I’ve been working in the Hospitality Industry since I arrived here in New Zealand six year ago and felt in love with it.What I like in the Industry ? There’s a lot of challenges from Food and Beverage up to the Front office operation.
Being a member of Association of Rooms Division Executives of New Zealand and AICR International- Amicale Internationale des Sous Directeurs et Chefs de Reception des Grand Hotels giving me opportunities and networking with other Hospitality professionals.
Last Friday, I went to Museum Art Hotel for the Association of Rooms Division Executives of New Zeland (ARDENZ) Capital Branch Regional Awards Reception of the Year (ROTY).
ARDENZ is a vibrant national body of professionals, with a passion to promote the Hotel Front Office, as an exciting ,challenging, rewarding career option, while maintaining the highest standard of personal services and care.
The event last for more than one hour and presided by ARDENZ President Terrence Johnston. There are 5 finalist from two from Museum Hotel, one each from Bolton Hotel, Citylife Hotel and Intercontinental Hotel Wellington.
The Regional winner goes to Tina from Intercontinental Hotel Wellington and she will be competing on September 23, 2011 for the New Zealand final in Christchurch.
The national winner of ROTY will represents New Zealand on January 2012 for the David Campbell Trophy , International Competition will be held in Prague, Czech Republic.