Portland, Maine — Scott McKenney has been awarded the Embassy Suites by Hilton General Manager Award of Merit. It is the first time McKenney has been honored with the distinction. The Embassy Suites General Manager Award of Merit is presented to the General Manager who best represents Embassy Suites in his or her hotel and in the community and demonstrates outstanding leadership, superb management, accountability, business sense and creativity. McKenney was one of three General Managers out of 223 Embassy Suites by Hilton properties recognized at the All Suites Award Ceremony on Tuesday, February 21st at the Tropicana in Las Vegas. The Embassy Suites hotel is owned by KTB Hospitality Hotel, LLC and managed by Emerald Hospitality Associates.
According to the nomination submitted by the staff at the Embassy Suites Portland Maine, “Scott exemplifies what it means to be a great leader for many reasons, including his ability to empower those who are fortunate enough to work alongside him. Always cool, calm and collected, Scott offers a refreshing management style; a rarity for many in his position. If he stresses, he doesn’t ever show it. His character and patience is admired and respected by all and his belief in the Embassy Suites’ values shines through as he is genuinely gracious, engaging and caring with everyone he meets, guests and staff alike.”
“I am honored to have received this distinction,” said Scott McKenney, General Manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Portland, Maine. “We strive not only to be a business leader within our community but also to contribute to the esteem of the entire Embassy Suites by Hilton brand, which has earned numerous awards for guest satisfaction throughout the years.”