Added on: 22nd June, 2018 by Folkestone_12392
A major industry award has been brought home to Folkestone.
The Institute of Hospitality (the longstanding globally recognised professional body for the Hotel, Catering and Hospitality industry) recognised the industry’s best in people development at its annual dinner and awards ceremony held in Westminster on Tuesday 19th June.
Award winners included Hilton UK and Ireland & the PPHE hotel group whilst The Ritz, London was highly commended by the judges.
For Folkestone however, the star of the night was Robert Richardson FIH and The Grand, The Leas who jointly won the “Judges’ Special Achievement Award”.
Of the Special Achievement Award Peter Ducker, Chief Executive of the Institute of Hospitality, commented: “Robert has demonstrated a tireless energy and determination to support colleagues, using creative and inspiring methods to attract and retain an engaged and enthusiastic team despite not having the funds and support of a big brand behind him.”
The full list of winners can be found here