Hotel Excellence Awards 2010 | New York City, United States | Well the day has come and I am right now picking up my Tuxedo for tonights Hotel Excellence Awards 2010, to take place at Cipriani Wall Street. Sponsored MVP|NY in cooperation with the Hotel Association of New York City. This invitation-only black tie event combines the Hotel Experience Awards and the Silver Plume Awards, recognizing the best of the best in New York City’s hospitality industry. The guest list to this annual event – the only industry-wide program sanctioned by the Hotel Association of New York City – is a ” who’s who ” of New York’s Hotel and Travel community , including General Managers, Concierges, Directors of Sales and Marketing, Media among others. This year the industry will be honoring and awarding, Whoopi Goldberg as the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.
(*) Hotel Experience Awards: The People’s Choice, recognizing leaders in the New York City hospitality community by allowing the most important audience – their guests – to identify those who excel. Categories: Best Concierge Service / Best Family Friendly Hotel / Best Room Amenities / Best Business Service / Best Hotel Restaurant / Best Overall Hotel Experience. BUT Hey wait a minute… where is the Best Gay Friendly Hotel ? Well that will be my task for the night. I want this category to be included for the 2011 edition, and I am determined to get it.
(*) Silver Plume Awards: Peer Recognition, offering the hospitality community an opportunity to recognize exemplary service and performance by their peers. Categories: Best Chef Concierge / Best Concierge / Best Supporting General Manager.
For more information take a look at this link @ MVP|NY
I am already getting ready for tonight. One the the many rare occasions when you get to wear a Tuxedo, which BTW I love to have on, and here I am seating at my desk writing this post at the same time that I am trying to figure out how to tie my bow tie on youtube.com. Wish me luck. CM