Flying High at Leeds Hotel

The DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds is celebrating after phenomenal success at this year’s Leeds Hotel and Venues Association (LHVA) Awards.

Three employees took home awards on the night, three scooped second place and overall the team received 12 nominations on the award shortlist.

The annual LHVA Awards, backed by the Yorkshire Evening Post, showcase the best of the hospitality sector in Leeds.

Philip Bland, operations director at Valor Hospitality Europe said: “This really is fantastic news and testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff. I’m extremely proud to have been there on the evening to see this talent being recognised – from those shortlisted to the winners, everyone has done fantastically.

“At Valor, we take employee satisfaction very seriously and believe that happy staff mean happy customers.”

The full list of winners include:
Customer Service Front of House (Winner) Dean Sygrove
Customer Service Back of House (Winner) Taj Bahra
People’s Choice (Winner) Kerry Adams
Top Team (Second Place) M&E Sales Team
Mentor of the Year (Second Place) Karolina Spedding
Unsung Hero (Second Place) Matthew Dunkley