TownePlace gets two awards

The TownePlace Suites hotel in Hattiesburg has been officially recognized by Marriott with two prestigious awards for the TownePlace flag that acknowledges its status as one of the company’s top hotels in the United States.

The first was the “Opening Hotel of the Year” award. To receive this award, the property must have opened between September 2015 and October 2016. The hotel’s leadership team must demonstrate a positive impact on hotel performance.

 In addition, all service team members and managers on property must have completed required team member training.

Finally, “best in class” performance must be demonstrated in financial management; overcoming obstacles; sales leadership; Service for Real Living Leadership; and community service/real giving activation.

The second recognition for the TownePlace Suites was the “Sales Ramp Up” award, which is selected by the Select Service & Extended Stay Hotels Group – The Americas and is based upon meeting/exceeding ramp goals. It is given to the best opening hotel based – on sales and marketing goal attainment in its first three months and first six months. Goal attainment is defined as how quickly a hotel reaches high occupancy and RevPAR index goals through executing its pre-opening marketing game plan.