Azores hosted Pestana Hotel Group Global Meeting
Pestana Hotel Group brought together more than 150 employees from all over the world at its 24th Global Meeting, which took place at Pestana Bahia Praia, in the Azores. In this meeting, the focus was on training and motivation and thus the group challenges were being considered.
Gerd Leonhard (book author of “Technology vs Humanity”), Norberto Guimarães (Google), Elton D'Souza (TAP), Robin Rossmann (STR) and Jeroen Bosman (Hotel School The Hague) were some of the internationally renowned speakers in the course of three days contributing to the reflection of topics such as the new trends in the sector and challenges and goals for 2017.
At the meeting, the Pestana Awards were also presented, recognising the best performances of the previous year and the best practices. Pestana Casino Park won the Best Hotel Award, Pestana Hotels Algarve the Best Business Award, Pestana Vintage Porto won Best Performance, Pestana Palms (Madeira) and Pousada de Lisboa received the Best Reputation Award, the latter also winning the Best Pousada award. Rosario André (from the Pestana Gardens Department) received the Sustainability prize and Gustavo Jarussi the Dedication to Pestana Hotel Group award.