Hastings Hotel Staff Celebrate 278 Years of Service

The accomplishments include 14 staff members who have been with the group for a combined total of 278 years.

Howard Hastings, Managing Director of Hastings Hotels, said: “Our people are the key to our continued success and as a group we would not have the reputation we have today without them. Considering the difficult times we have all experienced over the past 20 months, now more than ever, it is important to recognize and thank all of our employees and also to celebrate some of our longest serving team members for their hard work. and their dedication.

“Our employees speak more than anyone about the culture and soul of Hastings hotels. They are a critical part of the recovery process as we continue to move away from the ongoing pandemic. They know the way we work and what we do better than anyone else and they have an important role to play in guiding our new colleagues who have recently joined the company by helping them train them to provide the first class service that our customers have come to expect. know how to expect. of Hastings hotels.

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Pictured with Howard Hastings, Managing Director of Hastings Hotels, some of the employees are recognized for 25 years, 20 years, 15 years and 10 years of service

“I am extremely proud to pay tribute to some of the oldest staff members of the group, including 14 colleagues who have been with us for 15, 20 or 25 years and between them they have 278 years of employment. This includes Charles Logan who is Kitchen Stewart at the Europa Hotel; Jonathan Wade, head concierge at the Grand Central Hotel; Finian McKinney who is the Food and Beverage Assistant at the Everglades Hotel and Andrew Godfrey who is the Night porter at the Culloden Estate & Spa.

“The efforts of our employees in all departments of our hotels and head office do not go unnoticed and I want to thank them for all of their years of hard work and commitment.

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Howard Hastings, Managing Director of Hastings Hotels are some of the award-winning employees, Jonathan Wade, Chief Concierge of the Grand Central Hotel, Peter Foerster, Pastry Chef of the Stormont Hotel, James McGinn, General Manager of the Europa Hotel and Michelle Wells, event manager at Culloden Estate & Spa

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