Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Find out what makes Michelle tick.

Michelle has been with Belmore Court & Motel for 3 years, initially as a full-time Receptionist and for the past 18 months, as  Reception Supervisor.

Michelle was born in Belfast and spent the first 20 years of her life there. In 2001, as part of her diploma in Communications, Advertising & Marketing, she spent the year living in the United States before returning to Northern Ireland in 2002.

During her time away, Michelle’s family had relocated to Co. Fermanagh to purchase a small retail business. After spending a summer with them, she decided that this is where she could see her future and made the decision the leave the big smoke and join them. For the next 7 years, she worked alongside her family to build the business.

In 2010, following her parent’s retirement, Michelle decided that she needed a new challenge. Despite not working in the hospitality industry before, she embraced the idea and took up a position with the Reception team in Belmore Court & Motel. Since then, she has been part of the team that has been both finalist and runner up in Northern Ireland Reception Team of the Year. At the moment, Michelle leads a team of 6 Receptionists and her primary role is to ensure that the front desk runs smoothly and that our guests get the best possible customer care.

Michelle currently lives in Lisnaskea and has just recently got engaged to her fiancé Tommy.

What do you do in your spare time?

I enjoy reading and television, especially the soaps. I’ve always loved travelling and love my weekends away, seeing how other places compare to Belmore Court!

What’s your favourite holiday destination?

 I would have to say Lanzarote. I’ve been there on separate occasions on family holidays, with a group of girls and with my boyfriend so I have lots of lovely memories of the place.

What in life do you dislike?

 People who share every single little thing about their life on Facebook.

What in life do you like?

I love spending time with my two nephews and my niece and the drive to the airport when you’re going somewhere nice.

What is your favourite book?

At the moment it’s ‘Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’. I very nearly gave up on it but was very glad I stuck with all those long Swedish names.

What is your favourite quote?

You’re never fully dressed without a smile.

What is your greatest achievement?

I would have to say climbing Ben Nevis for the Ulster Cancer Foundation and raising over £1000. If I had known what lay ahead, I don’t think I would have got on that boat but what an amazing experience.

How would you describe yourself?

Sensitive, loyal and happy.



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