The final two shortlists for the 2018 Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards can now be revealed.
Following a week of announcements, which saw the finalists for Front of House Manager, Housekeeping Manager, Bar Manager and Restaurant Manager, Spa Manager of the Year and Customer Service Star, Concierge and Reservations / Revenue Manager, announced, it is now the turn of the hotly-contested General Manager of the Year and Shining Star Award.
From country house hotels, to boutiques in the city, managers, owners and staff were eager to give their employees the recognition they deserve.
For the General Manager of the Year category, we shall be awarding a Highly Commended and a Winner, choosing from the following eight finalists after a record number of nominations this year.
The shortlist for General Manager of the Year is:
Richard Kidner – Barns Hotel
Andrew Coney – The Hari
Michele Mella – Barnsley House
Guy Freedman – The Pig
Maurizio Redaelli – The Franklin, The Gore and The Pelham
Adam Rowledge – Georgian House Hotel
Olivia Byrne – Eccleston Square Hotel
Carlo Iulianella – Oddfellows on the Park
Now with the shortlist announced, the winner will be decided by a judging panel – consisting of five top industry experts – which will then be revealed at the Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards on October 16 at Hilton Olympia.
The event, taking place on the first day of Independent Hotel Show 2017, is free to attend for hoteliers and staff and will be a night of free-flowing Champagne and canapés.
To secure your place to the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the guestlist.
The fifth year of the Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards is sponsored by: Mite Linen, Star Quality Hospitality, Avvio, Harrison Spinks, Out of Eden and T2.