Hilton Madison Monona Terrace Associates: Receive industry accolades
Contact: Julia Ostlund
Milwaukee, Wis., December 6, 2017. . . . .Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company, today announced several of its associates at the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis., were recognized by the hotel and lodging industry.
Skip Harless, general manager of the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace was named “Innkeeper of the Year” by the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association (WH&LA) at its 2017 Stars of the Industry Awards held November 6, 2017. The award recognizes outstanding leadership and commitment to lodging excellence in the Wisconsin lodging industry and is considered one of WH&LA’s highest honors. Judging criteria include ongoing involvement in WH&LA and the lodging industry, commitment to both the profession and the community, personal and/or property achievements, general leadership abilities and human resource skills.
WH&LA also recognized the hotel’s concierge, Rick Rehfeldt, with the 2017 “Spirit of Hospitality” award. Rehfeldt was among ten non-managerial employees who received the “Spirit of Hospitality” award, which recognizes employees that exceed guest’s expectations, serve as wonderful examples to the rest of their team and help to make the hospitality experience in Wisconsin legendary.
Additionally, Katie Mueller, event manager at the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace, was named one of the “50 Women to Watch” by Hotel Food & Beverage magazine. The honor recognizes property-level associates making a daily impact at their hotels.
“Congratulations to Skip, Rick and Katie for these outstanding honors and living out our mission of delivering exceptional experiences for our guests every day,” said Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.
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About Marcus Hotels & Resorts Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group, featuring premier brands such as Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse and Miller Time Pub & Grill. The company is also growing its experiential restaurant concept, The SafeHouse, with a second location that opened in early 2017 in Chicago, Ill. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).
About the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace The Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is located on the shimmering shores of Lake Monona, one block from the state capitol building and in the heart of Madison’s dining, shopping, entertainment, art and theatre districts. The property is connected to the Monona Terrace Convention Center, making it the premier location for business meetings and social gatherings. Located in the Hilton Madison, the award-winning Capitol ChopHouse is Madison’s power lunch spot and features great steaks and seafood. The menu offers organic and natural foods with local ingredients purchased from farmers’ markets throughout the area. The Hilton Madison Monona Terrace was named the best hotel by Madison Magazine in 2011 and received the Planners Choice Award from Meeting News, among other recognitions. Reservations can be made by calling 866-403-8838. For more information, visit www.hiltonmadison.com. # # #