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|Residence 6* by BridgeStreet Worldwide Receives Prestigious White Rose Award
|Tuesday, November 10, 2009
|LONDON – BridgeStreet® Worldwide, a leading provider of serviced apartments, today announced that it has received the esteemed White Rose Award for Tourism. The award recognised BridgeStreet's Residence 6* property for having the "Best Self Catering/Serviced Apartments" within Yorkshire. The prize was presented at a black tie event organised by tourism agency Welcome to Yorkshire, held at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. Residence 6* General Manager, Vikki Baker received the Award on behalf of BridgeStreet.
Winners were selected by a group of judges who rated each candidate in a variety of categories, including five-star services offered, use of space including accessibility for the disabled, staff training and professionalism, contribution to the regional economy through local job creation, and the satisfaction score from a mystery shopper.
"Winning this award in the competitive and dynamic Yorkshire market is a true testament to the great lengths our staff goes to ensure that our guests' experience exceeds expectations," said Stephen Hanton, BridgeStreet Worldwide managing director in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). "The award also substantiates BridgeStreet's efforts to be a responsible business leader in the communities where we operate."
Winners from this year's White Rose Awards will now be entered into the national Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2010 presented by Visit Britain.
Opened in 2006, Residence 6* by BridgeStreet Worldwide offers the business and leisure traveller all the comfort, style and luxury of a five star hotel, with considerably more space than a typical hotel suite. The building features contemporary design and has set new standards for opulence, exclusivity and luxury within the growing serviced apartments market. Residence 6* has been awarded 5 stars by Visit Britain.
BridgeStreet Worldwide is a leading international provider of serviced apartments. BridgeStreet and its Global Alliance members offer over 15,000 serviced apartments located throughout the United States and 50 cities internationally. An award winner both in the Americas and Europe, BridgeStreet properties meet uncompromising standards of quality, comfort and service. For more information about the company or to learn more about how BridgeStreet is Making Serviced Apartments Easy, visit www.bridgestreet.com.