AccorHotels recently announced the winners of the 2016 edition of AccorHotels India Awards. Hosted at the picturesque La Brise at Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel in an evening of revelry filled with lots of energy and enthusiasm, the annual awards ceremony recognised outstanding employees across the 22 award categories for their exemplary performance and contribution.
Instituted in 2014, AccorHotels India Awards is an innovative platform to recognise and acknowledge the Group’s high performing employees and make them “feel valued” for their spirit of hospitality and unconditional efforts to ensure success of the Group`s vision. This year, AccorHotels received a total of 260 nominations from employees across all its properties in India. The entries were adjudged by an AccorHotels’ executive team led by Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President-Operations, AccorHotels India. Among the proud recipients, BoipiVaiphei, Housekeeping Associate, Novotel Chennai Sipcot and Hari Prasad, KST Executive, Novotel Imagica Khopoli walked away with ‘Spirit of Conquest’ Person of the Year and ‘Unsung Hero’ of the Year awards respectively.
Speaking at the ceremony, Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India, said, “At AccorHotels, our aim is to provide the most memorable experience to our guests as we make them “feel welcome” at our growing network of 45 of hotels and resorts in India. Our success depends on the key differentiating and most valued asset – our people. The AccorHotels India Awards is our way of recognising these guest satisfaction champions and celebrating their outstanding performances.”
Congratulating the winners, Ashwin Shirali, Regional Director of Talent & Culture, AccorHotels India, said, “Everything we do at AccorHotels is built around our culture in ‘placing guests first’. AccorHotels India Awards recognises talented employees across hierarchy and functions that live our values and culture in fostering a positive working relationship together.”