Edmonton Tourism



Edmonton Tourism

May 14, 2014 10:00 ET

Edmonton Tourism Celebrates the Best in Customer Service

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - It's all about the experience, and Edmonton Tourism celebrated the best in customer service at the 14th annual You're Welcome Edmonton Awards last night. Recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions in providing top notch customer service, 18 awards were given to the following Edmontonians:

Dining Server - Matt Deacon, Cactus Club Café Jasper Avenue
Administrative Services - Imran Gill, Northlands
Banquet/Catering Server - Ansuya Tailor, Shaw Conference Centre
Bartender/Wine Steward - Fady James, Hundred Bar and Kitchen
Counter/Quick Server - Kristen Lickacz, River Cree Resort and Casino
Culinary Services - Earl Briones, Lux Steakhouse
Volunteer Services - Sophie Sakousky, Edmonton International Airport
Driver Services - Bill Heesing, Legends Limousine
Customer Service - Transportation - Himani Basra, Airport Terminal Services
Gaming Services - Janice Park, Casino Yellowhead
Guest Services - Shannon Pompu, DoubleTree by Hilton
Host Services - Hannah Wish, Cactus Club Café Jasper Avenue
Housekeeping - Lazaro Carranza, Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre
Operational Support - Nicole Manly, Shaw Conference Centre
Retail Services - Benedict Medina, Radisson Hotel Edmonton South
Support Services - Donna Paliwoda, Northlands
Evening Fine Dining Server - Santana Arturo, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Tourism Services - Bretton Weir, Legislative Assembly of Alberta

"All our nominees have gone above and beyond to provide exceptional quality service to our guests," says Maggie Davison, vice president of Edmonton Tourism. "It is an honour to celebrate, recognize and award them for the passion they have for their roles in our industry. The You're Welcome Edmonton program speaks to the authenticity and originality of our people in this great city. It shows their creativity and welcoming spirit, and it shows the great pride, and hard work that goes into providing our guests with an amazing Edmonton experience."

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