Embassy Suites Hotels expands portfolio in southern California with property in Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday 20 November 2007 PDF Print Embassy Suites Hotels, the leading brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, nears its goal of 300 hotels by 2010 with the opening of its first property in California’s Santa Clarita Valley, the Embassy Suites Valencia. The hotel opened in Valencia, California is owned by Grand Prix Floating Lessee LLC/Innkeepers USA and managed by Island Hospitality, marking the first Embassy Suites in the company’s portfolio. “We could not be happier to bring the Embassy Suites concept to Valencia, increasing the brand’s presence in Southern California, which is a key market for us,” said Jim Holthouser, senior vice president of brand management, Embassy Suites Hotels. “Bringing our friends at Innkeepers Hospitality into the Embassy Suites family, meets a strategic goal of broadening our developer base and increasing the number of Embassy Suites properties open, under construction or in the pipeline, to 300 by 2010.” “Additionally, we are pleased to debut many of the defining characteristics of the Design Option III prototype, giving our guests a preview of the new design and a smaller, more intimate Embassy Suites,” added Holthouser. Camco Pacific served as the contractor for the hotel, and blended features of the Embassy Suites upscale hotel brand’s new prototype design, specifically the hotel’s double-loaded corridors and side-by-side suite design. In addition to the spacious two-room suites, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, evening manager’s reception and lush atrium, characteristic of all Embassy Suites Hotels properties, the Embassy Suites Valencia will offer guests an outdoor pool, spa and The Grove, a full service restaurant. The hotel features other guest amenities consistent with all Embassy Suites Hotels, including: two 37 inch flat-screen televisions, two dual-line phones, high-speed internet access, a wet bar, refrigerator, microwave oven, and an iron and ironing board. The hotel in Valencia will provide guests with complimentary high-speed internet access, 24-hour EmbassyLink Business Center, EmbassyDirect Registration Kiosk and a complimentary shuttle with service to local corporate offices within five miles, local entertainment and shopping. The hotel is a great venue for meetings and events with a Grand Ballroom spanning 4,456 square feet and a separate state-of-the-art Board Room with 500 square feet. Members of the Hilton HHonors guest reward program can earn HHonors points in addition to airline miles for every qualifying stay at the Embassy Suites Hotel Valencia, California. HHonors is the only hotel program that allows any of its members to reap Double Dip earnings by simultaneously accumulating both airline miles and hotel points with each qualifying stay. About Embassy Suites Hotels Embassy Suites Hotels is a part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, which is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,800 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world’s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton , Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations Company and Homewood Suites by Hilton. # # # Hilton HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles, and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions. 2007 Hilton HHonors Worldwide. Embassy Suites Hotel PR contact: Dawn Ray Senior manager Embassy Suites Brand Communications Embassy Suites Hotels 755 Crossover Lane Memphis TN 38117 US (901) 374-5954 http://www.embassysuites.com *********************************** This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of pr-sending-enterprises in the following categories: Travel, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.