The motto of the day was - at that time and today - tradition and modern times.
Times have changed in the meantime and now it is nearly imperative to offer free wifi in the hotel and the radio now has become practically obsolete because clients bring along other kinds of mobile devices.
and the Restaurant cooked nostalgic menus in the weeks before and after the jubilee.
The president of VCH - Verein Christlicher Hoteliers - Association of Christian Hoteliers - had promised to come personally in order to hand over a certificate of our association.
Furthermore we were expecting welcoming speeches from Mr Martin, Chairman of the Association Evangelische Wohnheime e.V.
President of VCH, Herr Wiesenbach
|Mr. Schäfer, GM of Evangelische Wohnheime e.V.|
The celebration took place during the afternoon and friends, patrons, business partners, neigbors, former and contemporary employees and their relatives could learn more about the history of the hotel.
rest of the program started.
On every floor pinboards with documents of former times were placed.
The writing "Hospiz" which had been attached to the exterior of the building was
displayed one last time in the hallway.
|Die Aufschrift der alten Fassade|
All the rooms on the second floor were open for perambulation and inspection
On the other side of the small conference room, a festively laid table was displayed.
The VCH Hotel Wartburg right now has 5 employees as apprentices in the hotel business. Usually we employ one or two new collaborators for apprenticeship every year.
During the festivity we had the pleasure of welcoming five former employees who hat passed the 3 year long traineeship in the hotel.
We offered treats from our kitchen and entertainment with two mock-waiters from "Knoba Sörwiss" and Frau Schwätzele from the Stuttgart Tourist Office, offering insights in Swabian Life.
Interesting prizes could be won during an interactive game, the winner was awarded a weekend stay in a VCH Hotel in Berlin.
The provider of Hotel Wartburg - Evangelische Wohnheime e.V. was also represented by two additional sales stand from Käthe-Luther-Haus and Hans-Sachs-Haus. The guests had the opportunity to inform themselves about these two institutions for homeless and socially emarginated people and to buy upscale handmade products from their wood, forge and crafting studios.
The feedback and interest by the invited was outright was uniformly positive and many new and old relationships to Hotel Wartburg could be built and strengthened.