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    2015 HM Awards Winners

    | April 25, 2016

    2015 HM Awards Winners announced in front of record crowd The winners of the 2015 HM Awards for Accommodation Excellence, presented by Sealy Posturepedic, have been named in front of a record 600 attendees at Sydney Town Hall last Friday night (September 4). Hosted by television personality Lisa Wilkinson, the HM Awards have, for the […]

  • 2014 HM Awards winners

    2014 HM Awards winners

    | January 20, 2015 | Comments (0)

    In front of almost 600 hoteliers, industry leaders and major suppliers, the winners of the 2014 HM Awards presented by Sealy have been awarded to some of the Australasian accommodation industry’s brightest stars. Held at the prestigious Sydney Town Hall on September 5 and hosted by television personality Larry Emdur, the HM Awards have, for […]

  • 2013 HM Awards Winners

    2013 HM Awards Winners

    | April 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

    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.

  • 2012 HM Awards winners

    2012 HM Awards winners

    | April 11, 2012

    Presenting the winners and highly commended recipients from the 2012 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence.

  • 2011 HM Awards highlights

    2011 HM Awards highlights

    | January 10, 2012

    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 […]

HM Awards 2016: just 5 tickets remain until sold out

Just five tickets remain on sale for the 2016 HM Awards presented by Sealy Posturepedic gala presentation dinner following a record number of bookings.

If you wish to purchase the tickets to attend the 2016 HM Awards in Sydney on September 2, you need to do the following:

-Email bookings@hmawards.com.au
-Request the exact number of tickets you require with an attached booking form (which can be found by clicking here).
-Ensure all contact details are included in the email so we can contact you to confirm the seats are still available

 

2016 HM Awards finalists announced

Finalists have been revealed for the 2016 HM Awards presented by Sealy Posturepedic.

Due to the large number of entries received, finalists have been announced in 37 of 41 categories today, with the remaining four to be announced on Wednesday, August 3.

A number of judges’ only categories (listed below) will be revealed on the night at the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 2, 2016.

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 Seven personality Larry Emdur is set to emcee the evening and 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 14 years, almost 8000 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 550 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

The 2016 HM Awards presented by Sealy Posturepedic gala presentation dinner is being held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 2, 2016.

HM Awards 2016 FINALISTS

AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY CATEGORIES

1. SERVICED APARTMENT PROPERTY
Adina Adelaide Treasury, SA
Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront, NT
Adina Sydney on Crown, NSW
Fraser Suites Sydney, NSW
Mantra on Edward, Brisbane, QLD
Mantra Sierra Grand, Broadbeach, QLD
Meriton Serviced Apartments World Tower, Sydney, NSW
Oakwood Apartments, Brisbane City, QLD
Quest at Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW
The Sebel Sydney Chatswood, NSW
The York by Swiss-Belhotel, Sydney, NSW
Wyndham Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QLD

2. ECONOMY HOTEL
Best Western Kennedy Drive Motel, Tweed Heads, NSW
BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW
BreakFree on Clarence, Sydney, NSW
Glenferrie Lodge, Kirribilli, NSW
ibis Adelaide, SA
ibis Mackay, QLD
ibis Perth, WA
ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street, QLD
ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk, Sutton, ACT
ibis Sydney on Darling Harbour, NSW
Oakwood Apartments, Brisbane, QLD
Travelodge Hobart, TAS

3. MIDSCALE HOTEL
Atura Albury, NSW
Atura Dandenong, Melbourne, VIC
Best Western The Haven Glebe, Sydney, NSW
Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park, NSW
Little National Hotel, Canberra, ACT
Mantra on Russell, Melbourne, VIC
Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW
Mercure Brisbane, QLD
Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru, NT
Mercure Sydney, NSW
Metro Hotel on Pitt, Sydney, NSW
Wyndham Hotel Melbourne, VIC

4. UPSCALE HOTEL
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Airport, NSW
Best Western Premier Terrace Hotel, Perth, WA
Burbury Hotel and Apartments, Canberra, ACT
Crowne Plaza Terrigal, NSW
DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne – Flinders Street, VIC
Next Hotel Brisbane, QLD
Novotel Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
QT Canberra, ACT
Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
Sails in the Desert Hotel, Yulara, NT

5. UPPER UPSCALE HOTEL
Capri by Fraser, Brisbane, QLD
Crown Metropol, Melbourne, VIC
Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour, NSW
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC
Hilton Sydney, NSW
Hotel Realm, Canberra, ACT
Pan Pacific Perth, WA
Peppers Manor House, Sutton Forest, NSW
Pier One Sydney Harbour, NSW
Pullman Sydney Airport, NSW
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, NSW

6. LUXURY HOTEL
Como The Treasury, Perth, WA
Crown Towers Melbourne, VIC
Emporium Hotel Brisbane, QLD
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, NSW
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, NSW
One&Only Hayman Island, QLD
Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
qualia, Hamilton Island, QLD
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW
Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
The Langham Sydney, NSW

7. AUSTRALIAN LODGE
Cape Lodge, Margaret River, WA
Halls Gap Log Cabins, Halls Gap, VIC
Jamala Wildlife Lodge, Canberra, ACT
Kim’s Beach Hideaway, Toowoon Bay, NSW
Lake House, Daylesford, VIC
One&Only Emirates Wolgan Valley, NSW
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, TAS
qualia, Hamilton Island, QLD
Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, SA
Spicers Hidden Vale, QLD
Spicers Peak Lodge, Maryvale, QLD
Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Arnhem Land, NT

8. BUSINESS HOTEL
Crown Promenade Hotel Melbourne, VIC
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC
Hilton Sydney, NSW
InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Next Hotel Brisbane, QLD
Novotel Canberra, ACT
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, NSW
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, NSW
The Westin Melbourne, VIC
The Westin Sydney, NSW

9. RESORT
Alamanda Palm Cover by Lancemore, Palm Cove, QLD
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, NSW
Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, SA
One&Only Emirates Wolgan Valley, NSW
One&Only Hayman Island, QLD
Peppers Beach Club & Spa, Palm Cove, QLD
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort, NSW
QT Falls Creek, VIC
QT Port Douglas, QLD
qualia, Hamilton Island, QLD
Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NT
The Sebel Hawkesbury Resort and Spa, Windsor, NSW

10. HOTEL INTERIOR DESIGN
Como The Treasury, Perth, WA
Elements of Byron, Byron Bay, NSW
Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, NSW
Holiday Inn Express sydney Macquarie Park, NSW
Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW
Peppers Docklands, Melbourne, VIC
Primus Hotel Sydney, NSW
QT Bondi, Bondi Beach, NSW
The Langham Sydney, NSW
The Old Clare Hotel, Chippendale, NSW
The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, NSW
Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport, ACT

11. BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Alex Hotel, Perth, WA
Emporium Hotel, Brisbane, QLD
Gambaro Hotel, Brisbane, QLD
Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, NSW
Hotel Kurrajong Canberra, ACT
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort and Spa, NSW
Lindenderry, Red Hill, VIC
Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW
QT Sydney, NSW
The New Incholm Hotel and Suites, Brisbane, QLD
The Old Clare Hotel, Chippendale, NSW
The Olsen, Melbourne, VIC

12. NEW HOTEL
Best Western Plus Lake Kawana, Sunshine Coast, QLD
Como The Treasury, Perth, WA
Elements of Byron, Byron Bay, NSW
Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park, NSW
Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street, QLD
Meriton Serviced Apartments Chatswood, Sydney, NSW
Peppers Docklands, VIC
Primus Hotel Sydney, NSW
QT Bondi, Bondi Beach, NSW
Rydges Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD
The Old Clare Hotel Sydney, NSW
Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport, ACT

13. MEETINGS AND CONFERENCING PROPERTY
Ayers Rock Resort (Uluru Meeting Place), Yulura, NT
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, MGallery by Sofitel, NSW
Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC
Hilton Sydney, NSW
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, NSW
Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, NSW
Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff, NSW
Rendezvous Hotel Scarboroug, Perth, WA
Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW
Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD

14. REGIONAL PROPERTY
Crowne Plaza Newcastle, NSW
Elements of Byron, Byron Bay, NSW
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, NSW
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains – MGallery by Sofitel, NSW
Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, NSW
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort and Spa, NSW
Lindenderry, Red Hill, VIC
Mantra Lorne, VIC
Peppers Manor House, Sutton Forest, NSW
QT Port Douglas, QLD
Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld, VIC
The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, NSW
Vibe Hotel Marysville, VIC

15. DAY SPA
Alamanda Palm Cove, QLD (Alamanda Spa)
Como The Treasury, Perth, WA (Como Shambhala Urban Escape)
Lake House, Daylesford, VIC (Salus Spa)
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort and Spa, NSW (Lilianfels Spa)
One&Only Emirates Wolgan Valley, NSW (Timeless Spa)
Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW (The Spa)
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, TAS (Waldheim Day Spa)
QT Gold Coast, QLD (SpaQ Gold Coast)
QT Sydney, NSW (SpaQ Sydney)
Sebel Hawkesbury Resort and Spa, Windsor, NSW (Villa Thalgo Day Spa)
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW (CHI, The Spa)
The Langham Sydney, NSW (Chuan Spa)

16. HOTEL BAR
Como The Treasury, Perth, WA (Treasury Lounge and Bar)
Crown Towers Melbourne, VIC (Waiting Room)
Emporium Hotel, Brisbane, QLD (Emporium Hotel Cocktail Bar)
Four Seasons Sydney (Grain Bar)
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC (Ru-Co Bar)
Hilton Sydney (Zeta Bar)
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, NSW (Stillery)
Next Hotel Brisbane, QLD (The Pool Terrance and Bar)
Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW (The Bar)
QT Sydney, NSW (Gilt Lounge)
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, NSW (Blu Bar on 36)
The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW (The Clare Bar)

17. HOTEL RESTAURANT
Como The Treasury, Perth, WA (Wildflower)
Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, NSW (Paper Daisy)
Hotel Realm, Barton, ACT (Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar)
Lake House Daylesford, VIC (Lake House Restaurant)
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, NSW (The Ternary)
Peppers Manor House, Sutton Forest, NSW (Katers Restaurant)
QT Sydney, NSW (Gowings Bar and Grill)
qualia, Hamilton Island, QLD (Long Pavillion)
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney, NSW (Bentley)
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW (Altitude)
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC (No35)
The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW (Automata)
The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW (Kensington Street Social)

18. TECH HOTEL
Capri by Fraser, Brisbane, QLD
Crown Towers Melbourne, VIC
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC
Hilton Sydney, NSW
HotelHotel, Canberra, ACT
ibis Adelaide, SA
InterContinental Melbourne, The Rialto, VIC
Next Hotel Brisbane, QLD
Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
QT Sydney, NSW
Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
The Darling Hotel, Sydney, NSW

NEW ZEALAND & SOUTH PACIFIC PROPERTY CATEGORIES

19.NEW ZEALAND HOTEL
Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Eichardt’s Private Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand
Heritage Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Hilton Auckland, New Zealand
Hotel St Moritz – Mgallery by Sofitel, Queenstown, New Zealand
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
SkyCity Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa, New Zealand
The Langham Auckland, New Zealand
The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments, Queenstown, New Zealand
The Spire Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

20. NEW ZEALAND REGIONAL PROPERTY
Best Western Braeside Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand
Craggy Range Winery Cabins, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand
Hilton Lake Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand
Mahana Estates Villa, Nelson, New Zealand
Millbrook, Central Otago, New Zealand
Novotel New Plymouth Hobson, New Zealand
Peppers Clearwater Resort, Christchurch, New Zealand
Peppers Parehua, Martinborough, New Zealand
Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Joseph Glacier, New Zealand
The Factory, Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Wanaka, New Zealand

21. NEW ZEALAND LODGE
Blanket Bay, Glenorchy, New Zealand
Fiordland Lodge, Te Anau, New Zealand
Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand
Kaimata Lodge, Dunedin, New Zealand
Mahana Estates Villa, Nelson, New Zealand
Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand
Otahuna Lodge, Christchurch, New Zealand
Peppers Awaroa, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
Raetihi Lodge, Marlborough, New Zealand
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Wharekauhau Country Estate, Wellington, New Zealand

22. FIJIAN PROPERTY
Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa, Denarau Island, Fiji
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa, Fiji
Laucala Island, Fiji
Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Fiji
Malolo Island Resort, Fiji
Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, Coral Coast, Fiji
Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island, Fiji
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa, Denarau Island, Fiji
The Westin Fiji Resort and Spa, Denarau Island, Fiji
Vomo Island Fiji, Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
Wyndham Resort Denarau Island, Fiji
Yasawa Island Resort and Spa, Fiji

23. SOUTH PACIFIC PROPERTY
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Hilton Noumea La Promenade, Noumea
Holiday Inn Resort, Vanuatu
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Le Meridien Ile des Pins, New Caledonia
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Pacific Resort Rarotoga, Cook Islands
Sheraton Deva Noumea Resort and Spa, Noumea
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, French Polynesia
Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort, French Polynesia
St Regis Bora Bora Resort, French Polynesia
Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa, Cook Islands

DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS
(Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific)

24. MARKETING CAMPAIGN
AccorHotels (ibisPLAY)
AccorHotels (Wintervention)
Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NT (Launch of Field of Light Uluru)
Best Western Australasia (Become a BWR Points Millionaire)
Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise, QLD (I Like Four Winds)
Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, NSW (Launch of Halcyon House)
Hilton Auckland, New Zealand (Be a Weekender)
Pan Pacific Perth, WA (Pacific Escape)
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW (Matt Blatt Concept Suite)
Quest Apartment Hotels (Choose your Destiny)
Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD (Magnifique Mother’s Day)
TFE Hotels (Stay and Play in Canberra)

25. SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
AccorHotels (Race to Survive 2015: Kokoda Trail)
Crowne Plaza Terrigal, NSW (Service to the Community)
Fiji’s Coral Coast Hotels (Sigatoka Hospital upgrades)
Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, NSW (Service to the Community)
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC (We Care for People So They Can Be Their Best)
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa, Fiji (Service to the Fiji Community)
InterContinental Sydney, NSW (InterContinental Sydney Responsible Business)
Loxley on Bellbird Hill, Kurrajong Hills, NSW (Service to the Community)
Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, Fiji (Conua School projects and 20km walk for kids)
The Westin Sydney, NSW (Service to the Community)
Wyndham Resort Denarau Island Fiji (Service to the Community)
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific (Wishes by Wyndham)

PEOPLE AWARDS
(Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific)

26. CONCIERGE
Adam Forth – Stamford Plaza Adelaide, SA
Amir Ayoub – Novotel and Ibis Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Andrew Austen – The Menzies Sydney, NSW
Chris Pappas – The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure, Melbourne, VIC
David Krempaszky – The Heritage Auckland, New Zealand
Geoffrey Loder – Mercure Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Ingmar Becker – Bolton Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand
James Spielvogel – InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, VIC
Jimmy Brisson – The Heritage Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Jonathan Fambart – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Kris Mosch – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, New Zealand
Luciano Cantisani – The Langham Auckland, New Zealand
Martin Bray – The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Pericles Yiannakis – Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
Peter Brown – Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, NSW
Peter McBrearty – The Langham Melbourne, VIC
Phil De Merindol – Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Randolph Huerto – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Tahir Shahdin – Pullman at Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Zafar Raza – InterContinental Sydney, NSW

27. HOTEL CHEF
Alistair Forster – Mahana Estates, New Zealand
Amanda Gutte – Stamford Plaza Adelaide, SA
Anna Polyviou – Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Ben Batterbury – The Rees Hotel Queenstown, New Zealand
Ben Nicholls – Pullman Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Craig Knudsen – qualia, Hamilton Island, QLD
David Zimmer – Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW
Jee Whan Lee – Parkroyal Melbourne Airport, VIC
Joel Helot – Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
John Savage – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC
John Slaughter – Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, NSW
Josh Harris – Capri by Fraser, Brisbane, QLD
Laurent Xavier – Pan Pacific Perth, WA
Luke Fernley – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Marc Soper – Wharekauhau Country Estate, Wellington, New Zealand
Reiko Iizuka – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Ryan Hong – Primus Hotel Sydney, NSW
Stefan Brademann – Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, NSW
Tony Moss – Peppers Docklands, Melbourne, VIC
Vanessa Grace – Sails in the Desert, Yulura, NT

28. FOOD AND BEVERAGE ASSOCIATE
Abbey Lucas – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, New Zealand
Angela Page – Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
Codie Berg – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Dony Andrian – Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, NSW
Elise Martin – Mercure Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Hans Joachim – Parkroyal Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Jerusha Rogers – Pan Pacific Perth, WA
Jessica Aiken – The Star, Sydney, NSW
John MacKinnon – Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Jon Paul Klimann – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Kelsie Gannan – Parkroyal Melbourne Airport, VIC
Kim Hodgins – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, NSW
Kunal Mohite – Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, NSW
Louis El-Khoury – Novotel Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Matthew Swinson – Next Hotel Brisbane, QLD
Michelle Caron – DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne, VIC
Sam Rawlinson – Peppers Gallery Hotel, Canberra, ACT
Tahlia Brown – Loxley on Bellbird Hill, Kurrajong, NSW
Tony Sabio – Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW

29. HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATE
Aliesha Dickson – Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, NSW
Alison Sheedy – The Langham Auckland, New Zealand
Amanda McSpadden – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Andrew Baggaley – Stamford Plaza Adelaide, SA
Angela James – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, New Zealand
Briony Low – Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
Carol Nazha – Meriton Serviced Apartments Australia
Christianne Nejm – Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, NSW
Josephine Nicolas – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Kate Waterworth – The Heritage Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Kerryn Skehan – Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, VIC
Marvie Spies – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC
Nicola Baz-Buttel – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Stephen Ams – Loxley on Bellbird Hill, Kurrajong, NSW

30. SALES AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE
Chris Vale – Quest Caroline Springs, VIC
Conny Bartl – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC
Daniel Gerritse – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Erin O’Connor – Loxley on Bellbird Hill, Kurrajong, NSW
Jacqueline De Ville-Colby – Peppers Manor House, Sutton Forest, NSW
Jessica Kelly – Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW
Jo Naumovski – Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, NSW
Katherine Ong – The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure, Melbourne, VIC
Kathryn Fleming – Atura Blacktown, Sydney, NSW
Kelly Russell – Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW
Lisa Rangitutia – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW
Mandy Chan – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Mare Treneski – Ibis Sydney Airport, NSW
Michael Shah – The Langham Auckland, New Zealand
Olga Gillette – Quest Moorabbin, Heatherton, VIC
Salvatore Busardo – Mantra Group Corporate Office, Sydney, NSW
Shaun Vassallo – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Skye Jones – Pullman Magenta Shores Resort, NSW
Tim Birley – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Tony Byron – Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, NSW
Tracy Martin – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Hotel, New Zealand

31. COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE
Angie Christofis – Wyndham Hotel Group
Bria Lamberton – Event Hospitality and Entertainment
Camilla Cooper – Park Hyatt Melbourne, VIC
Deborah Gold – Hilton Australasia
Georgina Williams – SilverNeedle Hospitality
Ginni Post – AccorHotels Pacific
Jasmine Cook – Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, NSW
Jessica Fornito – Event Hospitality and Entertainment
Jill Collins – Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Jodi Crocker – Crown Melbourne, VIC
Karena Noble – Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia
Lauren Brown – The Langham, Sydney, NSW
Maryam Awang – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Natasha Granath – TFE Hotels
Nicole Crowley – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Peter Hook – Schwartz Family Hotels
Rebekah Boyle – Jupiters Hotel and Casino, Gold Coast, QLD
Samantha Warren-White – Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, VIC
Sophie Baker – Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, NSW
Tara Bishop – The Langham, Melbourne

32. FRONT OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Alison Borland – Skycity Grand Hotel, Auckland, NZ
Anthony Metcalfe – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Arshad Kacchi – Pan Pacific Perth, WA
Ashlea Ussher – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Ayumi Wakita – Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW
Carmel Bishop – The Langham Auckland, NZ
Chirag Khokhani – Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, VIC
Chris McAdams – Next Hotel Brisbane, QLD
Dagmara Konieczna – Ibis Sydney on Darling Harbour, NSW
Madison Groom – Little National Hotel, Canberra, ACT
Marie Lee – Parkroyal Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Melissa Banwell – Crowne Plaza Terrigal, NSW
Nicholas Maddison – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Partricia Morelli – Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, NSW
Paula Williams – Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW
Ryan Ennis – Wyndham Hotel Melbourne, VIC
Sam Loader – Mantra on Russell, Melbourne, VIC
Samantha Munro – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC
Vasu Vinjarapu – Parkroyal Melbourne Airport, VIC
Vicky Stasous – Novotel and Ibis Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

33. FINANCE ASSOCIATE
Alden Kho – Novotel Sydney Parramatta, NSW
Benjamin Blasset – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Bryan Wang – AccorHotels, Sydney, NSW
Fungai Mutamba – Crowne Plaza Terrigal, NSW
Jean Davis – Sofitel Brisbane Central, QLD
Jeff Wu – Mantra on Little Bourke, Melbourne, VIC
Kit Chia – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Marissa Zhang – Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
Nathan Broadhead – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Oladokun Ombiyi – Parkroyal Melbourne Airport, VIC
Sherly Veronica – Novotel and ibis Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Tarun Abraham – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, New Zealand
Togaraj Sellathurai – Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, NSW
Trieneke Collins – Stamford Plaza Adelaide, SA
Yan Myo Latt – Mercure Parramatta, Sydney, NSW

34. REVENUE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
Alice Vannini – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Brad Garnett – Skycity Entertainment Group, Auckland, NZ
Cameron Mead – Parkroyal Melbourne Airport, VIC
Chris James – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, NZ
Clare Coyle – Doma Hotels, Canberra, ACT
Garry Lewis – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Harris Ratnawardana – Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, NSW
Heath Delfos – Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, NSW
Katherine O’Hagan – Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach, Sydney, NSW
Masha Koslow – Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, NSW
Matthew Camp – The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Matthias Dybing – Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia, Sydney, NSW
Moana Heal – Mantra Group Corporate Office, Gold Coast, QLD
Nikola Lockhard-Ross – Fraser Suites Sydney, NSW
Priscilla Baini – Novotel Sydney Parramatta, NSW
Sam Cartwright – ibis Styles Canberra, ACT
Simran Anand – AccorHotels, Sydney, NSW
Sven Weissenborn – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW

35. HOUSEKEEPER
Amparo Trejos – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Ann-Maree Knowles – Hotel Kurrajong, Canberra, ACT
Cathy Sporle – Capri by Fraser, Brisbane, QLD
Dianne Vidler – AccorHotel Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW
Dragica Bojanic – Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong, Sydney, NSW
Frank Lu – The Langham Auckland, NZ
Imelda Te – Travelodge Wynyard, Sydney, NSW
Jayce McAdam – Rydges Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD
Kevin Ball – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Linda Asher – Skycity Entertainment Group, Auckland, NZ
Lynette Loder – Mercure Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Meili Maerdan – ibis Adelaide, SA
Pratima Nan – Fraser Suites Sydney, NSW
Rangana Devi – Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Airport, NSW
Rochak Karki – Holiday Inn Express Macquarie Park, Sydney, NSW
Sally Alexander – Peppers Soul, Gold Coast, QLD
Sandra Hinds – Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast, NSW
Satvir Singh – Quay West Suites Melbourne, VIC
Tracy Munn – Quest Sale, VIC
Vicki Curran – Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, Melbourne, VIC

36. HOTEL ENGINEER
Adam Hansen – The Menzies Sydney, NSW
Alan Bettridge – The York by Swiss-Belhotel, Sydney, NSW
Andy Goonesekera – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Anura Yapa – Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, NSW
Arindra Singh – The Heritage Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Harjit Singh Soni – Mantra on the Park, Melbourne, VIC
Mark Mason – Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NT
Matthew Worth – Four Points by Sheraton Sydney Darling Harbour, NSW
Michael Boughton – Quay West Suites Sydney, NSW
Mike Fe’ao – Sofitel Auckland, New Zealand
Phil Evans – The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Tony Wischer – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC
Trevor McCarren – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Vass Tzavaras – Fraser Suites Sydney, NSW
Viran Yapa – Como The Treasury, Perth, WA

37. RISING STAR
Aditi Sood – Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, NSW
Amol Kasaju – Quest Caroline Springs, VIC
Ashlee Murphy – Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, NT
Bin (Show) Lin – Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW
Bradley Garnett – Skycity Entertainment Group, Auckland, NZ
Christopher de Closey – Mantra Crown Towers, Gold Coast, QLD
Courtney Mannes – Novotel Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Damien Larkin – Ramada Resort Phillip Island, VIC
Emma Woodward – Four Points by Sheraton Sydney Darling Harbour, NSW
Jessica Leek – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Kayleigh Ireland – The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Linda Sobalbarro – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, VIC
Louise Drappier – Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, NSW
Michelle Caron – DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne, VIC
Mitchell Cole – AccorHotels Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Mohit Sundarjee – Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach, NSW
Nick van der Werff – Park Hyatt Sydney, NSW
Riley Mackenzie – Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Rodrigo Royeras – Atura Blacktown, Sydney, NSW
Thomas Langley – ibis Sydney Airport, NSW
Victor Harvey – Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, NSW
Warren Barrell – Mercure Canberra, ACT

38. SOUTH PACIFIC GENERAL MANAGER
Alan Burrows – Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa, Fiji
Allan Carter – Wananavu Beach Resort, Fiji
Andrew Davidson – InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa, Fiji
Christoph G. Ganster – Laucala Island, Fiji
Gerard Knight – Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island, Fiji
Marcus Niszow – Pacific Resort Hotel Group, Cook Islands
Mark Leslie – Vomo Island Fiji, Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
Peter Hopgood – Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, Coral Coast, Fiji
Simon Douthett – Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu
Simon Harper – Novotel Suva Lami Bay, Fiji
Steve Anstey – Likuliku and Malolo Island Resorts, Fiji
Steven Andrews – Castaway Island, Fiji

39. NEW ZEALAND GENERAL MANAGER
Brad Burnett – SkyCity Entertainment Group, Auckland, New Zealand
Bruce Garrett – The George Christchurch, New Zealand
Franz Mascarenhas – The Langham Auckland, New Zealand
Graeme Back – Breakfree Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marcus Keenan – The Heritage Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Mark Rose – The Rees Hotel Queenstown, New Zealand
Richard Rooney – Wharekauhau Country Estate, Wellington, New Zealand
Robert McGufficke – Rydges Latimer Christchurch, New Zealand
Roger Brantsma – Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo, New Zealand
Scott Hamilton – InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Tim Pollock – Crowne Plaza Auckland, New Zealand
Vincent Macquet – Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa, New Zealand

40. AUSTRALIAN GENERAL MANAGER
Adam Taloni – Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW
Ilan Weill – Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC
Jodi Brown – Atura Albury, NSW
Joerg Boeckeler – InterContinental Sydney, NSW
Kelye Woodgate – The York by Swiss-Belhotel, Sydney, NSW
Manfred Pieper – Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NT
Matthew Everson – Peppers Salt Resort and Spa, Kingscliff, QLD
Michael Johnson – Parkroyal Parramatta Sydney, NSW
Michelle Taylor – ibis Sydney World Square, NSW
Peter Savoff – Emporium Hotel, Brisbane, QLD
Peter Tudehope – Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, NSW
Peter Yared – Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane, QLD
Russell Cool – Stamford Plaza Adelaide, SA
Sandra Crisafi – The Sebel Sydney Chatswood, NSW
Sarah Connelly – Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, NSW
Saxon Woodbury – Meriton Serviced Apartments, Sydney, NSW
Scott Boyes – AccorHotels NSW/ACT
Sonia Murray – Loxley on Bellbird Hill, Kurrajong Hills, NSW
Timo Bures – The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Warren Cullum – Tryp Fortitude Valley Hotel, Brisbane, QLD

41. ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM
AccorHotels Victoria (Planet 21 and Soap Aid)
Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NT (Tintu Solar Field)
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW (Initiatives, policies and programs in place)
Crowne Plaza Newcastle, NSW (Initiatives, policies and programs in place)
Emporium Hotel, Brisbane, QLD (Where Luxury and Sustainability Meet)
Four Points by Sheraton Sydney Darling Harbour, NSW (Environmental Program)
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, VIC (Closed Loop Organics)
Hilton Sydney, NSW (Sustainable Operations)
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW (Environmental Program)
The Langham Auckland, NZ (Environmental Initiatives)
The Observatory, Port Macquarie, NSW (Green Futures Sustainability Program)
The Sebel Melbourne Docklands, VIC (I Chose to be Green)

42. HOTEL BRAND OF THE YEAR
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

43. ACCOMMODATION CHAIN OF THE YEAR
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

44. AUSTRALASIAN HOTEL OF THE YEAR
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

45. HM MAGAZINE AUSTRALASIAN HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

46. HM MAGAZINE ASIA-PACIFIC HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

47. HM AWARDS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

48. THE ASHLEY SPENCER SERVICE TO THE INDUSTRY AWARD
-To be announced at the HM Awards on Friday September 2, 2016-

Reserve your table now by emailing James Wilkinson on jwilkinson@intermedia.com.au or by calling +61 (0)2 8586 6204.

2016 HM Awards Key Dates

Finalists announced: Monday August 1, 2016

HM Awards 2016 Gala Presentation Dinner: Friday September 2, 2016