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Casa wins best employer in hospitality

Release Date: 21st June 2012

20th June 2012
Immediate release

Contact: Victoria Civil, PR & Marketing Coordinator on 01246 245 986 or email






Casa Hotel in Chesterfield is officially the Best Employer in the Medium Independent Hotels category for England and Wales after scooping the accolade at’s Hospitality Awards 2012.

After beating off hundreds of applicants, Casa was named number one at the annual awards, which encourage employees to vote for their employer using the learnpurple employee engagement survey.

Ian Burke, Director of said; “The bar was set high this year and we had a record number of companies enter the awards. It is fantastic to see employees engage and feedback to the business what they like about working with them. These are the only awards that focus on what the people at the core of the business really think.”
Steve Perez, owner of Casa Hotel commented: “I am honoured and overwhelmed that we have won this award, especially as we have been open for less than two years. We were up against some well established hotels and it is a fantastic feeling to know that the staff enjoy working at Casa.”

This is the third award in as many weeks for Casa, which has achieved a ranking of 16th in the Top 50 Employers in Hospitality, published by, and Sandra Dean, Casa Housekeeping Manager, achieved runner up in the prestigious AA Housekeeping Manager of the year award.

The winners of the Best Employer award were announced at a black tie awards ceremony at Lancaster Hotel London on 18th June 2012.

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