Aitutaki, Cook Islands, August 14, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been named as a Finalists in the 2008 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, with winners due to be announced in Sydney on August 14.
The HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence are now into their sixth year and are the leading awards for the accommodation industry. In the last five years, over 1800 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 170 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
A record number of entries were received in 2008 and following hours of voting by over 30 judges, the finalists have been announced for the 39 categories to be awarded this year.
Pacific Resort Aitutaki is a region finalist in both the “South Pacific Property of the Year” Category and “Environmental Property of the Year”. This accolade places Pacific Resort Aitutaki in formidable company along side the likes of the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, Sofitel Moorea Resort and The St Regis Bora Bora Resort to name a few.
And in a double celebration for Pacific Resort, Greg Stanaway CEO and Group General Manager is also a finalist in the major award category of “South Pacific Hotel Manager of the Year”.