HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON® MIAMI AIRPORT WEST
WINS TOP NEW HOTEL 2009 AWARD
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2010 – Homewood Suites by Hilton Miami Airport West, today announced its achievement of the distinct honor of becoming TOP NEW HOTEL OF 2009 within the Homewood Brand. The 124-suite hotel is owned and managed by Economos Properties of Boca Raton, Fla.
“We worked as a team and achieved one of our main goals. Now it is time to look at the future and achieve many more things together”, said Jenny Estrada, general manager. “We stood against a recession year and showed that teamwork, knowledge of the market and great service is the combination to drive loyalty and performance.”
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Miami Airport West not only received the TOP NEW HOTEL OF 2009 AWARD; it also achieved honors and recognitions in two more categories: HIGHEST EXTENDED STAY PERCENTAGE for 2009 and the CONNIE AWARD – Named after Hilton’s founder Conrad Hilton. This honor goes to the hotels with teams committed to the highest quality of excellence and service. Connie winners not only receive a beautiful trophy, but they also get an upscale party hosted by the brand team!
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Miami Airport West offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Additional guest amenities include a daily complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center—the “Lodge”—a Welcome Home reception featuring a complimentary Dinner and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings, an executive business center, and a 24-hour on-site pantry. The property also offers a complimentary airport shuttle (to MIA), a swimming pool, and 900 square feet of meeting space.
Located at 3590 NW. 74th Avenue, the hotel is just minutes from Miami International Airport and downtown Miami; centrally located to all of Miami’s attractions and businesses including Miami Beach’s Art Deco and Nightclub district, American Airlines Arena, the Port of Miami, the Coconut Grove Arts and Entertainment district, and historic Coral Gables. The hotel is also within walking distance of several restaurants and shopping centers.
Launched in 1988, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than 240 hotels open with approximately 140 in the development 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. Additional guest services at Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels include a complimentary grocery shopping service* and a complete business center at most locations.
To make reservations at a Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel, travelers can visit the Homewood Suites Web site at homewoodsuites.com or call 1-800-CALL-HOME. Homewood Suites by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonors, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles and No Blackout Dates. HHonors members can earn both hotel points and airline miles for the same stay with any of more than 50 airline partners and at more than 3,000 Hilton Family hotels worldwide. And with No Blackout Dates, as long as a standard room is available, members can confirm that room using their HHonors points.
Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,000 hotels and 500,000 rooms in 74 countries and territories, with more than 135,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises 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 is an Official Sponsor of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London, the 2010/2012 U.S. Paralympic Team and the 2011 U.S. Pan American Team. For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement
NEW YORK, NY, April 2, 2010 — For the second consecutive year, Economos Properties, Inc. has been selected for the 2010 Best of Boca Raton Award in the Hotel Management category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).
The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.
Nationwide, only 1 in 70 (1.4%) 2009 Award recipients qualified as two-time Award Winners. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2010 USCA Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.
About U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)
U.S. Commerce Association (USCA) is a New York City based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USCA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.
The USCA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America.
SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Association
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2009 – received “Best of Boca Raton Award” for Hotel Management
2009 – opened two hotels at the Ft. Lauderdale airport (124 room Homewood Suites by Hilton and 157 room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott)
2008 – opened two hotels at the Miami airport (124 room Homewood Suites by Hilton and 189 room Hilton Garden Inn)
2007 – featured in South Florida CEO magazine as “Top Employers”
2007 – began joint venture development in downtown Miami just off Brickell Avenue
2005 – began joint venture development at the Miami airport
2004 – opened a 263 room Courtyard by Marriott on Miami Beach
2004 – opened a Carrabba’s Italian Grill in the Courtyard by Marriott on Miami Beach