We are all encouraged to do our bit for the planet and whether on a business or a leisure trip it makes perfect sense to stay at a green hotel.
(PRWeb UK) April 19, 2011
Winford Manor Hotel near Bristol Airport scoops an Awards hat-trick, recognising Winford Manor as one of the best for environmental awareness, accessible services and exceptional businesses practices. These awards place Winford Manor at the top of the list for discerning travellers seeking a friendly rural metro Hotel that is only 5 minutes from Bristol International Airport.
GOLD award for Bristol Airport Hotel
Winford Manor Hotel next to Bristol Airport has been rewarded with a ‘Gold’ award from the Green Business Tourism Scheme. Businesses opting to join Green Tourism are assessed by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more.
The assessor made the comment "Winford Manor must be congratulated on achieving a GOLD award. Management and staff are highly committed to sustainable principles and this is evident throughout the operation. Communication of green issues has been well addressed through an onsite and web based promotion along with a great environmental spirit.
Some really good energy and water savings measures have been installed reducing the burden the business has on environmental resources. Sustainable purchasing is well considered and plays a significant role in the ethos of the business. Waste management is largely effective and implemented throughout the operation. In addition nature related issues are front and centre of the businesses activities. Winford Manor should continue to be an example of how tourism can be made more sustainable".
General Manger, Tracey Beck adds “Everyone here are delighted to have achieved this prestigious award for our commitment to environmental issues. We are all encouraged to do our bit for the planet and whether on a business or a leisure trip it makes perfect sense to stay at a green hotel.
We are an eco friendly hotel but without the preaching or guilt trips or compromise, we just do it. More recently, sustainability is of high importance to both corporate and leisure clients looking to book Bristol conference facilities, a holiday or a Bristol wedding venue. It seems that the green leaf logo is of great importance.”
Winford Manor Hotel wins a Bronze for Accessible Hotels in the South West
Having reached the finals, it was revealed that Winford Manor had won the bronze ‘Access for All’ award. These prestigious regional tourism awards, known as the ‘Tourism Oscars,’ celebrate ‘the best in the South West’ and aim to promote and reward excellence in the tourism industry.
The winners have been through an exhaustive selection and judging process, consisting of detailed entry forms and mystery visits and have been whittled down from over 300 entries. Businesses needed to show a deep commitment to sustainability, recycling and the environment and being accessible to all.
Tracey Beck, General manager of Winford Manor said “ We are delighted and very proud to receive a bronze award and recognition for our accessible facilities and services. Here at Winford Manor, we are passionate in making all our services accessible for everyone who visits. Winning awards such as this pays testament to the hard work by everyone involved with Winford Manor since it’s opening in 2008”.
Winford Manor wins 2nd Place for Sian Lloyd-Jones Business Enterprise Awards
Applications were judged on a range of criteria, including:
- Job Creation
- Financial Performance
- Training and Development of Staff
- Innovation/Use of Information Technology/Environmental Impact
- Marketing Strategy
North Somerset Enterprise Agency runs the annual award scheme in recognition of exceptional young businesses based in the North Somerset area.
Notes to Editors:
- Winford Manor Hotel is set the head of the beautiful chew valley with the emphasis on environmental awareness and accessible services. The Hotel is only 5 minutes from Bristol International Airport and a 30 minute drive from the historic cities of Bristol and Bath and offers parking and shuttle service to Bristol Airport. The Labyrinth restaurant sits within the hotel with the aim for delicious simplicity, serving the simplest traditional food in abundance. Conference facilities are available, offering a peaceful and distraction free environment for meetings. Winford Manor can also be hired out exclusively for wedding ceremonies, receptions and functions.
- Winford Manor Hotel is rated 3 star by Visit Britain
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