The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced the 2007 Spirit of Excellence Award Winners during the Spirit of Excellence Awards Luncheon at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2007 in Florida at the Orlando County Convention Centre.
The Spirit of Excellence awards recognises the leaders in Human Resources initiatives in the attractions industry which include training, recognition, and safety procedures.
Warner Village Theme Parks in Queensland, Australia won the Best Supervisory Training Program. With its new structured training program, the park fosters a unified culture and equips leaders with confidence and skills, while identifying a clear measure of success.
Warner Village Theme Parks also won the award for Best Orientation Training Program. Its orientation process helps to inform leaders of the necessity in teaching and informing staff of appropriate and compulsory procedures with meticulous attention to detail, while acclimatizing staff to the corporate culture and welcoming them to Warner Village Theme Parks group, incorporating discussion and encouraging feedback throughout the process.