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Hotel Equities Opens 90-room Staybridge Suites in South Bend, Indiana

Atlanta, Georgia – November, 2010 – Hotel Equities ( recently celebrated the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the 90-room Staybridge Suites, an upscale extended-stay brand from Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG), in South Bend, Indiana. Located at 52860 State Road 933, it is the first Staybridge Suites hotel in the Hotel Equities portfolio.  Susan Morris-Dawson serves as the Director of Sales.

Bobbie Meganck, Regional Sales Director, Central, represented Intercontinental Hotel Group at the event and helped to cut the ceremonial ribbon. 

Hotel Equities welcomed local dignitaries including Julie Stabrowski, St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, Member Relations Manager; Maria Slager and Randall Foster, St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Rob DeCleene, Executive Director,  South Bend/Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau.

“We are happy to be a part of the busy South Bend market that includes Notre Dame University,” said Hotel Equities Senior Operations Manager Tamara Markham.  “Our award-winning service will set us apart with both business and leisure guests.”

The three-story hotel is conveniently located near Notre Dame University in South Bend.   The Staybridge Suites marks the firm’s second hotel in the Midwest market.   He also manages the Hilton Garden Inn in nearby Elkhart, Indiana. 

Hotel guests enjoy a variety of amenities including the pool, exercise room, business center, free “Wireless Anywhere,” Internet connectivity throughout the hotel and a complimentary daily breakfast buffet.

The hotel features three spacious suite options: deluxe studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/two bath.  All suites include functional work stations, speaker phones with personal voice mail and fully equipped kitchens.

Hotel Equities (HE) is an Atlanta-based full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm. Frederick W. Cerrone, CHA, serves as President and CEO.  HE presently has 44 properties in its portfolio. For more information, visit


Margaret M. Jones
 Margaret M. Jones Public Relations

Andrew Pace
 Director of New Development, Hotel Equities
678.578.4444, x 23

Also See: l / November 2010

Hotel Equities Adds Nancy Curtin Morris as Training and People Development Coach / October 2010

Ribbon Cut for the 80-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Commerce, Georgia; Kelly Brower the Opening General Manager / October 2010

 Hotel Equities Completes Total Renovation 20 Year Old Hampton Inn in Stone Mountain, Georgia / September 2010

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