Korave ruled out of Blackhawks clash

first_imgA knee injury forced coach, Michael Marum to rule Korave out and make changes to his final 18 man squad that left this morning for Cairns, Australia.Marum said Ishamel Balkawa will replace Korave in the starting line up with Edward Goma and Philemon Kimisive included on the bench.The team will travel by coach to Townsville this afternoon.Marum will name the captain when the team has their captains run in Townsville tomorrow.The 18 man squad is:1.         Bland ABAVU2.         Butler MORRIS3.         Justin OLAM4.         Thompson TETEH5.         Adex WERA6.         Ase BOAS7.         Watson BOAS8.         Enoch MAKI9.         Warren GLARE10.       Esau SIUNE11.       Timothy LOMAI12.       Ishamel BALKAWA13.       Brandy PETER14.       Sailas GAHUNA15.       Benjamin HETRA16.       Atte Bina WABO17.       Edward GOMA18.       Philemon KIMISIVElast_img read more

Quest announces 2009 winners

first_imgSA/NT/TAS Franchise of the YearQuest Waterfront (TAS) Source = Quest Serviced Apartments <a href=”http://www.etbtravelnews.global/click/27a43/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adsvr.travelads.biz/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=10&amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> Victorian Franchise of the YearQuest Calrton on Finlay New Zealand Franchise of the YearQuest Dunedin NSW/ACT Franchise of the YearQuest Castle Hill (NSW) Award Winner Excellence through CommitmentQuest Moonee Valley (VIC)center_img West Australian Franchise of the YearQuest West End Castle Hill takes out top spotQuest Serviced Apartments celebrated a successful 2009 by announcing Quest Castle Hill (NSW) as its National Franchise of the Year. Quest Castle Hill also picked up the award for NSW Franchise of the Year and was a finalist for the front of house Employee of the Year Award (Toni La’ulu). The announcement was made at the 2009 Quest Franchise of the Year Gala Awards Dinner on Saturday 28 November. A further 10 winners were announced including New Zealand Franchise of the Year, Australian Regional Franchise of the Year (Victoria, New South Wales/ACT, Queensland and South Australian/Northern Territory/Tasmania), Excellence through Commitment, Employee of the Year, and Supplier of the Year. See table summary page two.Quest finalists and winners were chosen from over 1500 staff and more than 125 properties across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.“It’s a very positive way to end what has been a successful year for Quest Serviced Apartments. We’ve come out from the GFC strong and opened another 19 properties across Australia and New Zealand during the past 18 months. It’s a credit to our dedicated franchisees, staff, and suppliers,” Quest Chairman, Paul Constantinou, said.“The awards were judged across a variety of factors including upholding Quest values ,Mystery Shopping and performance results, to name a few,” Nick Suriano, General Manager – Franchising at Quest said.“Put simply, we nominated and awarded the best of the best.”National awardsThe Australian Franchise of the Year winner was Quest Castle Hill (NSW). The five finalists were Quest Carlton on Finlay (VIC), Quest Castle Hill (NSW/ACT), Quest Spring Hill (QLD), Quest West End (WA) and Quest Waterfront (SA/TAS/NT).Across the Tasman, the New Zealand Franchise of the Year winner was Quest Dunedin. The two finalists were Quest on Ward and Quest Palmerston North.The Excellence through Commitment award went to Quest Moonee Valley. The four finalists were Quest Collins St Central, Quest Frankston, Quest Geelong and Quest Mooney Valley.Regional awardsThe Victorian Franchise of the Year winner was Quest Carlton on Finlay. The four finalists were Quest Carlton on Finlay, Quest Dandenong, Quest Docklands, Quest Frankston, Quest St Kilda Bayside and Quest Southbank.The New South Wales/ACT Franchise of the Year winner was Quest Castle Hill. The five finalists were Quest Camperdown, Quest Castle Hill, Quest Maitland and Quest Wagga Wagga.The Queensland Franchise of the Year winner was Quest Spring Hill. The two finalists were Quest Spring Hill and Quest Townsville.The West Australian Franchise of the Year winner was Quest West End. The three finalists were Quest Harbour Village, Quest on Rheola and Quest West End.The South Australian/Northern Territory/Tasmanian Franchise of the Year winner was Quest Waterfront. The finalists were Quest Darwin, Quest Mansions and Quest Waterfront.Employee awardsFor the first time, two Employee of the Year awards were given due to the high calibre of entries. They include Jeremy Wilson, receptionist, from Quest St Kilda Bayside (VIC) and Annette Bishop, executive house keeper, from Quest Spring Hill (QLD). Twenty-one nominees were registered, nine were finalists. Supplier awardsTravelCLICK was awarded the winner of the Supplier of the Year title amongst nine other years. It was the second consecutive year franchisees had voted TravelCLICK for the top spot. 2009 award winners Australian Franchise of the YearQuest Castle Hill (NSW) Employee of the YearJeremy Wilson, Quest St Kilda Bayside (VIC)Annette Bishop, Quest Spring Hill (QLD) Supplier of the YearTravelCLICK Queensland Franchise of the YearQuest Spring Hill last_img read more