Lorraine’s work has been recognised with numerous regional and State business and hospitality awards.
Mountain Whispers – “MW” Collection has been consistently nominated in the all-important ‘People’s Choice’ category in the highly respected Blue Mountains Business Awards.
In 2019, Mountain Whispers was a Finalist in the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement & Community Awards hosted by Awards Australia in the Customer Service and People’s Choice category.
In the State’s prestigious NSW Tourism Awards, Mountain Whispers – “MW” Collection won Silver in 2018, 2017 and 2015 in the five-star luxury accommodation category, Bronze in 2012 and 2016, and was a category finalist in both 2013 and 2014.
In the Blue Mountains Regional Business Awards, Mountain Whispers – “MW” Collection won the Customer Service award in 2016, 2017 and 2018 then went on to win Hall of Fame in this category. Mountain Whispers won the Excellence in Small Business Award in 2017 and 2018 at the Regional Awards which inturn positioned the business as a Finalist in the State’s prestigious NSW Business Chamber Awards in 2017 and 2018.
In the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon Tourism (BMLOT) Awards, Mountain Whispers – “MW” Collection won the luxury accommodation category three years running from 2012-2014.
All five properties within the “MW” Collection have been restored in accordance with sustainable practices that maintain conservation of the environment through low energy consumption levels and recycling. This has led to Gold Sustainability Accreditation.