Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Radisson GRT Hotel has received the `Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific Hotel of the Year Award'. Paul Kirwin, President, Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific, presented the award to Vikram Cotah, General Manager of the hotel , at a conference held recently in Shanghai.

Mr. Cotah said that now the hotel has a greater responsibility to raise its hospitality standards. The hotel also bagged the President's Award for commitment to service to the guest, product quality and a positive work environment. Julian Jesudas, senior steward, Food and Beverage Department of the hotel, was conferred with the `employee of the year' award. GRT Radisson is the first in the Radisson group in the region to win these three awards in one year.