News for the Hospitality Executive
The Scotia Group Opens the Embassy Suites Tucson-Paloma
Village in Tucson, Arizona;
The 119-suite Hotel Managed by Grace Hospitality
MEMPHIS, Tenn.- September 19, 2007 - Embassy Suites (NYSE:HLT), the leading brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, today announced the opening of the Embassy Suites Tucson-Paloma Village in Tucson, Arizona. The 119-suite hotel is owned by Tucson-based Scotia Group and is managed by Grace Hospitality.
The hotel’s location at the foothills of the picturesque Santa Catalina Mountains, surrounded by world-class golf courses, spas and tourist attractions, is enhanced by the original artwork featured in the hotel’s suites, atrium and other public spaces.
“We are pleased to add this stellar hotel to our portfolio and offer visitors to Tucson another upscale lodging option,” said Jim Holthouser, senior vice president, brand management, Embassy Suites Hotels. “As a growing brand both nationally and internationally, one of our areas of focus has been the Southwest, and Tucson is a prime location for another Embassy Suites.”
Added Jeff Zelkin, the hotel’s general manager, “The two-room suites are ideal for both business travelers and leisure travelers alike. Business travelers will benefit from our complimentary business center, registration kiosk and boarding pass printing. Families love the space of the suites, the complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, the evening manager’s reception and our beautiful outdoor pool, hot tub and courtyard.”
Located at 6350 North Campbell Avenue, the hotel is a part of the Paloma Village mixed use development in Tucson, featuring Flemings Prime Steakhouse, a variety of trendy retailers, art galleries, and is minutes from the University of Arizona, Sabino Canyon and Catalina State Park, downtown, Tucson International Airport and much more.
Like all Embassy Suites Hotels, the Embassy Suites Tucson-Paloma Village features two-room suites with a separate living area, a sofa bed, private bedroom and bath, 32-inch flat screen televisions in each room, two phones with voicemail, high-speed Internet access, a wet bar, refrigerator, microwave oven and work desk.
Unique to this hotel is the original artwork by Tucson artist Diana Maderas, a widely recognized artist through the Southwest and the United States. Maderas is known as a colorist and celebrates the subtle, natural beauty of ordinary scenes in a way that is both intense and dramatic. Maderas’ paintings featured in the guest suites feature a variety of Tucson architecture, Tucson landscapes and floral watercolors.
The 3-story hotel features 5,400 square feet of meeting space including four meeting rooms plus outdoor function space, full catering and the EmbassyDirect™ Registration Kiosk featuring boarding pass printing capability.
In addition, the hotel offers a full, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and a two-hour nightly evening Manager’s Reception, popular with both business and leisure travelers.
Members of the Hilton HHonors® guest reward program can earn Points & Miles™ for the same stay at the Embassy Suites Tucson -- Paloma Village. HHonors® is the only hotel program that allows any of its members to Double Dip® by simultaneously accumulating both airline miles and hotel points with the same stay.
Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,800 hotels and 490,000 rooms in 76 countries and territories, including 100,000 team members worldwide.
The company owns, manages or franchises a hotel portfolio of some of the best known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations™, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection®.
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