News for the Hospitality Executive
HERNDON, VA, March 4, 2011 – BridgeStreet®, the leading international provider of residences, serviced apartments and suites, has received the distinguished "Tower of Excellence" award for Company Member of the Year from the Corporate Housing Provider Association (CHPA). The award was presented at the CHPA annual conference in Houston last week, which was attended by over 400 members and suppliers.
The panel of external judges focused on several key considerations in bestowing the award, including financial performance in 2010 and year-over-year growth; the ability to provide quality product and services globally; presenting a clear, branded position and positive image management in promoting the industry.
“Over the years, BridgeStreet has proven its commitment to advancing the corporate housing industry, both through the company's business achievements and its involvement within CHPA", said Mary Ann Passi, CAE, executive director of CHPA. "This honor illustrates BridgeStreet’s commitment.”
Sean Worker, BridgeStreet’s CEO, added: “This award, in conjunction with the 2011 Business Travel Award for Best Serviced Apartment Provider, truly demonstrates BridgeStreet’s leadership position in the market. Our amazing team of Brand Ambassadors around the world is being recognized by our customers and our industry for their daily commitment to maintaining the highest standards of product and service
The company is consistently recognized for its merits, having recently won CAMME awards from the Chicagoland Apartment Association, including Corporate Housing Provider Company and Corporate Housing - Property Managed for its new property, BridgeStreet Residences and Serviced Apartments – State & Grand in downtown Chicago. Additionally, BridgeStreet received an innovation award from a client for its private, secure web-based platform that streamlined booking transactions and access to their program’s management information.
"BridgeStreet’s main focus remains providing exemplary service to our guests and clients”, stated Lee Curtis, BridgeStreet’s president. “Paying attention to the details, delivering on what we promise and offering solutions that simply work are the reasons we are consistently regarded as one of the most outstanding organizations in our industry.”
The BridgeStreet brand is at the forefront in providing a unique hospitality experience to travelers seeking a hotel alternative and is a leader in distribution, offering 20,000 apartments in its worldwide network.
For more information on franchise opportunities and BridgeStreet branded properties, please contact Max Thorne, Senior Vice President, International Development at 1 571 522 2353; +44 (0) 207 313 2807 or [email protected].
BridgeStreet is the leading global provider of fully furnished residences, serviced apartments and suites for travelers looking for a hotel alternative. BridgeStreet’s 5-star Residences, 4-star Serviced Apartments and 3-star Suites combine the best of apartment living with a variety of service packages to offer guests more choices based on their lifestyle and budget. An award winner both in the Americas and EMEA, BridgeStreet is widely recognized for its uncompromising standards of quality, comfort and service. For more information about the company or to learn more about how BridgeStreet is making guests and clients Feel connected™, visit www.bridgestreet.com.
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