Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels team members celebrated their successes recently at the group’s annual Smile Awards at The Melville, their newly opened events space.
The evening had a Willy Wonka theme, and staff were presented with a golden ticket upon entry and the theme also included candy canes, sweet stalls and even Oompa Loompas.
Stephen Leckie, Chairman and CEO of Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels, said, “The Smile Awards is very much about celebrating and rewarding our fantastic teams and individuals throughout the group who have continued to shine through an extremely difficult time.
“We wanted to create a fabulous night to remember for everyone involved and we are delighted with the outcome. Our ethos at Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels is just that – family – and it was fantastic to get everyone from each of the hotels together to celebrate a special night – a night for them.
The awards included eight different categories and were spread across each of the eight hotels, which includes Crieff Hydro, Peebles Hydro, Murraypark Hotel in Crieff, The Park Hotel in Peebles, Taypark House in Dundee, The Isles of Glencoe, Ballachulish Hotel and Kingshouse Hotel, also in Glencoe.
The full list of winners is as follows:
The Simple Award – Josh Wellum, Lee Morrissey, Antonin Boisseau, Craig Green, Kayleigh Cooper and Scott McNeil;
The Memorable Award – Alvaro Leguizamon, Roxana Liliana Vida, Steffi Clark, Stacey McDonald and Saphia Wallek;
The Independent Award – Careen Kahn, Daniela Dobre, Dora Barah, Jennifer Scrim and Molly Law;
The Lean Award – Gavin Hunter, Ryan Hogg, Zsoltne Siska and Jodie Broddell
The Engaging Award – Sandra Sanchez Navarro, Diana Lopez, Laura Raeburn and Dawn Hunter;
Employee of the Year – Florin Diaconu, Zaneta Falharova, Helen Brown, Tunde Rigo (IOG, Clem King and Greg Chisholm;
Manager of the Year – Ashleigh Pink, Catherine Bull, Colin Grieve, Laszlo Csegedi, Joan Adams and Stuart Cairns;
Team of the Year – Housekeeping / Self Catering at Crieff and Murraypark, F&B at Peebles Hydro, Grounds Teams at the West Coast hotels and IT/Finance at BP.