• Marriott City Center’s George Glover recognized as a "Hospitality Hero"

     
    POSTED May 7, 2018
     

Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association has recognized George Glover as a “Hospitality Hero” award winner.

Glover, who is a doorman at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, has worked at the property for over 30 years, serving the Minneapolis community since 1987. Through his work, Glover is known for going above and beyond his daily responsibilities to care for guests, even remembering guests' names despite years between visits. Glover is also frequently mentioned for his outstanding work in hotel guest comments. 

Glover was nominated by his colleagues and selected as a first quarter award recipient of 2018 as a member of the Minneapolis hospitality community who has made valuable contributions to the image and culture of Minneapolis through outstanding hospitality and service.

“George Glover is an institution in Minneapolis,” said Shannon. “He is revered by guests and locals alike, his service to our company and the Minneapolis hospitality industry over nearly three decades has borne witness to this fact," said Jody Shannon, Director of HR at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in a recent release from Meet Minneaoplis.

“He ‘owns’ his business of being the best doorman in the city … locals know him by name, guests are warmed by his compassion and his team is proud to work by his side.”

2017 was a big year for the Twin Cities. Flying, flipping and spinning daredevils flocked to Minneapolis to compete in ESPN’s X Games, Super Bowl preparations were underway and, according to a study released today by Meet Minneapolis, 2017 brought a record number of visitors to town.

 

Madden’s on Gull Lake plans to renovate its resort property throughout the winter. The renovation is set to finish spring, 2018 and will include updates to the lake house, pool deck and dining amenities.

Madden’s is located on Minnesota’s Gull Lake. The resort currently has over 1,000 acres that include 293 guest rooms, 42,000 square feet of meeting space, 63 holes of golf, a lakeside spa, and other recreation.

 

The RAAS Local Market at Mall of America, which was met with great success by Super Bowl crowds earlier last month, will reopen with a new batch of Minnesota makers.