Congratulations to the 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Award Finalists

The New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards are the hotel sector’s premier awards, and will be presented at the Gala dinner on 5 July as part of the Hotel Industry Conference at the Cordis Hotel, Auckland.

Hotel Industry Administration Employee of the Year

Jonathon Brown, Edgewater, Lake Wanaka
Chang Liu, Sudima Hotel, Christchurch Airport
Eugenia Marquez, Cordis Hotel, Auckland

Hotel Industry Concierge of the Year

Ingmar Becker, Bolton Hotel, Wellington
Phil Shearer, Rydges Hotel, Wellington
David Tabor, Sudima Hotel, Christchurch Airport

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

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa and DoubleTree by Hilton
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland
Sudima, Auckland Airport

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

Silvy McNaughton, Rydges Hotel, Auckland
Bonn Tucker, Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Dunedin
Mick Yuan, Scenic Hotel, Franz Josef Glacier

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

Peti Hudson, Sudima Hotel, Lake Rotorua
Neil Hemraj, CityLife Hotel, Auckland
Carla Zacarelli, Ramada Remarkables Park, Queenstown

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

Jo Finnigan, Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown
Iftikhar Hussain, Sudima Hotel, Christchurch Airport
Richard Bungeroth, Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Josef Glacier

Hotel Industry Housekeeper Employee of the Year, supported by Vendella

Kailash Rana, Jet Park Airport Hotel, Auckland
Annalise Stewart, InterContinental Hotel, Wellington,
Yoko Schofield, Sudima Hotel, Christchurch Airport

Hotel Industry Outstanding Young Hotel Executive of the Year

Jenna Abramowitz, InterContinental Hotel, Wellington
Hayley Carrington, Novotel, Queenstown Lakeside
Danielle Davies, SKYCITY Hotel and SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland

Hotel Industry Regional Hotel Employee of the Year

Chanelle Durand, Rutherford Hotel, Nelson
Sanjesh Naidu, Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Dunedin
Rohan Thakur, Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Josef Glacier

Hotel Industry Revenue Manager of the Year, supported by ARMA

Greg Campbell, Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown
Tracey Higgins, Rydges & QT Hotels, Queenstown
Roma Patel, Sudima Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Industry Sales, Marketing & Distribution Employee of the Year, supported by Fastrack

Sarwan Singh, Cordis Hotel, Auckland
Jessica Taylor, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington
Leigh Higgins, Sudima Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Industry Senior Hotel Executive of the Year, supported by Sotheby's

Philip Hilton, Accor Hotels, Wellington
Les Morgan, Sudima Hotels & Resorts
Hazel Rigler, Grand Chancellor Hotels

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