MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) has named The Iron Horse Hotel the Boutique Hotel of the Year. The hotel was chosen because of its excellence in six important categories: Design & Architecture, Sustainability, Food & Beverage, Customer Service, Marketing & Sales and Operational Performance.
Adding to the prestige of The Iron Horse Hotel, owner Tim Dixon was named BLLA 2011 Hotelier of the Year. The acknowledgment comes as a result of Dixon's innovative thinking and creativity.
"I'm honored to have received these awards from BLLA and I accept on behalf of an amazing team," said owner Tim Dixon who accepted the award in Miami today. "This honor shows that exceptional, experiential and independent hotels can thrive in any market as long as there is a vision and commitment to customer service."
The 102-room Milwaukee hotel celebrates its third anniversary on September 18, 2011. Since its inception it has been consistently recognized for its cutting edge blend of business traveler amenities and motorcycle enthusiast appeal. In addition to being an AAA Four Diamond Hotel, the hotel has also been named to Conde Nast Traveler's Hot List, National Geographic Traveler's Stay List and Tablet10, the Top Ten Best Hotels in the Americas.
For more information on The Iron Horse Hotel, visit www.theironhorsehotel.com.
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