Category Archives: Hotels

Stats Show 2013 was a Good Year for Springfield’s Hospitality Industry

Year-end numbers are in and the news is good for Springfield’s hospitality industry. Not only were occupied rooms up at Springfield hotels in 2013, the year ended as the second best since the Convention & Visitors Bureau began tracking occupied rooms in 1990. In total, Springfield hotels reported 1,199,984 occupied rooms in 2013, second to […]
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Lodging Association Donates Shoes for Schoolchildren

About 371 Springfield schoolchildren have an opportunity to get new shoes thanks to the Springfield Hotel Lodging Association. The donation of 371 pairs of shoes will be presented to Cents of Pride during the SHLA meeting that begins at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 2720 N. Glenstone Ave. Cents […]
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Facts & Stats About Springfield Hotels Through September 2013

Here’s everything you need to know about room supply, room demand, occupancy, average daily rate, revenue per available room and room sales in Springfield from January through September 2013.
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Media Outlet Seeks Photos of Unique Hotel Holiday Decorations

“The Huffington Post” is seeking photos of and brief details about unique holiday tree decorations used by hotels. If your hotel has unique decorations on its tree, send no more than two photos and three to four lines of information about the decorations and tree by Dec. 11 to swade@springfieldmo.org. If you wish to submit your photos […]
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Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center Receives a Missouri House of Representatives Resolution

State Rep. Sonya Murray-Anderson of the 131st District recently presented Missy Handyside, General Manager of the Ramada Plaza Hotel, with a Missouri House of Representatives Resolution recognizing the hotel for its 2013 Best of the Best Award by Ramada Worldwide.   The resolution acknowledges the achievements and efforts of the locally owned hotel and recognizes the […]
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Facts & Stats About Springfield Hotels Through August 2013

Here’s everything you need to know about room supply, room demand, occupancy, average daily rate, revenue per available room and room sales in Springfield from January through August 2013.
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Congratulations, Best Western Coach House Plus!

The Best Western Coach House Plus will receive the 2013 Champion Customer Care Award and Best Western Green Award this month. The awards will be presented at the Best Western Convention Oct. 17-20 in San Antonio. The hotel was selected for the Champion Customer Care Award because it was a top performer in the Medallia […]
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Springfield Hotel Recognized as One of Ramada Brand’s Best

Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center at 2546 N. Glenstone Ave. today announced that it has been given “The Best of 2013” award by Ramada Worldwide, ranking it among the top five percent of the brand’s portfolio in the U.S. and Canada. To be eligible for the award, the hotel had to distinguish itself […]
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Congratulations Hammons Hotels & Resorts!

John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts today announced the company’s distinction of securing 15, or one third, of Embassy Suites Hotels’ top recognitions. The Springfield, Mo.-based company’s 263-suite Embassy Suites – Loveland Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in Colorado received the coveted Connie Award for being one of the top three performing hotels among the […]
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Ramada Oasis Moves Up in Wyndham Worldwide Franchise

Springfield’s Ramada Oasis Hotel recently moved up within the Wyndham Worldwide Franchise.  On March 1, 2013, the locally owned hotel became the Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center.   “This is a huge compliment to our hotel and ownership” said Missy Handyside, General Manager.  “Becoming a Ramada Plaza Hotel will immediately tell our guests that […]
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