The Poole-based Merlin Entertainments Group has received a nomination in the large business category of the 2012 Shine Awards which will be announced by Women 1st at a gala dinner on 19 June following the organisation's inaugural conference. The company currently operates six hotels around the world and opened its latest at the Legoland resort in Windsor in March.
The evening will also see 30 inspirational women in the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industries inducted into the Women 1st Top 100 Club and the winners of the individual Shine Awards revealed. The shortlist for the individual prizes, which includes Jill Stein, was announced last month.
Merseytravel has also been nominated in the large business category while the companies up for small business are Affordable Car Hire, Custard Communications, Farmstay UK, HTP Training and Partners in Solutions.