Wednesday, 7 December 2011
100, not out! Park Inn by Radisson Bedford celebrates 100 years of employee service
This truly amazing accomplishment demonstrates a level of loyalty rarely seen in these modern times. Team members Alan Abrahams, Hardish Kaur, Eddie Jones and Darryl Wilson have spent most of their careers at the hotel, serving thousands of guests and experiencing numerous changes in the hotel throughout their time, including a number of owners and General Managers over the years.
To mark this extra special occasion, Rebekka Hammersley, General Manager hosted a special awards ceremony on Wednesday 30th November for all team members - the date marking the 40th anniversary of Alan Abrahams employment - making him the longest serving employee in the history of the Bedford hotel.
"I am extremely proud of my team members and amazed by the dedication and commitment shown by these four very special people. It really is an honour to work with them." said Rebekka Hammersley, General Manager at the Park Inn by Radisson Bedford.
The awards ceremony celebrated 100 years combined service of four team members:
- Alan Abrahams, Maintenance Porter, aged 59, joined the hotel in November 1971
- Hardish Kaur, Kitchen Porter, aged 58, joined the hotel in October 1991
- Eddie Jones, Chief Engineer, aged 69, joined the hotel in April 1991
- Darryl Wilson, Linen Porter, aged 34, joined the hotel in November 1991
The Park Inn by Radisson Bedford offers stylish accommodation in the town centre, with all 120 rooms fully equipped to suit the needs of both business and leisure travellers. The hotel also offers function rooms that can accommodate up to 450 guests.