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The Grace Hotel Sydney wins the Australian Hotels Association NSW Superior Hotel Accommodation Award for Excellence of the Year

May 27, 2010

Federal Hotels International (FHI) is pleased to announce that The Grace Hotel Sydney received the prestigious Australian Hotels Association Awards (AHA) 2010 for Excellence in the Best Superior Hotel category during the recent 13th Annual Australian Hotels Association (NSW) Accommodation Awards for Excellence Gala Award Ceremony in Sydney.

Ms. Ooi Lee Ping, director of marketing, regional sales, and business development of Federal Hotels International, said: “Federal Hotels International is very proud that The Grace Hotel Sydney was awarded the prestigious Superior Hotel Accommodation of the Year. We are greatly honored to have received this award as this is indeed a reflection of our dedicated staff commitment and team spirit of providing the very best in product and warm courteous service. We are delighted that the Australian Hotels Association has recognized the achievement of The Grace Hotel Sydney for the fourth time, and in particular, recognizing our employees who have worked hard to exceed our guest’s expectations every day. This recognition has further solidified that Federal Hotels International Group of Hotels in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney are dedicated to continuously providing our guests with good quality accommodation and gracious service they expect from the FHI brand. We hope that guests who stay in a FHI Hotel for business or leisure will continue to remember our hotels for their future travel plans and become our loyal customer for life.”

Mr. Philip Pratley, general manager of The Grace Hotel Sydney, said: "We are incredibly proud of our achievements; this award reinforces and demonstrates The Grace Hotel Sydney has been able to maintain a high level of consistency, which has been recognized by our guests and peers. The continuous improvement program in services and facilities in association with our recently-completed room's refurbishment program has been acknowledged. We will soon be providing further improvements to facilities and services with the renovation of guests’ rooms, restaurants, due for completion by the third quarter of 2010, which will further enhance our guests' experience.”

The Australian Hotels Association (NSW) Accommodation Awards for Excellence are recognized as the most prestigious hospitality awards, honoring the achievement of excellence in a wide range of categories throughout the accommodation sector. “The competition for 2010 has certainly set an impressive benchmark,” Mr. Richard Munro, AHA (NSW) accommodation division chairman said.

“These awards recognize excellence in accommodation services in NSW,” the Honorable Minister for Tourism Jodi McKay said and congratulated all the 34 winners of the Australian Hotels Association (AHA)NSW Accommodation Awards for Excellence.

Built in the style of the US Chicago Tribune building, today The Grace Hotel Sydney is a beautifully-restored Art Deco building, renovated with many of the original features restored and retained. The Grace Hotel offers the best of both worlds, a contemporary hotel with unique history and character in the best location in the heart of the city’s central business district, where three of Sydney’s most prominent streets – York, King, and Clarence - meet.

The Grace Hotel is superbly located within walking distance of Sydney’s city center shopping, dining, arts, theatre, entertainment, and fashion hub, along the bustling Castlereagh Street, King Street, George Street, Pitt Street Mall, the Queen Victoria Building, Martin Place, The Rocks, and all the attractions of Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, King Street Wharf, Circular Quay, Star City Casino, Chinatown, Market City, and Haymarket.

For more information on The Grace Hotel Sydney, do visit our Federal Hotels International (FHI) Group website .

The Grace Hotel Sydney wins the Australian Hotels Association NSW Superior Hotel Accommodation Award for Excellence of the Year
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