News for the Hospitality Executive
McLean, Va. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Home2 Suites by Hilton, the award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern business travelers and extended-stay guests, today announced the opening of its thirteenth U.S. hotel in Frisco, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. The hotel joins 12 other Home2 Suites already open in Fayetteville, N.C.; Layton, Utah; Baltimore, Md.; San Antonio, Texas; West Valley City, Utah; North Charleston, S.C.; Lexington Park, Md.; Jacksonville, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Biloxi, Miss.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Columbus, Ga.
“As one of the fastest-growing cities in America, Frisco is an ideal location to debut our second property in Texas,” said Bill Duncan, global head, Home2 Suites by Hilton. “Fortune 500 businesses, sports venues, shopping and dining are all within minutes of the hotel. The location itself is an added amenity for our guests, along with the Home2’s award-winning concept and contemporary design.
The five-story, 122-suite hotel is located at 2000 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco, Texas, and is situated near Highway 121 and the Dallas North Tollway, providing easy access to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Downtown Dallas and major businesses including, ThyssenKrupp, Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Frito Lay, PepsiCo, and Ericsson corporate headquarters. Nearby attractions include the Dr Pepper Arena, the Dr Pepper Ballpark, FC Dallas Stadium, Stonebriar Centre Mall and the Shops at Legacy. The property is owned by Shinn-Stonebriar Hospitality and managed by Magnolia Lodging, LLC.
“The great location and the Home2 Suites concept will be win-win for our guests,” said Magnolia Lodging, LLC president Matthew Newton. “Our goal is to provide a more enjoyable and convenient hotel experience, and the Home2 brand has done a great job of combining technology and comfort into a modern design. We expect great things from our new hotel.”
The hotel provides the latest in extended-stay living with a combination of modern amenities and creature comforts standard at all Home2 Suites hotels: the Oasis lobby area, the Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, Spin2 Cycle and the “Inspired Table” daily complimentary breakfast. The Home2 Suites Frisco also features an outdoor saline pool, an exercise trail that winds around the property, and a covered patio with gas grills for al fresco dining and relaxation. Eco-friendly touches include water-conserving dual-flush toilets, on-site recycling and green building materials, such as recycled wall vinyl.
Home2 Suites by Hilton currently operates 13 hotels and has nearly 70 properties in the development pipeline. The brand has 11 properties under active construction in Oxford, Ala.; Huntsville, Ala.; Jackson/Ridgeland, Miss.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rahway, N.J.; Baltimore, Md.; Augusta, Ga.; Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tenn; and Florida City, Fla. Future properties are slated for many of the nation’s major markets, including Houston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Denver. Home2 Suites also recently announced its first signed deal in Edmonton, Canada, and is approved for expansion into Mexico.
For more information, visit www.home2suites.com or visit the brand’s Facebook page.
About Magnolia Lodging, LLC
Carrollton, Texas-based Magnolia Lodging LLC develops, builds and manages award-winning hotels under the Hilton and Marriott brands. Taking pride in providing exceptional service combined with top brand amenities, Magnolia Lodging has emerged a leader in both the leisure and corporate extended-stay traveler markets in Texas.
Currently, in addition to the Home2 Suites by Hilton Frisco, Magnolia’s portfolio includes the Homewood Suites by Hilton® Plano/Richardson, the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Richardson, and the Homewood Suites by Hilton® Dallas/Frisco, the Marriott TownePlace Suites Dallas/Lewisville
For additional information, please visit www.magnolialodging.com or call 214-488-5211.
About Home2 Suites by Hilton
Home2 Suites by Hilton, the newest addition to the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands, is a mid-tier, extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations, flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest. As the fastest growing brand in the history of Hilton Worldwide, Memphis, Tenn-based Home2 Suites offers a complimentary breakfast selection; innovative and customizable guest room design; combination laundry and fitness area; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access; multiple outdoor spaces; 24-hour business center; expansive community spaces; and a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations.
For more information about Home2 Suites by Hilton visit www.home2suites.com. For information on franchising opportunities, visit www.home2franchise.com.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered 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 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 rooms in 90 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®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
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