LBA Hospitality, an Alabama–based hotel management company, today announced that Brian Tarvin, the General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Fort Worth-Stockyards, Texas received four prestigious awards at the Marriott Select Brands (MSB) Owner Franchisee Conference. Brian won the Craig Lambert Culture Award, the Platinum Circle Award and the Elite Appreciation Award from Marriott. He also received the Marriott All-Star Award which is given by the hotel ownership group.

The Craig Lambert Culture Award is given in memory of one of the founding fathers of Courtyard by Marriott – Craig Lambert. He was a passionate advocate for Courtyard and was a hardworking, innovative, and inspiring member of the Courtyard family. The award is presented to the individual or hotel that most exemplifies the characteristics and spirit of Craig Lambert and the Courtyard brand. The Elite Appreciation Award is given to the property with the highest guest satisfaction score. The Platinum Circle Award is given to hotels who have Guest Service Scores within the top 5% of the Courtyard Brand. The ownership for the hotel also selects one hotel a year for the Marriott All-Star Award which is granted to the hotel with the highest overall score on the 2022 ownership scorecard. LBA would like to congratulate Brian and his team at the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Worth Historic Stockyards.

Other LBA hotels and individuals receiving awards at the 2023 MSB Conference include:

Michele Cabello – Element Knoxville West – Associate of the Year
Courtyard Atlanta Duluth – Platinum Circle Award
Courtyard Fort Worth Historic Stockyards – Platinum Circle Award
Courtyard Houston Heights/I-10 – Gold Circle Award
Courtyard Hilton Head Island – Silver Circle Award
Courtyard Houston North/Shenandoah – Silver Circle Award
Fairfield Inn & Suites Conway – Silver Circle Award
Fairfield Inn & Suites Houston League City – Silver Circle Award
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lebanon – Silver Circle Award
Residence Inn Brunswick – Silver Circle Award
The annual awards are based on guest satisfaction surveys (GSS) and how likely a guest is to recommend the property to future guests. A Platinum Circle winner represents a hotel with a GSS score in the top 5% of the brand. A Gold Circle winner represents a hotel with a GSS score in the top 10% of the brand. And a Silver Circle winner has a GSS score in the top 20% of the brand.

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