Military Club & Hospitality


Highlights of the March 2011 Issue

CONFERENCE PREVIEW — Navy Worldwid Lodging Conference – Empowered to Succeed

Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) official and recreational lodging professionals will converge at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Texas later this month for the Navy Worldwide Lodging Conference.


The conference, which focuses on Navy Gateway Inns and Suites (NGIS), Fisher House and Navy Getaways (recreational lodging) programs, takes place from March 27-April 1. Read more...

LODGING PROFILE — Southern Pines Inn – Providing Top-Notch Service

For Southern Pines Inn Lodging Manager Charles Wilson and his staff, winning the Air Force Innkeeper Award was truly a team effort.


The 181-room Air Force Inn at Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., took top prize in the Small Category (less than 285 rooms) for its second Innkeeper Award and first since 1998.


Winning the Innkeeper Award earned Wilson and his crew a trip to New York City in November, when the trophy was presented during a ceremony at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center at the International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Show (IH/M&RS). Read more...

OUTDOOR EVENTS — Enjoying the Great Outdoors

With spring and summer on the horizon, a host of outdoor events will take place on military bases around the world during the next few months.


Morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) personnel are already planning a full slate of outdoor events, including barbecues, festivals, concerts and movie screenings. Ensuring that the proper equipment is on hand, such as grills, tables, chairs and tents, is essential to pulling off a successful outdoor event for the benefit of servicemembers and their families.


Military Club & Hospitality takes a look at a few MWR outdoor events that took place recently, and what made these events a success. Read more...