Anete and Gyongyi Take Gold

Anete Vanagele and Gyongyi Erzsebet Uglai from The Galway Bay Hotel were declared the 2023 winners of the Accommodation Olympics, following a full day of competition covering a wide range of accommodation service skills.

Competitors from two Press Up hotels, Glasson Lakehouse Hotel and The Dean in Cork, tied in second place.

In a record attendance, teams took part in several rounds of skills tests at The Clayton Hotel Galway including a new competition around recycling judged by Micheline Corr from The Firm, Ursula Donovan from TU Dublin, Nicola O’Reilly from RESPA and Kevin Rohan of Rafferty Hospitality Products.

The winners were presented with their awards by Marian Murnane, president of the Irish Accommodation Services Institute.