Hotel scoops a hat-trick

AN esteemed Northumberland hotel is celebrating after scooping a hat-trick of industry awards.

Macdonal Linden Hall Golf and Country Club near Longhorsley took the prizes at the North East Hotel Association Excellence Awards in Newcastle.

Its Sales Manager Helen Butler was named Sales Champion of the Year after leading her team to success by growing conference room revenue by 40 percent in the last year and groups revenue by 55 percent.

Restaurant Manager William Salve received a silver award for Service Excellence in the Restaurant, while Spa Therapist Jean Mills took a bronze gong for Leisure Excellence.

The hotel’s Regional General Manager Seamus Coen said: “To have our staff recognised as the best in the business is testament to their commitment and passion and we are proud that their hard work and dedication has been recognised and rewarded by those in the industry.”