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2013 HM Awards results are in


Nearly 600 hoteliers, industry leaders and major suppliers gather at the Sydney Town Hall on Friday night for the annual HM Awards presented by Sealy.

Major winners on the night were Hilton Worldwide’s Martin Rinck (Asia-Pacific Hotelier of the Year), Mantra Group’s Bob East (Australasian Hotelier of the Year), Park Hyatt Sydney (Hotel of the Year), Pullman Hotels (Hotel Brand), Accor Hotels (Accommodation Chain) and Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa (Environmental Program).

Park Hyatt Sydney cleaned up as well, winning Luxury Hotel and Day Spa, while fellow Harbour City hotel QT Sydney also took home three awards – New Hotel, Hotel Interior Design and Tech Hotel. Topping it off for the hip property, the founder of QT Hotels, David Seargeant, was also inducted into the HM Awards Hall of Fame.

Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa also won Regional Property and Australian Lodge, while qualia on Hamilton Island won the Resort and Hotel Restaurant categories. Eau de Vie at the Kirketon Hotel in Sydney was named Bar of the Year.

Check out the photo gallery from the night here.