Drury Hotels celebrates 45th year in business with annual meeting in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Drury Hotels celebrates 45th anniversaryFamily-owned and operated company founded in Cape Girardeau has grown to more than 150 hotels in 25 states

Drury Hotels Company hosted 350 of their national team members in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, for the company’s annual managers’ meeting held April 3 – 5 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center. The St. Louis-based company selected the site to host their event in recognition of Drury’s first hotel, which opened 45 years ago in Cape Girardeau.

“In April 1973, my family selected southern Missouri as the location to open our first Drury-branded hotel,” said Chuck Drury, president and CEO of Drury Hotels. “Forty-five years and 150 hotels later, we wanted to bring our team members back to where it all began. As we look ahead and plan for our company’s future, there is no better location to celebrate our 45-year history than in our home town, Cape Girardeau.”

There are four Drury Hotels located in Cape Girardeau. The newest property, the Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center, opened July 2017 and features 168 guest rooms and 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

Drury Hotels offers a wide range of complimentary amenities at its properties, including

For a complete listing of all Drury hotels or for reservations, visit www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. For information about career opportunities at Drury Hotels, please apply online at www.drurycareers.com.

About Drury Hotels Company
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 150 hotels in 25 states. Founded in 1973, Drury Hotels has been recognized by the J.D. Power 2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm, earning the award for “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains.” 2017 marked the 12th consecutive year Drury received this award.* 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-priced hotel segment. Drury Hotels continues to provide exceptional value for business and leisure travelers with its many free amenities - The Extras Aren’t Extra®. For more information, visit www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. Join the conversation on Twitter @druryhotels or on Facebook.

*Drury Hotels received the highest numerical score among upper midscale hotels in the proprietary J.D. Power 2005-2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studiessm. The 2017 study is based on responses gathered between June 2016 and May 2017 from more than 63,000 guests in Canada and the United States who stayed at a hotel in North America between May 2016 and May 2017. For more information, visit www.jdpower.com.