General Division

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This category recognises excellence in venues with a specific emphasis on sport as a primary form of entertainment. 

Please note: Finalists will be judged solely on an anonymous site visit conducted in February and March of 2021.

Judges will base their assessment on a range of areas including, but not exclusive to, the following:

General Criteria

  • Hotel - décor, cleanliness and facilities
  • Staff & Service - welcome/goodbye, presentation, efficient, RSA, knowledge of sporting events
  • Food - selection, price, diversity
  • Beverage - price and diversity
  • Telephone technique


Sporting Entertainment Venue Specifics

  • Integration of sporting vision throughout the venue
  • Adequate external promotion of sporting facilities
  • Sporting theme relative to target market
  • Live sport being shown through the hotel
  • Relationships with sporting clubs
  • Displays of sporting memorabilia on-site