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The Star Sydney scoops the pool at the prestigious TAA NSW Awards for Excellence

Published on 21 July 2017

The Star Sydney is proud to announce it has been awarded three accolades as part of the prestigious 2017 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sydney last night.

More than 300 tourism industry leaders and guests gathered as part of the annual gala event to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements across the state’s tourism, hospitality and accommodation sectors.

The Star Sydney, Australia’s leading integrated resort, was a proud finalist in 12 categories, highlighting the organisation’s superior guest service, luxury accommodation and spa, and renowned dining offering.
Celebrated wins include Health Club and Spa Facilities of the Year – The Darling Spa, Best Environmental Initiatives – The Star, and Chef of the Year – Dany Karam, Executive Chef, BLACK Bar & Grill. 

Greg Hawkins, Managing Director at The Star Sydney said: “This extraordinary industry recognition highlights our team’s exceptional commitment to delivering thrilling experiences in our signature restaurants and the ultimate in relaxation at The Darling Spa.

“We are particularly proud that our commitment to reducing The Star’s environmental impact has been recognised by TAA in a highly competitive award category. It’s a great accomplishment for us, and encourages the whole business to continue building on this success.

“The Star reimagines and redefines what excellence means to our guests and I applaud each team and venue property-wide for their unique contribution to this incredible achievement,” he said.

The annual Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence honour tourism and hospitality excellence in the accommodation industry across the state in more than 30 award categories.

The New South Wales winners will now progress as nominees for the national Australian Hotel Association Awards taking place on Monday, 18 September at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. 
For more information about The Star Sydney, please visit www.starsydney.com.au. 

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About The Star Sydney: 
The Star Sydney is Australia’s premier place to play. A sip of sparkling. A dozen freshly shucked oysters. Crisp white sheets and red carpet. Diamonds and spades. Gucci and gastronomy. Your day begins with luxury – where it ends is up to you. At The Star, we have just one mission –– to thrill. That’s why we have all-star chefs and restaurants, luxurious accommodation and high-end fashion, a sumptuous day spa, an amazing nightclub, and, of course, the world-class casino. It’s all yours for the taking, so will you? Come and play at The Star.