Incirlik wins 2006 Innkeeper Award
By Staff Sgt. Oshawn Jefferson, 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
/ Published September 13, 2006
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- Service with a smile not only makes you a pleasant person, but it makes the Hodja Inn the winners of the 2006 Innkeeper Award.
"We are just thrilled to have won the Air Force Innkeeper Award," said Christine Frazier, Hodja Inn lodging manager. "This is the most dedicated team I've ever had the privilege of working with. New York, here we come!"
This was the second Air Force Innkeeper Award for the Hodja Inn in the last three years.
The Hodja Inn also brought home the award in 2004.
"The Hodja Inn staff epitomizes Turkish hospitality," said Lt. Col. Dale Bruner, 39th Services Squadron commander. "Winning the Air Force Innkeeper award reflects great credit upon not only the Hodja Inn's outstanding customer service, but ultimately upon our gracious host nation ... Turkey."
More than 10,000 guests visit Incirlik annually with 99 percent of guests leaving very satisfied with their stay. In the Innkeeper Award competition, the Hodja Inn was judged on innovative programs above and beyond normal activity programming, exceptional customer service satisfaction examples, facility improvements, recognition programs, training programs and other accomplishments.