AUSTRALIAN AMENITY COMPANY WINS AWARD AT IHMRS & BDNY
The Awards recognize best new products within the categories of design, equipment & supplies, guest amenities, tabletop, and technology, as well as an eco-friendly equivalent to each of these categories
Melbourne, Australia November 17, 2011 – Concept Amenities, a global leader in the supply of environmentally responsible guest bath amenities, received the Editors’ Choice Award, for their Jean-Michel Cousteau collection of hotel guest amenities, during Opening Ceremonies of the 96thannual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS) and 2nd annual Boutique Design New York (BDNY), Sunday, November 13, 2011, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
The Awards recognize best new products within the categories of design, equipment & supplies, guest amenities, tabletop, and technology, as well as an eco-friendly equivalent to each of these categories.
Editors from leading hospitality trade publications reviewed nearly 150 submissions of the latest products for the industry, and selected winners based on innovative product design, how a product answers a particular industry need, creative use of material or construction, and development or use of a new technology.
Judges for the 16thannual IHMRS Editors’ Choice Awards were Michael Birchenall, Foodservice Monthly; Kris Burnett, Hospitality Upgrade; Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News; Fred Klashman, Total Food Service, Dennis Nessler, Hotel Business; Michelle Renn, Hotel Online; Andrew Sheivachman, Hotel Management; Len Vermillion, Lodging; Ed Watkins, Lodging Hospitality; and Jeff Weinstein, HOTELS.
“We are absolutely honored to receive this award,” saysMichael Matulick, chief executive officer at Concept Amenities. “Like Jean-Michel Cousteau, we are passionate about making a real difference in the world starting with our commitment to develop eco-friendly products that help minimize wastage through to ingredients which provide a true sensory indulgence.”
The Jean-Michel Cousteau line of personal care bath and body products is designed with distinctive features including paraben-free liquids and soaps specially formulated with 100 percent organically certified Seaweed extract and plastic packaging components that are recyclable and biodegradable.
For more information visit conceptamenities.com or contact Steve Duggan Director Marketing & Communications 613 9580 9977 or Darleen DeLisle, VP Marketing & Communications, (954) 629.5593;
About Concept Amenities
Concept Amenities is a recognised world leader in the supply of guest amenities that deliver on quality, luxury, style and environmental solutions. We’ve built our business through understanding our client’s business, their guests and their brand.
Far from being simply the purveyors of amenity products, we are intrinsically linked to the creation of memorable guest experiences. This mindset provides a clear focus for who we are and what we do best.
While our goal is delivering the ultimate in sensory indulgences, we do this in a manner that is fully aligned with our values and the positive role we perceive we should be playing in the world in which we live.
In sync with the hospitality industry we are strongly conscious of the impact we have on the environment and the growing eco-consciousness of guests. Our environmental stewardship is a fundamental expression of our values. This is enhanced with ERP—the leading benchmark for Environmentally Responsible Products—which is biodegradable, and recyclable, with a care for the environment.