Murphy’s Corporate Lodge Gets ASAP Quality Accreditation

ASAP Accredited LogoAmericans are racking up an estimated four hundred million business trips per year, making corporate travel a vital and thriving part of the hospitality industry.  With the number of annual business trips on the rise, clients are searching out high-quality, worry-free temporary housing experiences to enhance their travels.  Murphy’s Corporate Lodging’s status as an Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) Quality Accreditation Member provides their guests with exactly that.

The ASAP Quality Accreditation Program was established in 2014 to help assign a global standard of excellence.  It is renowned for its leading global quality assessment, recognition, and accreditation system for the hospitality industry in areas such as serviced apartments, corporate housing, and executive suites.  This universal high standard of excellence allows travelers to book their stay with confidence at an ASAP accredited property regardless of its location across the globe.

As fully furnished corporate apartments become a favorite for up and coming business professionals, this selective world renowned accreditation postures Murphy’s Corporate Lodging to be a preferred lodging contender.

Becoming an ASAP Quality Accredited Program Member is a rigorous process for providers that can take months of preparation and days of thorough onsite audits of apartments and business processes.  The program is detailed and thorough to ensure that ASAP Quality Accredited members can:

  • Meet or exceed roughly 250 service quality, regulatory, and safety criteria
  • Comply with key legal, statutory, and health and safety requirements
  • Deliver quality guest experiences
  • Adhere to best industry experiences
  • Meet annual recertification criteria

For more than forty-seven years Murphy’s Corporate Lodging has built its business based on the motto, “Valuing people drives us.  Service defines us.”  As a new member of the ASAP Quality Accreditation Program, Murphy’s is proud to offer corporate travelers a consistently high standard of customer service and care year after year.

For detailed information on the ASAP Quality Accreditation Program visit HERE.

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging Expands Austin Offerings for Businesses

HOUSTON, TX – Murphy’s Corporate Lodging is pleased to announce additional corporate housing options in Austin, TX, including The Domain and the Downtown Areas.

“Murphy’s is increasing our footprint in the Austin market to address our current and future client’s travel and relocations needs, from traveling corporate executives to those relocating to one of the fastest growing cities in Texas,” said Jennifer Dillard, CEO.

With Americans making an estimated 400 billion business trips each year, Austin is a frequent destination. The city’s small-town feel, vibrant corporate and technology industries, and innovative workforce make it a magnet for Fortune 500 companies as well as startups. With an average of 150 people per day moving to the city, Austin will continue its upward trend for the foreseeable future.

“Murphy’s considers it a privilege to be helping Austin businesses put their best foot forward when it comes to accommodating their traveling workforce,” Dillard added.

Murphy’s is a long-established trusted name when it comes to providing their guests with a first-class experience.

“Our company motto is ‘Valuing people drives us. Service defines us.’ This core belief has guided Murphy’s for more than 47 years and paved the way for us to become a preferred corporate housing provider. We are thrilled to expand our offerings and continue serving Texas businesses in this same capacity,” concluded Dillard.

 

About Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, Inc.

Established in 1972, Murphy’s Corporate Lodging provides corporate housing in the form of premium fully furnished and serviced apartments with around the clock guest services in more than 100 cities nationwide.  Along with extended stays, we also provide flexible lease terms for short-term assignments, business trips, and relocations.  For more information visit https://corplodge.com/.

 

Media Contact Information:

Jessica Wheeler
713-780-7230 Ext. 1403
jwheeler@corplodge.com

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, Inc. Recognized by Best and Brightest Companies To Work For

HOUSTON, TX – Within the first year of Jennifer Dillard becoming CEO, Houston Headquartered Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, Inc. has been included on the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For list.  The honor is selectively awarded to regional companies that are considered exceptional in their human resource practices and commitment to employees.  “This distinction is a testament to the corporate culture our team works hard to craft here,” said Jennifer Dillard, CEO.

“At Murphy’s, our motto is ‘Valuing people drives us.  Service defines us.’  We believe this to be more than just a motto, but a directive for how we interact with our clients and our staff,” Dillard continued.  To be recognized on this list is a product of the outstanding individuals at Murphy’s who work hard to ensure a great corporate family experience for each other.  As a company, we have long believed that when people feel valued and appreciated, the ability to provide top of the line customer service flows effortlessly from it,” Dillard added.

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, Inc.’s goal is to provide premium temporary corporate housing via fully furnished apartments to those searching for a home away from home.  For that reason, it seems only fitting that when our employees arrive at work, it really feels like they are coming home again,” Dillard concluded.

 

About Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, Inc.

Established in 1972, Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, Inc. provides corporate housing in the form of premium fully furnished apartments with around the clock guest services in more than 100 cities nationwide.  Services include flexible lease terms for short-term assignments, business trips, and relocations.  For more information visit https://corplodge.com/.

 

Media Contact Information:

Jessica Wheeler
713-780-7230 Ext. 1403
jwheeler@corplodge.com

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging joins the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee at the Bowl Breakfast

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Sallie Sargent, President & CEO of the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, giving keynote speech at the Bowl Breakfast

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging was honored to join the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee at the Bowl Breakfast on Monday, February 29, 2016. During the breakfast, we were able to network with other prestigious members of the Houston community and learn what  the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee has planned for this historic event.

During her keynote speech, Sallie Sargent, President & CEO of the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee unveiled the host committee’s game plan for Super Bowl LI. Ms. Sargent also discussed how the 2017 Super Bowl will positively effect the Houston community and how businesses can get involved.

Murphy’s celebrates our newest property: Parkside at Memorial

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Murphy’s Corporate Lodging celebrated our newest property, Parkside at Memorial, with a grand Open House event yesterday.

Parkside at Memorial is the newest Luxury apartment property in Houston’s Energy Corridor. It has convenient access to major West Houston employers as well as award-winning schools in Katy Independent School District.  True to its name, Parkside at Memorial is adjacent to Terry Hershey park, with miles of scenic parkway complete with jogging paths, biking trails, and numerous parks and activities.

One lucky person at the open house won the Grand Prize giveaway, a free weekend stay at a Murphy’s furnished apartment.

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging is thrilled to offer luxury furnished apartments at the newest and best properties, including Parkside at Memorial.

For more information, contact us today!

2016 FEM Global Mobility Conference Houston

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Join Murphy’s Corporate Lodging at the Forum for Expatriate Management Global Mobility Conference in Houston on Tuesday, February 9th at the Houston Hyatt Regency.  While you are at the conference, we invite you to to visit us at Booth B-4 and register to win a weekend get-away at one of our Luxury Corporate Apartments.  Our dedicated team is excited to talk with you about why so many companies have trusted us with their corporate housing needs.

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging understands that Global Mobility Professionals need a partner they can trust; that is why we will take care of your employees, ensuring they have a great experience, while helping you control temporary housing costs.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

 

2015 Customer Survey Results

Murphy’s 2015 Customer Survey Results are in, and 2015 is our best year on record.

When asked the question, “What was your overall impression of your Murphy’s home?” 88.5% of Murphy’s guests rated their Murphy’s home “Excellent” or “Outstanding.”

2015 Survey Results

We have improved this measure five percent every year for the last three years; as long as this statistic has been tracked.

Charlie Bingham, Murphy’s General Manager commented: “We are delighted with these results. We are always evolving our service to reflect our client’s needs. During this period we have launched a mobile App, expanded the remit of our newly formed Guest Services team, launched our business in Dallas-Fort Worth and added a number of newly built Class A communities while remaining true to our core values. Constant improvement is one of those values and we are pleased to see that our clients continue to enjoy their experience with us.”

At Murphy’s Corporate Lodging, one of our Core Values is to engage proactive solutions, and to always be improving.

 

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

Murphy’s Corporate Lodging is proud to announce we are one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for the second year in a row!

The National Association for Business Resources has named the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® in the country for 2015, and Murphy’s Corporate Lodging is one of them.

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The 2015 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners.

With over 20 years of experience conducting Best and Brightest Company competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) have identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

At Murphy’s, Valuing People Drives Us, and so being recognized as a leader in employment standard is important to us as a company, and as people.

Murphy’s December Donations selected by Guests

At Murphy’s, we believe in valuing people above all else and it is such a key component of our office culture and the way we do business. We are passionate about giving back to our community.
Each month, Murphy’s guests choose to which charity Murphy’s will donate via the guest survey.

Murphy’s December donation of $250 goes to:
St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital!

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Wishing you a Happy New Year from Murphy’s Corporate Lodging.

Murphy’s Welcomes Charlie Bingham as General Manager!

Charlie has been based in Houston, Texas for the past 3 years with his wife Sonia, an employee of Exxon Mobil Chemical. Charlie has a broad Operations background with a focus on delivering Financials and Sales and Marketing. For the past 2 and half years he has been a General Manager for ClubCorp, working at The Houston City Club located in Greenway Plaza.

Charlie will be responsible for working closely with all departments internally and with Murphy’s external partners – corporations, apartment communities, suppliers and trade organizations.

Read more:
http://newsreleases.chron.com/stories/452588-Murphy_s_Corporate_Lodging_Hires_a_New_General_Manager