Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges wins big at industry awards

 Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges has won the Marketed Accommodation Hotel Award and Management Team Award at the Australian Hotels Association 2015 WA Accommodation Industry Awards (AHA Awards) which was held in Crown Perth on August 10.

The hotel’s staff also enjoyed success in the Management Employee Awards. Belle Johnstone, wedding sales coordinator, was the recipient of the Conference and Events Award, and Eliza Caldwell, Ball & Chain bar manager, won the Food and Beverage Award.

The AHA Awards recognise accommodation business excellence and management success in hotels throughout Western Australia.

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges general manager, David Bornmann said, “I was overwhelmed with the hotel’s success at the AHA Awards and very proud of my team with their achievements!  The hotel has been trading strongly albeit with the mining downturn; Fremantle remains an excellent destination for both corporate and leisure travelers and the work we have been doing at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle over the past two years is certainly showing with this recognition.”

The four-and-a-half-star hotel offers 300 guest rooms and suites, resort style facilities, restaurants, bar, and WA’s third largest convention and exhibition facility. Since purchasing the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges in January 2013, owners Primewest and Management Company Rydges Hotels & Resorts have committed to engaging with the Fremantle community in its marketing, events, and fundraising initiatives.