Launching the reception awards

17 April 2024

Reception Award – 2024 Finalists

Thank you to all those that took part in the assessment day. Another fun day and a challenge as always for the judges, especially after a larger than usual number of entrants.

These are the finalists across all three categories. Each finalist will receive ONE free ticket for the Gala Dinner and Awards in the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel, Enniskillen on 22nd May 2024.

Additional places at £70 plus VAT each can be booked by using this online form: or by contacting the Federation on 028 9077 6635 or by emailing [email protected]. The Gala Dinner is a black tie event. If you would like to make up a table, we have a special offer of £55 plus VAT for 6 or more purchased tickets. Just contact us to book.

Individual finalists are called for a further interview on Wednesday 24th April in the Clayton Hotel Belfast. Please note the interview times below and ensure you arrive on the second floor of the hotel about 10 minutes before your allocated time. Please wear your normal uniform. No other preparation is required.

Most Promising Receptionist

Please attend for a further interview in the Clayton Hotel on Wednesday 24th April at the time noted below.

DevinRoom2 Belfast09.30
AustejaCrowne Plaza Belfast09.45
NataliaGrand Central Hotel Belfast10.00
CerysLa Mon Hotel & Country Club10.15
ElissaBishop’s Gate Hotel10.30
SiobhanSlieve Donard Hotel10.45
ErinTen Square Hotel11.00

Receptionist of the Year

Please attend for a further interview in the Clayton Hotel on Wednesday 24th April at the time noted below.

TiernaAC Hotel Belfast09.30
AmyHoliday Inn Belfast City Centre09.45
SarahClandeboye Lodge Hotel10.00
BeccaCanal Court Hotel10.15
VictoriaKilleavy Castle Estate10.30
CarolMaldron Hotel Belfast International10.45
EavannTara Lodge11.00
ShannonThe Fitzwilliam Hotel11.15
LarissaThe Merchant Hotel11.30

Reception Team of the Year

These are the finalists after multiple rounds of telephone mystery shopping. A mystery guest will now stay at each finalist in order to arrive at a winning team.

Belmore Court & Motel
Bishop’s Gate Hotel
Hampton by Hilton, Belfast
Ibis Belfast City Centre
Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel
Slieve Donard Hotel
Tara Lodge
The Old Inn

The Receptionist Awards are supported by Tourism Northern Ireland, Guestline, Net Affinity, Insight6, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and Life Adventure.

For those that are staying in Enniskillen we have a special rate with the Killyhevlin Hotel at £130 Twin B&B or £95 Single B&B. Please contact the hotel on 028 6632 3481 to book.


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