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Marcus® Hotels & Resorts’ Premier Properties Recognized with AAA Four Diamond Award®

The Pfister Hotel, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Skirvin Hilton and Hilton Milwaukee Receive the Distinguished Four Diamond Rating in 2017

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2017-- Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that four of its owned and managed properties have again received the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Award in 2017.

The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis., remains one of only 12 hotels in North America that have maintained AAA Four Diamond status for 41 consecutive years since the Diamond Ratings were first introduced in 1976.

Other Marcus Hotels’ properties that have received the AAA Four Diamond Award in 2017 include the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis. for 19consecutive years; the historic Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City, Okla. for 10 consecutive years and the Hilton Milwaukee, the major convention hotel in Milwaukee, Wis. for six consecutive years.

The Pfister Hotel, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Skirvin Hilton and Hilton Milwaukee are part of an exclusive group of establishments within North America. Currently, less than six percent of the nearly 28,000 hotels approved by AAA make the Four Diamond list. Hotels at this level are committed to providing upscale physical attributes, extensive amenities and a high degree of hospitality, attentive service and attention to detail, according to AAA.

“Serving our guests, creating memories and delivering exceptional experiences is the foundation of our company. This recognition is a testament to our associates and their passion to make each day extraordinary for our guests. We congratulate our AAA-Four Diamond properties on this notable accomplishment,” said Joseph Khairallah, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.

In related news, Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ properties also received high rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Hotels list. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and The Pfister Hotel both ranked in the top five best Wisconsin hotels. The Skirvin Hilton Hotel ranked #1 in best Oklahoma City hotels. The rankings evaluate more than 3,000 luxury hotels across the USA, the Caribbean, Canada and Mexico and are calculated on the opinion of travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings.

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For more than 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct anonymous, in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. AAA’s rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: the AAA Mobile app, the online TripTik Travel Planner mapping and routing tool, searchable online AAA Travel Guides and AAA TourBook guides available to members at AAA offices.

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Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group, including Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse and Miller Time Pub & Grill. The company is also growing its experiential restaurant concept, The SafeHouse, with a Chicago location opening in early 2017. For more information, please visit: and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).

Source: Marcus Hotels & Resorts

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