CIE Tours International chairman Vivienne Jupp and chief executive officer Elizabeth Crabill presented the 13 overall category winners with their prizes. Presenting the awards Crabill told the gathering that 2016 was another excellent year with revenues up to €100 million and over 320,000 bed-nights booked across Ireland.
The nominees were chosen according customer feedback and winners included hotels, entertainment venues and tourist destinations from all over Ireland. Awards were presented for all aspects of the hospitality industry, ranging from national heritage to service and entertainment to tours. The winners were chosen from feedback surveys completed by over 35,000 CIE Tours International customers.
Stephen Hanley, general manager of The Shelbourne Hotel said: “The guests we welcome to The Shelbourne through CIE Tours International are representative of one of the hotel’s longest-lasting and most important relationships. We are proud to have been voted Best 5 Star Hotel by those VIP guests, and we look forward to giving Ireland’s best 5 star experience to many more guests with CIE Tours International during 2017.”
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