Awards and Accolades

2015
The Publican Awards - Best Accommodation Winner
2015
Hoscars - Most Popular Hostel in Paris, St Christopher's Gare du Nord
2015
Hoscars - Best Large Hostel Chain: St Christopher's Inns
2014
BETA British Youth Travel Awards - Outstanding Achievement Award Winner
2014
BETA British Youth Travel Awards - Best Customer Service Award Winner
2014
BETA British Youth Travel Awards - Best Leisure Project Award Winner
2014
Hoscars - Most Popular Hostel Amsterdam, Flying Pig Downtown
2014
Hoscars - Most Popular Hostel, St Christopher's Canal, Paris
2014
Hoscars - Best Large Hostel Chain St Christopher's Inns
2014
Hostelbookers Awards - Best Hostel Chain
2014
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence - St Christopher's at the Winston, Amsterdam
2014
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence - St Christopher's Inns, Barcelona
2014
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence - Flying Pig Downtown, Amsterdam
2013
Women 1st Shine Awards - Franca Knowles inducted into the Top 100 Club of the Most Influential Women in the Industry
2013
Dusky 'Til Dawn Awards - Skills and Smiles Winner
2013
Publican Awards - Best Employer Winner
2013
Hoscars - Hoscars - Most popular hostel in Paris
2012
Hoscars - Trip-Advisor Certificate of Excellence - St Christopher's Inn Prague
2012
Hoscars - Most popular hostel in Paris and Prague
2012
Hoscars - Worldwide Best Extra Large Hostel, St Christopher's Inn Prague
2012
Hoscars - Most Popular hostel in Amsterdam, St Christopher's at The Winston
2012
BETA British Youth Travel Awards, Rising Star Award Winner
2012
Keith Knowles named ALMR Sector Champion
2011
The MA Top 200 Independent Multiple Retailers - Best Training Scheme Winner
2011
The MA Top 200 Independent Multiple Retailers - Most Impressive Growth Winner
2011
Hoscars - Best Hostel Microsite Winner, St Christopher's Canal, Paris
2011
Hoscars - The Best Hostel in the Netherlands Winner, the Flying Pig Downtown hostel in Amsterdam
2011
Hoscars - Best New Hostel Winner, St Christopher's Inn Prague
2011
The Sunday Times International FastTrack 100
2010
BETA British Youth Travel Awards, Rising Star Award Winner
2010
Investors in People Champion Recognition
2010
Investors in People Gold Recognition
2010
Franca Knowles - Awarded the title of Companion of The British Institute of Innkeeping
2009
The CIPD People Management Awards, Silver
2009
BIIAB - Approved to Administer BIIAB Qualifications
2008
Franca Knowles - Awarded an MBE by HM the Queen for services to skills training in the hospitality industry and to charity
2008
Visit London Awards Gold Winner
2007
Visit London Awards Gold Winner
1998
Investors in People - 1998 to Present