The program was established to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the lodging and hospitality industry and honors industry employees, businesses and lodging properties.
Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) January 19, 2014
Denver based hotel management company, Stonebridge Companies, is proud to announce three of its Anchorage, Alaska properties have been nominated for the Outstanding Member of the Year Award (under 150 rooms) for the Alaska Hotel and Lodging Association’s Stars of the Industry Awards Program. The program was established to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the lodging and hospitality industry and honors industry employees, businesses and lodging properties. The winners in each category will compete nationally in the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Stars of the Industry Award Program.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage hotels will be recognized at the Awards Gala on January 25, 2014. In addition to the properties’ recognition, numerous employees have received Employee of the Year nominations. From the Embassy Suites Anchorage hotel, Brittney Johnsen is nominated for Front Office Employee of the Year, Gemma Borje is nominated for Housekeeping Employee of the Year, Avanel Findlay is nominated for Housekeeping Employee of the Year, Tim LeClair is nominated for Maintenance/Security Employee of the Year and Susan Oria is nominated for Housekeeping Manager of the Year. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel is pleased to announce that Sam McDole is nominated for Food and Beverage Employee of the Year, with Jessica Biering and Ja-Nice Oliver both nominated for Employee of the Year, Front Desk. The Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage hotel announces the following team member nominations; Tina Sega for Hotel Employee of the Year (Front Desk/Under 150 rooms), Catherine Roy for Hotel Employee of the Year (Food & Beverage/Under 150 rooms) and Chef Jay Mendoza the Rising Star Award. Stonebridge Companies’ wishes all of the nominated employees the best of luck at the Awards Gala later this month.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel is centrally located in Midtown Anchorage, near the city’s most popular attractions like the Alaska Zoo, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage Gulf Course and many local businesses. The hotel has 169 comfortable, roomy hotel suites with generous amenities such as two flat-screen HD televisions with premium channels per room, high-speed Internet access and in-room refrigerator and microwave. Additionally, guests have access to the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor pool and whirlpool, full-service business center, flexible meeting spaces, full-service onsite restaurant and room service.
The Homewood Suites Anchorage, Alaska hotel is conveniently located near downtown Anchorage and Ted Stevens International Airport. Guests can lounge in one of 122 studio, one-and two-bedroom suites and enjoy hotel amenities such as free high speed internet, a 24-hour business center, flexible event spaces, and a hot full breakfast served daily. Rooms come equipped with a full kitchenette, an evening manager’s reception on select days and complimentary shuttle service to the airport and downtown area.
Close to the best Anchorage has to offer, the Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage hotel is an ideal destination for business and leisure travelers alike. Guests enjoy easy access to recreational activities like golfing, hiking, fishing as well as local dining and shopping. The hotel is also in close proximity to British Petroleum-BP Exploration, Providence Alaska Medical Center, ConocoPhillips, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Alaska state government offices and JL Tower. Hotel amenities include a free shuttle service to assist with Anchorage transportation needs, plush bedding, flat-screen HD televisions with premium channels, free high-speed Internet access, flexible event spaces, indoor pool and whirlpool, 24-hour business center, on-site fitness facility and the Cozy Pavilion Lounge, which serves a variety of beer, wine and cocktails in a relaxing setting.
Founded in 1991 by Navin C. Dimond, Stonebridge Companies is a privately owned, innovative hotel owner, operator and developer headquartered near Denver, Colorado. The company’s current portfolio entails 45 hotels with over 7,000 rooms nationwide. This diverse listing of properties includes select-service, extended-stay, mid-scale and full-service hotels in markets throughout the U.S. For detailed information, visit our website at http://www.SBCOS.com.