July 2010

Published on 

July 15, 2010



Congratulations to!

David Seward [pic 1] and his team at WLP – the hotel has been voted No.1 in Hertfordshire on www.tripadvisor.com/ by the many thousands of reviewers of the 141 hotels in Hertfordshire. And Chris Hall [pic 2] and his team at BH did very well too, coming in at 6th position out of 141 hotels, making us by far the highest rated hotel group as well! [see pics right]

Vince Volpe (WLP) on 30 superb years of service to Beales Hotels ! A true milestone Vince, and a fantastic achievement., and Steve Luckhurst (Estates team) on 5 years service to Beales Hotels! Well done, Steve! [Pic 3]

Grant Hughes (WLP), voted Simply the Best for May 2010 at West Lodge Park. Well done Grant! [pic 4]

Lauren Hendon (WLP) on your promotion to full time Assistant manager following the completion of your Hospitality management degree course. [pic 5]

Nathan Wiffen and Christie McVeigh (BH) on your charity challenges – Christie for the Race for Life event in Welwyn Garden City, and Nathan for the half marathon in Newark [pic 6].

Christie McVeigh, Kieran Wheeler [pic 7], Sean Lowes [pic 8] and Demetris Kyprianou [pic 9] on completing your BIIAB Cellar Management Course, and to Sean, Will Ablett [pic 10] and Robert Fairweather [pic 11] for gaining your Level 1 Award in Health & Safety Training for Catering). [pics right].

Estates News

New planters outside BH make the front entrance particularly smart [left pic]

Room 43 at WLP is now completed as a wonderful classic double bedroom with tremendous views, flat screen TV with Freeview and Sky Sports, and a great colour scheme [middle pic]

Room 57 at WLP has a new headboard [right pic].

…The Estates team are now starting work on a major scheme on Room 59 at WLP involving the refurbishment of the bathroom and bedroom, as well as an even more major scheme involving the complete remodeling of the Ladies cloakroom which starts on July 19th for five weeks.

Marketing news

…Great special events coming up at the hotels include a Midsummer Champagne night at WLP on Friday 2nd July, and a Wedding open day with numerous exhibitors at BH on 26th September.

…Look out for the superb new WLP Video now present on the home page of the WLP Website at www.bealeshotels.co.uk/westlodgepark – a way of seeing WLP in a new light, with dreamy music by Debussy, and the whole hotel looking absolutely at its very best.

…Look out too for the superb new Summer a la carte menus in both hotel restaurants, live this month with delicious summery dishes with ingredients such as English Asparagus, Mediterranean sea bass, and local Blixes farm lamb.

Andrew Beale
Managing Director