The winners of the eagerly anticipated 2019 NIHF Hotel Receptionist of the Year Awards have finally been revealed. After months of deliberation, the awards were announced by compere, Pamela Ballantine, at a glittering awards ceremony on 2nd May 2019 in the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick.
The winner of the ‘Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ was Micheál Farrell, from the Bishop’s Gate Hotel in Derry-Londonderry. This is history in the making as he was the winner of the most promising category in 2013. The reception team at Bishop’s Gate had further cause for celebration as they also won the ‘Hotel Reception of the Year’ category. Meanwhile, Emer Gallagher from Shipquay Boutique Hotel was awarded third place in the prestigious ‘Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ category.