Detroit Embassy celebrates opening

21st Jan 2008

The Embassy Suites Detroit-Metro Airport rang in the New Year, celebrating
the grand opening of the 151-suite hotel, and their distinguishing title of
“First Hilton Family Hotel Born in 2008"The midnight gala and ribbon cutting ceremony at the Embassy Suites
Detroit-Metro Airport hotel benefited Jewish Vocational Services of Detroit
and was attended by city officials, local dignitaries, Chamber of Commerce
members and officials as well as prominent area business owners. In
attendance were Timothy Keyes, economic development director for the city
of Romulus; Pace Cooper, president/CEO of Cooper Hotels; and Hugh
McFarland, vice president of operations for Cooper Hotels.

The new Detroit hotel is located in Romulus, MI and is owned and managed by
Cooper Hotels under franchise from Hilton Hotels Corporation. Cooper Hotels
owns the distinction of being the only company to own all hotels bearing
the names of all brands** within the Hilton Family, including Hampton,
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Doubletree, Hilton and now
Embassy Suites.  The hotel was formerly a Hilton Suites.


“We are pleased to welcome the Embassy Suites Detroit-Metro Airport into
the Hilton Family and are excited it is the first Hilton Family Hotel born
in the New Year,” said Jim Holthouser, senior vice president, Embassy
Suites brand management, “This hotel has been completely renovated and is
the perfect option for business and leisure travelers alike visiting
Detroit and the surrounding areas.”



Complete with seven meeting rooms and 2,500 square feet of meeting space,
the suite hotel is ideal for business meetings or family functions.  A
Starbucks on site greets guests with the fresh aroma of coffee and adds to
the Embassy Suites’ complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast offered each
morning. A beautiful open-air atrium, complete with greenery and water
feature, complimentary nightly Manager’s Reception* and two-room suites
complete the full Embassy Suites experience.  Additionally, each suite
includes an ergonomically advanced Herman Miller chair and two 32” HD LCD


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