New Drury Hotel in Cape Girardeau nears completion

Hotel will be company’s fourth property in market, general manager named

Cape Girardeau – April 5, 2017 – The Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center is nearing completion and will begin to welcome guests this summer. The new hotel is the company’s fourth property in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. In addition to its 168 guest rooms, the property features more than 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

As the hotel readies for guests, Drury coworker David Bortner has been named the property’s general manager. Bortner has been with Drury since 2015 and is a 25-year resident of Cape Girardeau. Bortner is a graduate of Indiana University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

“In 1973, southern Missouri is where we built our first hotel,” said Chuck Drury, president and CEO of Drury Hotels. “We are excited to open another property in the wonderful community where we began. Under David’s leadership, we look forward to providing the same friendly service, clean rooms and honest value our guests have come to expect.”

Located directly off I-55, the Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center is the perfect stop for business or leisure travelers. In the heart of Cape Girardeau, the hotel is just minutes away from Southeast Missouri State University, the Bollinger Mill State Historic Site and the Trail of Tears State Park.

The Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center room package offers a wide range of complimentary amenities such as:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot breakfast featuring fresh waffles, biscuits and gravy, eggs, yogurt and more
  • 5:30 Kickback® reception including appetizers and beverages
  • 24-hour business and fitness centers
  • Indoor pool and whirlpool

The Drury Hotels Company has been family-owned and operated since 1973.

For more information about this location, visit www.druryhotels.com.

About Drury Hotels Company
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with 140 hotels in 21 states. Founded in 1973, Drury Hotels has been recognized by the J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm with the award for “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains.” 2016 marked the 11th consecutive year Drury received this award.* Brands include Drury Inn & Suites®, Drury Inn®, Drury Plaza Hotel®, Drury Suites®, Pear Tree Inn by Drury®, as well as other hotels in the mid-priced hotel segment. Drury Hotels continues to provide exceptional value for business and leisure travelers with its many free amenities – The Extras Aren’t Extra®. For more information, visit www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. Join the conversation on Twitter @druryhotels or on Facebook.

*Drury Hotels received the highest numerical score among upper midscale hotels in the proprietary J.D. Power 2005-2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studiessm. The 2016 study is based on responses gathered between June 2015 and May 2016 from more than 63,000 guests in Canada and the United States who stayed at a hotel in North America between May 2015 and May 2016. For more information, visit www.jdpower.com.

SOURCE: Drury Hotels Company