Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

May 16, 2012 11:00 ET

Edmonton's Finest in Customer Service Take a Bow

You're Welcome Awards Honour City's Frontline Workers

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 16, 2012) - Edmonton's finest front-line hospitality and service industry workers were honoured Tuesday evening at the 12th annual You're Welcome Edmonton awards.

  • Administrative services: Shannon Dickie, Sutton Place Hotel
  • Banquet/catering server: Tigist Gebremichael, Union Bank Inn
  • Bartender/wine steward: Mark Sveinson, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Counter/quick food server: Juana Adasme, Sutton Place Hotel
  • Culinary services: Andrinne Robinson, Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort
  • Customer service in transportation: Kay Musgrave, West Jet
  • Dining server: Michele Bentley, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Driver: Bill Dhanoa, Co-op Taxi
  • Evening fine dining server: Arturo Santana, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Gaming services: Peter Miller, Northlands
  • Guest services in accommodation: Francis Marte, Sutton Place Hotel
  • Host services: Lucy Macedo, Executive Royal Inn West Edmonton
  • Housekeeping: Nancy Marsters, Delta Edmonton Centre Suites Hotel
  • Operational support: Danny Morin, Northlands
  • Retail services: Marilyn Graham, Legislative Assembly Gift Shop
  • Support services: Debby Smith, Northlands
  • Tourism services: Marie-Claude Gaudreault, Alberta Legislature Visitor Services
  • Volunteer: Bernie Sibbald, Edmonton International Airport

The awards recognize employees and volunteers in the hospitality and service industry who demonstrate exemplary customer service. Nominations are open to the public.

Covering 18 categories, 1,500 nominations were received for 985 nominees this year. For more information about the program, visit www.yourewelcomeedmonton.com.

Edmonton Tourism promotes Greater Edmonton as the destination of choice for tourism, conventions, major events and film production and is a division of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). Edmonton Tourism encourages socially and environmentally responsible tourism. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com. Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca.

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