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2010 AHA and Devil's Lair Accommodation Hotel Industry Gala Ball

The high standards of professionalism and leadership at the State’s accommodation hotels was acknowledged at the AHA Devil’s Lair 2010 Accommodation Hotel Industry Gala Ball featuring the presentation of the ME Bank Accommodation Hotel Management Awards held on Monday 16 August 2010 at Burswood Entertainment Complex. Devil's Lair

While the AHA and Devil’s Lair 2010 Accommodation Hotel Industry Gala Ball presents an opportunity for the industry to celebrate, the ME Bank Accommodation Hotel Management Awards recognise levels of outstanding service and accomplishment throughout a range of important industry categories from housekeeping to human resources.

AHA(WA) CEO Bradley Woods, said the awards underline the importance of the accommodation hotels sector to WA and highlights the vital role accommodation properties play in building the State’s reputation as a tourist destination.

“The awards recognise the high service standards and professionalism prevalent in WA and celebrate the ongoing levels of dedication demonstrated by our industry professionals across a range of areas that are imperative to ensuring our guests enjoy a quality experience,” Mr Woods said.

“Our accommodation hotels provide a home away from home for the high numbers of corporate guests working in the State and a base for the thousands of tourists from overseas and interstate that travel to Western Australia. Congratulations to all finalists and winners."

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2010 Accommodation Ball Performer 2010 Accommodation Hotels Ball Theme Hall of Fame Winner - Marylyn New






2010 ME Bank Accommodation Hotel Management Awards ME Bank

Front Office Award sponsored by Furniture Options  
Winner: Marisha Kemp - Assured Ascot Quays Apartment Hotel
Certificate of Merit: Alexis Hvalgaard - Mercure Perth

Administration, Finance & Executive Support Award sponsored by Perth Convention Bureau
Winner: Anna Francis - InterContinental & Holiday Inn Perth Burswood

Cookery Services Award sponsored by HotelsApart
Winner: Xavier Pique - Novotel Perth Langley

Sales & Marketing Award sponsored by HOSTPLUS
Winner: Leanne Edwards - InterContinental & Holiday Inn Perth Burswood
Certificate of Merit: Julia Clark - Parmelia Hilton

Concierge Award sponsored by HOSTPLUS
Winner: Josh Learmonth - Holiday Inn City Centre Perth

Food and Beverage Services Award sponsored by Schweppes
Winner: Lay Hales - Burswood Convention Centre
Certificate of Merit: Gerry Fazio - Ibis Perth

Human Resources Award sponsored by Hospitalitybiz
Winner: Kerry Lowe - Sheraton Perth

Housekeeping Award sponsored by Peacock's Bedding
Winner: Bianca De Souza - Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Certificate of Merit: Nardia Black - Seashells Mandurah

Engineering and Maintenance Award sponsored by Electrical Testing Services
Winner: Lee Binsted - Novotel Perth Langley

Management Team of the Year Award sponsored by Prime Laundry
Winner: Wedding Department - Joondalup Resort
Certificate of Merit: Housekeeping Team - Novotel Perth Langley

Best Manager - Executive Level Award sponsored by APRA
Winner: Jim Owen - Sheraton Perth Hotel
Certificate of Merit: Mandy Rodgers - Mercure Perth Hotel

Accommodation Hotels Hall of Fame Award sponsored by Treasury Wine Estates and Carlton & United Breweries
Winner: Marylyn New



The AHA would like to thank all sponsors of the evening:


 Major Sponsors
 Award Sponsors
 Treasury Wine Estates
 Furniture Options
 Carlton & United Breweries
 Perth Convention Bureau
 ME Bank
 Staging Connections
 Burswood Entertainment Complex
 Aon Risk Services
 Peacock's Bedding
 Beverage Sponsors
 Electrical Testing Services
 Bacardi Lion
 Prime Laundry
 Coca-Cola Amatil
 De Bortoli Wines
 Treasury Wine Estates
 Carlton & United Breweries
 Lionel Samson & Casama Alliance
 Lion Nathan

 McWilliam's Wines Group
 Event Sponsors
 Pernod Ricard Australia
 Advans Exhibition Services
 Robert Oatley Vineyard
 Watershed Premium Wines
 Ferrari Formalwear
 Gateway Printing
 Door Prizes
 Hospitality Group Training
 Burswood Entertainment Complex
 National Foods
  Executive Hire Cars
 Tourism Western Australia
 Furniture Options
 Guys Grooming
 InterContinental Perth Burswood

 Karijini Eco Retreat
 Parker & Co.
 Watches of Switzerland




Corporate Sponsor - AON Risk Services
Liquid Mix
Miles From Nowhere
Evergy Action