InnSight HMG

November 17, 2010 16:13 ET

Holiday Inn Eugene-Springfield Hotel, an InnSight HMG Property, Wins 2010 Torchbearer and Best of the Best Awards

SPRINGFIELD, OR--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) - The Holiday Inn Eugene North-Springfield hotel received the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2010 Torchbearer Award, the company's most prestigious award. Mark Rickman was also selected as the 2010 Best of the Best Maintenance Engineer of the Year. The Holiday Inn is one of eleven Eugene Springfield hotels managed by InnSight HMG.

The Torchbearer and Best of the Best Awards were presented during the 2010 IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, October 25 - 27, 2010. More than 3,500 franchise owners, operators and company officials attended.

The Holiday Inn is one of only 83 properties within the Americas chosen from the IHG system of more than 4,400 hotels for achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operation -- from quality to customer satisfaction. A 2010 Torchbearer trophy, the company's symbol of excellence, will be on permanent display at the hotel.

Mark Rickman received a Best of the Best award trophy and medallion celebrating this individual accomplishment of exemplary service. Nominees were selected based on outstanding performance beyond normal job responsibilities by providing the best service to the property, to the guests, and to the community.

"It is my pleasure to name the Holiday Inn Eugene North-Springfield as one of the finest hotels in our industry," said Jim Abrahamson, President, the Americas, IHG. "This hotel embodies the spirit, product and service that continue to make our properties known and admired throughout the world. Additionally, it is with great honor that I recognize Mark Rickman, for abiding by the IHG guest-focused culture of creating Great Hotels Guests Love."

For reservation or more information, call (541)284-0707 or visit our reservations webpage.

Current properties under InnSight management include:

Eugene-Springfield, Oregon

  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Comfort Suites
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Holiday Inn

Medford/Central Point, Oregon

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
  • Courtyard by Marriott Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott

Burlington, Washington

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

Issaquah, Washington

  • Residence Inn by Marriott -2012

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Colleen Arruda
    Eugene Springfield Holiday Inn

    Celeste Sauls