Chef Daniel is Featured on Cedar Rapids Local News
Chef Daniel Dennis from our Cedar Rapids Marriott was featured on Fox 28 News preparing the restaurant’s breakfast dish for Restaurant Week in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Joy Bryant Awarded “Spirit of Embassy” Award
February 2, 2017
Joy Bryant from our Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone won the “Spirit of Embassy” Award. This is Hilton’s highest form of brand-specific Team Member recognition! Winners are nominated and selected based on their effort and dedication to positively impact their department, teammates and/or the community.
Susan Beard from our Holiday Inn NWA Springdale! Susan wins the “Annual Women’s Expo Cook-Off”
January 19, 2017
Susan Beard from our Holiday Inn NWA Springdale! Susan won the “Annual Women’s Expo Cook-Off” for the second year in a row. This special event brings together thousands of women to sample, experience and purchase products and services to help them live a better and more fulfilling life.
Embassy Suites Kansas City International Airport Awarded 2016 Business Excellence Award by the Platte County Economic Development Council
December 20, 2016
The Platte County EDC is a non-profit corporation with a mission to promote, enhance and grow economic development in Platte County, Missouri. Each company honored for this award is new to, or has expanded in, Platte County. Company impacts include: new investment, job creation, increased visibility and increased tax base in Platte County.
Project Search selected Michael Milton, a kitchen steward at the Renaissance Hotel, to receive this year’s Make A Difference Mentor Award
December 7, 2016
Our Renaissance Hotel Oklahoma City Convention Center & Spa was featured this week on their local news for their participation in Project SEARCH, an organization created to provide employment and education opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities. Project Search selected Michael Milton, a kitchen steward at the Renaissance Hotel, to receive this year’s Make A Difference Mentor Award.
Casey Carlton from our Renaissance Hotel Oklahoma City Convention Center & Spa Won a NextGen Under 30 Award
December 1, 2016
NextGen Under 30 recognizes and encourages the next generation of innovative, creative, and inspiring individuals who push the boundaries in various categories of endeavor.
Capitol Plaza Hotel Topeka was named “Best Hotel in Topeka”
November 17, 2016
Our Capitol Plaza Hotel Topeka was named “Best Hotel in Topeka” by the Topeka Capital-Journal. Topeka residents voted in print and online from April 24 to May 23 for their favorites, with more than 335,000 votes cast this year.
Chef Alan Scott from our Embassy Suites Greenville won Chef of the Year
November 4, 2016
The Greater Greenville Chapter of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association announced the winners of the 4th Annual Upstate Hospitality Awards. Chef Alan was recognized as one of the best and brightest in the hospitality industry. Chef Alan is automatically nominated into the statewide SCRLA Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Awards.
Embassy Suites Des Moines Wins Best of Meetings Award
November 1, 2016
Meetings Today is proud to announce that Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines has won a Best of Meetings Today award for the first time. Each year Meetings Today lets its audience, made up of planners who hold events globally, determine the best hotels and resorts for meetings and events in North America. The properties are judged on the quality of meeting space, guest rooms, services and amenities, food and beverage, tech and bandwidth support, recreational facilities/activities, helpfulness of staff, and overall value and experience. Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines is one of the elite 220 who won the award this year as Best of Meetings Today
Holiday Inn & Convention Center Northwest Arkansas wins Quality of Excellence Award
October 4, 2016
The Holiday Inn & Convention Center Northwest Arkansas won the prestigious “Quality Excellence Award” from IHG for 2016. This award is given to hotels achieving distinction in all aspects of their operations.
Renaissance World Golf Village Supports St. Francis House Homeless Shelter
September 24, 2016
The Spirit to Serve Committee from our Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village delivered and served meals at the St. Francis House Homeless Shelter in St. Augustine, Florida last week.
Atrium Hospitality chose to support North Fulton Community Charities
August 3, 2016
Atrium Hospitality chose to support North Fulton Community Charities for their annual back-to-school drive. NFCC is a non-profit human service agency dedicated to preventing homelessness of individuals residing north of the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County. They assist families with basic needs such as food, rent and utilities, clothing, and adult education classes. In two weeks, we collected 22 backpacks and over $500 worth of school supplies for students.
Holiday Inn NWA Springdale hotel wins“Top 3rd” worldwide award for outstanding guest service from IHG
July 13, 2016
Our Holiday Inn NWA Springdale hotel won another “Top 3rd” worldwide award for outstanding guest service from IHG. To qualify for the award hotels need a Guest Relations Index score of less than 0.09 which equates to less than one quality/service complaint per 11,654 rooms occupied. Our hotel scored 0.04 which equates to less than 1 per 26,221 rooms occupied
Embassy Suites Raleigh/Durham produces highest revenue in the southeast region in the Embassy Suites Advantage e-Events Competition
June 30, 2016
With their $5,000 reward they purchased new 27” monitors and are donating the old 15” ones. The also bought Standup Desks for the team. Having a move flexible work space was very important to them. And lastly they bought a Microsoft Surface for customer visits.
Angel Johnson elected President of the Amadeus/New Market Hotel Partners Group
June 1, 2016
Angel Johnson, our Director of Corporate Systems, attended the annual New Market conference in Las Vegas last month. She was elected President of the Amadeus/New Market Hotel Partners Group. In her newly elected position, she’ll be leading a collection of hotel companies that use New Market products, advocating for common interests, networking, brainstorming and sharing best practices.
Amanda Burel from the Elk Grove Hampton Inn & Suites wins the Spirit of Hampton Award
May 26, 2016
Amanda Burel from the Hampton Inn & Suites Elk Grove won the Spirit of Hampton Award. This is the brand’s highest form of individual recognition, awarded to team members who consistently exceed expectations, live Hamptonality, and positively impact guests and the hotel.
Jullie Campbell from the Embassy Suites Raleigh/Durham and Ginny Moulton from the Embassy Suites By Hilton Little Rock are our two newest Hilton Elite Directors of Sales
May 15, 2016
Ten Directors of Sales were selected for Hilton’s second-ever Elite Director of Sales class. They will benefit from a full year of career development strategies, opportunities to learn from other sales leaders and special recognition for all their achievements.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport wins the Travel with A Purpose Action Grant through Hilton Worldwide
May 10, 2016
The hotel was one of 117 hotels worldwide that won a grant and one of 20 hotels worldwide that won the $5,000 grand prize. The money will be used to support their local effort in conjunction with Albertina Kerr, Multnomah County and Vocational Rehabilitiation Service of Oregon. The Project SEARCH program in their hotel now has eight interns who work in various departments. The program is designed to give developmentally disabled adults the opportunity to gain job skills that could lead to gainful employment.
Michael O’Brien from our Embassy Suites Greenville, SC wins the Spirit of Embassy Award
April 22, 2016
Michael earned this prestigious award with his outstanding community service efforts including participation in the Angel Tree, donating banquet linens to his local ASPCA for bedding and teaching teens and adults how to play ice hockey at the Carolina Ice Palace.
Tricia Jackson – Embassy Suites North Charleston Airport, SC Named the 2015 Embassy Suites by Hilton Revenue Management Director of the Year
April 14, 2016
We at Atrium Hospitality are incredibly excited and proud that Tricia has won this honor. Her proactive approach and deployment of key strategies helped her to achieve successful results in RevPAR, RPI, shoulder night occupancy, sellout efficiency, peak night ADR, and Premium Room sales.
Digital Key is now available at our Hilton Long Beach Hotel
March 22, 2016
Digital Key opens any door you’d normally access with a regular key.Once your room is ready on the day of your arrival, you’ll receive a push notification to your smartphone that the key has been delivered. It will then be available in your HHonors app until you check out.
Hilton Long Beach wins Hilton Hotels & Resorts Make It Right Most Improved Award in the Americas
February 26, 2016
Hilton Long Beach received the highest combined Problem Resolution and Overall Loyalty scores on SALT, and the most combined improvement out of all hotels in the Americas regions with less than 500 rooms for the 4th Quarter 2015.
Riann Hornbuckle from the Embassy Suites Des Moines is the 2014 Embassy Suites Front Office Manager of the Year
February 3, 2016
Riann was nominated by her General Manager, Skip Hammerman, and was selected from dozens of great leaders – her year over year SALT score improvements, Nor1 success, Upsell Program results, Revenue Management focus, participation in corporate programs/events (like the monthly Front Office Webinars and HHonors challenges) and team member recognition made her a standout. Last spring, she was awarded the trophy…which came with a 5 night vacation to any Embassy Suites in the world, airfare for two and $1,200 spending money. She chose the beautiful Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk to celebrate.
Embassy Suites Greenville contributes to the Make a Difference! Lint Project
February 1, 2016
The Embassy Suites in Greenville, South Carolina recently donated lint from their laundry to a local Boy Scouts group. This talented group of boys collects donated lint and repurposes it into compost and “fire logs” for camping trips. With the hotel’s cooperation, they won the regional qualifier and are going to the State Finals. The hotel has committed to recycling their dryer lint to the Make a Difference Garden for composting units.
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel supports the Southeastern Virginia Food Bank
January 18, 2016
The Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel supports the Southeastern Virginia Food Bank throughout the year. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day several team members worked with the SEVA to distribute food baskets to neighbors in need. The hotel supports the important mission of the Southeastern Virginia Food Bank throughout the year by conducting canned food drives as well as donating turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday. Our guests also get into the giving spirit by taking advantage of our “give back and save” package which offers a 20% room discount with a donation of 2 or more canned goods.
Chef Susan Beard from Holiday Inn Convention Center Northwest Arkansas wins the Celebrity Chef Cook-off
January 12, 2016
Congratulations to Chef Susan for winning the Celebrity Chef Cook-off hosted by the Arkansas Beef Council. She beat the three-time champion chef from River Grille! We have posted her winning recipes to our Facebook page.
Crowne Plaza Denver Partners with The Christmas Child
December 21, 2015
Last week the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center Sales team volunteered for Operation Christmas Child to help spread holiday cheer in the community by providing holiday gifts to children throughout the world. Members of the Sales Team put together boxes, packed them with toys, and shipped them to less fortunate children in more than 100 countries.
Hilton Long Beach Remodel
December 14, 2015
The Hilton Long Beach completed a full-scope, top to bottom renovation in late 2015. The completely re-imagined and transformed hotel boasts 399 fully-renovated guest rooms, 26,000 sq. ft. of new meeting and banquet facilities, a new fitness center, and its heralded new lobby, complete with modern and artistic expressions throughout all public space. The Gathering Kitchen & Bar on the lobby level is exactly where travelers and locals want to be, with communal seating and 10 TVs throughout, even boasting a 110” TV for the big games!
Embassy Suites Welcomes Head Start Children: Community Partnerships in Action
December 4, 2015
We are fortunate to have two former Head Start parents working for Embassy Suites by Hilton USF/Busch Gardens Hotel located within our immediate neighborhood. When our staff contacted them, they were very excited about creating a once in a lifetime experience for our children.
Hilton Fort Collins’ Holiday Service
December 1, 2015
Our Blue Energy Committee at the Hilton Fort Collins is raising money to support a family this holiday season. We are collecting money through December 18th and purchasing the gifts on the 19th. The Committee is also giving back to the community by buying bicycles for the Bikes for Tykes program. Our employees are excited to give back to our tight-knit community.
Crowne Plaza Denver Partners with Toys for Tots
December 21, 2015
The staff at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center decided this year to do their best to help those in need by hosting a Toys for Tots donation. Associates had over two weeks to donate a gift of their choice.
Embassy Suites Kansas City Press Release
November 20, 2015
Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City has been heavily involved in its community this Holiday season and received recognition from various sources. Read attached press releases for further information on the good work being done in the Kansas City community.
Embassy Suites Monterey Bay-Seaside turns 20
October 16, 2015
On October 16, 2015, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Monterey Bay Seaside celebrated its 20th birthday. The hotel organized a big luncheon party for all staff to attend and celebrate. Atrium goodies were distributed to all staff to welcome them to the new management company, and there was even 1995 music and trivia played throughout!
Embassy Suites Names Charleston Favorite Lodging for 2015
The Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) honored local employees, restaurants, businesses, and hotels Thursday evening during an awards ceremony at B&D Gastro Pub in celebration of National Tourism Week. For the third year, the CVB asked residents and visitors to nominate and subsequently vote for their favorite places in Charleston; and the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston won for Favorite Lodging.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown Gains Several Top Accolades
July 2, 2015
The 234-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown is the recent recipient of numerous top accolades, including the prestigious TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame Award. This special designation recognizes businesses that have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site.