02.09.17JQH’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha − La Vista to Host Hundreds of Vietnam Veterans in Nebraska Prior to Flight to Visit Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha − La Vista Hotel & Conference Center in Nebraska is continuing to collaborate with Omaha, Nebraska-based non-profit Patriotic Productions to honor our U.S. military. The 257-suite hotel is planning to host more than 600 Vietnam Veterans on May 1, 2017, prior to the veterans’ participating in a Vietnam Veterans Flight to Washington D.C. from Nebraska that is being organized by Patriotic Productions. Four planes are reserved for this landmark occasion, with the event being touted as the largest organized Vietnam Veterans contingent to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from any U.S. state. 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.
01.30.17JQH Names Sandy Clinton Director of Sales at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos in Texas
John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Sandy Clinton is the new director of sales at the company’s 283-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas. Clinton joins JQH with more than 18 years of hospitality experience, including hands-on knowledge of Hays and Bexar Counties and university market expertise in Texas. 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.
11.03.16JQH’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Presented with Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence
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.
10.18.16JQH’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hires Executive Chef Hana Colvin to Debut Hotel’s The R. Restaurant in Alabama
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.
07.28.16JQH’S Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis − St. Charles Sees Hotel Volunteerism and Giving on the Rise to Change Lives
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.
05.23.16Room to grow: Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights aims to capture untapped markets
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.
02.16.16Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs Completes Guest Suite Renovation
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.
12.16.15Embassy Suites Hotel in Irvine, California Begins Extensive Update
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.
11.20.15New Embassy Suites by Hilton Resort Scottsdale to be Largest Resort Renovation in Scottsdale
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.
02.09.15Embassy Suites Springfield Appoints R. Jarratt Watkins General Manager
The Embassy Suites Springfield, operated by High Velocity Hospitality, today announced that Jarratt Watkins has been appointed general manager. A 20-year hospitality veteran, Watkins comes to the hotel from Embassy Suites Hampton Roads – Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in Hampton, VA.