Holiday Inn Express in Troutville was presented with the IHG 2012 Torchbearer Award at the IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Only 102 properties out of more than 4,500 hotels in the IHG system were chosen to receive this award.
Here is the press release from Holiday Inn.
ATLANTA (Oct. 24, 2012) – The Holiday Inn Express, Troutville received the IHG 2012 Torchbearer Award, the company’s most prestigious award.
The Torchbearer Award was presented during the 2012 IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 24–26, 2012.
The Holiday Inn Express, Troutville is one of only 102 properties within the Americas chosen from the IHG system of more than 4,500 hotels for achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operation — from quality to customer satisfaction. A 2012 Torchbearer trophy, the company’s symbol of excellence, will be on permanent display at the hotel.
“It is my pleasure to name the Holiday Inn Express-Troutville as one of the finest hotels in our industry,” said Kirk Kinsell, president, the Americas, IHG. “This hotel embodies the spirit, product and service that continue to make IHG properties known and admired throughout the world, continuing our mission to deliver Great Hotels Guests Love.”
Nearly 5,000 franchise owners, operators and company officials attended the 2012 IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference.