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Green Island Resort’s Activities Officer scoops State’s Best Employee Award

Sid Scott2009 Queensland Hotel Associations Awards for Excellence

Green Island Resort is delighted to announce, Activities Officer, Sid Scott, has been awarded the “Best Employee Award” at the annual Queensland Hotels Association Awards for Excellence announced on the Gold Coast last night.

The unique 46 room luxury eco-sensitive resort was also a finalist for the “Best Environmental Practice” award.

Sid Scott has been Green Island Resort’s resident Activities Officer since 2007, an active and highly visible face of the Resort’s guest services and daily operations. His role extends from not only ensuring quality and enhanced guest experiences, but also contributing to the Resort’s ongoing commitment to environmental management.

“We are thrilled for Sid and congratulate him on this well deserved award. Genuine enthusiasm is contagious and any new employee under his direction adopts the same attitude, creating a culture that can not be taught or bought,” said Lisa Krause Green Island Resort’s General Manager.

“He is a wonderful ambassador for our resort and region. We all connect to a destination from an experience and for that reason, the number of guests Sid has positively affected will ensure people from all over the world continue to reminisce about their holiday here in Tropical North Queensland.”

Sid on the Guided Night Walk TourAs Activities Officer and accredited Eco Guide, Sid manages the resort’s Activities Program and Guest Education including conducting daily Fish Feeding Presentation, hosting Sunset Drinks, Stargazing / Astronomy sessions, Guided Night Walk Tours. He is also involved in nature and wildlife monitoring liaising with the island National Parks Ranger.

Sid’s background on Green Island is unique having spent a lot of his life and childhood on Green Island. His family has owned and run the Marineland Melanesia Crocodile Habitat and Aquarium on Green Island since 1972.