Homewood Suites by Hilton opens hotel at the Stewart International Airport

From: Homewood Suites by Hilton
Published: Wed Jan 09 2008

Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, has opened the 125-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel Newburgh – Stewart Airport. The hotel is owned by Airport Properties II LLC and managed by Ocean Hospitalities.

Homewood Suites offers developers a competitive edge in the typically low-amenity focused, low-service oriented airport market through brand-wide initiatives to better the product. Though Homewood Suites are designed for guests staying five or more nights, the suites are also perfect for short stays and families who need to feel more at home while they are traveling.

"This build demonstrates Homewood Suites’ continued foray into the airport market, and we are excited to offer this property as an attractive lodging option to those visiting the Newburgh area," said Bruce Fox, general manager.

"This project further shows the brand’s interest in tapping into a variety of markets," Fox said. "We are eager to be part of Homewood Suites’ continued growth and development."

The Homewood Suites by Hilton Newburgh hotel is conveniently located near many local tourist attractions including West Point, Brotherhood Winery, Orange County Choppers, and FDR Museum.

Homewood Suites has recently opened properties in Daytona Beach, FL, located near Daytona International Airport, and Irving, TX; near Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. The residential-style hotel brand currently has more than 20 hotels near major airports, including Albuquerque, NM; Houston, TX; Miami, FL; and Baltimore, MD.

Homewood Suites recently completed Phase I of its Distinctly Homewood upgrades – a five-year product enhancement program launched in 2005 – which included upgrades to exercise facilities, guest bathrooms and bedding packages at most hotels. Phase II is now underway, which will include the addition of Dual Massage showerheads by WaterPik and completion of bedding upgrades across remaining hotels. Final completion is scheduled to coincide with the Homewood Suites brand’s 20th anniversary in 2009. The brand also collaborated with Hilton Hotels Corporation’s Supply Management team and a top hospitality industry interior designer to introduce three Distinctly Homewood guest suite concepts. The FF&E packages give developers increased design flexibility while reflecting the core elements of the Distinctly Homewood program – Relevance, Consistency and Distinctiveness.

Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than 210 hotels open with another 125 in the pipeline. Beyond its spacious suites and home-like amenities, Homewood Suites guests can find at each hotel an on-site Suite Shop convenience store, exercise facility and guest laundry at most locations. Guests can also enjoy a daily complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast and a Welcome Home reception featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings. Additional guest services at Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels include a complimentary grocery shopping service* and a complete hotel business center at most locations.

Homewood Suites participates in the Hilton HHonors guest reward program, which allows its members to Double Dip by simultaneously accumulating both hotel points and airline miles with each qualifying stay.

Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,800 hotels and 480,000 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 Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations, Homewood Suites by Hilton and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection.

Hilton Hotels Corporation’s sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Team will extend through the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, and includes the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Team(s) and the 2007 U.S. Pan-Am Team.

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*Guest pays for groceries. Other restrictions apply

HHonors, Double Dip and Double Dipping are trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide, L.L.C. Hilton HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles, and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions.

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Nancy Gearin
Director Brand Marketing
Hilton Brand Communications
Homewood Suites by Hilton
755 Crossover Lane

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