Hastings Hotels has picked up two prestigious awards at the 2023 Belfast Telegraph Business Awards.
Chairman, Howard Hastings, won the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to Northern Ireland’s tourism industry over the last 34 years and the group was named Tourism and Hospitality Company of the Year.
Dr Hastings was praised by the judges for his leadership of the family-owned Hastings Hotels, which spans six venues including the five star Culloden Estate and Spa and Grand Central Hotel and the world-famous Europa Hotel. Hastings Hotels own 50% of the Merrion Hotel in Dublin.
Howard Hastings said: “I am delighted to have been recognised by the esteemed panel of judges and the Belfast Telegraph with the Lifetime Achievement Award and for the group winning the Tourism and Hospitality Company category. This award is well-deserved recognition for the commitment and dedication of our employees across our six hotels and head office.
As Northern Ireland’s leading collection of hotels, we are proud to lead the way and our people are key to ensuring that we continuously expand and evolve offering the very best experience for our guests. I would like to thank every staff member for their hard work and everything they do on a daily basis that enables us to achieve this prestigious recognition.”