Drury Hotels named a Top Workplace in St. Louis

170508 News Sub Page Header DIS FTMSt. Louis Post-Dispatch recognizes family owned and operated hotel company among St. Louis’ best places to work for second consecutive year

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch named Drury Hotels one of St. Louis’ Top Workplaces for 2017. The company was ranked No. 11 in the Large Employer category on the newspaper’s annual list of top places to work in St. Louis. 2017 marks the second year in a row the company received this distinction.

“To be recognized in our hometown by the Post-Dispatch is a great honor,” said Chuck Drury, president and CEO of Drury Hotels. “Since opening our first property in 1973, a positive culture in the workplace has been a hallmark of our company. Our knowledgeable and friendly team members go to work every day with the goal of making our guests’ experience their top priority. We value and appreciate all of our team members, and we’re thrilled to know they enjoy where they work.”

The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment, execution and connection, just to name a few.

Drury Hotels employs more than 5,000 nationwide, and 873 in the St. Louis area. The company is one of the few remaining family-owned and operated hotel systems in the United States. This business model, coupled with its strong family values, is what makes Drury Hotels an exceptional employer where its team members can build strong careers.

For more information about careers at Drury Hotels, visit www.drurycareers.com.

A complete list of workplaces recognized by the Post-Dispatch can be viewed here.

About Drury Hotels Company
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with 140 hotels in 21 states. Founded in 1973, Drury Hotels has been recognized by the J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm with the award for “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains.” 2016 marked the 11th 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 2005-2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studiessm. The 2016 study is based on responses gathered between June 2015 and May 2016 from more than 63,000 guests in Canada and the United States who stayed at a hotel in North America between May 2015 and May 2016. For more information, visit www.jdpower.com.