BWS Women in Hospitality & Tourism Award Winners

Business Women Scotland celebrates the stars of the industry with the first ever Women in Hospitality & Tourism Awards, held on 19th September at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central. The aim of the awards is to help recognise and increase the number of women working in senior leadership roles across the visitor economy.

 

All money raised on the evening was donated to HIT  Scotland – Hospitality Industry Trust, a charitable organisation who help people achieve their potential in the hospitality industry through scholarships and bursaries.

 

 

 

The Winners!

BAR OF THE YEAR 2017

Lorna Hardy, Bars Manager at Cask Bar, Doubletree Hilton

BEST PLACE FOR WOMEN TO WORK

Stephanie Stubbs, Deputy Managing Director, Hickory

FRONT OF HOUSE

Stacey Webster, Rooms Division Manager (Front of House) at The Radisson blu, Edinburgh

HOTELIER OF THE YEAR

Dale MacPhee, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh

HR STAR OF THE YEAR

Carol Ramsay Director of HR & Training at Trump Turnberry

RESTAURATEUR OF THE YEAR 2017

Giovanna Eusebi, Owner of Eusebi

RISING STAR

Nicole Sullivan, Account Executive at Hickory

SPA MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Amy Yeates Director of Golf, Spa and Leisure at Fairmont St Andrews

VENUE MANAGER OF THE YEAR 2017

Dawn Balfour Venue Sales Manager at Eskmills Venue

HIT SCHOLARSHIP RISING STAR

Nicole Sullivan, Account Executive at Hickory

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2017

Angela Vickers, Chief Executive of one of the UK’s leading independent 4-star hotel groups. Edinburgh based Apex Hotels