The real honor for me is to work with such amazing staff members,” says Antlers GM King.
Vail, Colorado (PRWEB)
May 24, 2017
The Antlers at Vail hotel in Vail, Colorado, announces that General Manager Magdalena King has been named 2017 Tourism Professional of the Year at the Vail Valley Partnership Success Awards.
“Magda King represents the very best of our community; she embodies the commitment to excellence, service and leadership outlined in this award,” says Chris Romer, President and CEO of the VVP. “Specifically, starting a book club at the Antlers for the staff – which led to employees gaining their GED – is an example of her commitment to the community.”
Vail Valley Partnership, Eagle County’s nonprofit regional community development organization, hosted its 14th annual awards ceremony on May 12, 2017. Each year the Success Awards recognize businesses that have excelled over the past year, acknowledging their work and dedication as the best in the Vail Valley. A full list of this year’s honorees can be found here.
King, who joined the Antlers at Vail staff in 2007, had been Assistant General Manager for four years when she was promoted to General Manager in October 2016 on the retirement of longtime GM Rob LeVine. In addition to her GED program for housekeeping staff, King was instrumental in helping Antlers at Vail receive the Platinum ranking, managing the innumerable aspects of design and construction upgrades to the hotel’s condominiums to meet the exacting standards for Vail’s highest-level rating for lodging.
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