Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalist at 2014 HM Awards

The prestigious HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence 2014 finalists have been announced with all three Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) properties recognized for their outstanding commitment to excellence in standard and quality. Now in its 12th year, the annual awards were established to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all areas of the accommodation industry.

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalist at 2014 HM Awards
Rarotonga, Cook Islands, August 10, 2014 --( Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa and Pacific Resort Rarotonga have all been selected as finalists in the South Pacific Property of the Year’ category, while PRHG’s Deputy CEO Marcus Niszow is a finalist in the "South Pacific General Manager of the Year" for a second year running. PRHG is proud of this latest accolade recognizing the dedication and focus on excellence throughout all levels of the organization.

In 2013, both Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa and Pacific Resort Aitutaki were finalists in this award program, and it is most pleasing to now see Rarotonga’s leading full service resort - Pacific Resort Rarotonga join the list of finalists for the 2014 "South Pacific Property of the Year" category. Other finalists in this award category included: the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia and Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach and Private Island, French Polynesia.

The winners in each category will be announced at the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner in Sydney on September 5 with the event is expected to host over 600 industry professionals. The night will see almost 50 HM Awards handed out, each one recognising excellence over a range of categories – from staff to departments as well as chains.

The HM Awards are the leading Australasian travel awards, recognising and honouring excellence in the accommodation Industry. They celebrate and shine a spotlight on the best in the industry and PRHG is delighted to have all three properties named among the very best.

Notes to Editors

About HM Awards
The HM Awards are presented by Sealy; hosted by HM magazine and; co-hosted by AHS, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and Intrust Super; and sponsored by FCS Computer Systems, Foxtel for Business, HotelHome Australia, ISIS, Nespresso, Oyster Bay Wines, Prototype Furniture, Spice Magazine, Spice News, Time Out Melbourne and Time Out Sydney. 12 categories have been announced today (July 25), with a further 29 to be revealed next Friday (Aug 1) and the remaining five to be announced at the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner in Sydney on Friday, September 5.

About Pacific Resort Hotel Group
Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) represents a distinctive collection of world class South Pacific hotels. PRHG is a boutique hotel and resort management company with an enviable reputation for resort design, development, management and marketing. PRHG properties offer premium and personable holiday experiences that leave guests feeling rejuvenated, inspired and wanting to share their experience with others. We are a passionate team dedicated to developing boutique island resort and hotel experiences with a focus on local culture, architecture and landscaping. For more information visit

About Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Authentic Boutique… Located in the South Pacific island nation of the Cook Islands, Pacific Resort is Rarotonga’s leading full-service, authentic boutique resort situated in an unrivaled location on the glorious white sands of Muri beach. This premium boutique resort offers a perfect blend of modern comforts and traditional island hospitality. A place where simple, lazy days meet luxurious evenings. And where the friendly, gracious staff meet your every request.

About Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Secluded Luxury…Like a siren of the Pacific, Aitutaki, Cook Islands, beckons
you. This magical place, full of South Seas idyll and romance, is home to Pacific Resort Aitutaki, an enclave of privacy, refinement and luxury, which seduces even the most discerning traveller. Pacific Resort Aitutaki, member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection, has just 27 luxurious ‘absolute beachfront’ bungalows, suites and villas all with their own personal, panoramic view of Aitutaki’s world-famous lagoon, where every sunset majestically captures the colours of the lagoon and the ocean beyond.

About Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
The road less travelled…You’re a traveller who appreciates beautiful surroundings and luxurious five star accommodation…and you also value your independence.
Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa has been designed just for you. This new Cook Islands concept in luxury accommodation gives you the freedom to personalise your own leisure experience. Set on the beautiful white sand beach of Rarotonga’s stunning Muri lagoon, your private villa awaits. How you choose to use it is completely up to you.
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Marcus Niszow - Deputy CEO
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Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is a boutique hotel and resort management company which brings to the South Pacific an impressive and enviable reputation for resort design, development and management.