Fargo, ND (January 9, 2018) Norman Leslie, President of National Hospitality Services, a hotel management company based in Fargo, ND, has been appointed as the Vice Chair of InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) Extended Stay Committee for 2018.
“I’m honored to have the chance to work with such an outstanding team on this committee,” Leslie said. “National Hospitality Services has a long history with IHG, and particularly with their extended stay brands, so I’m excited to put that experience to work supporting IHG’s extended stay portfolio.”
Leslie will serve alongside a team of industry leaders to provide advice and counsel on programs that drive cost efficiencies for Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites properties across the country. The committee also works to engage with the brand to provide additional advice on optimization and roll-outs of new initiatives.
“IHG’s continued commitment to supporting their owners and properties through innovative initiatives, ongoing development and training, and their focus on always improving the guest experience really sets them apart from the competition,” Leslie said. “I’m grateful to be a part of that process and to help keep up that great momentum for their extended stay brands.”
Leslie has over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, starting as a front desk representative and working his way up through the business. He has acquired and managed more than 20 hotels so far over the course of his career, and serves on a variety of regional and national boards, including previous terms on IHG’s People Committee and Staybridge Suites Committee.
About Intercontinental Hotel Group
InterContinental Hotels Group includes more than 5,000 hotels and 744,000 guestrooms in nearly 100 countries, and serves more than 150 million guests each year. With brands including Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, InterContinental Hotels and Restors, Crowne Plaza and more – IHG is a worldwide leader in the hospitality industry.
About National Hospitality Services
NHS, LLC is headquartered in Fargo, ND and is a nationally recognized and an award-winning company that manages hotels throughout the United States. NHS utilizes disciplined operating, financial, sales, and marketing strategies focused on maximizing the potential of each hotel it manages. NHS manages full service, extended stay and limited service hotels throughout the United States. https://nhshotels1.wpengine.com
Contact: Norman Leslie | National Hospitality Services | 701.281.7130 | [email protected]