SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 15, 2014 16:21 ET

Platinum Honor Awarded to New Braunfels Hotel's General Manager

Courtyard New Braunfels River Village Receives Top Brand Awards

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2014) - Oldham Goodwin Group, in conjunction with TEKMAK Development Company, is pleased to announce that Marriott International has awarded the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village the Platinum Circle Award, as well as naming the hotel's General Manager, Keith Morgan, one of three Diamond GM award winners for 2013.

Exceptional hospitality, leadership and service have netted one of New Braunfels' most prominent hotels these prestigious awards. In recent years, the hotel has been consistently awarded Marriott's Gold Circle Award. In 2013, the hotel took another step up and received the Platinum Circle Award, which honors hotels in the top 5% of all Courtyard hotels in Overall Guest Satisfaction scores.

Keith Morgan, General Manager of the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village, who has led the impressive accommodations in New Braunfels to awards over the past few years, was awarded the Diamond GM Award. Morgan is one of three Courtyard General Managers in the Americas to receive this award. The award is determined through overall hotel leadership, team building and team development, financial management, sales leadership, service leadership and community service.

"To win the Diamond GM Award takes total team involvement from each department leader and their associates," said Keith Morgan, General Manager of the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village. "My direction and leadership is only a piece of the puzzle, without them my success would not be possible. I am honored to have been selected and chosen for this prestigious award and would like to thank everyone that has played a role in making it happen for me."

Under Morgan's leadership, the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village has been named "Best Place to Stay in New Braunfels/Comal County" for the past four years and received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2012 and 2013.

Active in community organizations, Morgan serves on the Strategy and Steering Committee of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, as well as the board of directors of the Hospitality and Visitors Association, New Braunfels Hotel and Lodging Association, the Arts Commission for the City of New Braunfels and the First Annual New Braunfels Crawfish Festival set for April 26, 2014. Morgan and his wife, Susan, are the parents of two boys.

About the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village

An enticing oasis for those who visit Texas Hill Country, the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village offers travelers a selection of well-appointed guest rooms and spacious suites, ideal for business or leisure. Surrounded by 100-year-old pecan trees and the historic charm of this popular German settlement guests enjoy accommodations with stylish comforts, luxurious bedding ensembles, marble bathrooms, complimentary wired and wireless Internet access and premium movie channels.

The hotel is one of three new build properties, opened in 2009, managed by Oldham Goodwin Group, LLC. The hotel was developed by TEKMAK Development, a Dallas hotel development company. For more information about hotel development or TEKMAK Development's other services, visit www.TEKMAKdevelopment.com or call (214) 890.9225.

For more information about Hotel Management or Oldham Goodwin Group's other commercial real estate services, visit www.OldhamGoodwin.com or call (979) 268.2000.

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