DATE: March 12, 2014

MEDIACONTACT: BrendaWarren
National Hospitality Services
701.306.0520
bwarren@nationalhospitality.biz
www.nationalhospitality.biz

J.D. Power awards Staybridge Suites® of Columbia prestigious award for excellence in customer service

Columbia, March 12, 2014 — Staybridge Suites®, a member of the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) extended stay brand and managed by NHS (National Hospitality Services) of Fargo, has been recognized as a J.D. Power 2014 Customer Champion. This recognition is given only to 50 companies nationwide that exceed customer expectations.

Qualifications necessary to receive this honor include providing the highest level of customer service. J.D. Power compares these companies against the Customer Champion analysis including: People, Presentation, Process, Product, and Price to determine the 2014 Customer Champions.

General Manager, Robyn Pierson stated “Our over all consensus is to be creating an at home feel for our guests.” Pierson commented, “It’s great to hear that our guests are responding to our culture of providing them the best experience. What we are striving to accomplish is working, as seen through this honor.”

According to their website, J.D. Power evaluated more than 600 brands. The 2014 Champions were identified based on customer feedback, opinions, and perceptions gathered primarily from J.D. Power’s research in 2013. The 50 representatives embody traits and qualities of the highest-performing U.S. companies.

NHS is headquartered in Fargo, ND and is a nationally recognized and award winning lodging company that operates hotels throughout the United States including the Staybridge Suites in Fargo. NHS utilizes inventive operating, financial, sales, and marketing strategies increasing the potential of each lodging property. NHS manages extended stay, limited service, full service and conference centers. For more information contact: Brenda Warren at bwarren@nationalhospitality.biz or visit www.nationalhospitality.biz