Another ‘Rising Star’ award for Blackpool’s Hampton by Hilton hotel

Laura Taylor, reservations manager at the Hampton by Hilton hotel in Blackpool, has received the ‘Rising Star’ award for her exceptional hard work.

The Hampton by Hilton hotel was completed by Blackpool’s Create Construction, which is part of the Create Group of companies in May 2018 and is now at the forefront of the regeneration of the New South Promenade.

The stunning hotel comprises of 130 bedrooms, a fitness room, business work zone, reception area and restaurant/bar – and is now playing an important role in attracting both business and leisure visitors to the area and providing much needed job opportunities.

Laura was recognised by the hotel’s management company, Interstate Hotels & Resortsas the Rising Star for 2019 due to her contribution towards exceeding all commercial targets throughout the year, which has been a fundamental factor of the success of the Hampton by Hilton hotel in Blackpool. This is the second ‘Rising Star’ award that the hotel staff has gained since its opening in Q2 2018.

Laura’s mission was to capitalise during high season. She has come a long way in just a year and is having a very positive impact on the business with an uplift in room occupancy and room rates recorded year on year.The rising starhas also taken the time to support other hotels, particularly fellow Hamptons, Aberdeen, Newcastle and Antwerp.

Laura commented: “I am thrilled with the win and excited for the future of Hampton by Hilton, Blackpool. It is such a wonderful achievement and I couldn’t have done it without the support and development from the team at Interstate and our fabulous team at Hampton by Hilton, Blackpool.”

Gill Mathison, director and owner, commented: “I am extremely proud of Laura for her hard work and determination and the positive impact she has had on the business! With the support of the team at the hotel, this acheivement has exceeded all our expectations and has been an essential factor of the success of the hotel this year.”

  • Main Image Left: The Hampton By Hilton Hotel Blackpool
  • Main Image Right: Laura Taylor - Reservations Manager with her award and Devin Grosse, Vice President of Operations at Interstate