Registrations for the 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference are now open, please click here to register.

About the conference

The only annual event dedicated to the country's valuable hotel sector, the conference is co-hosted by Horwath HTL and Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA).

It is a must attend event for hotel managers, owner-operators, developers, investors and advisers involved in the New Zealand hotel industry.

The day ends with a gala dinner and the presentation of the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards.

Congratulations to the 2017 New Zealand Hotel Industry Award Winners

Hotel Industry Concierge of the Year
Gustavo Concha, Chief Concierge, Hilton Auckland

Hotel Industry Food and Beverage Employee of the Year, sponsored by ServiceIQ
Bhavna Abhilasha, Food and Beverage Supervisor, Sudima Auckland Airport

Hotel Industry Outstanding Young Hotel Executive, sponsored by Sparkle Master Drycleaners
Christine Bronkhorst, Director of Quality, The Langham, Auckland

Hotel Industry Revenue Manager of the Year, sponsored by ARMA
Chris James, Director of Revenue, Auckland Market, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

Hotel Industry Sales & Marketing Employee of the Year
Gillian Knott, Assistant Director of Sales, Auckland, AccorHotels

Hotel Industry Environmental Initiative of the Year
The Langham, Auckland

Hotel Industry Front Office Services Employee of the Year
Hemal Ghetla, Front Office Manager, Sudima Lake Rotorua

Hotel Industry General Manager of the Year, sponsored by AHS Hospitality
Pipiana Whiston, General Manager, Millennium Hotel Rotorua

Hotel Industry Senior Hotel Executive of the Year, sponsored by Dalman Architects
Judy Chen, Director of Sales and Marketing – Hotel Grand Chancellor NZ, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington

Hotel Industry Administration Employee of the Year
Noreen Bancale, Financial Controller, Novotel Christchurch

Hotel Industry Housekeeper Employee of the Year, sponsored by ServiceIQ
Heide Holtz, Executive Housekeeper, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

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