Two Awards for Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
For immediate release
Vienna/Cairns, 16 November 2011
Tropical North Queensland is home to a myriad of premium, world-class tourism products, all of which compete annually for the much desired prestige and distinction of a Tourism Excellence Award at the Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) Tourism Awards Gala Evening.
This year, the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns was entered in a total of three categories: Meetings & Business Tourism, Luxury Accommodation and Tourism Restaurant and Catering Services.
After a lengthy submission process, the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino was shortlisted as finalist in all three of the above categories. Following this, Dominique Garrigues (Executive Assistant Manager), Christina Sternbeck (Business Development Executive) and Vicki Levin (Restaurant Manager) were interviewed by a selection panel made up of key leaders in the local tourism industry. The winners were subsequently announced at a prestigious gala dinner held on 29 October 2011 at the Cairns Convention Centre, where more than 500 operators from Cairns and the surrounding regions were all present to vie for the honors in the various different tourism categories at the event, which was established 13 years ago.
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino was delighted to be chosen as the winner in two of the three categories entered: Meetings & Business Tourism and Luxury Accommodation. The winners were chosen based on their efforts and achievements in the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011.
The Meetings & Business Tourism category is open – but not limited – to conference facilities and other service providers and suppliers in the meetings industry sector who maximize the tourism experience for meetings and business travellers.
The Luxury Accommodation category is open – but not limited – to luxury hotels or resorts (must be AAA 5-star rated), with a focus on both facilities and services that enhance the tourism experience and serve as the benchmark in Australian hotel accommodation. These are outstanding establishments which are characterized by luxury appointments and offer an exceptional standard of facilities, furnishings and guest services.
About the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
The Pullman Reef Hotel Casino complex boasts a five-star Pullman Hotel with 128 beautifully appointed suites, one of Australia’s finest boutique casinos, a multitude of dining experiences – including the award-winning Tamarind Restaurant – and bars, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, elite entertainment in the Vertigo Bar & Lounge and Casino Sportz Arena and a variety of retail outlets. Framed by the Great Barrier Reef and some of the world’s oldest rainforests, Cairns is famed for its hospitality, exceptional weather, memorable natural attractions and fantastic restaurants.
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
35-41 Wharf Street
Cairns, QLD, Australia 4870
Phone +61 (0) 7 4030-8888
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