About Coury Hospitality
At Coury Hospitality, everyone has a vision – so everyone has a voice. We empower our people to share ideas and make decisions. Our focus on listening and learning from each other translates into a progressive and respectful approach. As a result, our properties consistently rank at the top in our class for guest satisfaction.
Paul Coury, our Founder and Chief Executive Officer, launched Coury Properties in Tulsa, Oklahoma more than 30 years ago. Led with a combination of vision, design and creativity, it quickly became one of the state’s leading property management companies capable of converting unsuccessful properties into prosperous investments.
Paul worked with investors and developers on land deals and asset management for over 15 years before opening his first hotel, the Ambassador Tulsa, in 1999. The progression of Coury Properties into Coury Hospitality became the future as a hotel management company, which has grown to include 25+hotels and restaurants with more in the works all the time.
1980 – The Beginning
Paul purchased his first hotel for redevelopment and started providing asset management services for an investor with hotels and golf courses spanning Florida, Chicago, California, and Alaska.
1999 – First Boutique Hotel
After an extensive historical renovation that tied updated elegance and old glory together perfectly, Paul opened the doors of his first boutique hotel.
2014 – Ambassador Hotel Collection
The fourth Ambassador Hotel opened completing the Ambassador Collection.
2014 – Ambassadors Join Marriott
The four Ambassadors join Autograph Collection, a soft lifestyle brand by Marriott.
2016 – Rebrand to Coury Hospitality
Company rebrands from Ambassador Hotel Collection to Coury Hospitality to reposition as a management company.
2020 – Portfolio Growth
Opened 2 new hotels and 1 conversion with several more in pipeline.
Relationships matter. To you. To us. To guests and the community. That’s why we encourage each and every collaborator to bend the boundaries, liberate their creativity and imagine the seemingly impossible. It’s simply the best place to start when you’re setting out to create an experience that’s truly unique.
We’re experts and turning dreams into realities. And it has enabled us to successfully guide our clients for over 30 years.
Our people lead the way for individuality in everything we do. With different backgrounds and strengths, we each have a unique story to tell. We dig deep to find our inspiration and share that with each other – and the world. When our lives, styles and experiences come together, we can turn any dream into a reality.