THE EUROPE HOTEL & RESORT, the chic five star resort on the shores of Lough Lein in Killarney, has been crowned the champion of Irish hospitality.

The hotel, owned by the Liebherr Group, took top honours when it was awarded the Irish hospitality industry’s highest accolade, theHotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Award for Excellence 2012at a gala ceremony in Dublin’s Burlington Hotel on Tuesday night.

The luxurious Kerry hideaway triumphed ahead of hundreds of its peers in the Irish hospitality industry who competed in the 24th Annual Gold Medal Awards this summer. Run by Hotel & Catering Review and judged by an independent jury of experienced hospitality practitioners, the Gold Medal Awards are widely regarded as the most prestigious and coveted awards in the business.

Sarah Grennan, editor of Hotel & Catering Review, presents the Gold Medal Award for Excellence 2012 to general manager, Michael Brennan, and The Europe Hotel team.
Mary O’ Callaghan, President Irish Guild of Sommeliers was a judge at this competition

Wednesday, 26 Sept.2012