Market Metrix: First Quarter Belongs to Drury
(ST. LOUIS)-June 2, 2009- After the first quarter of 2009, Drury Hotels is ranked #1 among Mid-scale Hotels without Food & Beverage. With an overall score of 91.9, Drury Hotels outpaced its closest competitor by a full 6 points.
“We are very proud to be starting 2009 off on the right foot,” said Chuck Drury, President & CEO of Drury Hotels, “although our nation is going through a difficult times, we believe our guests should receive the same great Drury service and value they have enjoyed for over 25 years.”
Drury outscored 17 other brands in its segment including Candlewood, Hampton Inn & Suites and Wingate Inns. Since 2003, Drury Hotels has consistently been rated #1 in Market Metrix’s index of all brands or in its segment.
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The Drury hotel system has consistently earned high guest satisfaction scores in part for its reasonable rates and many "extras", including free HOT! breakfast, free evening beverages, free wireless Internet, free local and long distance calls and much more.
Drury Inns, Inc. is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 140 hotels in 20 states from Arizona to North Carolina and from Texas to Michigan. Brands include Drury Inn & Suites, Drury Inn, Drury Plaza Hotel, Drury Suites, Pear Tree Inn by Drury, as well as other hotels in the mid-price hotel segment. For a complete listing of all Drury hotels or for reservations, visit our Web site www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN.