COVINGTON, Ky., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Commonwealth Hotels is proud to announce the Kentucky Hotel & Lodging Association (KH&LA) selected Beth Wuestefeld, General Manager of the Best Western Plus – Cincinnati Riverfront as the 2017 Kentucky Hotelier of the Year.  Beth was awarded the Garner B. Hanson Award on November 29th, 2017 at the KH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards.  Each year the Kentucky Hotel & Lodging Association Present Stars of the Industry Awards to outstanding team members from Kentucky hotels who provide excellence to customers every day. They celebrate the stars in the areas of Front Desk, Housekeeping, Maintenance and Food and Beverage. The nominations for these awards come directly from their peers.

“We are thrilled and excited to have two state wide winners at our Best Western Plus, Cincinnati Riverfront,” Denise Tempco, Vice President of Commonwealth Hotels, LLC stated.  “Not only was Beth recognized as the outstanding Hotelier, but she is teaching her team to walk the talk when it comes to serving our guests.”  Alisha Mardis, a tenured Guest Service Agent at the Best Western Plus, Cincinnati Riverfront also was awarded the Star of the Industry Award for Front Desk. 

The Tourism Council of Greater Cincinnati also recognized Ms. Wuestefeld a Rose Award, another hospitality award that is given each year.  Ms. Wuestefeld was recognized this year by the KH&LA for her outstanding Trip Advisor Scores, her handling of a multimillion dollar renovation that her hotel underwent, and her guest recognition and interaction daily.  “Her team, her guests and her colleagues all love Beth and respect the job she does daily.” Says Brian Fry, President of Commonwealth Hotels, LLC.  “Beth treated the Best Western Plus, Cincinnati Riverfront’s renovation like an adventure and rallied her team with excitement and enthusiasm.”  Wuestefeld and her team are currently ranked in the top 10% of the Best Western Plus brand for service. 

About Commonwealth Hotels, LLC 

Commonwealth Hotels, LLC was founded in 1986 and is a proven partner in providing hotel management services with superior financial results.  The company has extensive experience managing premium branded full service and select service hotels. Commonwealth Hotels currently manages 44 properties with nearly 5,500 rooms.

Jennifer Schneider
Commonwealth Hotels, LLC

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