For the third consecutive year, Hampton by Hilton Liverpool City Centre played host to over 180 specially-invited guests who were attended the Somerston Hotels Annual Awards at a nearby venue. The event, held on March 1st recognised outstanding achievements in all areas of our business, from Training to Food & Beverage and Sales. Each hotels' Employee of the Year was recognised on stage and the overall company Employee of the Year was announced as Charlene Kelly of Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront.

We're delighted to announce the winners as:

Central Support Employee of the Year - Rebecca Kennedy

Health & Safety Hotel of the Year Runner-Up - Holiday Inn Express Taunton

Health & Safety Hotel of the Year - Holiday Inn Express Newport

Contract Housekeeping Team of the Year - Holiday Inn Express Swansea - West

Sales Hotel of the Year - Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich

Training & Development Hotel of the Year - Holiday Inn Express Exeter

Food & Beverage Hotel of the Year - Holiday Inn Express Exeter

Guest Experience Hotel of the Year - Hampton by Hilton Liverpool City Centre

Deputy General Manager of the Year - Kerrie Hurley, Holiday Inn Express Bedford (now General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cambridge)

Wellbeing Award - Andrew Leonard, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront

Hotel of the Year - Holiday Inn Express Newport

General Manager of the Year - Derek Ramsay, Holiday Inn Express Bedford & Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes

Employee of the Year 2nd Runner-Up - Kelsie Clintworth, Hampton by Hilton Liverpool City Centre

Employee of the Year Runner-Up - Diana Tysoe, Holiday Inn Express Bedford

Employee of the Year - Charlene Kelly, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Waterfront