Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge, Ayers Rock Resort

3. ECONOMY PROPERTY
Best Western Aspen and Apartments, Sale
Best Western Lakesway Motor Inn, Forster
Best Western Sanctuary Inn, Tamworth
BreakFree Alexandra Beach
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne
ibis Brisbane
ibis Sydney Airport
ibis Sydney World Square
Pensione Hotel Melbourne
Pensione Hotel Sydney
Travelodge Docklands Melbourne
Travelodge Hobart

4. MIDSCALE PROPERTY
Atura Blacktown
Cambridge Hotel Sydney
Comfort Inn and Suites Georgian
Diamant Hotel Sydney
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
Kirketon Hotel, Sydney
Mantra on the Esplanade, Darwin
Mercure Brisbane
Mercure Gold Coast Resort
Mercure Sydney
Ramada Resort Port Douglas
Vibe Hotel Darwin

5. UPSCALE PROPERTY
Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Harbourside
Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort
Harbour Rocks Hotel
Novotel Brisbane
Novotel Sydney Central
Parkroyal Darling Harbour Sydney
Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
Peppers Broadbeach
Peppers Manor House
Rendezvous Grand Hotel Adelaide
Rydges Sydney Airport

6. UPPER-UPSCALE PROPERTY
Best Western Premier Terrace hotel, Perth
East Hotel Canberra
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Harbour Rocks Hotel, Sydney
Hilton Melbourne South Wharf
Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
Pullman Resort Bunker Bay
Pullman Sydney Olympic Park
QT Canberra
Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld
Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort
Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa

7. LUXURY PROPERTY
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Emporium Hotel Brisbane
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Pan Pacific Perth Hotel
Park Hyatt Sydney
QT Sydney
qualia, Hamilton Island
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Sofitel Brisbane Central
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
The Langham Melbourne

8. AUSTRALIAN LODGE
Cape Lodge, Margaret River
El Questro Homestead
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Kim’s Beach Hideaway, Toowoon Bay
Lake House Daylesford
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
qualia, Hamilton Island
Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld
Saffire, Tasmania
Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Arnhem Land

9. BUSINESS HOTEL
East Hotel Canberra
Emporium Hotel Brisbane
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Hilton Sydney
Hotel Realm Canberra
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
Mantra South Bank Brisbane
Melbourne Marriott
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne
Sofitel Brisbane Central
The Langham, Melbourne

10. RESORT
Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa
Chateau Elan at The Vintage, Hunter Valley
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Heron Island Resort
Novotel Barossa Valley Resort
Peppers Beach Club and Spa Palm Cove
Pinctada Cable Beach Resort
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
QT Falls Creek
QT Port Douglas
qualia, Hamilton Island
Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa

11. HOTEL INTERIOR DESIGN
Atura Blacktown
Best Western Premier Terrace Hotel, Perth
Fraser Suites Perth
Gambaro Hotel Brisbane
Hotel Lindrum, Melbourne
Parkroyal Darling Harbour Sydney
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
QT Canberra
Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa
Sofitel Brisbane Central
Swissotel Sydney
The Sebel Melbourne Docklands

12. BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Chateau Elan at The Vintage, Hunter Valley
East Hotel Canberra
Emporium Hotel, Brisbane
Establishment Hotel, Sydney
Gambaro Hotel, Brisbane
Harbour Rocks Hotel, Sydney
Hotel Lindrum MGallery
Ovolo Hotel Melbourne
Peppers Manor House, Southern Highlands
Q Station Manly
QT Sydney
Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld

13. NEW HOTEL
Adge Apartment Hotel, Sydney
Adina Apartment Hotel Bondi Beach
Atura Blacktown
Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane
Gambaro Hotel Brisbane
HotelHotel, Canberra
Ikara Safari Camp, Wilpena Pound
QT Canberra
Quest Rockhampton
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
Sheraton Melbourne
The Sebel Melbourne Docklands

14. MICE PROPERTY
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Hilton Sydney
Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Pan Pacific Perth
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park
Q Station Manly
RACV Royal Pines Resort
Sheraton On The Park, Sydney
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
The Langham Melbourne

15. REGIONAL PROPERTY
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
Lake House Daylesford
Mount Lofty House, Adelaide Hills
Pullman Resort Bunker Bay
QT Port Douglas
Quest Dubbo
RACV Torquay Resort
Royal Mail Hotel
The Flinders Hotel
The Observatory Port Macquarie
The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

16. DAY SPA
Chahoya Spa by L’Occitane, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa
CHI Spa, Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Chuan Spa, The Langham Melbourne
One Spa, RACV Royal Pines Resort
Salus Spa, Lake House Daylesford
spaQ, QT Sydney
The Day Spa, The Langham Sydney
The Spa at Chateau Elan
The Spa, Park Hyatt Sydney
The Waldheim Alpine Spa, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Timeless Spa, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Vie Spa, Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa

17. HOTEL BAR
115 Grill and Brewhouse, Best Western Premier Hotel 115 Kew
Atrium Bar on 35, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Blu Bar, Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Emporium Hotel Cocktail Bar, Brisbane
Gilt Lounge, QT Sydney
Grain, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
KG BAR, Pullman Brisbane King George Square
ru-co bar, Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Soiree, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
Stingray Lounge, QT Gold Coast
The Travellers Bar, Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne
Zeta Bar, Hilton Sydney

18. HOTEL RESTAURANT
Altitude Restaurant, Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Boilerhouse Harbourside Restaurant and Bar, Q Station Manly
Collins Kitchen, Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Gambaro Seafood Restaurant, Gambaro Hotel
glass Brasserie, Hilton Sydney
Gowings Bar and Grill, QT Sydney
Lake House Restaurant
Long Pavilion, qualia
No35, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Noosa Beach House by Peter Kuruvita, Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa
Vanitas, Palazzo Versace
Wolgan Dining Room, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa

19. TECH HOTEL
Crown Metropol Melbourne
Establishment Hotel, Sydney
Hilton Sydney
Holiday Inn Sydney Airport
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
Mercure Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney
Pullman Sydney Olympic Park
QT Sydney
Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa
The Darling Hotel
The Langham Melbourne

NEW ZEALAND & SOUTH PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARDS

20. NEW ZEALAND HOTEL
Crowne Plaza Auckland
Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Eichardt’s Private Hotel, Queenstown
Hilton Auckland
Hilton Queenstown
Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown
Novotel Auckland Airport
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa
The George, Christchurch
The Langham, Auckland
The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments, Queenstown

21. NEW ZEALAND REGIONAL PROPERTY
Best Western 555 on Bayview
Best Western Sails
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco
Hilton Lake Taupo
Holiday Inn Rotorua
Millbrook, Central Otago
Peppers Bluewater Resort Tekapo
Peppers Clearwater Resort
Quest Napier
Quest Rotorua Central
Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Joseph Glacier
The Dome, Napier

22. NEW ZEALAND LODGE
Blanket Bay, Glenorchy
Huka Lodge, Taupo
Kaimata Lodge, Dunedin
Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown
Otahuna Lodge, Christchurch
Owen River Lodge, Murchison
Peppers Awaroa Lodge
Peppers Parehua, Martinborough
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay
Warekauhau Country Estate, Palliser Bay
Whare Kea Lodge, Lake Wanaka

23. FIJIAN PROPERTY
Fiji Beach Resort and Spa by Hilton
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa
Outrigger On the Lagoon Fiji
Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island
Royal Davui
Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort, Yanuka
Sheraton Fiji Resort
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa
The Westin Fiji Resort and Spa
Vomo Island Resort
Wyndham Fiji Resort Denarau Island
Yasawa Island Resort and Spa

24. SOUTH PACIFIC PROPERTY
Aggie Grey’s Lagoon, Beach Resort and Spa, Samoa
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Le Lagon Vanuatu
Le Meridien Ile des Pins, New Caledonia
Madang Star International Hotel, Papua New Guinea
Matavai Resort Niue Island
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach and Private Island, French Polynesia
Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, French Polynesia
Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa, Cook Islands

PROPERTY AWARDS – ALL COUNTRIES (AUSTRALIA, NZ & STH PACIFIC)

25. MARKETING CAMPAIGN
Atura Blacktown
Best Western Australasia
East Hotel Canberra
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Hamilton Island
Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts
InterContinental Hotels Group
Mercure Sydney
Novotel Hotels and Resorts Australia
Pan Pacific Perth
Parkroyal Darling Harbour Sydney
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

26. SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
Accor Pacific Hotels
Atura Blacktown
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Hilton on the Park, Melbourne
Mantra Group
Mercure Sydney
Novotel Brisbane
QStation, Manly
Schwartz Family Company hotels, Australia
The York by Swiss-Belhotel
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific
Yasawa Island, Fiji

PEOPLE AWARDS – ALL COUNTRIES (AUSTRALIA, NZ & STH PACIFIC)

27. CONCIERGE
Benn Wahlheim, Mercure Gold Coast Resort
Damian Szumski, Quay West Suites Sydney
David Board, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
David Graeff, Rydges Sydney Central
David Luff, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
David Patt, InterContinental Sydney
Fiona Lawson, Crowne Plaza Queenstown, NZ
Graham Hodgson, Emporium Hotel
James Ridenour, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
Josh Lane, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, NZ
Kris Mosch, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, NZ
Mike Sullivan, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, NZ
Peter Williams, Fairmont Resort MGallery, Blue Mountains
Rhett Constantine, Pullman and Mercure Melbourne Albert Park

28. HOTEL CHEF
Alastair Waddell, qualia, Hamilton Island
Anthony Flowers, Novotel and Ibis Sydney on Darling Harbour
Ben Batterbury, The Rees Hotel, Queenstown, NZ
Carl Middleton, Hilton Sydney
Daniel James, Peppers Manor House, Southern Highlands
Daniel Simpson, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
David Albert, Pullman and Mercure Melbourne Albert Park
Deepak Mishra, Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
Jinu Abraham, Heritage Hotel Auckland
Leigh Robbins, Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens
Martin Horsley, No35 at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Richard Arboleda, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, NZ
Sunil Pajnoo, Parkroyal Parramatta
Thomas Ege, Peppers Beach Club and Spa

29. FOOD AND BEVERAGE ASSOCIATE
Adam Leonardi, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
Antonio Vilaca, Best Western Premier Terrace Hotel
Chris Armstrong, Pullman Brisbane King George Square
Elizabeth Cherivini, Peppers Manor House
Hans Joachim, Parkroyal Parramatta
James Logan, Peppers Salt Resort and Spa
Mark Shacker, Parkroyal Darling Harbour
Nicole Scheinflug, Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
Raymond Gao, Rydges Sydney Central
Robin Khurana, Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
Rohan Satgrahe, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Tara Sullivan, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Tom Woods, InterContinental Sydney
Vipul Vetal, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

30. HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATE
Abbie Williams, Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney
Amber Margrain, Pullman Auckland
Angela James, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Brooke Sheppard, Accor Hotels Australia
Corinna Saffhill, Sydney Harbour Marriott
David Hannan, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa
Jenny Mulholland, Mercure Gold Coast Resort
John Timson, Academie Accor
Megan Knoetze, Parkroyal Darling Harbour
Roman Lee-Lo, Hilton Queenstown Resort and Spa and Kawarau Hotel
Suzy French, Mercure and ibis Brisbane

31. SALES AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE
Breann Maike, Parkroyal Darling Harbour
Cameron Westman, Parkroyal Parramatta
David Bayly, Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney
Florencia Aimo, Hilton Sydney
Gerry Bourke, Quest Rockhampton
Jodie Evans, Novotel Pacific Bay Coffs Harbour
Joe Chakutip, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific
John Korkou, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Laura Brookes, Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
Manoj Heenkenda, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
Morag Ritchie, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Reno Verikakis, Sofitel New Zealand
Will Parry, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

32. COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE
Florencia Aimo, Hilton Sydney
Gaynor Reid, Accor Asia Pacific
Hansni Bhagani, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Karena Noble, Voyages Indigenous Tourism
Katie Rusden, Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Kimberley Roberts, Hilton Brisbane
Lauren Bremner, Best Western Australasia
Maryam Awang, Park Hyatt Sydney
Sophie Baker, Hamilton Island
Stephen Howard, Amalgamated Holdings Limited
Suzanne O’Bree, Choice Hotels Australasia
Tara Bishop, The Langham Melbourne
Virginia Chong, Pan Pacific Perth
Yvette Peverell, Mantra Group

33. FRONT OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Christian Schomann, Sheraton On The Park Sydney
Christie Love, The York By Swiss-Belhotel
Emily Traupel, Pullman and Mercure Melbourne Albert Park
Jessica Whitworth, Mantra Portsea
Kerri James, Rydges Sydney Central
Lauren Job, Mercure Sydney
Lilia Garza, Peppers Clearwater Resort, New Zealand
Lucy McDonald, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Marlene Kuhn, Pan Pacific Perth
Patricia Sutherland, The Sebel Premier Apartments Chatswood
Shiju Oommen, Crowne Plaza Auckland
Tara Gander, Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney
Tim McPherson, Chateau Elan at The Vintage
Touli Gobolos, Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar Sydney
Vicky Stasous, Parkroyal Parramatta

34. FINANCE ASSOCIATE
Alex Holland, Best Western Premier Hotel 115 Kew
Bee Tan, Mercure Sydney
David Elmer, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific
Dianne Edwards, Mercure Gold Coast Resort
Geoff Rossiter, Sheraton on the Park
Grant Smith, Holiday Inn Sydney Airport
Joe Ward, Sydney Harbour Marriott
Scott McLeod, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Tarun Abraham, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Walter Fernando, Novotel Melbourne on Collins

35. HOUSEKEEPER
Asif Imran, Travelodge Wynyard
Bev Shorter, Best Western Plus Ambassador on Ruthven Motor Inn
Bihan Pathirana, Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne
Donna Musarella, Crown Towers Melbourne
Jacqui Moore, Quay West Brisbane
Kevin Ball, Parkroyal Darling Harbour
Leonie Dunn, Mantra South Bank
Marleen Gilbert, Wyndham Resort Torquay
Michelle Joseph, Rydges Bankstown
Paula McGrath, RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel
Rasel Mohammed, The Cullen Melbourne
Stacey Mitchell, Chateau Elan at The Vintage
Sue Ralphs, Pullman Magenta Shores Resort
Terrie Edwards, Novotel Sydney Central

36. HOTEL ENGINEER
Alex Plusch, Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach
Andy Goonesekera, InterContinental Sydney
Anton Van Den Brink, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Anura Yapa, Shangri-la Hotel Sydney
Craig Cavers, Hilton Sydney
Janusz Zaklikowski, The Langham Sydney
Mike Fe’ao, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Neil Callaghan, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Ralf Moritz, Peppers Beach Club and Spa
Robin Power, Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Simon Wilkinson, Mantra South Bank and Mantra on Queen
Spencer Hobbs, Mercure Gold Coast Resort
Viran Yappa, Novotel Perth Langley

37. RISING STAR
Chris Davis, Sheraton On The Park
Kaydee George, Ramada Resort and Spa Dunsborough
Michelle Paul, Atura Blacktown
Sarah Hegarty, Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
Monique Rutene, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa
Michael Brennan, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Eric Caetano, Novotel and Ibis Sydney on Darling Harbour
Rachel Elasi, Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach
Ramiza Hassan, Mercure/Ibis Brisbane
Anneliese Lowe, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
Megan Kadic, Pullman Brisbane King George Square
Sonam Dhamija, Mantra 100 Exhibition
Vijay Shah, Rydges World Square
Dona Fazah, Cambridge Hotel Sydney
Ben Vernes, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf
Catriona Mackay, Parkroyal Darling Harbour
Keyur Patel, Tune Melbourne
Sam Swaffield, Holiday Inn Auckland Airport

MAJOR AWARDS – ALL COUNTRIES (AUSTRALIA, NZ & STH PACIFIC)

38. SOUTH PACIFIC GENERAL MANAGER
Bob Speed, Wyndham Resort Denarau Island, Fiji
David Thomas, Madang Star International Hotel, Papua New Guinea
Erik Stuebe, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa
Gerard Knight, Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island
James McCann, Yasawa Island Resort and Spa, Fiji
Marcus Niszow, Pacific Resort Hotel Group, Cook Islands
Mark Leslie, Vomo Island Resort, Fiji
Michael Monks, Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort and Spa
Peter Hopgood, Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji
Shane Cunning, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Fiji and Samoa
Steve Anstey, Ahura Resorts, Fiji
Thomas Tait, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu

39. NEW ZEALAND GENERAL MANAGER
Andy Cunningham, Fiordland Lodge, Te Anau
Bruce Garrett, The George Hotel, Christchurch
Felix Borenstein, Owen River Lodge
Franz Mascarenhas, The Langham Auckland
Mark Rose, The Rees Hotel, Queenstown
Paul Evans, Stamford Plaza Auckland
Rob McIntyre, Pullman Auckland
Roger Brantsma, Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo
Simon Tocker, Peppers Parehua, Martinborough
Vincent Macquet, Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa
Wouter de Graaf, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

40. AUSTRALIAN GENERAL MANAGER
Erkin Aytekin, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
Greg Brady, Mercure Sydney
Jennifer Brown, Sydney Harbour Marriott
Jesse Kornoff, Peppers Manor House, Sutton Forest
John McIlwain, Rydges World Square, Sydney
John Morris, RACV Queensland Resorts
Joost Heymeijer, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Kelye Woodgate, The York by Swiss-Belhotel, Sydney
Leon Wood, Best Western Plus Launceston
Michael Edwards, Mantra 2 Bond Street
Richard Meulet, The Establishment Hotel
Scott Horn, Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld
Sonia Lefevre, The Langham, Sydney

41. ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Emporium Hotel Brisbane
Fiordland Lodge, Te Anau
Hilton Sydney
InterContinental Sydney
Novotel Auckland Airport
QStation Manly
Schwartz Family Company hotels, Australia
Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Sydney Harbour Marriott
The Observatory Port Macquarie

MAJOR AWARDS (JUDGES ONLY)

42. HOTEL BRAND
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

43. ACCOMMODATION CHAIN
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

44. HOTEL OF THE YEAR
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

45. HM MAGAZINE AUSTRALASIAN HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

46. HM MAGAZINE ASIA-PACIFIC HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

HALL OF FAME
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

SERVICE TO THE INDUSTRY
-To be revealed at the HM Awards on September 5, 2014

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