First Hospitality Goup, Inc. Honored with 27 2012 Certificates of Excellence from TripAvisor

, Posted on Jun 07

Honored as Highly Rated Hotels as Reviewed by Travelers on the

World’s Largest Travel Site

ROSEMONT, Ill.  June 7, 2012 — Rosemont, Ill.-based First Hospitality Group, Inc. (FHG) announced today that 27 of its hotels have received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.  First Hospitality Group, Inc. President and COO Robert Habeeb made the announcement.

The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor — approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed receive this prestigious award. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

“We are honored to have 27 of our hotels recognized by TripAdvisor for their outstanding customer satisfaction and impeccable service,” said Habeeb. “These awards highlight our continued focus on employing the best hospitality professionals in the business who pride themselves on delivering a memorable guest experience.”

The hotels honored include:

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional businesses for consistent excellence, as reviewed by travelers on the site,” said Christine Petersen, president of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives highly rated establishments around the world the recognition they deserve. From exceptional accommodations in Beijing to remarkable restaurants in Boston, we want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience.”

First Hospitality Group, Inc.

First Hospitality Group, Inc. is a national, experienced, and established hospitality   management, and development company serving the investment and real estate industries.  Since 1985, FHG has been an award-winning pioneer in the hospitality industry.  FHG has successfully developed, marketed and managed over 16 brands and 50 properties throughout the Midwest. Visit

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