Pan Pacific Hotels Group had reason to celebrate last Friday night at the HM Awards with all four of their Australian properties being nominated in multiple categories and their PARKROYAL brand scoring an award hat trick with PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport and PARKROYAL Parramatta all recognised.
Held at the prestigious Sydney Town Hall on Friday 4 September in front of 600 hotelies and industry leaders and hosted by television personality Lisa Wilkinson, the night recognises the industry’s finest staff, properties and brands across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Pan Pacific Hotels Group was successful in the following categories:
- PARKROYAL Parramatta – Best Revenue Management Associate with Nikita Beresnev (award shared by Jason Rangel from Novotel Sydney Central). In addition, Hans Joachim was awarded highly commended for best Food and Beverage Associate and Jonathan Chapman, Lobby Ambassador, was a awarded highly commended for Rising Star.
- PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney – Best Hotel Chef with Ryan Hong (award shared with Ben Devlin from Halcyon House)
- PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport – Best Human Resources Associate with Kasey Findlay (award shared by Chris Street, Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns)
Craig Bond, Area General Manager, Oceania, Pan Pacific Hotels Group said, “we are thrilled to be acknowledged once again in this years HM Awards. Our staff are our biggest asset and these awards are testament to their dedication to providing refreshing and enriching experiences for all our guests. Congratulations to all the staff, especially those recognised on the night, who are extremely deserving of their awards. I am honoured to be the Area General Manager of four dedicated teams that continue to strive for excellence.”