Mon, November 18, 2013

Lasseters cemented its place as a market leader for accommodation in the Northern Territory when they won the highly competitive Deluxe Accommodation Award at the prestigious Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards held at the Alice Springs Convention Centre on Saturday 16th of November.

Lasseters Chief Operating Officer Chris Sartori said “We are thrilled with the result; winning this award is an absolute honour and a credit to our team who works tirelessly to exceed our customer expectations and provide our guests with a unique red centre experience.  We also congratulate our colleagues at the Alice Springs Convention Centre who were given Highly Commended in the Business Tourism category, which was hotly contested.”

The Brolga Awards are the official tourism awards program for the Northern Territory and recognise tourism businesses that strive for excellence in every area of their operation. 

The competition is open to tourism operators who prepare a submission in response to a series of questions and criteria that measure business excellence. Lasseters has a history of success in the Brolga Awards.  In 2011 they won the Deluxe Accommodation category as well as the Chairman’s Choice Award for Excellence and went on to receive Bronze at the national competition.

Winning the Best Deluxe Accommodation in the NT means Lasseters are now finalists in the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, which will be held Luna Park in Sydney on the 7th of February 2014.

The award comes almost a month after the opening of Tali – an a la carte restaurant serving contemporary Australian cuisine with a hint of the Outback.  It is part of a venue-wide $35 million redevelopment project that included the opening of a new heated resort-style pool and Premium hotel wing last year.  Demolition has commenced at the northern end of the property to make way for a new hotel reception and health club, which will be completed mid-2014.

Lasseters is located beneath the MacDonnell Ranges and has 205, 41/2 star rooms and suites, an international standard casino, four restaurants, two bars, a sports lounge and a night club.  The property is adjoined to the Alice Springs Convention Centre and is the second largest employer in Alice Springs.