HMC Names Tullos as General Manager for New ‘Green’ Holiday Inn in San Antonio, Texas
Prior to accepting the Denton position, Tullos was HMC’s general manager at the Radisson Hotel in Spartanburg, SC. He previously held executive management positions at hotels, resorts, and conference centers in Louisiana, Texas, Georgia, and Oklahoma. His 28 years of experience includes managing and overseeing property operations, sales and marketing, renovations, budgeting and cost controls, and development.
Opening in late summer of 2009, the Holiday Inn Northwest/Sea World Area in San Antonio, TX will be a full-service hotel with a Hill Country theme. The hotel is being positioned to be a high-end, but affordable, alternative for the Northwest area of San Antonio. Guests will enjoy the hotel’s close proximity to many area attractions, such as Sea World of Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, the Alamo, and the Riverwalk. The hotel will have 194 guest rooms, and 6,000 square feet of indoor function space.
This Holiday Inn plans to receive a gold rating in the LEED certification program implemented by the U.S. Green Building Council. Currently, this is the first major-brand hotel development planned to meet the LEED Gold accreditation. Some of the eco-friendly characteristics include:
- Rainwater collection system used to water all landscaping
- Low-Energy HVAC system
- A “green screen” interactive lobby display to educate guests on the “green” features of the hotel.
There will be three food and beverage outlets located in the hotel, including the Sporting News Bar & Grill, a high energy sports bar with 14 flat panel TV’s that will broadcast all major sporting events throughout the year; three pools, one in door, one outdoor, a “kiddie” pool, and an exterior hot tub, along with a full-service pool bar. Guest rooms will all feature 32” flat panel televisions, complimentary high speed Internet access, pillow top mattresses, coffee makers, hair dryers.
Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), founded in 1971, is a privately owned independent management company, and is one of the oldest independent hotel management firms in the lodging industry. For over three decades, HMC has provided hotel management services for third party institutional and private owners. The company’s headquarters has been located in Dallas, Texas since its inception. For more information on HMC, please visit our website at .
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