Rosemont, Ill., March 7, 2018 – First Hospitality Group, Inc. (FHG), a leading hotel management, acquisition and development company, and Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) announced today the opening of its Hancock Hotel in Findlay, Ohio. FHG leadership made the announcement.

“We are thrilled to introduce the Hancock Hotel to the Findlay community,” said FHG. “The hotel’s luxurious amenities and guest-friendly features align perfectly with the unique character of Findlay and we look forward to becoming an integral part of the community and offering top-notch service to guests from around the globe.”

The five-story, full-service boutique Hancock Hotel, which began construction in 2016, features European architecture that compliments Findlay’s historic South Main Street. With 99 uniquely designed guest rooms, including 87 standard rooms, 11 suites and a presidential suite, the hotel also includes an expansive “living room” lobby space, fitness center, 7,040 square feet of meeting space, and a ballroom that can hold 360 guests for larger events such as weddings and corporate functions. Additionally, the Hancock Hotel features a Mancy’s Steakhouse—a restaurant brand iconic to Northwest Ohio.

“MPC is committed to making a positive difference in the communities where we have the privilege to operate, and the Hancock Hotel is an embodiment of that commitment,” said MPC Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Health and Administrative Services David R. Sauber. “For nearly 130 years, MPC has been proud to call Findlay home and the Hancock Hotel is a community hotel that complements and celebrates Findlay and Hancock County. We are excited to open the doors of the Hancock Hotel and look forward to welcoming guests from Findlay and around the world.”

Delivering a heightened level of genuine hospitality while creating memorable and lasting impressions and enlightened experiences, the Hancock Hotel is conveniently located on the corner of South Main Street and East Lincoln Street on MPC’s campus in downtown Findlay, within walking distance of a number of retail stores and restaurants. Also within close proximity to the hotel is the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, a premier destination in Northwest Ohio for diverse arts programming, education and entertainment.

Having been recognized in 2016 as No. 1 in Travel in Forbes America’s Best Midsize Employers 2016, No. 28 overall, and No. 3 amongst all of America’s best travel companies, FHG moved up to a No.19 ranking out of the 250 best midsize employers in the country in 2017 and No. 1 in the travel category for the second year in a row. FHG is one of only 25 companies to ever place on the Forbes list two consecutive years.