NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
For immediate release For
January, 2011 Linda Danielson, 901-751-2212
Pride Hospitality, LLC Announces Their Annual Awards
Las Vegas, NV—
At Pride Hospitality’s Annual
Award Ceremony, held in Las Vegas, NV, September 2010, the following awards
General Manager of the Year: Sue Waples, GM of the Holiday Inn Express in
Portland, IN. Sue stayed #1 in her
GeoGroup ranking with IHG for service for fifteen (15) months. She and her team were also ranked in the top
15% of all Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Photo: Mark Zipperer, President & CEO of Pride Hospitality, Sue
Waples, GM of HIE Portland
Most Revenue Growth for the Year: Lindsey Childs, GM of the Holiday Inn Express in
Sheboygan, WI. Lindsey and her team
captured over an additional $400k in revenue over the last year
Photo: Mark Zipperer, President & CEO of Pride Hospitality, Lindsey
Childs, GM of HIE Sheboygan
Most Growth in Service Scores: Clarence Smith,
GM of the Holiday Inn Express in Houston, TX.
Clarence and his team were able to move their service scores over
fourteen (14) points.
Photo: Mark Zipperer, President & CEO of Pride Hospitality, Clarence
Smith, GM of HIE Houston
Money Raised by an Individual Hotel for Give Kids the World (GKTW): Holiday
Inn Express Anaheim Maingate. Thanks to
Cindy Espenoza, former GM and her team.
Photo: Cindy Espenoza, former GM of HIE Anaheim, Mark Zipperer, President
& CEO of Pride Hospitality, Cleofe Saruca, AGM
of the Year Award from InterContinental Hotel Groups: Lindsey Childs and
her team were presented this award for the renovations completed on the Holiday
Inn Express in Sheboygan, WI.
Rogers, Dir. of Operations, Pride Hospitality; Janice Zipperer, Mark Zipperer,
Jule Zipperer, owners; Jim Abramhamson, Pres. of American Region of IHG; Lindsey
Childs, GM of HIE Sheboygan, Kelly Wolter, Mgr. of Ops and Training, Pride
of Baymont Award: At the Wyndham Conference, Cindy Landeche, GM of the
Baymont Inn & Suites in Houma, LA, and her team won the Best of the Baymont
award for being one of the top ten (10) Baymont Hotels in the system.
Photo: Front row:
Loretta Chaisson, Charlotte Theriot, Bethany Woods, Amanda Pellegrin, Andrea
row: Jessica Caillouet, Dio Dien, Chrissy Trosclair, Cindy Landeche, Kelly
Jones, Jean Shoemaker,
Jones. Not pictured: Rebecca Hennety,
Denise Jasper, Tim Kelly.
Earlier in the year, Jerry Marcel,
owner, and Carol O’Brien, GM of the Days Inn & Suites Bayou Land in
Thibodaux, LA, won the President’s Award
for being one of the best Days Inns in the system.
Photo: Mark Zipperer-President Pride Hospitality, LLC, Sierra
Hamilton-Front Desk Manager, Carol O’Brien-General Manager, Jeremiah
Marcel-Owner, Clyde Guinn-President of Days Inn, Eula Brooks-Executive
Housekeeper, Joyce Tyler-Assistant Head Housekeeper.
Mark Zipperer, President and
CEO of Pride Hospitality remarked, “I am very proud of all of the Pride Team’s
accomplishments this past year.”
About Pride Hospitality
Pride Hospitality, LLC,
owns, manages and develops hotels throughout the United States. Pride currently manages eighteen hotels with
one hotel under development, including AmericInn, Holiday Inn Express, Harbor
Winds, Candlewood suites, Comfort Suites, Baymont Inn & Suites, and Days
Inn & Suites. Direct any inquiries
to Pride Hospitality via the website at www.pridehospitality.com