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The Imperial Hotel
Cork City

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The Imperial Hotel named ‘Best Hotel’ at the Cork Business Association Awards
In recognition of their ‘5 star guest experience’ and commitment to sustainability
 Tues 16th April 2024

The Imperial Hotel team members Irena Sakota (Director of Welcome), Timothy Herlihy (House Manager) and Kresimir Krezo (General Manager) pictured with IHF President Michael Magner and CBA President Aaron Mansworth.

The Imperial Hotel was named ‘Best Hotel’ at the Cork Business Association Awards which took place last weekend at the Radisson Blu Hotel Little Island. The stylish annual event celebrates the remarkable accomplishments of Cork's vibrant business community with many distinguished guests and 350 members of Cork's business community in attendance.

The announcement of ‘Best Hotel’ was made by Master of ceremonies Paschal Sheehy, RTE News Journalist and the award was accepted on behalf of The Imperial Hotel by General Manager Kresimir Krezo, House Manager Timothy Herlihy and Director of Welcome Irena Sakota. Accepting the award General Manager Kresimir said “It is fantastic to be honoured amongst your peers in the hospitality and wider business community and we are deeply appreciative to Cork Business Association for honouring all our team's efforts, it means a lot.”

In addition to a public vote, all the CBA Awards were determined by an independent panel of esteemed judges. Sharing why The Imperial Hotel was selected as the winner, the judges commented: “This hotel is truly a timeless landmark in the heart of Cork City – the ‘Grande Dame’ of Cork. Under new ownership and management, they have protected their ‘5 star guest experience’, and now with their huge sustainability drives and commitments, they intend to protect the Grande Dame and the city for years to come. Our judges loved their intention, and in the hotel’s wording, to ‘prioritise the bottom line of people, the planet and profit’. Congratulations!”

The Imperial Hotel team were also shortlisted for in the Sustainable Business Innovation category recognising their ongoing commitment to Green Hospitality and achieving their sustainable development goals.

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