Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

HM Awards - New Zealand General Manager - Bruce Garrett

Media release from The George

HM Awards - New Zealand General Manager - Bruce Garrett

Up against nine other leading General Managers from around the country, Bruce Garrett of The George Christchurch wins the New Zealand General Manager at the Hotel Management (HM) Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence. Now in its 9th year this event represents the regions leading awards for the accommodation industry. Over 800 properties are nominated and the nominations are open to hotels and staff at properties across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

The HM Awards are hosted and presented by HM - Hotel & Accommodation Management, a leading industry magazine. This year, 48 HM Awards were bestowed to recognise excellence over a range of categories at a ceremony held at the Sydney Town Hall on Friday 2 September 2011.

The finalists and winners were decided by a key judging panel made up of 50 industry professionals and travel media. Major achievements in the last 12 months are pivotal to any individual or property winning an HM Award. For this Bruce Garrett is certainly highly qualified as not only has he been at the helm during the all of the Christchurch earthquakes, surely the most difficult period for hotels ever seen in New Zealand, he has also led the property toward its many accolades including:

World Travel Awards-

Australasia's Leading Boutique Hotel 2010

New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2010

Travel + Leisure 'Worlds Best Hotels Survey'

#1 in New Zealand in the Travel + Leisure ‘Worlds Best Service Awards’ 2011

#2 in New Zealand by Travel + Leisure 'World's Best Hotels Survey' 2011

#1 in New Zealand by Travel + Leisure 'World's Best Hotels Survey' 2010

Qualmark

5 Star rating

Envirogold rating

Bruce was proud to be at the ceremony to collect his award and was moved that during the course of the ceremony over $60,000 was raised for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust, the greatest charity display the accommodation industry has seen for years.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 




Civil Contractors: Massive Rebound In Civil Construction Business Confidence

New Zealand’s civil construction industry is riding a massive rebound in post-pandemic business confidence – but this may be undermined by skills shortages, which continue to be the industry’s number one challenge... More>>



Energy: Feeling Our Way Towards Hydrogen - Tina Schirr

Right now hydrogen is getting a lot of attention. Many countries are focusing on producing hydrogen for fuel, or procuring it, or planning for its future use... More>>

Maritime Union: Calls For New Zealand Shipping To Resolve Supply Chain Crisis

The Maritime Union says there needs to be innovative responses to ongoing shipping congestion. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Craig Harrison says it is essential that New Zealand develops its own shipping capacity... More>>


Housing: New Home Consents Continue To Break Records

A record 44,299 new homes were consented in the year ended June 2021, Stats NZ said today. “The annual number of new homes consented rose again in the June 2021 year, the fourth consecutive month of rises,” construction statistics manager Michael Heslop said... More>>


Real Estate: June Home Transfers Remain High
There were 44,517 home transfers in the June 2021 quarter, the highest June quarter figure since 2016, Stats NZ said today. The number of home transfers was very similar to the March 2021 quarter and was up 18,252 from the June 2020 quarter... More>>



Statistics: Household Saving Falls In The March 2021 Quarter

Saving by New Zealanders in the March 2021 quarter fell to its lowest level in two years after rising sharply in 2020, Stats NZ said today. Increases in household spending outpaced income growth, leading to a decline in household saving from the elevated levels that prevailed throughout 2020... More>>

ALSO: