Ballyroe And Ashe Hotels Celebrate Winning National Awards

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Accommodation Manager at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Sinead Reilly (centre) with Brendan Howling TD and IASI President Ines Guerra at the IASI awards on Saturday.

TRALEE hotels are celebrating after winning at the annual Irish Accommodation Services Institute awards at the weekend.

Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee were Supreme Winners and Gold Award winners while The Ashe Hotel won a Gold Award and Supreme Runner-Up at the awards held at the Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford on Saturday evening.

This is the second year in a row that Sinead Reilly, Accommodation Manager at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, and her team have won the Gold award and Sinead is thrilled to have received the prestigious Supreme Winner title this year which put Ballyroe Heights at top of its class in Ireland.

Jonathan Collins, General Manager says, “This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of Sinéad and her outstanding Accommodation team who provide a top class service to all our guests”.

Leonie Flaherty, Sales and Marketing executive, Kathleen Dollard, Accommodation Manager and  Stephen O’Connor, General Manager at The Ashe Hotel with the IASI awards.

Over at The Ashe Hotel they were also delighted. The award recognises those who are driving high standards within the accommodation industry and the judging criteria focused on the cleanliness and tidiness of the applicant buildings .

The hotel received this honour for housekeeping excellence at the national finals .

This builds on their gold medal award last year and the added award of supreme runner up in the nationwide 3-star category is testament to the attention to detail of the housekeeping team headed up by Kathleen Dollard in only their second year of business.

Kathleen said; “We are very proud to receive the Gold Award and Supreme Runner Up , it is a fantastic achievement and it is due to the dedication, commitment and hard work of the Accommodation Team in The Ashe Hotel .

The IASI is a national body, which represents the professional interests of the accommodation sector and promotes best practice standards within the sector.

The Awards scheme is designed to recognise excellence in all aspects of Accommodation Services and Standards, featuring eight categories 3, 4 and 5 star Hotels, Boutique Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Guests Houses, Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Schools/Colleges. IASI Council Members subject all entries to a rigorous on site inspection focusing primarily on the cleanliness and tidiness of the applicant buildings.

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