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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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Research reveals a positive change in perceptions of hospitality careers

New research from HIT Training reveals that three quarters (76%) of parents and over half (55%) of teachers believe jobs in hospitality offer a long-term career route that will help their children develop lifelong skills. The study, released during National Apprenticeship Week, represents a positive change in perceptions of the industry that can be leveraged…

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