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JQH Appoints Brian Sims As General Manager At Embassy Suites By Hilton Nashville South Cool Springs

Nashville/Franklin, Tenn. and Springfield, Mo. – April 7, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Brian Sims has been named general manager of the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville South Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn. With 27 years of hospitality experience, Sims returns to JQH to oversee day-to-day operations of the 250-suite hotel located in the thriving Cool Springs Corporate Centre Office Park. Springfield, Mo.-based JQH is a leading

April 8th, 2016|

JQH’S Tom Dwyer Awarded 2015 General Manager Of The Year By Embassy Suites By Hilton Brand

Dwyer Also Leads Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland to Award of Excellence Honor Loveland, Colo. and Springfield, Mo. – March 29, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Tom Dwyer has been honored by the Embassy Suites by Hilton brand as recipient of the 2015 General Manager of the Year Award. Dwyer, a 35-year JQH veteran, serves as general manager of the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton – Loveland Hotel,

March 30th, 2016|

JQH Selects Denise Coop Tinney As Director Of Sales At Embassy Suites By Hilton Nashville SE − Murfreesboro In Tennessee

Nashville/Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Springfield, Mo. – March 17, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Denise Coop Tinney is the new director of sales at the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro in Tennessee. Tinney brings 19 years of hospitality experience to the 283-suite hotel, which features the largest convention space in Middle Tennessee outside of Davidson County. Springfield, Mo.-based JQH is a leading private, independent owner

March 17th, 2016|

JQH Names Michael Adams As Director Of Sales At Embassy Suites By Hilton Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., and SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – March 9, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Michael Adams is the new director of sales at the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque − Hotel & Spa in New Mexico. Adams brings 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry in the Albuquerque area to the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel. Springfield, Mo.-based JQH is a leading private, independent

March 9th, 2016|

JQH Hires David Bishop As Corporate Director Of Facilities Management

Bishop Brings Retail & Educational Facilities Management Experience Including Springfield Public Schools SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – February 17, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced the addition of David (Dave) Bishop to the capital planning and asset management department in the company’s Springfield, Mo.-based corporate offices. With 20 years of experience in progressive facilities management, Bishop joins JQH as corporate director of facilities management beginning March 1, 2016. JQH is a leading

February 17th, 2016|

JQH Recognized With Marriott International’s 2015 Spirit To Preserve Award For Sustainable Practices

JQH Secures Global Lodging Company’s Sustainability Award Twice in Three Years SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – February 2, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced the company was recently awarded Marriott International, Inc.’s 2015 Spirit to Preserve Award. Debbie Marriott Harrison, Marriott International’s global officer – culture and business councils, presented the award to Joe Morrissey, JQH’s senior vice president of operations, who accepted the honor on behalf of the company at Marriott

February 2nd, 2016|

JQH Promotes Dena Soden To Corporate Director Of Strategic Accounts

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – November 24, 2015 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced Dena Soden has been promoted to corporate director of strategic accounts. An 18-year JQH veteran, Soden will be responsible for driving leads for the company’s national hotel portfolio from within all market segments, including SMERF, association, among others. Soden will report to Phill Burgess, JQH’s vice president of sales and revenue optimization. Springfield, Mo.-based JQH is a leading private,

November 24th, 2015|

JQH’S Embassy Suites By Hilton San Marcos Named 2015 Employer Of The Year Finalist By Texas Workforce Commission

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AND SAN MARCOS, Texas – October 29, 2015 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced its 283-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in Texas has been named a 2015 Texas Workforce Solutions finalist for the Employer of the Year Award by the Texas Workforce Commission. Select Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos hotel management will attend the 19th Annual Texas Workforce Conference Employer Award

October 30th, 2015|

JQH Appoints Becky Vealey To GM Of Sheraton Sioux Falls In South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., AND SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– September 1, 2015 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced the appointment of Becky Vealey to general manager of the company’s owned and operated Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center in South Dakota. Vealey, an 18-year veteran of JQH, will be responsible for overseeing operation of the 243-room/suite, upscale hotel and maintaining high quality standards and guest satisfaction. Springfield, Mo.-based JQH is a leading private, independent

September 1st, 2015|

JQH’s Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel Serving Up Authentic Kosher and Ethnic Culinary Experiences

DALLAS & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--August 18, 2015 --The Greater Dallas area is a melting pot of ethnically diverse cultures, and the 335-room/suite Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, in Richardson, Texas, north of downtown Dallas, has established a distinctive niche in the last year for catering to the specialized needs of the region’s burgeoning population. Led by innovative Executive Chef Burak Ozcan, a native of Turkey, the hotel’s passionate culinary team has honed a reputation for delivering some

August 20th, 2015|
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