Jacksonville, FL (November 12, 2015) – Intercontinental Hotels Group has awarded the
Torchbearer Award, the company’s most prestigious award, to the Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport for 2015.
The Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport is one of only 8 Crowne Plaza properties in the United States chosen from the IHG system of more than 4.900 hotels for achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operation – from quality to customer satisfaction. A 2015 Torchbearer trophy, the company’s symbol of top excellence, will be on permanent display at the hotel.
“It is my pleasure to name the Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport as a 2015 Torchbearer winner,” said Elie W. Maalouf, Chief Executive Officer – the Americas, IHG. “This hotel embodies the heart of our brand promise and continues to make IHG properties known and admired throughout the world, fulfilling our mission to deliver on great brands and outstanding guest experiences.”
“We have enjoyed serving the greater Jacksonville community for many years and appreciate IHG’s recognition of our efforts in maintaining a differentiated experience for all of our guests at Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport,” said Gaines P. Sturdivant, President – MMI Hospitality Group, owner and operator of the hotel.
Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport will be further recognized and honored during a Crowne Plaza conference in the spring of 2016.