Rarotonga, Cook Islands, August 09, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Pacific Resort Rarotonga have been named as a Finalist in the 2010 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, with the winners due to be announced in Sydney on September 3.
Pacific Resort Aitutaki is a region finalist in the “South Pacific Property of the Year” category, while Pacific Resort Rarotonga is acknowledged for its environmental initiatives as region finalist in the category “Environmental Program of the Year.” These accolades places Pacific Resorts in formidable company alongside the likes of the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, Sofitel Moorea Resort and Accor Hospitality to name a few.
The HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence are now into their eighth year and are the leading awards for the accommodation industry. In the last seven years, almost 3000 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 250 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. A record 1200 entries were received in 2010 and following hours of voting by over 20 judges, the finalists have been announced for 38 of the 42 categories to be awarded this year.
And in a double celebration for the Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Michael Shah is also a finalist in the major award category of “South Pacific Hotel Manager of the Year.” www.pacificresort.com
Notes to Editors
About Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Pacific Resort Rarotonga:
Pacific Resort is the Cook Islands leading full-service premium boutique resort operator with resorts in Rarotonga and Aitutaki situated in unrivaled locations. Pacific Resort is a leader in environmental initiatives and strives to provide its guests the perfect blend of modern comforts and traditional island hospitality. For more information visit www.pacificresort.com
About HM Awards
The HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence are now into their 8th year and are the leading awards for the accommodation industry in the region. In the last seven years, almost 3000 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 260 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Annually, over 600 different properties are nominated. After a lengthy voting process by a key judging panel involving 50 industry professionals and travel media, the finalists and winners are then decided.
For further information, please contact:
Marcus Niszow, General Manager – Finance & Marketing, Pacific Resort Cook Islands – email@example.com