ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Heritage Hotels and Resorts, owned and operated by Native New Mexicans, has just won Hotel Management Company of the Year by the Latino Hotel Association (LHA). The Lodge at Santa Fe, located near downtown Santa Fe, also won Economy Hotel of the Year. According to LHA, these awards were based on the company’s commitment to the community, our group of unique properties, and proven record of success.

“This honor could not have been possible without the outstanding employees and managers who bring the brand to exceed expectations,” said Adrian Perez, President of Heritage Hotels and Resorts. “We are proud to preserve cultural heritage through our customer service and beautiful hotels, and we are ecstatic to be honored for our efforts.”
According to the Latino Hotel Association, the awards are the organization’s top honors bestowed upon the best in the hospitality industry. These annual awards will be presented during the association’s 2011 International Conference final celebration: the Estrella Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 18, 2011.

Heritage Hotels and Resorts has six properties in New Mexico and one property in Southern Arizona. Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, Hotel St. Francis, and the Lodge at Santa Fe are located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town and Nativo Lodge are located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hotel Encanto is located in Las Cruces New Mexico and Esplendor Resort in Rio Rico is located in Rio Rico, Arizona.