AccorHotels stole the limelight at the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards 2017, with four employees walking away winners in their category.

Over 300 hotel and tourism industry leaders attended last Thursday’s awards to celebrate individual and business success across New Zealand’s hotel industry.

Gillian Knott, Assistant Director of Sales, Auckland, AccorHotels was awarded Hotel Industry Sales & Marketing Employee of the Year, whilst Noreen Bancale, Financial Controller, Novotel Christchurch was recognised as Hotel Industry Administration Employee of the Year.

Heide Holtz, Executive Housekeeper, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside won her category of Hotel Industry Housekeeper Employee of the Year, as did Chris James, Director of Revenue, Auckland Market, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour who received the title of Hotel Industry Revenue Manager of the Year

AccorHotels Senior Vice President Operations New Zealand, Fiji & French Polynesia, Gillian Millar says ‘To have four of the ten individual awards won by AccorHotels employees is an outstanding effort. We are immensely proud of these individuals as well as other finalists who have been singled out as leaders in their field.’