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79-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Fort Wayne Opens
in Indiana, Managed by SuperHost Hospitality
and Owned by Ash Lakhany

Fort Wayne, Ind. – June 24, 2011 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property in Fort Wayne, Ind.  The six-story, 79 suite hotel is owned by Ash Lakhany, CEO of Hoosier Hospitality, and is managed by SuperHost Hospitality, LLC.  General Manager Dave Waymire has been in the hotel industry for 34 years, and is supported by Director of Sales, Sheila Dean, who has three years of local experience.

“In times where guests are pinching pennies, Homewood Suites offers a true bundled value designed to please both business and leisure travelers,” said Waymire.  “Homewood’s standard amenities include fully-equipped kitchens with full-sized refrigerators, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and separate living and sleeping areas in each of our suites.  We have even taken the extra step to customize the furniture package to enhance our hotel stay experience for our guests.”

Homewood Suites by Hilton Fort Wayne offers studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, with additional guest amenities including a daily complimentary full hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center—the “Lodge”—a full evening meal with drinks* Monday-Thursday evenings, and a 24-hour on-site pantry.  The hotel also offers a fully-equipped fitness center, basketball court, 24-hour executive business center, outdoor grills, nearby recreational activities, and approximately 625 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Located at 8621 US Highway 24 West, the hotel is conveniently positioned at exit 102 of I-69.  The property is just minutes from Fort Wayne International Airport (and provides a complementary shuttle service) and approximately seven miles from the downtown area.  Nearby major organizations include Frontier, General Motors, Lutheran Hospital, Lincoln Life and Steel Dynamics.  The hotel is also close to great shopping, restaurants and cultural activities including the Children’s Zoo, Fort Wayne Museum of Art and the Botanical Conservancy.

About Homewood Suites
Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than 300 hotels open with approximately 80 in the development pipeline.  Beyond its spacious suites and home-like amenities, additional guest features include an on-site Suite Shop convenience store, complimentary grocery shopping services**, a complete business center, and laundry services at most locations.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 92 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Its brands are comprised of more than 3,700 hotels and 600,000 rooms in 82 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.  For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws.  Must be of legal drinking age.
**Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply.

Contact:

Brad Carmony
Homewood Suites Brand Communications
+1 901 374 6518
Brad.Carmony@Hilton.com


 


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