FelCor’s San Francisco Marriott Union Square Wins Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ Hotel of the Year Award
Hotel also awarded BLT Excellence award, Financial Excellence award and Operational Excellence award
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH) today announced that its San Francisco Marriott Union Square won several awards at Marriott Internationals Global Full Service General Managers Conference last month. The hotel was recognized as Hotel of the Year, which honors the best hotel in the Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand across the Americas, and won the inaugural BLT (Breakthrough Leadership Training) Excellence award, recognizing leadership and accountability, as well as financial excellence and operational excellence awards.
The San Francisco Marriott Union Square is situated among San Franciscos vibrant cultural offerings, legendary restaurants and world-class shopping. This distinctive upscale property is located at the corner of Sutter and Powell Streets in downtown San Francisco, within walking distance to the Financial District and Moscone Convention Center and directly on the historic Powell Street Cable Car line. The property opened in 2009 following an extensive redevelopment and rebranding.
We could not be more pleased with the performance of the hotel since we completed its redevelopment. We are very proud of Oscar Rodriguez, the hotels General Manager, and his team, for this tremendous accomplishment. Their tireless efforts have made all the difference at this property, said Troy A. Pentecost, FelCors Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
FelCor, a real estate investment trust, owns 76 primarily upper-upscale, full-service hotels that are located in major and resort markets throughout 22 states. FelCor partners with leading hotel companies to operate its diversified portfolio of hotels, which are flagged under globally recognized names such as, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites®, Fairmont®, Hilton®, Marriott®, Renaissance®, Sheraton®, Westin (WEST) ® and Holiday Inn ®, and premier independent hotels in New York. Additional information can be found on the Company's Web site at www.felcor.com.
FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated
Stephen A. Schafer, 972-444-4912
Vice President Strategic Planning & Investor Relations
Source: FelCor Lodging Trust IncorporatedCopyright Business Wire 2012