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Hospitality Management Corporation Opens "Green" Holiday Inn
Northwest/Sea World Area in San Antonio, Texas

Dallas, TX, October 20, 2009:  The much anticipated opening of the Holiday Inn Northwest/Sea World Area in San Antonio, Texas, has been announced by Leo Spriggs, president/CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC).

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Texas' Greenest Hotel, the Holiday Inn Northwest, was held on Wednesday, October 7th, in San Antonio.  Business representatives and media alike were in attendance to welcome the first Holiday Inn, and also the first Texas hotel, to pursue LEED certification.  Attendees included the North Chamber San Antonio Chamber of Commerce; Marty Wender, developer of Westover Hills; District 6 staff; the Texas Fuel, America's First Green Team; along with Shamu from Sea World.

Marshall S. Tullos, CHA, General Manager of the all new Holiday Inn Northwest/SeaWorld Area, is pleased to be opening San Antonio's most innovative green hotel.  "We are so pleased to join the San Antonio community in the Westover Hills area.  This is the first full-service Holiday Inn to be built in San Antonio in over 25 years.  Our eco-friendly hotel is distinct among Holiday Inns in innovation and style, and distinct in San Antonio with our aggressive green initiatives."
The hotel features 194 guest rooms including 10 suites and 20 ADA rooms.  The Holiday Inn is a full-service hotel with a hill country resort theme offering 6,000 square feet of function space and three food and beverage outlets including Sporting News Grill.  Sporting News Grill is a high energy bar and grill with 19 - 50" televisions that will broadcast all major sporting events throughout the year.  There are four water areas in the hotel including an indoor pool, outdoor heated pool, hot tub, and children's pool.  Guests will enjoy the extensive fitness center and showers.  A Green Touch Screen is located in the lobby to educate guests on how to be more green during their stay and beyond.  Advancements also include initiatives in the Food & Beverage department to feature local growers and wineries and supporting eco-friendly distributers.

About Hospitality Management Corporation
Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), founded in 1971, is a privately-owned, independent management company, and is one of the oldest independent hotel management firms in the lodging industry.  For over three decades, HMC has provided third-party hotel management services for institutional and private owners.  The company's headquarters has been located in Dallas, Texas since its inception.   


Janice Branham

Also See: Hospitality Management Corporation Names Management Team For New Candlewood Encino Commons in San Antonio, Texas / September 2009

Hospitality Management Corporation Takes Over Management of the 218-room Crowne Plaza Hotel Oklahoma City / September 2009

Driftwood Hospitality Management Reflags the 215 room Hilton-Oklahoma City Northwest to Crowne Plaza Hotel / January 2005


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