NZHIC 2018 Awards are open

Give your top employees the public recognition they deserve – nominate them now for the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards 2018.

The Awards recognise many of the key roles that go into running a successful hotel - from the housekeeping, to F&B, to the General Manager.

The nomination process isn’t onerous and there are plenty of benefits for winning, including:

  • recognising your outstanding staff publicly
  • boosting staff morale
  • helping attract and retain good employees
  • setting a benchmark of excellence for others to aspire to
  • generating excellent PR for your hotel

Award categories:

Click on the award to download the nomination form and criteria.

-        Hotel Industry Administration Employee of the Year

-        Hotel Industry Concierge of the Year

-        Hotel Industry Environmental Initiative of the Year, supported by SKAL New Zealand

-        Hotel Industry Food and Beverage Employee of the Year, supported by ServiceIQ

-        Hotel Industry Front Office Services Employee of the Year, supported by NZ School of Tourism

-        Hotel Industry General Manager of the Year, supported by AHS Hospitality

-        Hotel Industry Housekeeper Employee of the Year

-        Hotel Industry Outstanding Young Hotel Executive of the Year

-        Hotel Industry Revenue Manager of the Year, supported by ARMA

-        Hotel Industry Regional Hotel Employee of the Year

-        Hotel Industry Sales, Marketing & Distribution Employee of the Year

-        Hotel Industry Senior Hotel Executive of the Year

Note: New in 2018 is an Award for the Regional Hotel Employee of the Year. To be eligible for this award staff must work at a hotel that is not located in Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington or Queenstown.

Further criteria for this Award are included in the nomination form.

Key dates:

5 April 2018 – Nominations open

Choose the categories you wish to enter, read the criteria, complete the nomination form and submit to us on email with your supporting materials.

17 May 2018 – Nominations close

You’ll have until 5pm on 17 May to complete your nomination. There will be no extensions.

5 June 2018 – Finalists announced

If you’re a finalist, we’ll contact you. We’ll also announce the finalists via our normal communication channels.

5 July 2018 – Dinner & winners announced

The New Zealand Hotel Industry Award winners will be announced at a dinner as part of the Hotel Industry Conference at the Cordis Hotel, Auckland.

If you need more information on the Awards, please contact 

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