Achievers & Accolades

Hospitality team in Southern Pines and Pinehurst receive national recognition by Hilton Hotel chain

By Staff Report, posted 6 months ago
Pictured from left to right: Sammy McPeake; Bonnie McPeake;  David Byers, general manager; Sonya Sasser, HGI sales manager; and representatives from Hilton, Alan Roberts and Tramaine Cooper.
Photo provided by:  Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB

Bonnie McPeake, owner of McPeake Hotels, and her team from the Hilton Garden Inn Southern Pines-Pinehurst have earned two prestigious awards from Hilton Hotels.

On May 19, they were  presented with the 2022 Connie Award, given to the top-ranked Hilton Garden Inn in the U.S. and Canada. They also earned the Brighter Together Award, given to the top-ranked Hilton Garden Inn based on guest service scores. 

The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB documented the award and shared their congratulations in a Facebook post stating: 

“The CVB is enormously proud of these outstanding accomplishments for McPeake Hotels. They speak to the quality of staff from housekeeping to front office and every person in between. Keep in mind, they rank #1 out of 760 Hilton Garden Inn branded hotels!” 

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