The nomination period for the HotelsWorld Development of the Year and Transaction of the Year for the 2017 calendar year is now open. The winners will be announced at HotelsWorld on 26 July 2018.
The HotelsWorld Development of the Year Award recognizes a newly built, redeveloped, or repositioned hotel or resort that opened in Australia or New Zealand between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.
The HotelsWorld Transaction of the Year Award recognizes a hotel or resort in which more than a 50% ownership stake has been acquired (transaction closed) in Australia or New Zealand between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.
In case of any questions, please contact Rachel Ugay, Conference Manager.
The 2018 HotelsWorld program and topics will be posted soon. It is developed with the help of the Program Planning Committee, representing leaders from the hotel and lodging industry, the investment community, and key advisors.
Dave Baswal, Ovolo Group
Guy Blunden, WMK Architecture
Glen Boultwood, Aligned FM
Matthew Burke, STR
Anthony Corbett, JLL
Jeffery Copolov, Bates Smart
Richard Crawford, Marriott International, Inc.
Dean Dransfield, Dransfield Hotels and Resorts
Matt Holmes, Wyndham Hotel Group
Patrick Lo, Greaton
Geoff Mahony, Best Western Australasia
Simon McGrath, AccorHotels
Wesley Milson, CBRE Hotels
Richard Munro, AAA
Rahul Parrab, Squire Patton Boggs (AU)
Rodger Powell, THSA
Tushar Raniga, Next Story Group
Matthew Rubie, Frasers Hospitality
Robert Scullin, Hilton
David Simpson, nem Australasia Pty Ltd
John Smith, HTL Capital Advisors Pty Ltd
John Stawyskyj, Ashurst