Fargo, ND (November 1, 2018) Norman Leslie, President of National Hospitality Services, a hotel management company based in Fargo, ND, has been appointed to the 2019 Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) Owners Association’s Global Board of Directors as a Member at Large for the Americas region.

“I’m honored to have the chance to work with such an outstanding team on this board,” Leslie said. “National Hospitality Services has a long history with IHG, so I’m excited to put that experience to work supporting IHG properties around the globe.”

Leslie will serve alongside a team of industry leaders in the IHG Owners Association to partner with IHG on initiatives to improve revenue for hotels, strengthen the value of IHG’s brands and enhance guest experiences throughout the IHG portfolio of hotels. The Association represents the interests of owners and operators of more than 3,500 IHG hotels worldwide.

“IHG’s continued commitment to supporting their owners and properties through innovative initiatives, ongoing development and training, and their focus on always improving the guest experience really sets them apart from the competition,” Leslie said. “I’m grateful to be a part of that process, and to help keep up that great momentum and growth across the portfolio.”

Leslie has over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, starting as a dishwasher and working his way up through the business. He has acquired and managed more than 20 hotels so far over the course of his career, and serves on a variety of regional and national boards, including previous terms on IHG’s Extended Stay Committee, People Committee, Candlewood Suites Design: Owners Task Force, and Staybridge Suites Committee.

 

About Intercontinental Hotel Group

InterContinental Hotels Group includes more than 5,000 hotels and 744,000 guestrooms in nearly 100 countries, and serves more than 150 million guests each year. With brands including Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza and more – IHG is a worldwide leader in the hospitality industry.

 

About National Hospitality Services

NHS, LLC is headquartered in Fargo, ND and is a nationally recognized and an award-winning company that manages hotels throughout the United States. NHS utilizes disciplined operating, financial, sales, and marketing strategies focused on maximizing the potential of each hotel it manages. NHS manages full service, extended stay and limited service hotels throughout the United States. http://www.nhshotels.com

Contact: Norman Leslie | National Hospitality Services | 701.281.7130 | nhleslie@nhshotels.com