CARLYLE Suites & Apartments has come up trumps, winning the award for
accommodation "Best 4 Star Property" at the Motel and Accommodation's 2009
National Inaugural Awards for Excellence, held at Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling
Park in Sydney.
The glittering function was attended by over 250 leaders of the tourism and
accommodation industries in addition to representatives from Tourism NSW
and government MP's.
McLeod's Daughters and Home and Away actress, Sophie Cleary, performed the
role of MC for the event.
HMAA is the peak body for the Australian Accommodation Industry,
representing hotels, resorts, motels, motor inns, serviced and holiday
apartments, bed & breakfasts, guesthouses, backpackers and time share
establishments across Australia.
"The HMAA Accommodation Industry Awards for Excellence are all about
achieving and maintaining the highest standards in the accommodation
industry," said Lorraine Duffy, HMAA's Chief Executive.
"HMAA understands and rewards the vital contribution of accommodation
operators in creating, inspiring and promoting tourism, through providing
the highest standards of service to their guests."
"Winning this highly coveted national award in the category of Best 4 Star
Property is wonderful recognition for our business, staff and for the
tourism industry of Wagga Wagga," said Andrea McDonald, Manager of Carlyle
Suites & Apartments.
"We have worked very hard to build our business and maintain a high
standard of accommodation,"
Ms McDonald continued.
"We are extremely pleased to be recognised by those in our industry and
bring this award home to regional New South Wales."
"The businesses and people who won these awards overcame many worthy
finalists and their success is a tribute to their commitment to excellence
in every facet of what they do," concluded Ms. Duffy.