Accor's hospitality stars were recognised among Australia's best performers at the 2014 Accommodation Achiever Awards presented by the Accommodation Association of Australia (AAA).
The third annual AAA awards were held at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth's exclusive Club Sofitel with Accor hotel employees taking home three major award wins from the eleven titles and two Highly Commended accolades.
Food & Beverage Shift Leader at Novotel Melbourne on Collins, Monica Singh took home the AAA 2014 People's Choice Award for her video entry on the Association's Facebook page, as well as a Highly Commended in the Supervisor of the Year award category.
Supervisor of the Year 2014 sponsored by King Koil Commercial by AH Beard, was won by fellow Accor employee Sarah Riccord, Assistant Banquets Operations Manager at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. Sofitel's Director of Guest Relations, Lilian Tolentino also received a Highly Commended in the Department Manager of the Year award category.
The winner of the Department Manager of the Year 2014 sponsored by HOSTPLUS, was won by Ronald Watson, Banquet Chef at Pullman & Mercure Melbourne Albert Park.
Accor Chief Operating Officer Pacific, Simon McGrath, said “We have over 10,000 talented employees who live and breathe hospitality everyday and so it is wonderful to see our passionate and high performing people recognised among the country's best at the Accommodation Achiever Awards.”
"The Association congratulates all of the winners and highly commended on their achievements. People awards provide an excellent opportunity to motivate and inspire your team, in addition to recognising and rewarding the individuals who embody the hospitable values at the core of the accommodation industry," commented CEO, Richard Munro.
The Accommodation Achiever Awards recognises the core asset of an accommodation property - its team members, in addition to the quality programs that have been put in place to augment the professional development of employees.
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