Leeds Hotels and Venues Awards announces 2013 winners

Weetwood Hall Conference Centre and Hotel was one of many celebrating last week at the Leeds Hotels and Venues Awards when it was awarded ‘Top Team’.
 
The winners were announced at a Black Tie dinner at the Queens Hotel on 27 June, with Weetwood Hall seeing off competition from 17 of the city’s other hotels to be crowned the number one team, an award which recognises the hotel staff’s talent, dedication and commitment to customer service.
 
The Leeds Hotels and Venues Awards, supported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, is now in its sixth year and draws together the members of the region’s hospitality sector; ranging from budget through to five-star hotels and venues. The event was hosted by Look North present Harry Gration.

The industry generates an annual turnover of £170m and employs 3,500 staff.

Yorkshire Evening Post readers chose the winner of the Unsung Hero award, which acknowledges the talent and commitment of a key worker. The winner was a kitchen porter at the Royal Armouries, Peter Brook.

Other winners include: Bright Idea – The Loop Team, Crowne Plaza; Ambassador – Andrew Parrish, Crowne Plaza; Mentor – Sarah Siddons, Ibis; Rising Star – Amy Smith, DeVere, Oulton Hall; Customer Service – Sylvie Wood, The Met Hotel.

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