Jury Chairman Morten Thorvaldsen, HON., Executive Vice President of Thon Hotels and Honorary Member of Cornell Hotel Society, presents Hotelier of the Year Award 2019 to Anne-Margrethe Tveit, together with Lise Raanaas Haavind, jury member and representative of Pals, one of the main sponsors for the Award.
The presentation took place at Scandic Hotel Fornebu, Oslo with 600 attendees, during the annual HSMAI Travel Industry Oscar Award with prizes to hotels and travel companies that have distinguished themselves in different categories during the past year.
Anne-Margrethe Tveit is GM of Quality Hotel River Station, Drammen. She will, as the winners each year, participate in the two-week GMP (General Manager Program) course at School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, which this year starts May 4th, all expenses covered thanks to sponsors in the hotel and travel industry and their suppliers.
Cornell Hotel Society Norway has worked with HSMAI Norway since 1992 and in 2003 they started together the:
Young Hotelier of the Year Award
for leaders in the hotel industry under 35 and in 2010, the
Hotelier of the Year Award
was initiated for more experienced leaders over 35.
Chapter Norway participates in contacts with sponsors to cover the all-inclusive expenses for the winners’ participation at GMP. HSMAI has the administrative work for the Award.