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True North Hotel Group has for an unprecedented fourth time received Marriott International’s highest owner/franchisee honor, the Partnership Circle Award. Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorensen presented the award to True North President Lew Wiens at Marriott’s annual Owners Conference, held earlier this month at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix.
True North also received Marriott’s Partnership Circle Award in 2004, 2006 and 2009. Fourteen of True North Hotel Group’s 20 open hotels are Marriott-branded.
Marriott’s Partnership Circle Award honors companies that share a commitment to Marriott’s philosophies and principles, fully embrace Marriott’s brand initiatives, focus on associates to create a well-managed and engaged workforce, provide outstanding customer service, and contribute in a significant way to growing Marriott’s brands.
The three-day meeting was attended by owners, management companies and franchisees of Marriott’s five select service and extended stay brands: Residence Inn, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn and Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites.
“Receiving our fourth consecutive Marriott Partnership Circle Award is a tribute to all True North associates who follow our vision: to be a performance leader in the hospitality industry,” said Wiens. “This award also validates the high value we place on our long and strong relationship with Marriott.”
True North Hotel Group (www.truenorthhotels.com), headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., and owned by True North Family Trust and Richard Merkel, is a hotel management and development company with 20 hotels currently open and three more under construction: a Residence Inn in downtown Boston, a Fairfield Inn & Suites in Moscow, Idaho, and a Hampton Inn & Suites near Rochester, N.Y. True North’s portfolio includes extended stay and select-service hotels within the Marriott, Hilton, Westin and Holiday Inn brands.
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