Gold Medal for Clayton Hotel Belfast in Ireland’s Business & Conference Hotel category

Clayton Hotel Belfast outstanding business and conferencing facilities were recognised this week at the prestigious 2021 Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards.

Clayton Hotel Belfast was awarded the Gold Medal in Ireland’s Business & Conference Hotel category.

Dalata Hotel Group, which owns Maldron Hotels and Clayton Hotels, has invested heavily in tailoring its hotels and service to suit the business guest. The company has focused on developing their meeting and events facilities, which are fitted with cutting-edge equipment to allow for seamless conferences and events.

Now in their 32nd year, the Gold Medal Awards are one of the leading independent awards for the Irish hospitality industry and aim to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the hotel and catering sector over the past twelve months.

This year’s awards were announced at a gala ceremony on Tuesday March 22nd at the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny.

Located in the heart of city, Clayton Hotel Belfast opened its newly refurbished conference space two years ago and the dedicated team has hosted a full range of events such as the Neurology Academy conference, Saracen’s rugby team and much more!

CEO of the Dalata Hotel Group, Dermot Crowley said the landscape for business travel and hosting business events in hotels has changed greatly within the last two years.

He said: “We are delighted to win the Gold Medals in such prestigious awards, particularly in the best Business & Conference Hotel category after the challenges the pandemic has brought for hosting events of this nature in hotels.

“Congratulations to the teams at Clayton Hotel Belfast for these outstanding and fully deserved awards.”

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