By admin on March 9, 2017 in Williams Hotel Group

ATLANTA (January 31, 2017) – The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Valdosta, Georgia received the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2016 Torchbearer Award, the company’s most prestigious award.


The Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Valdosta is one of 454 properties within the Americas chosen from the IHG system of more than 5,100 hotels for achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operation – from quality to customer satisfaction.


“It is my pleasure to award the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Valdosta, Georgia as one of the top-notch hotels in our industry,” said Elie Maalouf, Chief Executive Officer – IHG, The Americas.  “This hotel embodies the heart of our brand promise and continues to make IHG properties known and admired throughout the world, continuing our mission to deliver on great brands and Great Hotels Guests Love.”


The 2016 Torchbearer trophy, the company’s symbol of top excellence, will be on permanent display at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites owned and operated by Williams Investment Company.


“We are very proud of our team here at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites.  It is quite an honor to win this award,” said Rick Williams of Williams Investment Company.


Williams Investment Company and Williams Hotel Group has roots in the lodging and restaurant industry in South Georgia dating back to the early 1960’s, serving South Georgia and North Florida’s hospitality needs.   Their Valdosta Hotels include Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Comfort Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inns, Super 8’s, Howard Johnson, and several independent operations.  All of Williams’ operations are located along I-75 in Valdosta, Adel and Tifton, Georgia.

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