Homewood Suites by Hilton Recognizes Brand Performers of 2014
Team Members and Hotels Awarded for Best in Class Performance
MCLEAN, Va. - Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, recently recognized its highest achieving properties. Over 100 individual and hotel awards were presented to recipients during a series of regional brand meetings across the country. The 2014 Hotel of the Year and Connie Award winner was presented to Homewood Suites by Hilton Mobile-East Bay/Daphne, AL. The hotel is overseen by general manager Chuck Cuff and director of sales Sandy Caruso.
The Connie Award, named after Hilton Worldwide's founder Conrad Hilton, is awarded to the top hotel of the year based on three key components: quality assurance audits measuring cleanliness, condition and brand standards, customer satisfaction scores rating staff service and the quality of the hotel's physical accommodations. The winner represents the highest score in the brand system in all of these categories.
"We are pleased to honor these outstanding hotels that strive to ensure guest loyalty by bringing our award winning brand of comfort, convenience and hospitality to every guest," said Bill Duncan, global head, Homewood Suites by Hilton. "We congratulate these performance winners that are leading by example, and we recognize them with our brand's highest honors."
Additional award winners included General Manager of the Year, Tricia Gonterman of Homewood Suites by Hilton Huntsville/Village of Providence, AL, and Director of Sales of the Year, Dawn Moorman of Homewood Suites by Hilton Seattle-Downtown, WA. Recognized among their colleagues for their leadership and enduring dedication to the brand, both individuals are pioneers in performance demonstrating dynamic leadership, accountability and high standards of service.
Other recognition awards included:
- Top New Hotel Performance - Homewood Suites by Hilton Springfield, VA
- Highest Extended Stay Percentage - Homewood Suites by Hilton North Charleston/Airport, SC
- Stewardship - Homewood Suites by Hilton Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
For a complete list of 2014 award winners, please visit the Homewood Suites by Hilton Media Center.
About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 500 locations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the Caribbean, with 115 properties in the pipeline, is an award-winning leader. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for extended or quick overnight stays, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include complimentary internet, a daily full hot breakfast, and complimentary evening socials every Monday - Thursday. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard WiFi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or newsroom.hilton.com/homewoodsuites, and connect with Homewood Suites on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.