Designer hotel brand QT Hotels & Resorts latest flagship property, QT Melbourne, played host to the prestigious Australian Gourmet Traveller 2017 Hotel Guide Awards last night amongst a crowd of hoteliers and industry leaders, and is honoured to have been awarded “Large Hotel of the Year”, with the Rooftop at QT being crowned “Best Bar” on the night. QT’s quirky design-driven properties in Sydney, Canberra, Gold Coast, Port Douglas and Bondi also making the cut of Top 50 Hotels listed in the guide.
Recognised for their commitment to quirky hospitality and innovative designs, QT Hotels & Resorts prides itself on delivering the ultimate in travel experiences, and is thrilled to have been recognised for their achievements and nominated for an array of awards including; Best Minibar; Best Bar (Rooftop at QT); Large Hotel of the Year; and New Hotel of the Year.
“At QT, we strive to ensure the highest levels of service and the most memorable experience through cutting-edge design, art, music and food, and to have this officially acknowledged means a great deal for the team”, said David Seargeant, Event Hospitality & Entertainment Group Managing Director. “These accolades and the inclusions in the guide are certainly recognition of this”.
As host of this year’s honours, QT Melbourne delivered a three-course menu commencing with canapés and featuring signature dishes from Pascale Bar and Grill’s European-bistro inspired menu, paired with Ruinart Brut NV, Moorooduc Estate Pinot Gris, Ten Minutes by Tractor Pinot Noir, and Nespresso to finish.
Now in its fourth consecutive year, a handpicked band of hotel reviewers from Australia’s most authoritative travel magazine anonymously scanned the country’s top hotels to determine the best in the business. These awards coincide with the release of the 2017 Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide – Australia’s only national hotel guide.
The annually produced Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide is an indispensable handbook featuring highlights of the country’s top 50 hotels. The guide also profiles dozens of other amazing properties from memorable Australian resorts and lodges to unique, boutique properties plus interesting budget lodgings and spa retreats.