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Nominations for the 2013 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, presented by Sealy Posturepedic, have been extended to June 25, 2013 at 5pm AEST.

The 2013 HM Awards are open to staff and properties across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, and to enter, visit

Once more, almost 50 HM Awards will be handed out and will recognise excellence over a range of categories, from people and departments to properties and chains.

This year, supporting documents for every category will now be open to including: up to a maximum of 1000 words of supporting information, while images and a YouTube video (with a maximum length of 5 minutes) are optional. For a complete list of the criteria for each category, click here:

Annually, over 700 different properties are nominated and after a lengthy voting process by a key judging panel involving 50 industry professionals and travel media, the finalists and winners are then decided.

In the last ten years, almost 5000 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 400 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

The 2013 HM Awards gala presentation dinner is being held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 6, 2013.

The HM Awards are presented by Sealy; hosted by HM; co-hosted by AHS, Foxtel Business, Intrust Super and Nespresso; and sponsored by the Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA), Dometic, HotelHome Australia, Spice Magazine and, and Time Out Australia.

Reserve your table now by emailing HM magazine’s Editor-In-Chief James Wilkinson on

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management