News for the Hospitality Executive
The Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Houston Selects
For Annual Excellence in the Hospitality Industry Awards
|HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2007 - In a service business used to
serving others, hotels and lodging facilities across the Greater Houston
area will be coming together November 2 to serve its own when it pays tribute
to the leading men and women in its ranks.
It's the third annual Hospitality on Parade Gala, sponsored by the Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Houston and the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston.
Numerous awards will be announced during the entertaining evening, including five by The Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Houston. Nominees for those awards were announced this week:
Guest Services Award Nominees - Awarded to one person from the Front Office, Concierge, Bell Service or Reservations who continually goes far beyond expectations in providing for hotel guests.
Scott Dukes, Four Seasons Hotel HoustonFood & Beverage Award Nominees - Awarded to one person from Food & Beverage, including Kitchen, Restaurant, Room Service, Convention Services and Banquets, for outstanding job service.
Ranulfo Cepeda, Omni Houston GalleriaOperations Award Nominees - Awarded to one person from Housekeeping, Engineering, Security/Loss Prevention, Human Resources, Sales, Administration or Accounting whose job dedication is particularly meritorious.
Neria Alvarez, Hilton Americas ~ HoustonCommunity Service Award Nominees - Awarded to a hotel, business or individual for charitable acts which have left a profound and recognizable mark on the community.
Jane Herring, Westin Galleria and Westin OaksHouston Spirit Award Nominees - This award is given to an individual or organization for outstanding efforts at promoting Houston as a destination or enhancing Houston ís attractions.
Paul David Van Atta, Hilton Americas HoustonChairing the black-tie event for the third year will be Doug Horn, Chairman of the Board of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitor's Bureau as well as a lifetime member of the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston.
The awards gala will be held at the Hilton Americas Hotel beginning at 6 p.m. There will be dinner, an awards ceremony and a silent auction. Tickets are $100 per person or $1000 for a table of ten.
The University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and The Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston (HLAGH) continue a partnership that dates back thirty-six years by hosting the annual Hospitality on Parade Awards Banquet and Dance. The event will recognize 10 men and women whose day-to-day contributions give hospitality its meaning as well as special faculty and alumni who have contributed so much to the industry's future. A special recognition this year will be given to the person who has been a part of the local industry the longest.
Candidates for the awards are nominated by their peers and employers, and winners are chosen by a panel of industry leaders outside Southeast Texas.
Click here to register.
|Also See:||Wolf Hengst Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston / January 2007|