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HAY ANNOUNCE NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Hospitality Association York announces new members of the executive committee HAY today announces the appointment of Stewart Lorimer as its new Deputy Chair, Lionel Chatard as Treasurer and Rebecca Layton as Secretary.  Stewart Lorimer is Area General Manager at Hilton Worldwide. Based at Hilton York, Stewart oversees a portfolio of six hotels across the UK.  …

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THE GRAND, YORK WINS TWO AWARDS AT THE VISIT YORK TOURISM AWARDS

The Grand, York Wins Two Awards at the Visit York Tourism Awards The Grand, York, owned by Splendid Hospitality Group, is delighted to announce that it has won two coveted awards at The Visit York Tourism Awards 2024, firstly Large Hotel of the Year and secondly the Taste of England award for its fine-dining restaurant,…

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LEGACY AT THE GRAND YORK AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS 3 AA ROSETTES

(London) 26 September 2023. Legacy at The Grand, York has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes at the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards. The glittering awards ceremony at JW Marriott Grosvenor House London was hosted by much- loved TV presenter Claudia Winkleman, celebrating the UK’s top hotels, restaurants, and pubs and the people behind them. One of…

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Sarah Czarnecki to be President of York & North Yorkshire Chamber

A major business support body for York & North Yorkshire is to get a new figurehead. Sarah Czarnecki of Gray’s Court Hotel is to become President of the local Chamber of Commerce.  Sarah is already a key figure in the local business community, with roles including being vice-chair of HAY (Hospitality Association York). She became…

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ADAM WARDALE APPOINTED AS NEW CHAIR OF THE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION YORK

Adam Wardale, General Manager at York’s 4-star Middletons Hotel, has been appointed Chairman by the Hospitality Association York (HAY). He takes over from Martin Bradnam, who has taken on another role, whilst Sarah Czarnecki, Director at Grays Court, will continue her role as Vice Chair. With over 20 members, ranging from independent hotels, international chains…

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Bank of England Governor visits York

On Friday 8th April from 12.30 – 2.00pm, Make It York hosted a private lunch at Gray’s Court Hotel with key stakeholders and the Governor of the Bank of England. The Governor gave a short introduction over lunch before discussions began about how local businesses have been affected by the pandemic. The Governor was particularly interested…

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York has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag for achieving excellence in the evening and night-time economy.

We are proud to share that York has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag for achieving excellence in the evening and night-time economy. York has joined cities such as Bournemouth, Bristol, Halifax, Oxford and Winchester to receive the Purple Flag international accreditation awarded by the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM). Obtaining a Purple…

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