AH&LA Honors Hotels with National Achievement Awards

  • AH&LA
  • 06.16.11
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) announced the winners of the AH&LA Achievement Awards, part of the annual Stars of the Industry Awards, which honor stand-out initiatives at hotel properties.

In a ceremony held during the AH&LA Summer Summit at the Hyatt Regency, these awards, which have been awarded annually since 1966, distinguish individual hotels that have developed outstanding programs, events and campaigns.  Winners were chosen in the categories of good earthkeeping, guest relations, community service, special events, diversity and technology.

Award winners included:

  • Community Service, Small Property: Best Western Plus Executive Inn in Seattle, Wash.
  • Community Service, Large Property: The Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood, Colo. 
  • Special Events, Ongoing, Small Property: Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville, Ga. 
  • Special Events, Ongoing, Large Property:  St. Regis Atlanta in Atlanta, Ga.; and W Los Angeles – Westwood in Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Special Events, One-time Only, Small Property: The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisc.
  • Special Events, One-time Only, Large Property: Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, Md. 
  • Guest Relations, Small Property: The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisc. 
  • Guest Relations, Large Property: Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Ariz. 
  • Good Earthkeeping, Small Property: Hotel George in Washington, D.C.
  • Good Earthkeeping, Large Property: The Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain, Ga.; and W San Francisco in San Francisco, Calif.
  • Prism Award (for diversity):  The Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash.; and the Quality Inn in Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Technology Innovation: Best Western Clock Tower Inn in Billings, Mont.

Many of AH&LA’s partner state associations choose their own property award winners, which are submitted to the association for national judging. For more information on AH&LA’s Stars of the Industry Awards program and a full list of this year’s property and employee winners, please visit www.ahla.com/stars.  

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