Atlanta Marriott Marquis Named Marriott’s Hotel of the Year

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Marriott International has named Atlanta Marriott Marquis the 2017 Americas Hotel of the Year, just four weeks after the property earned the honor of being named internal Hotel of the Year Eastern Region. The award was received by Erica Qualls-Battey, Area General Manager of the hotel in downtown Atlanta, at Marriott’s awards ceremony in Washington DC.

“Our core values as a company shape the way we operate the Atlanta Marriott Marquis,” said Qualls-Battey. “Putting our people and guests first, pursuing day-to-day greatness, embracing change, acting with integrity and serving the world are all daily touch points for us as a team to measure the hotel experience we deliver. When it all comes together, great things like this happen!”Eligible hotels are selected for the award through a process that showcases how they deliver on Marriott’s brand promise.

Each winning hotel must also demonstrate that they can execute in areas like leadership, customer satisfaction, financials and associate engagement.“As one of our city’s major convention hotels, Atlanta Marriott Marquis is always a leader in providing quality service and an outstanding customer experience,” said Mark Vaughan, executive vice president and chief sales officer, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. “This prestigious award elevates Atlanta as a top destination for meetings and conventions.”The iconic hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia is conveniently connected to the Peachtree Center MARTA, giving guests access to the city’s top attractions, including the Atlanta Aquarium, Atlanta Zoo and World of Coca-Cola. With an award-winning culinary team, personalized service and therapeutic spa, the property remains one of the most talked-about hotel destinations in the city.