Thank you to all those that attended this year's conference. We look forward to seeing you next year, back at Cordis June 19 and 20, 2019.
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.
Hotel Industry Regional Hotel Employee of the Year
Rohan Thakur, Front Office Manager, Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Josef Glacier
Hotel Industry Concierge of the Year
Ingmar Becker, Chief Concierge, Bolton Hotel, Wellington
Hotel Industry Front Office Services Employee of the Year
Neil Hemraj, Front Office Manager, CityLife Hotel, Auckland
Hotel Industry Housekeeper Employee of the Year, supported by Vendella
Annalise Stewart, Executive Housekeeper, InterContinental Hotel, Wellington
Hotel Industry Food and Beverage Employee of the Year, supported by ServiceIQ
Mick Yuan, Restaurant and Bar Manager, Scenic Hotel Franz Joseph Glacier
Hotel Industry Sales & Marketing Employee of the Year, supported by Fastrack Group
Leigh Higgins, Director of Sales – Corporate and MICE, Sudima Hotels & Resorts
Hotel Industry Administration Employee of the Year
Eugenia Marquez, Marketing Executive, Cordis, Auckland
Hotel Industry Revenue Manager of the Year, supported by ARMA
Roma Patel, National Reservations & Yield Manager, Sudima Hotels & Resorts
Hotel Industry Environmental Initiative of the Year, supported by Skal
Sudima Auckland Airport
Hotel Industry Outstanding Young Hotel Executive
Danielle Davies, Business Development Manager – International, SKYCITY Hotel and SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland
Hotel Industry General Manager of the Year, supported by AHS Hospitality
Richard Bungeroth, General Manager, Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Josef Glacier
Hotel Industry Senior Hotel Executive of the Year, supported by NZ Sotheby's International Realty
Les Morgan, Director of Hotels, Sudima Hotels & Resorts
Hotel Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Kathy Guy, General Manager, Wairakei Resort/Chateau Tongariro