(New Smyrna Beach, Fla.) March 19, 2018- Sunshine and summertime was in the forefront of guests’ minds last week at the SpringHill Suites in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. as the hotel celebrated its grand opening with a beach themed cocktail reception Tuesday evening, followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony and brunch Wednesday morning.

Executives from Strand Hospitality Services, along with the hotel ownership group of Poseidon Hotel Ventures welcomed community members and distinguished guests to the hotel for the celebration. Speakers included; John Pharr, President of Strand Hospitality, Mayor James Hathaway, hotel owners Sheri and Randy McHenry, Tim Sponslor and Loren Nalewanski from Marriott.

“We are thrilled to open the SpringHill Suites of New Smyrna Beach,” said John Pharr, President of Strand Hospitality. “The property has an ideal location with a fantastic team. The grand opening events have been the perfect way to celebrate everyone involved in this project and we can’t thank them enough for all of their hard work.”

The oceanfront hotel provides guests with beautiful views and sandy beaches, and is located just 20 miles from Daytona Beach International Airport. The hotel offers guests convenient access to dining, shopping and nightlife on Flagler Avenue, the Daytona International Speedway, the Marine Discovery Center and the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse.