The DoubleTree hotel in Portland, Oregon that was at the center of controversy, fired two employees it says were responsible for calling the police on a black guest while he was talking on the phone in the lobby.
They later posted a statement on Twitter
We have terminated the employment of the two men involved in the mistreatment of Mr. Massey. Their actions were inconsistent with our standards & values. We reiterate our sincere apology for what he endured & will work with diversity experts to ensure this never happens again.
The safety, security and comfort of our guests and associates is our top priority at the Doubletree by Hilton Portland. This incident that occurred over the holidays between our hotel and guest is unfortunate. We are sorry that this matter ended the way it did and have… (1/2)