AWARDS

AWARD CATEGORIES

An organization in the hospitality sector will forward applications for the following different types of Awards. However, an organization could forward only one application for a specific category of award. (i.e. 9 applications in total for nine different awards by an organization).



Bell Hop / Concierge

Is the person who has been able to ensure that guests experience maximum comfort and satisfaction at the hotel in relation to rooming a guest and being able to leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.


Receptionist

Is the person who has been able to ensure that guests experience maximum comfort and satisfaction at the hotel without any hitches in order to present a good image of the hotel and leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.


The Public Area Attendant

Is the person who has been able to maintain the public area in a pristine nature in order to present a good image of the hotel and leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.


Room attendant

Is the person who has been able to ensure that guests experience maximum comfort and satisfaction in the hotel room in order to present a good image of the hotel and leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.


Steward/Waiter

Is the person who has been able to provide best overall experience at the restaurant and being able to make lasting impressions in the minds of visitors with wide range of emotions.


Kitchen Steward

Is the person who has been able to ensure that the cleanliness of everything in the kitchen and the dining area spic and span for the most delightful dining experience for guests.


Bartender

Is a mixologist, a showing personality who feels comfortable putting on a show, knows how to interact with many different levels of customers whether they prefer to communicate through lengthy conversations or simple nods, blends well-made drinks creating the best possible experience with a taste of the extraordinary and being able to make lasting impression on the minds of guests.


Pool Attendant / Life Guard

Is the expert swimmer deployed at a beach or pool to protect bathers and visitors in an exceptional manner.


Telephone Operator

Is the person who operates the hotels telephone system in an exceptionally high standard and leaving lasting impressions in the minds of the guests and callers.




ELIGIBILITY

Any youth currently employed in an organization in the hospitality sector which is registered as a member of THASL and below the age of 27 years by the closing date of the application qualifies to apply for awards. An employee can submit only one application for an award category.



THE CLASSIFICATION OF AWARDS

The following awards will be presented at the THASL Rising Star Awards ceremony.

  • THASL Rising Star – Concierge/Bell Hop: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Receptionist: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Public Area Attendant: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Room Attendant: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Steward/Waiter: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Kitchen Steward: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Bartender: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Pool Attendant/Life Guard: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • THASL Rising Star – Telephone Operator: Winner, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner up

  • In addition to the above awards, there will be a THASL Special Award for Most Popular Finalist, selected only based on the SMS voting



BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE EVALUATION PERSPECTIVES

  1. The Rising Star – Bell Hop/Concierge: Is the person who has been able to ensure that guests experience maximum comfort and satisfaction at the hotel in relation to rooming a guest and being able to leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.

  2. The Rising Star – Receptionist: Is the person who has been able to ensure that guests experience maximum comfort and satisfaction at the hotel without any hitches in order to present a good image of the hotel and leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.

  3. The Rising Star – The Public Area Attendant: Is the person who has been able to maintain the public area in a pristine nature in order to present a good image of the hotel and leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.

  4. The Rising Star – Room attendant: Is the person who has been able to ensure that guests experience maximum comfort and satisfaction in the hotel room in order to present a good image of the hotel and leave lasting impressions in the minds of visitors.

  5. The Rising Star – Steward/Waiter: Is the person who has been able to provide best overall experience at the restaurant and being able to make lasting impressions in the minds of visitors with wide range of emotions.

  6. The Rising Star – Kitchen Steward: Is the person who has been able to ensure that the cleanliness of everything in the kitchen and the dining area spic and span for the most delightful dining experience for guests.

  7. The Rising Star – Bartender: Is a mixologist, a showing personality who feels comfortable putting on a show, knows how to interact with many different levels of customers whether they prefer to communicate through lengthy conversations or simple nods, blends well-made drinks creating the best possible experience with a taste of the extraordinary and being able to make lasting impressions on the minds of guests.

  8. The Rising Star – Pool Attendant / Life Guard - Is the expert swimmer deployed at a beach or pool to protect bathers and visitors in an exceptional manner.

  9. The Rising Star – Telephone Operator - Is the person who operates the hotels telephone system in an exceptionally high standard and leaving lasting impressions in the minds of the guests and callers.



AWARD CEREMONY

Announcement of the winners will be made at the Awards ceremony. However, the nominees for the awards will be informed at least two weeks prior to the event.

All winners will receive an award, a certificate and scholarships for hospitality education as follows.

  • Winner – An award, certificate, cash award and a scholarship

  • 1st Runner-up – An award, certificate and scholarship

  • 2nd Runner-up – A certificate and scholarship

The awards ceremony will be held on Monday, 24th of October 2017 at 6.30 PM, at BMICH and will be followed by a reception/fellowship.




BENEFITS TO WINNERS

In addition to the Award, Certificate and Scholarships the winners would enjoy the following benefits.

  1. Overall nine winners will be permanently listed in the lists of winners hosted in the website of THASL.

  2. Winners will be included in THASL’s automated mailing list and will be entitled to receive all THASL journals, newsletters and other relevant communications.

  3. THASL will arrange for the winners to be showcased in leading business journals and showcased in THASL journals.

  4. Since there can be only 28 winners all others who participate will be given a Certificate of Participation. They will also be invited to participate at a seminar after the event on how they could prepare themselves for the next competition.

  5. The winners will be given recognition at various events sponsored by the THASL.