London, Great Britain – At a gala awards dinner attended by leading travel editors, writers and hospitality leaders held at The Ritz Hotel in London, Huka Lodge was honored as the recipient of the Tatler Enduring Excellence Award for 2010.
According to a press release received by Elite Traveler, this award honors Huka Lodge, New Zealand, for its outstanding consistency in maintaining the highest standards of excellence for the last 25 years.
On hand to personally receive this recognition was the owner of Huka Lodge Alex van Heeren. In a memo sent to all the Huka Lodge staff on his return to his hotel room after the event he stated “This award is for you all, for your unflagging efforts to ensure we maintain the highest levels of consistency and excellence in everything we do, every single day.” He then went on to personally thank his staff and further acknowledge their contribution.
Alex van Heeren purchased Huka Lodge in 1984 and with his renowned energy and passion shaped it into the internationally recognized exclusive retreat it is today. Huka Lodge has been and continues to be ranked amongst the best in the world and the Tatler Enduring Excellence Award 2010 certainly bears testament to this.
Huka Lodge is a sister property to Dolphin Island, Fiji and Grande Provence Estate in South Africa. All three properties comprise The Huka Retreats, all sharing an unrivalled commitment to providing an extraordinary hospitality experience for guests within global locations of great unspoiled beauty