Staff at Broad Street’s leading hotel are celebrating the news that one of their top managers has been named as a winner of a top national hospitality award.
Ryan Doyle, the sales director at Park Regis Birmingham, is to receive the 2020 Acorn Award, which recognise 30 of the industry’s most talented stars aged under 30.
John Angus, managing director at Park Regis, said “We are all delighted to learn that Ryan has been named as one of the Acorn Award winners.
“There are lots of awards out there, but the Acorn Award is right up there in the top 10 of aspirational awards in our industry.
“Ryan typifies the fantastic team that we have and exudes professionalism, passion and desire. The Acorn Award just re-emphasises the fact that we have the best director of sales in the business.”
Terry Waldron, executive director of CH&Co, one of the co-sponsors of the Acord Award, said: “Congratulations to the 2020 Acorn Awards winners.
“It is so uplifting to hear about the incredible achievements of the ‘class of 2020′. Now, more than ever, it is crucial to recognise industry talent in a year filled with challenges, to continue to inspire and nurture emerging talent.
“The innovation, dedication and positive spirit that the 30 rising stars have shown so far in their careers will certainly be key ingredients in helping to ensure the future of the industry is in good hands.”
Graham Cox, the UK business development director for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, the other co-sponsor of the award, said: “At this time of unprecedented challenge to the hospitality industry and all who work in it, it is more important than ever for us to support the Acorns winners of 2020.”
By Steve Dyson.