Welcome to the website for the United Kingdom section of the A.I.C.R., the association of Front Office Managers. The amicale internationale des sous-directeurs et chefs de reception des grand hotels was founded on the Cote d’Azur in France in 1964, and over the last 51 years has developed into an international fellowship with sections in many countries.
The United Kingdom section was founded in 1986, and has grown to become an exciting, active network for Front Office Management of all levels.
The Amicale was founded as a professional organisation, but the name was chosen to reflect the friendship that is built between our members. The aims of the AICR are to facilitate and strengthen the professional relationships between members and to promote and publicise the importance of their profession, developing the profile of the industry through training and development. Our membership constitutes an extensive source of contacts, offering invaluable networking opportunities whilst providing each other with support, information and advice.
Throughout the year events are organised for our members offering a wide range of opportunities to get together, to network, exchange our views and share our experiences. In addition to our AGM and International Congress past events have included skill development, information sharing, new hotel inspections, and product presentations. We have worked closely with colleges, universities, and Government organisations with initiatives to attract more young people into the industry and to develop their careers within Front Office. A key event in our annual calendar is the “Receptionist Of The Year Competition”.
Information about the Receptionist Of The Year Competition and our other forthcoming events can be found on these pages, together with past newsletters, ways to contact your committee and the full membership database.
As an existing member we hope that you will find your web-site a useful tool for keeping up to date and in touch.
If you would like to join the AICR UK please review the membership criteria and use the e-application – we look forward to welcoming you as part of the Amicale.
On behalf of the committee of the United Kingdom section, we are delighted you have visited this site. We hope you enjoy using the web-site and invite you to contact us with any information, ideas, or questions you have.
Please also take the time to visit our International site to see the activities of the AICR worldwide.
Oliver Milne - Watson
President AICR - UK Section
The 5-star London Marriott Hotel Park Lane offers a brilliant combination of traditional luxury and modern style for a visit to England's capital city. Once a stately apartment building overlooking Hyde Park and Marble Arch, the hotel features an elegant and completely refurbished lobby area, as well as newly redesigned meeting spaces flooded with natural light. Immaculately designed rooms and suites boast luxury amenities including marble bathrooms, plush robes, and deluxe beds with nightly turndown service. Guests in those lavish suites also enjoy complimentary Internet service and access to the recently refurbished Executive Lounge.
Guests can sample classic British cuisine with a modern flair at their signature restaurant, Lanes of London, or enjoy a workout in the fitness centre and indoor pool.... read more
The Apex City of London Hotel is a contemporary 4 star hotel in central London. The hotel boasts 179 rooms and suites, with complimentary Wi-Fi and local calls, and an award-winning restaurant to make a stay in central London chic and comfortable.
Equipped with the Addendum Restaurant and Bar – an award-winning restaurant serving dishes made with seasonal ingredients and offering outdoor and private dining or guests can relax with a drink at the bar.
Furthermore The Apex City of London Hotel offers three Meeting & Event rooms specially designed for meetings and events to run smoothly.... read more
Arian Roehrle of The Connaught takes the trophy and claims the title of AICR UK Rceptionist of the Year Winner 2012!
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On Wednesday, 19th August 2015 the AICR UK was able to hold their monthly canape reception and show round a ...more
On the 22nd July 2015 the AICR UK has had the pleasure of visiting the Expedia Offices in Angel. It was an ...more
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