The Annual Morris Golden Keys Concierge Awards 2016

May 7, 2017

MORRIS VISITOR PUBLICATIONS & THE SOCIETY OF THE GOLDEN KEYS
ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF
THE MVP GOLDEN KEYS CONCIERGE AWARDS 2016
in association with Dropit and Regent Street Association

The UK’s top hotel concierges were recognised at the 11th annual MVP Golden Keys Concierge
Awards, held last Thursday at a magnificent gala at the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill.

Morris Visitor Publications (MVP) in Europe, the leading publisher for the domestic and
international leisure and corporate traveller markets, and The Society of The Golden Keys of
Great Britain and the Commonwealth stage the event that celebrates success among the
organisation’s 330 UK members.

Antony Lynch, President of The Society of The Golden Keys led the speeches, alongside Mark
Elliott, Publishing Director at MVP, and both thanked event sponsors Dropit and the Regent
Street Association, MBNA Thames Clippers, The View From The Shard, Warner Bros. Studio
Tour London, Big Bus Tours, and Bicester Village.

Winners were presented with a unique glass trophy, exclusively created for the event by Peter
Layton at London Glassblowing.

Guests from London’s hospitality, retail and tourism industries, the hotel concierge community
and hotel general managers, were entertained with a reception of drinks and delicious canapés,
courtesy of the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill.

The Awards nominees and winners were:

YOUNG CONCIERGE OF THE YEAR, THE ANDRÉ DAMONTE AWARD
Sponsored by MBNA Thames Clippers

Nominees

Jorge Alvarez The Montague on the Gardens
Donato Bottiglieri Baglioni Hotel
Jakub Stefanowicz The Landmark London
William Thomson Macdonald Randolph Hotel

WINNER

William Thomson Macdonald Randolph Hotel

CONCIERGE OF THE YEAR REGIONAL MEMBER AWARD
Sponsored by The View From The Shard

Shortlisted Nominees

Albert Bray Blackpool FC Hotel & Conference Centre
Anton Coburn Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa, Co. Durham
Brian Martin Titanic Hotel Liverpool

WINNER

Brian Martin Titanic Hotel Liverpool

CONCIERGE OF THE YEAR LONDON MEMBER AWARD
Sponsored by Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Shortlisted Nominees

Paolo Froiio Shangri La Hotel at The Shard
Binoy Nair St James’ Court, A Taj Hotel
Andrew Wright Park Plaza London County Hall

WINNER

Binoy Nair St James’ Court, A Taj Hotel

THE SOCIETY OF THE GOLDEN KEYS ‘SERVICE THROUGH FRIENDSHIP’ AWARD
Sponsored by Big Bus Tours

Nominees

Christopher Black Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury
David Haines Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
Andrius Petrucenia Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes
Simon Thomas The Lanesborough

Winner

David Haines Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

THE SOCIETY OF THE GOLDEN KEYS ‘LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT’ AWARD
Sponsored by Bicester Village

WINNER

Tony Rossi, Head Concierge, Crowne Plaza London Kensington

Other sponsors include London Glassblowing, who created the unique glass trophies
exclusively designed for the event and are awarded to the winner in each of the five
categories, and Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill.

For more information – please contact:

Mark Elliott
Publishing Director,
Morris Visitor Publications
mark.elliott@morriseurope.com

Antony Lynch
President,
The Society of The Golden Keys of Great Britain & the
Commonwealth
president@thegoldenkeys.co.uk

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All photos are courtesy of Chloe
Chloe Campbell
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Crewe-Read Photography
www.crewereadphotography.co.uk

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