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NATIONAL REPORT—Whether it’s celebrating an anniversary, receiving an award, earning a certification, debuting a new product or expanding the business, hotel companies and vendors achieve new milestones on a daily basis. Here’s a look at recent accomplishments:

Best Western Hotels & Resorts CEO Marks 15 Years at Helm
David Kong is celebrating his 15th year as President and CEO of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. As he hits the anticipated milestone, Kong becomes the longest-running CEO of a top 10 major hotel chain.

Fairmont Copley Plaza Named 2019 Historic Hotels of America Historic Hotel of the Year
The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston has been selected as the 2019 Historic Hotel of the Year. This prestigious award is given annually to a historic hotel that best celebrates its history in the guest experience and provides exceptional customer hospitality and service.

Choice Hotels Named “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” for Ninth Consecutive Year
For the ninth consecutive year, Choice Hotels International Inc. earned the distinction as one of the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The company once again achieved a perfect 100 score on the HRC 2019 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmark that ranks companies on LGBTQ-friendly corporate policies and practices.

IHG Repeats Honor as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality
IHG has again been named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, earning a perfect 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth year running.

California Faucets Takes Home Gold in AVA Digital Awards 2019 Competition
California Faucets claims another award for their signature Pixar-inspired videos. The company’s latest video, Bath Time, has won a Gold Award in the category of Digital Video Creation/Live Action/Animation in the AVA Digital Awards 2019 competition