DALLAS/ALLEN, Texas & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – October 17, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced Michael Rowley’s advancement to director of sales at the company’s Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center in Texas. Located in a thriving suburb north of Dallas, this newly renovated, 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence hotel is in a prime location near the Allen Event Center and The Village of Allen. Rowley has 10 years of hospitality experience in the Dallas-area market, including with the 228-room/suite Courtyard Dallas Allen, which is owned and operated by Springfield, Missouri-based JQH under license from Marriott International, Inc. or one of its affiliates. JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States. The award-winning company also operates more than 1 million square feet of superb meeting space.

“Michael is a natural leader that knows and works well with our teams and customers. It is wonderful to see his progression in the JQH family of hotels,” said Jeff Spence, JQH’s regional director of sales.

Prior to Rowley’s new appointment as director of sales at JQH’s refreshed Courtyard Dallas Allen property, he pursued and contracted large group business in his role as group sales manager for JQH’s newly renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel, Convention Center & Spa, also located north of Dallas. Rowley joined JQH in 2015 as group sales manager for the Courtyard Dallas Allen, where he successfully implemented sales action plans employing innovative revenue management techniques. He was with Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts for eight years prior to joining JQH. His experience spans various aspects of hotel sales and operations, including serving as corporate catering sales manager and conference planning manager for Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West. Rowley also worked as global catering sales manager for Omni Hotels & Resorts, where he grew relationships through effective sales initiatives. Rowley studied psychology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

“I am very happy to be back at the Dallas Allen property with the opportunity to oversee the building of relationships and development of revenue growth,” Rowley said. “I appreciate JQH’s trust in me to spearhead the Courtyard Dallas Allen sales and marketing team.” 

About Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center

Located at 210 East Stacy Road in Allen, JQH’s newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center is conveniently located near the Allen Event Center and The Village of Allen. Representing the largest meeting space in Allen, the Courtyard Dallas Allen offers nearly 15,000 square feet of recently refurbished event space. Spacious rooms/suites include work space and separate seating areas, luxurious bedding, refrigerators, ergonomic work stations, flat-panel HDTVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary daily newspaper, and individual climate control. The stylish lobby welcomes guests with flexible spaces to work or to relax with complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy breakfast, dinner and drink service at The Bistro restaurant on-site or shop for food, snacks and refreshments at The Market, a 24-hour access “mini-mart” concept. Other amenities include a full-service business center, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, and fitness center with cardio equipment, free weights, and medicine and yoga balls. The outdoor patio area features an attractive fire pit. The modern hotel is pet friendly and promotes a complete smoke-free environment within the property. For more information about the Courtyard Dallas Allen, go to www.marriott.com/dalan, connect at www.facebook.com/CourtyardAllen, or call (214) 383-1151.

About John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
Springfield, Missouri-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, representing brands such as: Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Sheraton, IHG, Chateau on the Lake Resort / Spa & Convention Center, and Plaza Hotels Collection. With a portfolio of 35 hotels representing approximately 8,500 guest rooms/suites in 16 states, JQH’s properties are dominant in their markets. Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons and built on his continued legacy of excellence spanning more than 50 years, JQH has become one of the most recognized and award-winning companies in the hospitality industry. Built to be the best, JQH continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development. Go to www.jqhhotels.com for more information, or connect with JQH on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.