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Aimbridge Hospitality Completes $2 Million Renovation  of 243-suite
Embassy Suites Tampa-Airport/Westshore Hotel in Tampa, Florida

 
More than 250 hotel and real estate professionals from Greater Dallas attended the 200
Tampa, FLORIDA (March 7, 2011) – The Embassy Suites Tampa – Airport / Westshore hotel began a complete renovation in September 2010 and is excited to announce its first round of changes are completed.

Renovations included improvements to the hotel lobby, restaurant, bar and complimentary breakfast area. The colors in the lobby and complimentary breakfast area are now lighter and more airy in order to create a calm and relaxed ambiance. The service levels have also increased, including a phone call upon arrival, new turndown amenities, a daily signature item on the breakfast buffet, a daily newsletter for guests, an action station at the comp bar for guests to sample the dinner special and more fitness activities, such as a guided 3-mile run on Westshore Boulevard.

The Embassy Suites Tampa – Airport / Westshore hotel is the ideal hotel for business and leisure guests travelling to Tampa, as it features contemporary, upscale guest rooms with all the comforts of home, as well as superb customer service and extensive amenities at your fingertips. Conveniently located three miles from the Tampa International Airport, the hotel is just five miles from Downtown Tampa, a short drive to Clearwater Beach and St. Petersburg Beach and minutes from shopping, dining and other Tampa attractions.

General Manager Larry Cooper is very happy with the changes and looks forward to future improvements.

“Tampa is a dynamic city that brings in millions of tourists each year,” said Cooper. “We couldn’t be more thrilled with the recent upgrades to the Embassy Suites Tampa – Airport / Westshore hotel, as it adds an exciting new dimension to the city. Now guests can enjoy upscale accommodations, amenities and personalized service at a reasonable price, while being minutes away from our amazing beaches, vibrant nightlife, premiere shopping and delicious restaurants.”

The 243-suite hotel features two state-of-the-art flat screen televisions in each guest room, wireless high-speed Internet, an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool and sundeck, a well-equipped 24-hour fitness center, complimentary parking and shuttle service to downtown Tampa, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and a Manager’s Reception each evening featuring beverages and hors d'oeuvres.

“We also offer more than 4,670 square feet of indoor meeting and event space for corporate conferences, banquets and receptions,” said Cooper. “Additionally, our outdoor Pavillion area is 1,320 square feet and overlooks the hotel’s pool and sundeck.”

Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality, one of the nation’s leading independent hotel investment and management firms, oversaw the $2 million renovation and now manages the hotel.

For more information, please call (813) 875–1555, or visit the hotel’s Web site at www.embassysuites.hilton.com

ABOUT EMBASSY SUITES
Embassy Suites Hotels is the nation's largest brand of upscale, all-suite hotels with more total suites than any of its competitors. Embassy Suites Hotels helped create the all-suite segment of the lodging industry and maintains the commanding presence in this segment in terms of system size, geographic distribution, brand-name recognition and operating performance. Created in 1983, Embassy Suites Hotels was a pioneer in the all-suite concept and today is a market share leader with more than 200 locations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Enjoy their complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, evening Manager's Reception, open-air atriums and two-room suites at every hotel.

ABOUT AIMBRIDGE HOSPITALITY
Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the nation’s leading independent hotel investment and management firms with a proven track record for delivering superior returns for its strategic partners in a variety of markets and economic cycles. Aimbridge provides management, asset management, development, renovation and consulting services. Based in Dallas, Texas, Aimbridge currently owns and/or manages over 70 upscale, independent and branded hotels with nearly 11,000 rooms across the United States and the Caribbean, including such affiliations as Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, DoubleTree, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Aloft, Hyatt, Wyndham and the Phoenix Inn Suites chain of hotels.  For more information on Aimbridge Hospitality, please visit www.aimbridgehospitality.com.
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Contact:

Jenna Tuttle
MCA Public Relations
214.654.0402
jenna@kmccrory.com


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Also See: Aimbridge Hospitality Awarded Eight Management Contracts in 2009; Dan Williams Promoted to VP of Development and Kevin Dingle Promoted to Director of Development as Company Prepares for Growth / January 2010

The 2009 Dallas Hotel Conference Presented by Aimbridge Hospitality, Alvarez & Marsal Real Estate Advisory Services and Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Provided Attendees with a State of the Industry and How to Plan for Recovery / December 2009

Aimbridge Hospitality Opens the 216-room All-suite Houston Embassy Suites-Energy Corridor / November 2009

Mac Haik Enterprises Selects Aimbridge Hospitality to Manage the Houston Embassy Suites-Energy Corridor / December 2008
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