Habitat HQ's Second Victorian Crown
Habitat HQ was crowned best Victorian "Backpacker Accommodation" at the RACV 2011 Victorian Tourism Awards gala dinner held at Crown Casino last night. Winning for a second consecutive year, the judges again recognised Habitat HQ's innovative tourism offering awarding Habitat HQ the highest honour.
In front of over 1,000 industry representatives, Peter Beaconsfield, Director, Nicola Smith, Business Development & Marketing Manager and Elaine Gilligan, Operations Manager collected the award on behalf of their elated Habitat HQ team.
"We are so proud to be driving innovation in the backpacker and youth segment and to be recognised by the industry for our level of excellence. This award celebrates the ongoing passion of our staff and their contribution to the broader tourism industry." said Nicola Smith, Business Development & Marketing Manager.
Peter Beaconsfield congratulated his staff saying "Habitat HQ's success is due to our wonderful and dedicated team. Each member prides themselves on assisting every guest to enjoy a positive and memorable travel experience."
Congratulating Habitat HQ the Minister for Tourism and Events, Louise Asher said the awards are instrumental in encouraging creativity, professionalism and innovation within the tourism industry.
"These awards celebrate the achievements of those who strive for tourism excellence and quality, and to make Victoria a world-class tourism destination."
From the 140 tourism operators entered, Habitat HQ and the other 30 award winners will go on to represent Victoria at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Cairns, March 2012.
Posted By mick on 15th November 2011
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