8. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) 10. Mesut Ozil (Arsenal) 15 15 14. Memphis Depay (Manchester United/PSV Eindhoven) 15 15 15 15. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – Click the arrow, right, to see which player sold the most shirts in 2015 15 11. Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 15 15 15 12. Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) 1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 7. Steven Gerrard (LA Galaxy/Liverpool) 15 15 15 15 15 13. Bastian Schweinsteiger (Manchester United/Bayern Munich) 15 4. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) 5. Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) 3. Neymar Jr (Barcelona) 6. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain) 2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 9. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) The most sold football shirt in 2015 has been revealed thanks to a study by World Soccer Shop and it is dominated by Premier League stars.Nine of the top 15 represent England’s top clubs, with one from the Bundesliga, four from La Liga and one from Ligue 1.But which star tops the list?Lionel Messi recently won his fifth Ballon d’Or after a 2015 where Barcelona won five trophies, but is his shirt the highest selling shirt of the year?Or is it his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo? The Real Madrid forward is certainly more popular on social media than Messi after garnering more than 40 million followers on Twitter and becoming the popular person on Facebook with more than 100 million ‘Likes’Click the arrow above, right, to find out the best selling customised shirt of the year!
Upscale Hotel: Hotel Kurrajong Canberra, Canberra, ACT and Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NTUpper-Upscale Hotel: Crown Metropol, VIC and Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne, VICLuxury Hotel: Park Hyatt Sydney, NSWAustralian Lodge: qualia, Hamilton Island, QLDBusiness Hotel: Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSWResort: One&Only Hayman Island, QLDDay Spa: Spa qualia, qualia, Hamilton Island, QLDTo see the full winners list, including People Awards, visit HM Awards.Go back to the e-newsletter > Go back to the e-newsletter >The winners of the 2015 HM Awards for Accommodation Excellence, presented by Sealy Posturepedic, have been named in front 600 attendees at Sydney Town Hall on 4 September.Hosted by television personality Lisa Wilkinson, the HM Awards have, for the 13th time, recognised the accommodation industry’s finest staff, properties, brands and chains across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.Mantra Group capped a huge day, taking home the Accommodation Chain of the Year honours just hours after being named in the ASX Top 200 Companies List.Other major awards went to AccorHotels’ Michael Issenberg (Asia-Pacific Hotelier of the Year), IHG’s Karin Sheppard (Australasian Hotelier of the Year), Crown Towers Melbourne (Australasian Hotel of the Year), QT Hotels and Resorts (Brand of the Year), RACV Royal Pines Resort (Environmental Program), The Langham Sydney’s Sonia Lefevre (Australian General Manager), The Rees Hotel in Queenstown’s Mark Rose (New Zealand General Manager) and Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort’s Peter Hopgood (South Pacific General Manager).This year’s Hall of Fame inductees were aviation and tourism industry legends Geoff Dixon and Brett Godfrey, while the inaugural Ashley Spencer Service to the Industry recipient was Guy Bentley from the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School.On the night, a significant amount of money was raised for the Garvan Institute of Medical Research through the Connie Johnson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research.The Australian upscale property award recipients are as follows: