John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel & Conference Center in Oklahoma has been recognized as a 2016 Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence winner. Ken Holt, director of event operations, accepted the commendation on behalf of Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman during a recent ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion, Phillips Pavilion, in Oklahoma City. This TripAdvisor® 2016 Certificate of Excellence hotel is nestled in the University North Park retail and business development in Norman and is owned and operated by Springfield, Missouri-based JQH, 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.
John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Hana Colvin has joined the company as executive chef of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel & Spa in Alabama. With a flair for farm-to-table cuisine, Colvin will oversee the food and beverage team at the upscale, 295-suite hotel connected via skybridge to the Von Braun Center. She will supervise the debut of this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel’s The R. restaurant on October 20. Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville is owned and operated by Springfield, Missouri-based JQH, 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.
John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts’ (JQH) Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis – St. Charles is continuing to build on Mr. John Q. Hammons’ giving legacy as reflected by a rise in employee participation in the hotel’s volunteer and charitable giving opportunities. This TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel exceeded 1,000 hours in volunteer time last year associated with feeding the world’s hungry and those in their backyard, serving veterans, preparing persons to obtain jobs, and working with students with developmental disabilities, among other causes.
The new Embassy Suites is being built in the heart of the 185-acre Connell Corporate Park, which sits along Interstate 78 in the Union County Township. For the developer of the hotel and owner of the park, Connell Real Estate & Development Co., it will be a new amenity on a campus that includes five office buildings totaling 1.5 million square feet, housing nearly 3,600 employees.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, part of Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, announced today the completion of its guest suite renovation. The transformation is centered upon a modernized room design that provides elevated accommodations for business and leisure travelers visiting the Colorado Springs area and scenic Pikes Peak.
The Embassy Suites Irvine, located on 2120 Main Street, has announced its multi-million dollar transformation plan for the 293-room airport hotel. As part of the revamp, all guest suites, event space and atrium will be updated with a modern, California-fresh look, with an estimated completion date slated for early spring 2016.
Downtown Scottsdale will soon be home to the new, expansive Embassy Suites by Hilton Resort Scottsdale. Chaparral Suites, located at the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Chaparral Roads, Chaparral Suites is undergoing a $22 million renovation to transform the hotel into a spacious, resort member of the Embassy Suites by Hilton portfolio with a distinctive Scottsdale flavor. Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized operator of hotels and resorts based in Fairfax, VA, has managed the hotel throughout the renovation process and will continue operations next year under the Embassy Suites by Hilton brand.