ICC Wales and The Celtic Manor Resort jointly scooped the gold award in the Best Tech-Forward Venue category at this year’s M&IT ceremony held recently in London. ICC live a digital series launched and created to help people develop their knowledge and skillset through some specific masterclasses. This award was to recognise their inclusive audio visual and communications offerings and the launch of the new app to enable contactless check in to the hotels, ordering meals and activities. In addition, they also combined a silver win for the Best in Crisis Response category after providing accommodation for key workers throughout the pandemic and events space for NHS Wales to train their new employees for Covid testing sites and blood donations. They also assisted the return of elite sport by staging tournaments behind closed doors at golf’s Wales Open on the European Tour and snooker’s Welsh Open. The Celtic Manor Resort, part of The Celtic Collection, also secured a silver award in the Best UK Hotel category.

This is also the first time that ICC Wales has been entered for the awards and to win two awards in collaboration with Celtic Manor is a fantastic achievement considering the new venue was only open for six months before the pandemic struck”

ICC Wales recently hosted the International Golf Travel Market from 18th - 21st October – the first time the global B2B event for the golf travel industry has ever been welcomed to the UK. Congratulations to all on your recent achievements.

Published 22 November 2021

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