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08.03.2018
 
Seven awards were presented to winners according to the size of the premises: 
 
  • Large: Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan              
  • Large:  Grand Hotel Malahide, Co Dublin
  • Intermediate: Skylon Hotel, Dublin 
  • Intermediate:  Sligo Park Hotel             
  • Medium:    Ashford Castle, Mayo       
  • Medium: Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • Small: Vienna Woods Hotel, Cork                 
 
Congratulating the winners, Tim Fenn, Chief Executive, IHF said: “The Irish tourism sector is renowned all over the world for its outstanding welcome and customer service levels. Our employees are our best ambassadors, ensuring that guests have a truly memorable visit that they will share with their family and friends. The QEP Awards are now in their fourth year, and the impressive calibre of this year’s entrants demonstrates the commitment of our members to investing in their staff and to developing young people through a wide range of training and education and the provision of structured career paths for employees across all areas of their business.”
 
The tourism industry is Ireland’s largest indigenous employer, supporting approximately 230,000 jobs - equivalent to 11% of total employment – with approximately 60,000 of these jobs in the hotel sector alone.
 
 ENDS
 
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