Phillip King | Alain Buthion | Gary Sander | Michel Buthion | Paul Coury
...Phillip King Executive VP of the Coury Collection Philip King brings nearly 25 years of hotel management experience to The Colcord Hotel and Coury Collection.
Most of his
career has been spent as a property controller in large hotels in Tulsa, Phoenix and Dallas and he
has worked with large brands including Adam's Mark and Doubletree.King has most recently served as managing director of the 55-room Hotel Ambassador in Tulsa.
While at The Ambassador, he
supervised a four-year period of growth that has witnessed the hotel's occupancy grow from 57 percent to 74 percent, and the average daily rate per room rise from $128 to $153.King's experience at The Ambassador provided him with a thorough understanding of the challenges of renovating, opening, and operating an historic hotel in the Oklahoma market.He received his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University in hotel and restaurant administration and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Hotel and Lodging Association and the Tulsa Hotel and Lodging Association.
While specializing in management, King
is also at the forefront of hotel and management technology.His
familiarity with Property Management Systems, Point of Sale Systems, the ancillary systems that integrate hotel functions, billing management, and cost controls, all contribute to his
skills as the managing director of a successful hotel.A third-generation Oklahoman, King graduated from Putnam City West High School in Oklahoma City and is proud of his affiliation with The Boy Scouts of America (he is an Eagle Scout).He
has been married for almost 25 years to his
beautiful wife Linda, and shares a passion for travel, cooking, diving, and bee keeping.
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