|The Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 (South) held were held on 18th October 2017 at a prestigious gala dinner and were enjoyed by over 350 people from South Auckland businesses who have were recognised as finalists in their categories- a huge achievement in itself after a rigorous judging process!
Jet Park Hotel & Conference Centre were the winners of the Excellence in Customer Service Delivery award but also gained the ultimate accolade by winning the Supreme Business Excellence Award 2017! The 222 room hotel is situated near Auckland Airport and is a New Zealand owned and family operated business established 19 years ago. Continuous re-investment in the business has seen it grow over the years including the opening of a modern multi-storey 250 person conference centre in 2016. The hotel and conference centre employs over 180 staff and enjoys a Qualmark 4-star plus and Gold Enviro rating.
Director, Liz Herrmann and General Manager, Jeeva Jeevananthan are delighted with the accomplishment and thank all their amazing staff and suppliers for every effort that has culminated in the awards. The win is the result of hard work over many years by a talented team whose aim it is to care personally for the 4 cornerstones of the business- its guests, staff, owner’s interests and the initiatives focussing on sustainability.
The team was overjoyed to be recognised for excellent customer service as this is at the heart of a hospitality business; winning the Supreme Business Excellence Award thereafter was an unexpected and humbling experience for the key front line staff who attended the event and all staff that make up the Jet Park Hotel. Read more >
Jet Park Hotel Auckland were nominated Finalists in Excellence in Customer Service Delivery- Westpac Auckland (South) Business Awards; as well as National Finalists in Best Hotel and Best Redeveloped Accommodation in the 2017 Hospitality Association of New Zealand Awards. The icing on the cake had to be the Finalist nomination in the Westpac Rotorua Business Awards in Hospitality and Attractions Business Award, for Jet Park Hotel Rotorua!
About the Awards:
The Westpac Auckland Business Awards are delivered annually by Auckland Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). The high profile awards celebrate innovation and creativity in the business sector and have been a highlight of Auckland’s business calendar for over 10 years. As well as offering recognition for your organisation, the awards provide the opportunity to benchmark and gain expert advice on how you can continue to grow.
The awards bring together Auckland’s “business heart.” The ceremonies, in conjunction with a Gala Black Tie Dinner, have been a highlight of Auckland’s business calendar for over 10 years, and are widely acknowledged as very special nights of networking, storytelling and celebration of success. The awards are divided into four regions, Central, North, West and South. Entries open from early March each year and culminate with dinners in each of the regions throughout September, October and November.