ORLANDO, Fla. - McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc. celebrates the completion of the first of two hotels under construction in the Orlando International Airport market, the Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando Airport @ Gateway Village Center opened today. The 180-room property is a franchise of Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels.
The new Hampton property is conveniently located across the street from Orlando International Airport, off of Highway 436 and the Beachline Expressway. It is located in the Orlando Gateway Center, a 127-acre commercial and retail development property.
The Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando Airport @ Gateway Village Center offers a contemporary design and many guest amenities, including 1,538 square feet of meeting space in three flexible meeting rooms, a well-equipped fitness center, outdoor pool and fire pit patio area. A variety of room options are available, including king and double queen suites, each offering complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access and the Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®.
"We look forward to bringing the popular Hampton Inn & Suites brand to both business and leisure travelers in the Orlando market," explained Vann Herring, President and CEO of McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc., who will manage the hotel for McKibbon Hotel Group. "Through a strong sales and leadership effort, we have uncovered many new business opportunities in a competitive hotel market."
Veteran McKibbon General Manager Sebastian Peralta will lead the Hampton hotel team, while Vanessa Faberlle serves as the Market Director of Sales. The opening hotel has brought employment opportunities to more than 50 hospitality professionals in the Orlando area.
The Hampton Inn and Suites Orlando Airport @ Gateway Village Center is the 17th Hampton property to open in the Orlando area, ahead of 18 more Hampton hotels slated to be opened in Florida and more than 250 Hampton properties in the pipeline in the U.S. The hotel will offer free local shuttle service, as well as complimentary hot breakfast daily. It is located next to another McKibbon property currently under construction, the Homewood Suites Orlando Airport at Gateway Village Center, due to open this December.
The hotel is located at 5460 Gateway Village Circle, and is currently accepting reservations at www.hampton.com. For more information, contact Market Director of Sales Vanessa Faberrle at (407) 857-2830 or Vanessa.Faberlle@hilton.com.
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About McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc./McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc.
McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc., based in Gainesville, Georgia, is a privately owned enterprise that has grown into an award-winning premier real estate developer and owner of nationally franchised hotel brands for Marriott, Hilton and Starwood Hotels. McKibbon is proud to be a recognized leader for over 87 years in the hospitality industry, and McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc., based in Tampa, Florida, currently operates over 60 mid and upscale brands in 8 states throughout the southeast. The company has a rich history and culture that promotes a family oriented environment, while holding true to its core values of honesty, integrity and loyalty. For more information, visit www.mckibbon.com.
About Hampton Hotels The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is an award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, serving value-conscious and quality-driven travelers. With over 1,900 properties totaling more than 186,000 rooms in 13 countries and territories, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. All Hampton hotels offer comfortable surroundings and a friendly service culture, defined as "Hamptonality," delivered by over 50,000 Team Members and supported by the 100% Hampton Guarantee®, reinforcing its commitment to providing excellent service to both business and leisure travelers alike. High-quality and consistent accommodations and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, and the latest technology and innovations, such as multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®, combined with numerous locations globally have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands worldwide. Please visit www.hampton.com, http://news.hampton.com or www.hamptonoffers.com for more information and connect with Hampton Hotels online at www.faceboook.com/Hampton, http://twitter.com/Hampton or www.youtube.com/Hampton.
About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.