BETHESDA, Md., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the "Company") (NYSE: DRH) today announced that Mark W. Brugger, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Robert Tanenbaum, its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, have been recognized by Starwood Hotels & Resorts for their contributions to the hospitality management field, receiving the President's Award for their work on the purchase and comprehensive renovations of The Westin San Diego and The Westin Washington, D.C. Center.
The prestigious President's Award, given to only five out of over 380 Starwood owners this year, recognizes companies and their leadership for demonstrating exceptional or unique achievements and for sharing Starwood's vision for the future. Examples of notable contributions include being an excellent global citizen, exhibiting the confidence to succeed, going the extra step, playing as a team, and doing the right thing.
About the Company
DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) that is an owner of a leading portfolio of geographically diversified hotels concentrated in top gateway markets and destination resort locations. The Company owns 25 premium quality hotels with over 10,700 rooms. The Company has strategically positioned its hotels to generally be operated under leading global brands such as Hilton, Marriott, and Westin. For further information on the Company and its portfolio, please visit DiamondRock Hospitality Company's website at www.drhc.com.
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