Hotel of the Year (over 50 rooms) - The award was presented by Melrose Direct.
Nominees included: Doubletree by Hilton, Hilton Kent's Hill, Holiday Inn J14, Jurys Inn (Last year's winners), Mercure Abbey Hill, Moore Place Hotel, Premier Inn (Furzton) and Whittlebury Hall.
Accor Best Partner Award 'Essentially this partner was picked due to the consistently high scores on GSS surveys and audit reports, strong customer feedback, quality of the product and willingness to participate in Mercure brand/Accor initiatives. An all-round solid partner based on all measures'
The awards program selects winners based on their achievements and strengths in the hospitality industry.
Competition for young employees, aged between 18 and 25, who excel in one of the following professions: bar service, cooking, table service or reception. The finalists compete against each other in a full day of practical contests, watched attentively by a jury of hospitality specialists, professions experts and Accor human resources managers.
The Accor Professions Challenge UK winner 2013 Bar service
The Accor Professions Challenge UK winner 2013 Table service
Professional, uniformed staff to respond to your needs or requests. Well-appointed public areas. The restaurant or dining room is open to residents and non-residents. Lunch is available in a designated eating area.