NASHVILLE, Tenn. & MURFREESBORO, Tenn. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Marty Rothchild, general manager of Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro in Tennessee, returning to the John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts’ (JQH) hospitality family earlier this year felt like coming home. Under his direction, the 283-suite hotel recently achieved the highest brand inspection status of “outstanding” for quality and service. An award-winning hospitality veteran with significant experience with the Embassy Suites by Hilton brand, Rothchild oversees the contemporary hotel that features the largest convention space in Middle Tennessee outside of Davidson County. Springfield, Missouri-based JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, including operating more than 1 million square feet of superb meeting space.
“Marty has amassed an impressive performance record throughout his brilliant career. His extensive, successful experience with the Embassy Suites by Hilton brand is already proving beneficial as he steadily encourages hotel teams and effectively collaborates with area civic leaders and community partners,” said Bob Niehaus, JQH’s regional vice president. “We are thrilled to have him back as a part of our JQH hospitality family to continue our shared commitment to excellence.”
Mr. Hammons’ Legacy Lives On
Rothchild shared his excitement for involvement in the community, a key pillar of Mr. Hammons’ legacy. Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro is currently engaged in several charitable initiatives, including participation in the JQH national philanthropic partnership with Convoy of Hope, which has a focus on feeding the world’s hungry children and tackling systemic poverty in the United States and globally. Rothchild and his hotel teams are also involved in a non-perishable food drive benefiting those less fortunate; a fundraising walk supporting health-related research; and the highly successful Project SEARCH high school transition program that supports students with developmental disabilities through total workplace immersion; among other community-based efforts.
“I started working for Mr. Hammons when I was in college and have great respect for his accomplishments and philanthropic endeavors,” Rothchild said. “Any approach I recommend or implement for the hotel, I always keep in mind Mr. Hammons’ remarkable legacy of excellence for quality, service and giving back.”
Track Record of Success
With more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, Rothchild most recently worked for New Castle Hotels & Resorts, where he served as general manager of the Hilton Lexington Downtown in Kentucky. For more than four years, Rothchild was responsible for the modern hotel, which features 366 rooms, 40 condominiums, meeting space, a substantial parking garage and retail space. He has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, including General Manager of the Year (2013) and #1 Hotel Financial Performance Award (2014 and 2015) while with New Castle Hotels & Resorts. His career also includes time with Aimbridge Hospitality, where he was general manager of the Hyatt Regency Deerfield in Illinois. Previously with JQH, he served as general manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens in Florida. He was also general manager of the Hilton-managed Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District in South Carolina. In addition, he worked for Winegardner & Hammons, Inc. as general manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington in Kentucky, during which time the property received the coveted Connie Award for outstanding performance in service and quality. Rothchild has a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with a minor in chemistry from the University of Cincinnati. He is active in the professional community, including serving in board positions for local and state hospitality associations and convention and visitors bureaus.
About Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE − Murfreesboro
Located in Middle Tennessee approximately 30 minutes from downtown Nashville, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro is near several major business hubs and Middle Tennessee State University. The upscale hotel is recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame status for consistently earning outstanding traveler reviews for five consecutive years. Each spacious two-room suite features a separate living room with a sofa bed and two TVs. Guests can enjoy internet access, a large desk with ergonomic chair, a mini-refrigerator, and a microwave. Additional hotel features include a fitness center, an indoor pool, and sun terrace. Guests can start their day with a free made-to-order breakfast or stop by the Wi-Fi-enabled Caffeina’s Coffee Marketplace for a bagel and coffee. A nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks is offered in the hotel’s open-air atrium. Guests can dine on Tennessee favorites at the Gateway Grille. The 10-story hotel offers 43,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 28,800-square-foot grand ballroom. U-MediSpa is on-site at the hotel and specializes in state-of-the-art skin rejuvenation procedures and spa services. Located at 1200 Conference Center Boulevard in Murfreesboro, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro can be reached at (615) 890-4464. Visit www.murfreesboro.embassysuites.com for more information or connect with the hotel on www.facebook.com/EmbassySuitesNashvilleMurfreesboro/.
About John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
Springfield, Missouri-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, representing brands such as: Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Sheraton, IHG, Chateau on the Lake Resort / Spa & Convention Center, and Plaza Hotels Collection. With a portfolio of 35 hotels representing approximately 8,500 guest rooms/suites in 16 states, JQH’s properties are dominant in their markets. Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons and built on his continued 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, JQH continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development. Go to www.jqhhotels.com for more information, or connect with JQH on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.