Congratulations to Habitat HQ for securing the Tourism Award in the prestigious 2012 CitiPower Port Phillip Business Excellence Awards celebrating and inspiring the innovative spirit of business across Port Philip.
Director, Peter Beaconsfield accepted the award on behalf of the Habitat HQ team, who were elated with the result. “You can’t have a winning business without a winning team” Peter stated. “In a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation, business excellence cannot be achieved without a committed team who are passionate about what they do.”
The category submissions were judged in the areas of customer service excellence, local business development, innovative marketing and sustainable business initiatives.
“Habitat HQ aims to be recognised worldwide as the backpacker destination of choice when in Australia, building memories and enriching lives. Together with our local business partners, we actively promote St Kilda, priding ourselves on keeping our offerings innovative and uniquely showcasing our great location. This award acknowledges the commitment Habitat HQ has in providing exceptional tourism experiences to our international guests”, comments Karyn Harte, Business Development and Marketing Manager.
Habitat HQ is a 4.5 star backpacker hostel and budget traveller accommodation property located in beachside St Kilda. The warm friendly staff and grassroots culture creates a relaxed environment making all guests feel right at home. Accommodation options range from 4, 6, 8 and 10 bed dormitories to private motel style rooms with ensuites.
The 2012 CitiPower Port Phillip Business Excellence Awards program attracted a record amount of 303 nominations across nine categories, from which 38 finalists and 10 winners were chosen. Habitat HQ is in the company of fine ambassadors that demonstrate the business vitality and the vibrancy that the City of Port Phillip is famous for.
Habitat HQ has Climate Action Innovator Certification through Ecotourism Australia.
For more information about Habitat HQ, visit their website.