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7:00 AM 5th December 2019

Christmas Spotlight: Mike Sweeting, General Manager – Mercure York

Mike Sweeting
Mike Sweeting
Year after year, our festive spotlights prove very popular on our business pages. So, our advent calendar of business people is once again back for 2019! For every day of December, we’ll be putting a notable name from the region through their paces, with 12 quickfire ‘one word’ questions…

Next up, it’s Mike Sweeting, general manager from Mercure York Fairfield Manor…


Sum up 2019 for your business, in one word

Diverse

And a word that summarises how you expect 2020 to pan out?

Exciting

What’s the one word from this year you’re sick of hearing?

Can’t

And the one you hope to hear more of in the 12 months ahead?

Will

Which fellow Yorkshire business has impressed you this year?

Scriba PR

If you could have one present for Christmas what would it be?

Happiness

What’s the best Christmas gift you’ve ever bought for someone else?

A bike

What do you think is the most under-rated thing on your Christmas dinner plate?

Parsnips

How many people will be around your table on Christmas day?

Three

And which word would you use to sum up the ambience?

Quiet

Your favourite Christmas tipple?

Mulled wine

And a message to your friends, family, colleagues and peers as they welcome in 2020? (you can have more than one word for this one!)

Life is short, so be grateful for who you are and who is around you.