ALBUQUERQUE, NM & SPRINGFIELD, MO – John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Michael Adams is the new director of sales at the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque − Hotel & Spa in New Mexico. Adams brings 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry in the Albuquerque area to the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel. Springfield, MO-based JQH is a private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, including operating more than 1 million square feet of superb meeting space.
Prior to joining JQH, Adams served as resort general manager at the Isleta Resort Casino, where he was responsible for 200 associates and a property renovation. His career also includes director of sales and marketing positions in New Mexico with Hilton Hotel, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott branded properties. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico. In his spare time, Adams serves as a ring announcer for boxing and Mixed Martial Arts events throughout the United States, and he is the recipient of the accolade for Best Play-by-Play Announcer in the New Mexico Broadcasters Association in the metro market for New Mexico.
According to Obed Morales, general manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque – Hotel & Spa, Adams’ strong ties to the local community, including with the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau, coupled with his solid hospitality background are ideal for attracting new business to the “Land of Enchantment.”
“Michael is a dynamic leader with an impressive history in hospitality sales and operations,” Morales said. “We are thrilled to have Michael on board to increase convention business, local catering and business travel at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque.”