Forbes names Drury Hotels Company one of America’s best midsized employers

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Forbes Magazine recently named Drury Hotels Company one of America’s best midsized employers. Drury Hotels ranked 105th out of 250 recipients and third within the travel and leisure industry. This is the first year Forbes published a midsize employer ranking.

"To be recognized by Forbes is a tremendous honor for our 5,000 employees," said Chuck Drury, president and CEO of Drury Hotels. "This speaks to our long-standing tradition of creating an environment where our employees have passion for their work and pride in the company, while making our guests’ experience their No. 1 priority. The enthusiasm and professionalism of our employees is proudly displayed every day to guests at all of our 130 hotels."

Over 30,000 employees at companies with at least 1,000 people were surveyed for Forbes’ America’s Best Employers list. The survey was conducted with global digital data collection partners who use innovative technology and proven sampling methodologies to facilitate a deep understanding of consumer opinions and behavior. Participation in the survey was voluntary, and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to maximize reach and representation. The mix of respondents (gender, age, region and ethnicity) in the sample represents American employees.

The Drury Hotels Company has been family-owned and operated since 1973.

To view the Forbes list of America’s best midsized employers, click here. For more information about careers at Drury Hotels, visit

About Drury Hotels Company

Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 130 hotels in 21 states. Founded in 1973, Drury Hotels has been recognized by the J.D. Power 2015 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm with the award for “Highest in Guest Satisfaction among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains,” 10 years in a row.* 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 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 2005-2015 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudiesSM. 2015 study based on responses from 62,997 guests measuring 11 upper mid-scale hotels and measures opinions of guests who stayed in a hotel May 2014-May 2015. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed June 2014-May 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit