Hilton Worldwide Opens New Dual-Brand Hotel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Debut of New Hampton Inn by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton Continues Company’s Successful Dual-Build Strategy
HATTIESBURG, Miss. and MCLEAN, Va. -- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-brandedHampton Inn by Hilton Hattiesburg and Home2 Suites by Hilton Hattiesburg, bringing a total of 144 new rooms to Mississippi's third largest city*. The new dual-build hotel adds to the growing footprint of properties built using Hilton's successful dual-brand strategy. Both properties are owned and managed by Kana Hotel Group.
"Hattiesburg has seen an uptick in its tourism industry, with an increase in visitor spending over the last fiscal year**, due to recent interest in development and local attractions," said Phil Cordell, global head, Focused Service and Hampton Brand Management, Hilton Worldwide. "Within this growing city, the new Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites hotels will provide travelers to the area a comfortable and value-driven stay while allowing them to customize their visit with these two brands."
The dual-brand concept creates enhanced and larger communal areas than what would be standard at a stand-alone property, benefitting both business and leisure travelers. The hotel has two distinct lobbies and dining areas - each catering to the needs of their respective guests - while sharing one registration desk and an outdoor saline pool.
Located at 120 Plaza Drive, Hampton Inn by Hilton Hattiesburg provides guests a fresh start to each day with On the House hot breakfast which includes eggs, oatmeal and waffles. In addition, the hotel provides Hampton's On the RunTM Breakfast Bags filled with a multi-grain bar, an apple, an artisan breakfast bread loaf and a bottle of water with a flavor packet for those guests on the go, available Monday through Friday. Also, other amenities include free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center with complimentary printing and a 24-hour fitness center. Each guestroom includes the brand's signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, HDTV, refrigerator and coffeemaker.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Hattiesburg, situated at 116 Plaza Drive, provides all-suite accommodations featuring fully-equipped kitchens and modular furniture allowing for guests to personalize their room. The hotel also features easy access to technology with complimentary Internet, inviting community spaces, and trademark Home2 Suites amenities such Spin2 Cycle, a combined laundry and fitness area, Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, and the Inspired Table, a complimentary breakfast that includes more than 400 potential combinations. Guests can also enjoy an outdoor saline pool, patio with seating, fire pit, and fitness room. Most Home2 Suites properties are pet-friendly.
Hampton Inn by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton Hattiesburg participate in Hilton's award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising nearly 4,900 properties with more than 796,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world"s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where Hilton HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.