Hallmark Welcombe Hotel wins prestigious Pride of Stratford Award

Pride of Stratford award winners
The Hallmark Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club has won one of the prestigious Touch FM Pride of Stratford Awards which were announced at a glittering awards ceremony on 5 February at the Holiday Inn in Stratford-upon-Avon. The country house hotel scooped the award in the Hospitality Business of the Year category. The Hallmark Welcombe Hotel previously won a Pride of Stratford Award in 2013 and was also a finalist in 2015.

The awards, which are in their fifth year, celebrate the best achievements in business and the community across the District. In the presence of the 'who's who' of Stratford-upon-Avon, the prestigious swan awards are given out to the best businesses, individuals and organisations in 14 different categories.

Graeme Nesbitt, General Manager at The Hallmark Welcombe Hotel stated ““We are all delighted that the Welcombe has been recognised as Hospitality Business of the Year. We are blessed at the Welcombe with a beautiful property and fantastic grounds as well as being extremely fortunate with our owners who have invested heavily into our product”.

He continued “But the above is underpinned by our people. Hallmark and The Welcombe firmly believe in investing into their people and we have robust development programmes in place to stretch and develop our team members. We are in a people industry and its our people that make the true difference. Our team is actively encouraged to be part of creating memories for our guests with the human touch. We pride ourselves in recruiting for attitude and training for skill, we can put bespoke programmes into place to support young team members and help them succeed – you just need a great smile, a positive attitude and a desire to deliver fantastic hospitality”.

Set within a private estate of 157 acres, the 4 star Hallmark Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club is acknowledged as one of the leading luxury country house hotels in the Heart of England, located on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon.