For more information contact:

Norman Leslie, President

National Hospitality Services

Phone: 701.281.7130 Email: [email protected]


Fargo, ND (2017) – Sarah Koustrup, Executive Vice President, National Hospitality Services (NHS, LLC), has been named to the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) People Committee. The international committee meets quarterly provide feedback, evaluate and update IHG’s employee education and training programs. “The group’s focus is on employee development, providing employees the skills and tools necessary to provide a truly outstanding guest experience,” Koustrup says. “IHG’s continued commitment as a brand to employee education separates them from the competition and provides an enhanced experience to hotel management and owners.” The international committee has varied influences, with approximately 20–25 representatives across several continents in a variety of senior hospitality-industry positions including owners and executives. Conference calls supplement quarterly meetings as the group implements ongoing program initiatives. “I appreciate the opportunity to work with this diverse group of talented individuals. IHG’s focus on employees closely align with NHS’s employee learning and development strategies making it an excellent partnership.”

Koustrup oversees a dynamic team managing 24 hotels across the country. Koustrup has over 15 years of leadership and management experience, a bachelor’s degree in human resources management and business administration; and a masters’ certification in hospitality management from Cornell University.

About International Hotels Group IHG (InterContinental® Hotels Group) is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN™ Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. Contact: Cristi Lott, CHA | IHG | 720.371.9713 | [email protected]

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.

Contact: Norman Leslie | National Hospitality Services | 701.281.7130 | [email protected]