SPRINGFIELD, Mo. & LOVELAND, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced the company’s distinction of receiving several of Embassy Suites Hotels’ top recognitions. The Springfield, Mo.-based company’s 263-suite Embassy Suites – Loveland Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in Colorado is named #1 in the world. For the third consecutive year, the upscale hotel received the coveted Connie Award for being one of the top three ranked hotels among the 2013 Embassy Suites Hotels brand set. Two additional JQH properties were recognized as being among the top 10 percent performing Embassy Suites, with another JQH property honored for CRM Scorecard. John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts is the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States.
Overall Top Performers
In addition to the Connie Award winner in Colorado, named for Hilton Hotels’ founder Conrad Hilton, two JQH properties in Tennessee and Nebraska were recognized and ranked among the best of the best of more than 215 upscale, all-suite Embassy Suites Hotels across the Americas, including:
- #1 Embassy Suites – Loveland Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in Colorado – CONNIE AWARD
- #5 Embassy Suites Nashville SE Murfreesboro – Hotel & Conference Center in Tennessee
- #16 Embassy Suites Omaha – La Vista / Hotel & Conference Center in Nebraska
The outstanding performance results are based on quality assurance audits measuring cleanliness, condition and adherence to brand standards, and guest satisfaction scores. JQH’s properties previously held the title of #1 Embassy Suites Hotel in the world in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
In addition, the Embassy Suites Charlotte – Concord/Golf Resort & Spa in North Carolina received the CRM Scorecard 3rd place for 2013.
“We are honored by the accolades bestowed upon the JQH family of hotels,” said Jacquie Dowdy, JQH CEO. “Just as Mr. Hammons always did, we continue to listen to the guest, address his or her changing needs, and improve upon the memorable experience we offer nationwide. It’s a success formula that will never go out of style.”
Embassy Suites properties operated by John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts feature a variety of amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Select hotels also feature a full-service spa. For more information about JQH’s Embassy Suites properties, please call 1-800-EMBASSY or visit www.jqhhotels.com.
About Embassy Suites Hotels
Embassy Suites Hotels, one of Hilton Worldwide's 10 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers every guest a two-room suite, free cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks* and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated, experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites Hotels has more than 215 hotels with more than 25 in the pipeline. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites at www.embassysuitesmediacenter.com, www.facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and www.twitter.com/EmbassySuites.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
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About John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
Springfield, Mo.-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) is the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, representing brands such as: Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Sheraton, IHG, Chateau on the Lake Resort / Spa & Convention Center, and Plaza Hotels Collection. With a portfolio of 78 hotels representing nearly 19,000 guest rooms/suites in 24 states, JQH’s properties are dominant in their markets. Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons and built on his legacy of excellence spanning more than 50 years, JQH has become one of the most recognized and award-winning companies in the hospitality industry. Built to be the best, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development. For more information about John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, visit the company’s website at www.jqhhotels.com or www.facebook.com/jqhhotelsresorts.
Editor’s Note: Photos of JQH’s properties are available on request.