She did it! Greta wins Apprentice of the Year

April 3, 2023

She only went and did it!!!

Reigate Manor Reception Manager, Greta Thornton, was recently awarded Apprentice of Year at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards.

The awards took place at The Grand Hotel in Brighton on Thursday 23rd March 2023.

Greta has worked at Reigate Manor for several years. Starting in Housekeeping and also having experience in Food and Beverage, Greta has transitioned into her role on our Reception team. She started as a Receptionist, then being promoted to a Senior Receptionist and is now the Reception Manager. She manages a team of 4 along with support from 2 night staff. 

The apprentice scheme offered development for Greta’s management of staff, customer service, as well as developing her knowledge in change management, business goals and technology, business strategy. 

Greta said on receiving the award “I’m delighted to receive this award as it is a huge recognition and appreciation for all the work I’ve done since I started in Reigate Manor. Thank you for Rewards Training on their continuous support in my studies, especially for Lenka Nunn for her dedication towards my training.”

Operations Director for the Manor Collection hotel group, Giles Thomas, said “We are all over the moon with the recognition Greta has received for her recent award at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. We are always delighted to see our team progressing through their careers and with the career development programs available through our training partner Rewards Training, we have seen structured training help develop our team on their journeys.”