The Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns is celebrating two award wins following the 2011
Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards held last weekend.
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino accepted two awards in the Luxury Accommodation and Meetings & Business Tourism categories. Each year more than 500 operators from Cairns and the surrounding regions vie for honours in various categories at the event, which was established 13 years ago.
Pullman general manager Wayne Reynolds said, “We are extremely pleased with these awards not only for recognising the level of service and facilities we provide to our guests but also distinguishing us as the premium accommodation and entertainment venue here in Cairns.”
Recently, the hotel completed a million dollar renovation of several conference spaces, including its Michaelmas Cay Ballroom and Reef Room. Pullman also added a new Chill Out Zone for guests to use during meeting breaks in order to catch up on the latest news, check emails and network with other conference delegates.
Meanwhile Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort has reached Hall of Fame status after again being named as North Queensland’s most deluxe accommodation operator. This is Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort’s third consecutive win in this category at the Tourism Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards, which recognise excellence in the hospitality industry.
Resort general manager, James Murphy said he was honoured to accept the award on behalf of the resort which recognises both the continued hard work of its staff and consistency of the property’s service and product standards.
Pictured Left to Right: James Murphy – general manager, Grace Lassig – director of sales & marketing, Malcom Tapp – chief engineer, Tracy Norman – revenue manager, Craig Kilmar – rooms division manager, Lisa Clarke – HR manager.