how Embassy Suites’ guests say “Do Not Disturb”
on: February 22, 2008, 6:04 am
Release Author: Embassy
Release Summary: Embassy Suites Hotels announce the five winning
slogans of the Do Not Disturb contest to be hung on doorknobs nationwide
Release Body: Embassy Suites Hotels announce the
five winning slogans of the Do Not Disturb contest.
These guest-designed door hangers will be displayed in all of the
hotel brand’s nearly 200 properties starting in March and
each winner will receive a three-night stay at select Embassy
was so much fun to be able to create something that will actually
appear in hotels all over the country,” said Marty
Mintman from St. Louis, Missouri, the winner of the stay at Embassy
Suites Waikiki Beach Walk (Honolulu, HI). Marty won with
the slogan “Shh! I’m hatching a plan to bust
some little soaps out of here.”
five Embassy Suites Do
Not Disturb contest winners have each been awarded
a three -night stay at select Embassy
In addition to Marty, the other grand prize winners are:
“Pillow Fight In Progress.” - Susan Suarez,
University City, MO - LaQuinta Resort & Spa (LaQuinta, CA)
“There are days when I wish I could wear this around my
neck” - Sandra Parcher, Milpitas, CA -
The Embassy Suites New York (New York City)
“I’ve built a pillow fort and I am not opening the
door for anybody!” - Amy Forgette, Streamwood,
IL -The Embassy Suites Mexico City Reforma (Mexico City, D.F.
“Aww, Mom. Just five more minutes. Please?” - Brian
White, Chicago, IL - The Embassy Suites Washington D.C.
Convention Center (Washington, D.C.)
contest, which ran online at EmbassySuites.com from August –
October 2007 was judged by John Lee, Vice President of Brand Marketing
and Communications at Embassy
Suites; Eric Melkent from Embassy Suites advertising agency
Carpenter Sullivan Sossaman (CS2); and Jody Smith, Mike McGilligan
and Sayed Hassan, general managers at the Austin Embassy Suites,
La Jolla Embassy Suites and Chicago Embassy Suites hotels, respectively.
chose from online designs, images and templates to customize their
very own Do Not Disturb design and slogan. Judges
were specifically looking for the cleverest and most original Embassy
Suites Do Not Disturb signs.
was so refreshing to hear the guests’ ideas,” said
Jody Smith. “We sifted through more than
7,100 entries and tried to choose winners that had slogans that
fit with Embassy’s playful brand personality.
The response was overwhelming.”
Embassy Suites Hotels
Founded in 1984, Embassy
Suites Hotels defines the upscale, all-suite
hotel segment and has 190 hotels, with an additional 50 in the
pipeline. With spacious two-room suites, engaging team members and
an inviting atrium environment, guests are allowed to put their
feet up and feel right at home.
Suites Hotels participates in Hilton HHonors,
the only hotel rewards program that offers Points &
Miles and No Blackout Dates. HHonors members
can earn both hotel points and airline miles for the same stay at
more than 2,900 Hilton Family hotels worldwide.
And with No Blackout Dates, as long as a standard
room is available, members can confirm that room using their HHonors
Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company,
with more than 2,900 hotels and 490,000 rooms in 76 countries and
territories, including 100,000 team members worldwide. The company
owns, manages or franchises a hotel portfolio of some of the best
known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton, Conrad
Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton
Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations,
Homewood Suites by Hilton and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection.
Details: PR contact:
Embassy Suites Brand Communications
Embassy Suites Hotels
755 Crossover Lane
Memphis, TN 38117
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