Zachry Hospitality Closes on Embassy Suites San Antonio â€“ International Airport, Appoints GM
Posted: Mar 17, 2015
SAN ANTONIO, March 17, 2015 â€“ Zachry Hospitality today announced it finalized the purchase of the Embassy suites San Antonio â€“ International Airport and the appointment of Marie Surls to the position of General Manager for the property.
With a long and distinguished career in hospitality, Surls brings a wealth of experience and an affinity for San Antonio to Zachryâ€™s newest property.
â€œMarie Surls is an accomplished hotel executive. We are excited to welcome her to the Zachry family,â€ said Robert Thrailkill, vice president of Zachry Hospitality. â€œMarieâ€™s vast knowledge of the San Antonio market, as well as this property, will be instrumental in continuing the hotelâ€™s success.â€
Before this appointment, Surls spent 25 years in the hotel industry with Hilton Worldwide. Surlsâ€™ career includes various executive positions at Embassy Suites San Antonio â€“ International Airport as Human Resources Manager, Assistant General Manager and most recently, as Area Director of Sales.
Commenting on her appointment, Surls said, â€œThe Embassy Suites San Antonio â€“ International Airport, Team Members and guests have been a big part of my life for the past 25 years. I am honored to be awarded the role of General Manager. Leading such a dedicated group of people is exciting, and with the support of Zachry Hospitality, we look forward to enhancing the property and enriching the guest experience.â€
About Zachry Hospitality
Zachry Hospitality, based in San Antonio, TX, is an independent-ownership and management company committed to service excellence, and the advancement of hotel operations and asset development. As a subsidiary of Zachry Corporation, a third generation, privately-owned company with interests in the construction and materials industries, we have a strong foundation with added expertise in development, design and construction of high-quality structures and real estate. For more information on Zachry Hospitality and its portfolio, please visit www.zachryhospitality.com.
About Embassy Suites San Antonio â€“ International Airport
The Embassy Suites San Antonio â€“ International Airport hotel is just half a mile from San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and 7 miles from downtown San Antonio. This hotel offers 261 studio guest rooms and suites, free cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with ceomplimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated, experience will feel right at home. Standard amenities include; complimentary laundry service, an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, an outdoor childrenâ€™s playground, 24-hour business center, restaurant, on-site convenience store/gift shop, in-room dining, complimentary parking, and high-speed internet access. www.embassysuites.com
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