Drury Hotels Ranks #1 According To Market Metrix
(ST. LOUIS, MO) – February 21, 2011 – Drury Hotels has earned top honors in the 2010 Market Metrix Hospitality Index, ranking #1 among Midscale Hotels without Food & Beverage. Since 2004, Drury Hotels has consistently rated #1 in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index of all brands or in its segment.
Market Metrix surveys 35,000 travelers every quarter and is a leader in helping hospitality companies measure and improve their performance. Click here for the full press release from Market Metrix.
"We are extremely grateful for our guests and their continued loyalty," said Chuck Drury, President & CEO of Drury Hotels. "Our commitment to providing our guests with great value and friendly service remains our top priority in 2011."
Drury outscored 16 other brands in its segment including Candlewood, Wingate Inns, Fairfield by Marriott and Hampton Inn & Suites. With an overall score of 90.4, Drury Hotels outpaced its closest competitor by 3.1 points. Drury also scored higher than many luxury and upscale brands, including Ritz-Carlton (90.3), Four Seasons (86.3), Marriott (84.7) and Hilton (83.0).
Drury, along with Joie de Vivre Hospitality, gained the top Market Metrix score for "Value". At all Drury hotels, guests receive free hot breakfast, free wireless Internet, free local & long-distance calls and enjoy the free 5:30 Kickback® (hot evening food & cold beverages). These free amenities support the brand’s tagline, The Extras Aren’t Extra!®.
Drury Hotels Company, LLC is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with 130 hotels in 20 states from Arizona to North Carolina and from Texas to Michigan. Brands include Drury Inn & Suites, Drury Inn, Drury Plaza Hotel, Drury Suites, Pear Tree Inn by Drury, as well as other hotels in the mid-price hotel segment. For a complete listing of all Drury hotels or for reservations, visit druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN.