Best Western Housekeeper Shines, Wins $5,000

Miriam Rodriguez Alvarez, a housekeeper at Greatest Villa plus Western Del Lago Inn in Patterson, CA may be the 2021 grand-prize champion in the Cintas S.H.We.N.E. (Superstar Housekeepers In a fresh Period) Award . Alvarez won the $5,000 money prize and her home shall get a comprehensive product, training, and consultation bundle from Cintas and its own business partners.

“We obtained inspiring nominations about hardworking housekeepers from resorts across the country, a lot of whom had been the only ones open to clean for a lot of the pandemic because of furloughs and layoffs,” mentioned Nicole Beall, Cintas Senior Director – Hospitality & Video gaming Enterprise. “These workers not merely rose to the task of maintaining new specifications of cleanliness, but do so with smiles on the faces and continuous enthusiasm because of their important jobs.”

In accordance with her supervisor, Miriam “has transformed the housekeeping section for the higher.”

In her nomination, her resort’s management mentioned that Miriam strives for perfection in cleanliness furthermore, and although she actually is deaf, she will not ensure it is an obstacle. She constantly has a good attitude and goes the excess mile to talk to frequently, and display appreciation for, hotel visitors. They observed that she helps raise employee morale and contains already been instrumental in upholding cleanliness for the house through the pandemic.

THE VERY BEST Western Plus Villa Del Lago Inn may also receive:

The nine runners-up, who each get a $500 money prize, and extra prizes for their home, are:

  • Angel Alsina at Hilton Backyard Inn in Fort Myers, FL
  • Calandra Sampson at Days Resort Flagstaff in Flagstaff, AZ
  • Cathy Rogers at Greatest Western Plus Morristown Inn in Morristown, NJ
  • Jaime Meraz at Viceroy Snowmass in Snowmass Village, CO
  • Lorena Perales at Airlie in Warrenton, VA
  • Makinson Sido at Pelican Grand Seaside Vacation resort in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Marie Rousseau at Margaritaville Hollywood Seaside Holiday resort in Hollywood, FL
  • Shirley Chen at Argonaut Resort in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
  • Yen Nguyen at Motif Seattle, a Location by Hyatt Resort in Seattle

The grand-prize champion and the nine runners-up were chosen by way of a panel of judges that integrated hospitality expert and tv and podcast web host Anthony Melchiorri, and representatives from Cintas, IEHA, GBAC, and Rubbermaid Commercial Items.

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