Summer Weekends Now Begin Thursdays at Homewood Suites by Hilton

“Thank Goodness It`s Thursday!” (T.G.I.T.) declares Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton, national brand of residential-style hotels, which is offering affordable extended weekend rates as low as $69(a) per night. It`s all part of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Suite Homewood Summer promotion available at participating hotels for stays Thursday through Sunday nights from June 1 through September 1, 2002. In addition to the special weekend rate, guests will enjoy a two-room suite that sleeps four with a fully-equipped kitchen and a complimentary breakfast each morning.
Guests who make their reservation online for the Suite Homewood Summer package at also will receive an e-coupon(b) offering 15 percent savings on any online purchases through the Hickory Farms(R) Web site at The e-coupon will be sent within 14 days of the reservation date. Hickory Farms` premium beef and seafood products and pre-packaged offerings are perfect for outdoor grilling and picnics, making them the ideal partner to help bring summer fun to families at Homewood Suites and at home.

“With the spacious accommodations of our more than 100 Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels nationwide and a special summer rate, families can afford to skip Friday to enjoy quality time together in a comfortable homelike setting while getting a jumpstart on summer weekend travel,” said Calvin Stovall, vice president of brand marketing for Homewood Suites by Hilton.

Ideal for families traveling with children, Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels are upscale, all-suite properties that offer spacious one-bedroom, two-bedroom and/or studio suites with fully-equipped kitchens. Other features include a daily complimentary breakfast, complimentary grocery shopping service and kids under 18 stay free when sharing a suite with their parents. Also, most locations offer a 24-hour Suite Shop(R) convenience store, exercise facility, guest laundry and a swimming pool.

To make reservations at any Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel and learn more about the Suite Homewood Summer(TM) package, travelers can visit the Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton Web site at or call 1-800-CALL-HOME(R) and mention the Suite Homewood Summer promotion. Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of the Hilton HHonors(R) hotel guest reward program. Members of Hilton HHonors(R) can Double Dip(R) to earn Points & Miles(TM) for every qualifying stay at any Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel.

For over 50 years, Hickory Farms has been a tradition in gourmet foods and gifts ... offering tasteful gifts of award-winning premium steaks, specialty meats & seafood, fresh fruit, delectable cheeses, gourmet desserts, candies and nuts that are easy to give—and always delicious to receive. Gift-givers may order through print catalogs and its Web site. In addition, the company sells direct at more than 700 shopping-mall kiosks that are deployed during the holiday season, and it retails at discount merchandisers and grocers.


Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, which is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,000 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 Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Harrison Conference Centers, Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton.

(a) Rates do not include tax, gratuities or other charges and apply to one-bedroom suites. Some hotels may offer studio suites at these rates. Rates higher for two-bedroom suites. Rates available at participating locations Thursday-Sunday nights between 6/1/02 and 9/1/02. Suites are limited and subject to availability and some restrictions apply, including a limited number of blackout dates. Advance reservations required.

(b) E-coupon will be emailed within 14 days of date of reservation and is valid through September 30, 2002. Good toward a future single online purchase of products available through Hickory Farms(R). Limit of one 15% off discount e-coupon per order. Minimum order of $25 applies. Coupons and gift certificates cannot be redeemed on the same order. Discount applicable toward merchandise only. Valid credit card must be used for payment of order balance. E-coupon is not redeemable for cash or purchase of gift certificates and may not be combined with any other offers. E-coupon is not valid toward previous purchases and/or in retail stores. Goods purchased with e-coupon cannot be returned for cash or credit. Hickory Farms reserves the right to substitute an item of equal or greater value. E-coupons are only valid for Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton hotel reservations made online at Only one e-coupon per household, per confirmed reservation will be issued. E-coupon offers are subject to change. Program may be terminated without notice. Void where prohibited and subject to all laws, terms and conditions.

HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles(TM) and redemption of points are subject to HHonors terms and conditions.

The following service marks are owned by Hilton Hospitality Inc.: Hilton(R), Conrad(TM), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Harrison Conference Centers, Hilton Garden Inn(R) and Homewood Suites(R) by Hilton. Conrad(TM) is owned by Conrad Hospitality, LLC. HHonors(R), DoubleDip(R) and Double Dipping(R) are trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide, L.L.C.