|By Marketwired .||
|May 14, 2014 10:01 AM EDT||
EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/14 -- It's all about the experience, and Edmonton Tourism celebrated the best in customer service at the 14th annual You're Welcome Edmonton Awards last night. Recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions in providing top notch customer service, 18 awards were given to the following Edmontonians:
Dining Server - Matt Deacon, Cactus Club Cafe Jasper Avenue Administrative Services - Imran Gill, Northlands Banquet/Catering Server - Ansuya Tailor, Shaw Conference Centre Bartender/Wine Steward - Fady James, Hundred Bar and Kitchen Counter/Quick Server - Kristen Lickacz, River Cree Resort and Casino Culinary Services - Earl Briones, Lux Steakhouse Volunteer Services - Sophie Sakousky, Edmonton International Airport Driver Services - Bill Heesing, Legends Limousine Customer Service - Transportation - Himani Basra, Airport Terminal Services Gaming Services - Janice Park, Casino Yellowhead Guest Services - Shannon Pompu, DoubleTree by Hilton Host Services - Hannah Wish, Cactus Club Cafe Jasper Avenue Housekeeping - Lazaro Carranza, Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre Operational Support - Nicole Manly, Shaw Conference Centre Retail Services - Benedict Medina, Radisson Hotel Edmonton South Support Services - Donna Paliwoda, Northlands Evening Fine Dining Server - Santana Arturo, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Tourism Services - Bretton Weir, Legislative Assembly of Alberta
"All our nominees have gone above and beyond to provide exceptional quality service to our guests," says Maggie Davison, vice president of Edmonton Tourism. "It is an honour to celebrate, recognize and award them for the passion they have for their roles in our industry. The You're Welcome Edmonton program speaks to the authenticity and originality of our people in this great city. It shows their creativity and welcoming spirit, and it shows the great pride, and hard work that goes into providing our guests with an amazing Edmonton experience."