TWO graduates from the Ulster University are celebrating success after winning double awards each at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Awards.
Sandra Wojcik won the Hastings Hotels Award for Excellence in Irish Hospitality and the Da Vinci Cup while Coleraine graduate Natasha McClelland, who previously attended Northern Regional College, took the Consumer Council (NI) Award and the Suki Tea Food Policy Award.
Speaking at the Awards ceremony, Professor Una McMahon-Beattie, Head of Department, said: “In conjunction with our industry partners, the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management is delighted to celebrate and recognise the excellence of our students.
Following the success of the 2016 NI Year of Food and Drink the focus on this sector remains strong and as such provides an excellent opportunity for our graduates to maximise its legacy. We are confident that the skills and practical knowledge gained during their time at the Business School has prepared them very well to forge successful careers in the hospitality, tourism and agrifood sector.”