Debra Adams, Head of Professional Development at arena4finance and HOSPA attended the HOSPA Annual Awards Lunch on 17th December in London where the winners of the prestigious Annual ‘Hospitality Finance, Revenue Management and IT Awards of the Year 2015’ were announced – the UK’s leading educational organisation for professionals involved in Financial Management, Revenue Management and IT within the hospitality industry.
At the 2015 HOSPA Annual Christmas Awards Luncheon – held in the capital at The Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square – the winners of the major HOSPA ‘2015 Hospitality Professionals Awards’; the ‘2015 HOSPA Professional Development Employer of the Year‘; and the ‘2015 HOSPA Outstanding Learner of the Year Awards’, were honoured. In addition, the highest achieving 2015 HOSPA Education and Training Programme (ETP) learners in Financial Management and Revenue Management – announced in November – were presented with their cash prizes and certificates.
The 2015 HOSPA Winners – all recipients of engraved crystal trophies and certificates – were:
1. HOSPA Hospitality Professionals Award Winners 2015:
2. Recipient of the ‘HOSPA Professional Development Employer of the Year 2015’, in recognition of outstanding commitment in promoting and developing Financial Management and Revenue Management education in the hospitality industry: Principal Hayley
Principal Hayley was delighted to have received the prestigious award. Gail Hunter, Principal Hayley’s Group Human Relations Director, said: “Our training strategy supports the development of colleagues at all levels of the business – we aim to provide our colleagues with the appropriate skills and knowledge to achieve excellence in their role. HOSPA is our preferred training provider as they provide us with professional training and qualifications to support our in-house training. Finance and Revenue management are essential disciplines to a successful business, and PH Hotels recognise this by investing in our teams. There are tremendous benefits for both our business and our colleagues – by way of professional career development and progression, and colleague engagement.”
3. HOSPA ‘Outstanding Learner of the
Year Award’ winners 2015 for the Association’s Education and Training
In addition, the 2015
Hospitality Financial Management and Revenue Management ETP highest achieving
learners, announced by HOSPA in November, were presented with their
certificates and cash prizes. The winners were the learners who achieved the
The HOSPA ETP 2015 Learner Award Winners were:
The March 2015 HOSPA Financial Management Education and Training Programme prize winners were:
The September 2015 HOSPA Financial Management Education and Training Programme prize winners were:
The March 2015 HOSPA Revenue Management Education and Training Programme prize winners were:
The September 2015 HOSPA Revenue Management Education and Training Programme prize winners were:
Commenting on the winning HOSPA ETP learners, Debra Adams, Head of Professional Development at HOSPA and arena4finance, said: “Special congratulations must go to our two ‘Outstanding Learners of the Year 2015’, Alan Eaton and Stephanie Carvell, for their magnificent results and commitment to their studies. Also special mention should be given to Sam Willetts, who was the highest achieving learner in two HOSPA Financial Management ETP categories.
“We have been delighted to welcome so many new learners to HOSPA’s Education and Training Programmes during 2015. The standard of achievement has been very high and we congratulate all our learners, who have successfully completed each stage of their studies during 2015. We are very proud of our prize winners who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to their careers, combining study with demanding full-time roles in the hotel and restaurant industry. Their fine achievements in the vitally important disciplines of Financial Management and Revenue Management will significantly enhance their careers and help their employers meet even more effectively today’s ever changing management challenges.”
Education and Training Programme (
In 2011,HOSPA introduced a hospitality focused ETP in Revenue Management. Written by leading educators in Revenue Management in the hospitality sector, in conjunction with leading industry experts, the course is designed to provide Revenue Managers of the future with the skills and knowledge required to manage their divisions, as well as to provide non-revenue personnel with a detailed knowledge of the function within a hospitality property.
Enrolment for the next intake in March 2016 – for both the Financial Management and Revenue Management programmes – is currently open. Both courses are studied in three separate Stages, each at a cost of £750 (ex VAT). For further information, visit: www.hospa.org/education; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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