Double Win For Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast
The five-star Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast, sister hotel to the Fitzwilliam Dublin, recently scooped two top honours at the Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards 2017, taking home the title of ‘Hotel of the Year 2017’, General Manager Cian Landers was named ‘Best Hotel General Manager’.
The awards were bestowed towards the end of what has been a memorable year for the Belfast hotel which is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and operated by Hotel Partners, Ireland’s leading specialist hotel management company. In the last 10 months the Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast has been awarded a five-star rating under the Tourism NI accommodation grading scheme, completed a £2million refurbishment and was granted planning permission for a £6million extension.
The inaugural Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards ceremony, which took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast on the 25 September, celebrated the very best of Northern Irish hospitality. They were organised and hosted by Creative Oceanic who have been delivering award ceremonies over the last seven years in eight cities across the UK and Ireland.
Commenting on the double award win, County Meath native, General Manager Cian said, “I am extremely pleased to have been named Hotel Manager of the Year. It is such an honour to have been individually recognised and it is equally as rewarding for our team to receive an accolade like Hotel of the Year.
“We work very closely with our sister hotel in Dublin to deliver the signature Fitzwilliam Hotel hospitality that we know our guests deserve so we’re delighted that the Fitzwilliam brand has been recognised for its excellence.”