American Express is delighted to be sponsoring the Caterer & Hotelkeeper Special Award, celebrating the diversity and high calibre of the people who work in the hotel and restaurant industry.
Since its inception in 1984, the reputation of the Special Award has grown thanks to the increasingly high standards of excellence displayed by the winners in successive years. And, perhaps most important of all, the winner's recognition comes from the industry's best judges - you, the readers.
American Express is committed to supporting the hotel and catering industry, both in terms of thought leadership in the sector and through offering merchants tangible marketing initiatives that generate significant business for the hospitality industry.
American Express invests in several thought-leadership initiatives across the industry in the UK and internationally. Key events and organisations sponsored include the European Hotel Industry Forum, the Restaurant Association, the European Hotel Industry Investors Conference, Eurhotec 2000, the 27th European Hotel Managers Association General Assembly and the 6th Annual UK Hotel Industry Conference. American Express is also a founding partner of the International Hotels Environment Initiative.
Through such initiatives, American Express aims to raise the profile of the hotel and catering sector within the UK. The Special Award is your chance to recognise this year's leading lights.
Please nominate someone you feel is particularly deserving - you could give them the pleasure of receiving the industry's highest recognition and all the associated rewards. n