Hotel general manager and area sales manager named for the all-suite property
Drury Hotels Company’s first property in Minnesota, an all-suite hotel located in downtown St. Paul, is close to completion and is scheduled to welcome guests Jan. 31, 2020. The Drury Plaza Hotel St. Paul Downtown features 210 suites and more than 2,300 square feet of customizable meeting and event space.
As the hotel readies for guests, Drury team member Ken Wilkes has been named the property’s general manager. Drury team member Jesse Kairy has been tapped as the area sales manager. Once open, the hotel will employ 60 full and part-time team members.
“Both Ken and Jesse are outstanding, and we’re fortunate to have them heading up this new property,” said Chuck Drury, president and CEO of Drury Hotels. “St. Paul is a great city and a new market for us. We’re excited to introduce the Drury brand, and our team looks forward to providing travelers in St. Paul with our award-winning service and amenities.”
Located in the heart of downtown St. Paul at 175 10th St. East, the hotel is near Xcel Energy Center, the Minnesota State Capitol, Minnesota Children’s Museum, Science Museum of Minnesota and Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. The new Drury hotel is the ideal location for guests traveling for business or leisure with Drury’s free Wi-Fi, fitness center and other amenities.
The Drury Plaza Hotel St. Paul Downtown property offers a wide range of complimentary amenities, including:
Drury Hotels has been family-owned and operated since 1973. 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 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm, earning the award for “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains.” In 2019, Drury received this award for a record 14th consecutive year.* 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 - Travel Happy®. 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 2006-2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studiessm. For more information, visit www.jdpower.com.