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Winegardner & Hammons Completes Renovation and Rebranding of the former Radisson Airport Hotel, 
Now Columbus Airport Marriott


COLUMBUS, Ohio - June 10, 2004 -- After a multi-million dollar conversion and renovation, the 228-room Columbus Airport Marriott "takes off" in the heart of Columbus, just two miles from Port Columbus International Airport, at 1375 North Cassady Avenue, with official ribbon cutting ceremonies on Thursday, June 10, 2004, 4:00 p.m. 

Dignitaries invited include Columbus City Council President, Matthew Habash; Franklin County Commissioner, Arlene Shoemaker; Executive VP of Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association, Gail Baker; President & CEO of Experience Columbus, Paul Astleford; President of the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Ty Marsh; President of Thrifty Car Rental, Mike Reynolds; and Senior Vice President of Experience Columbus, Joseph Marinelli.

The former Radisson Airport Hotel and Conference Center is Columbus's new "hotspot," just minutes from downtown Columbus, Easton Town Center and Ohio State University. Columbus Airport Marriott is owned and managed by Winegardner & Hammons of Cincinnati, OH, currently managing 30 hotels countrywide and the recipient of 40 prestigious Marriott International Franchise awards.

All 228-guest rooms, 21-all-new suites, and concierge level rooms feature wireless Hi-Speed Internet Access; individual climate control; color television with Starz Premium Movie Channel and in-room pay movies; complimentary coffee; AM/FM alarm clock radio; two dual-line telephones with voicemail and data ports; iron and ironing board; and hair dryer. Additional amenities include:

Columbus Airport Marriott provides over 14,000 square feet of flexible function space including a 7,430 square foot Conference Center, accommodating up to 800 for receptions and 600 for banquets; a 2,000 square foot Atrium Terrace; and 10 additional meeting rooms. All meeting space boasts state-of-the-art technology capabilities, equipped with Hi-Speed Wireless Internet Access.


Columbus Airport Marriott
Also See: Winegardner & Hammons, Inc. Opens the 295-room Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport Hotel / Feb 2002
Concord Hospitality Intends to Renovate the Historic Buckeye Federal Savings and Loan Building in Columbus, Ohio to a 125-room Residence Inn by Marriott / April 2004

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