The two People Award wins mark the seventh and eighth industry-wide awards for the leading international accommodation provider this year.
London, U.K., September 22, 2021 — Synergy Global Housing (Synergy), a leader in serviced accommodation fulfillment and management, won two Business Travel People Awards—Operations Manager, EMEA, Charlotte Winter, for the Operations Manager of the Year category, and Senior Client Services Counsellor, EMEA, Jennifer Cummins for the Rising Star category.
“Coming off a tough year, our people continue to amaze with their resilience and willingness to champion our guests and clients”, said Stephen Hanton, President International. “Charlotte and Jennifer shine—they are hugely popular and are the epitome of everything that we do each day. Their recognition is really well deserved!”
Both Winter and Cummins joined Synergy in April of 2019 and have quickly played a pivotal role in the company’s recent growth in EMEA. Synergy stands apart in the region for its unmatched service delivery, strong property partnerships and consistent focus on meeting the ever-changing requirement of its clients.
“We’re in the hospitality business and at the end of the day it’s all about people helping people”, said Claire Barrie, Vice President, Sales, International. “It’s our amazing associates like Charlotte and Jennifer who bring these concepts to life and deliver truly remarkable guest experiences. We couldn’t be prouder of them.”
Winter had this to say about her win:
“I am honoured to have won the ‘Operations Manager of The Year’ Award at the Business Travel People Awards! Thank you to the Business Travel People Awards for putting on such a great event, and congratulations to all the finalists and winners.”
Cummins had this to say about her win:
“I am overjoyed to have won the ‘Rising Star Award’. Thank you to Business Travel People Awards for putting on such a lovely event, and congratulations to all the finalists and winners. I am truly grateful to all the team at Synergy for putting me forward and always championing their people!”
About Synergy Global Housing:
Founded in 1999, Synergy is an international serviced accommodation provider headquartered in San Ramon, CA, delivering a superior hospitality-driven extended-stay experience to the business travel and mobility industries. Providing best-in-class housing and services in over 2,000 cities in more than 85 countries, the company has offices in China, Singapore, India, England, Ireland, and multiple locations throughout the United States. Recognized globally, Synergy’s recent awards include 2021 Corporate Housing Provider of the Year from the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM); 2021 and 2020 Corporate Housing Provider of the Year from the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA); 2020 Corporate Business of the Year from the Association of Services Apartment Providers (ASAP), and the 2020 Best Service Apartment Provider – Regional/Global award from Relocate Magazine.
Synergy is a member of The Ascott Limited (Ascott), a leading international lodging owner-operator based in Singapore. Spanning more than 190 cities in over 30 countries, Ascott’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott The Residence, The Crest Collection, Somerset, Quest, Citadines, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Citadines Connect, Fox, Yello, Fox Lite and POP!. Ascott is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Investment (CapitaLand), one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups headquartered and listed in Singapore. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.