World's Best Receptionist - The David Campbell Trophy, Hosted by the AICR

Requirements, New Judging Format and General Information


A standard application form has to be completed by the candidate and must include the signature of the Front Office Manager OR the signature of the General Manager – to ensure authorization and support.

The Candidate

At the time of the wildcard competition, the candidate must be in the position of a receptionist (not Chef de Brigade etc.) and available to participate throughout the entire period of the competition. Also, the overall winner of the competition must agree and commit to being on the judging panel for the following year’s competition.

One page brief CV/personal profile of the candidate to be forwarded with the application form, in advance, to the World’s Best Receptionist Co-ordinators.

The Competition Format

This year’s wildcard competition will be 100% online and will consist of two rounds:

Round 1 – Video Resume

Round 2 – Short-listed candidates will proceed to Interview on Zoom

The Judges

Marvin Ho

Corinne Bellaby

Caron Chen

Caron Chen

Sevag Keroghlian

Sevag Keroghlian

General Information for Reference

Each candidate is required:

  • To be in business attire, adhering to your hotel’s standards on personal grooming.
  • To conduct the two formats in English.

Results will be announced on Thursday, 03 August 2023, 0900hrs CET time online. Details will be advised.

Marvin Ho / Caron Chen / Sevag Keroghlian

World’s Best Receptionist Co-ordinators

AICR International

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