International recognition for historic Wolverhampton hotel
Staff at Wolverhampton’s Ramada Park Hall Hotel are celebrating today after securing a prestigious global award which saw the grade II listed building chosen above a list of incredible venues worldwide.
The hotel received Ramada’s International Renovation Award at a ceremony in Sitges, near Barcelona on Wednesday evening. It was chosen from 100 hotels internationally, having been shortlisted alongside the Downtown Dubai, Ramada Agra and Ramada Istanbul.
The accolade recognises the outstanding refurbishment work carried out at the hotel, which has seen more than £3 million spent on an impressive array of improvements including a new Orangery eatery, as well as extensive garden works.
The award is even more special as it acknowledges work which was originally envisioned by both the hotel’s owners, the late Ranjit Singh Power and Angela Bir
Angela herself comes from a long standing family of hoteliers and was only 21 when she acquired her own first hotel over 30 years ago, she has since also successfully ran the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire with her father and the prestigious Glebe Hotel at Barford.
Renovation work continues, with 28 new bedrooms still planned, as well as a full kitchen revamp.
Ramada Park Hall General Manager James Jagpal said: “We are overwhelmed to have been announced winners of the Wyndham Hotel Group renovation award.
“As part of the largest hotel group in the world, the Ramada Park Hall hotel has now established itself on a global scale.
“I would like to say a huge thank you to the owners Angela Bir and the late Ranjit Singh Power – with their heavy investment, they were able to deliver on their vision and dream.”
Presenting the award, judges said the video made to showcase the renovation work was one of the best they’d ever seen.
Ramada has around 800 hotels all over the world, with 100 competitors in the renovation awards.