THE Holiday Inn Chester South, has triumphed over stiff competition to win the prestigious award of InterContinental Hotels Group, UK and Ireland Most Improved Employee Survey Hotel of the Year 2007.
Up against 64 other Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels, the team, including general manager, Vince Garrington, were completely over-awed and delighted at winning.
The award was presented to the hotel at an Oscars- style awards ceremony for 480 guests held at the Crowne Plaza Glasgow..
The evening included a champagne reception, dinner, awards ceremony and dancing.
“I am delighted that we have won this award,” said Vince. “The hotel went through a number of changes last year with investments of over £1m.
“We now have a team that feels valued and are really proud to work for us and this shows in our employee survey. They are a fantastic group and I feel honoured to work with them.”
Responsible for selecting the winners of these awards, chief operating officer, Alexi Hakim, said: “The improvement of this hotel over the past year is excellent. Congratulations to them all.”
The hotel award is accompanied by a cheque for £1,000 to be enjoyed by all the staff at the hotel.