SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – September 12, 2017 – The Missourian Award honorees for 2017 have been announced with details of the 24th annual induction ceremony to be held September 23 at JQH’s Chateau on the Lake Resort / Spa & Convention Center in Branson, Missouri. Among this year’s honorees of this prestigious accolade is Jacqueline “Jacquie” Dowdy, CEO of Springfield, Missouri-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH). Dowdy oversees one of the leading private, independent
JQH Appoints Mike Woodfin as Director of Sales at Newly Renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco
DALLAS & FRISCO, Texas & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Mike Woodfin has been named director of sales at the company’s newly renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel, Convention Center & Spa in Texas, which is located north of Dallas near the $5 Billion Mile development. With more than 17 years of sales and operations experience, including six years with JQH, Woodfin will supervise this 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of
NORMAL, Ill. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – July 12, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Amanda Cushing has been promoted to director of sales at the company’s Bloomington–Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Illinois. Cushing has worked at the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel for eight years and most recently served as director of event sales. She will oversee the sales and marketing team at the
HAMPTON, Va. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – June 21, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Jeffrey Fork is the new director of sales at the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Hampton Roads – Hotel, Convention Center & Spa in Virginia. Fork brings 19 years of experience in hospitality, including in the Hampton market, to the 295-suite hotel, which is connected by a covered walkway to the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
JQH HONORS SIX HOTELS IN SIX STATES AT HOSPITALITY COMPANY’S ANNUAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION CELEBRATION
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. & CONCORD, N.C. – June 6, 2017 – With a focus on built to be the best, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) recently held the company’s Annual Hotel Awards and Recognition celebration to honor top performers within the company’s national portfolio spanning approximately 8,500 guestrooms/suites. JQH’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord Golf Resort & Spa in North Carolina hosted this year’s festivities, where honors were awarded to six JQH hotels
ANNEBETH BLACK RETURNS TO JQH AS DIRECTOR OF SALES AT EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON NASHVILLE SE − MURFREESBORO IN TENNESSEE
NASHVILLE/MURFREESBORO, Tenn. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – May 30, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Annebeth Black is the new director of sales for the company’s 283-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro in Tennessee. Black returns to JQH, bringing with her 18 years of sales and marketing experience in the hospitality industry, with an emphasis on managing convention services. The Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE –
NASHVILLE/MURFREESBORO, Tenn. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – May 23, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Matthew Lahiff is the new general manager of the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro in Tennessee. Lahiff brings more than 16 years of hospitality management experience to the 283-suite hotel, which features the largest convention space in Middle Tennessee outside of Davidson County. Springfield, Missouri-based JQH is a leading private, independent
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – May 12, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Hot Springs Hotel & Spa in Arkansas is the recipient of the Employer of the Year Award by First Step, Inc. At First Step’s annual Supported Employment Banquet at the organization’s Hot Springs location, the 246-suite hotel was recognized for the property’s commitment to providing employment opportunities to
JQH LAUNCHES PURE GUESTROOMS IN SIX HOTELS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES FOR ENHANCED GUEST EXPERIENCE THROUGH INNOVATION
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – April 26, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that as a part of the company’s commitment to innovation and an enhanced guest experience, JQH is collaborating with PURE Solutions to help create some of the freshest sleeping environments in the hospitality industry. Initially, JQH is launching PURE guestrooms in six of the award-winning company’s hotels spanning five states, including Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Tennessee and Texas. Springfield,
LARGEST GATHERING OF VIETNAM VETERANS TO MEET IN LA VISTA, NEBRASKA ON APRIL 30 – MAY 1 FOR VISIT TO VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
WHAT The event includes largest organized Vietnam Veterans contingent from any U.S. state to visit Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. More than 650 Vietnam Veterans to gather at JQH’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha – La Vista Hotel & Conference Center in Nebraska to participate in Vietnam Veterans Flight – 2017: “The Final Mission.” Omaha, Nebraska-based non-profit Patriotic Productions has organized four planes and hundreds of volunteers to help ensure veterans from Nebraska have