Home2 Suites Opens Tenth Property
MCLEAN, Va.—Home2 Suites by Hilton announced the opening of its tenth U.S. hotel. The Home2 Suites Biloxi North/D’Iberville is located right on the Gulf Coast, marking the first property for the brand in Mississippi. READER COMMENTS
“We are proud to continue to reach milestones with our Home2 Suites brand, and are focused on meeting the demand for extended stay hotels. This property is particularly important to us not only because it is our tenth but also because it addresses the needs of business and leisure travelers returning to the area,” said Bill Duncan, global head, Home2 Suites by Hilton, in an announcement. “We look forward to building a long-lasting relationship with the local community and having travelers to the Gulf Coast experience our ‘hip and humble’ approach.”
The five-story, 100-suite hotel is owned by Thomas Properties Mississippi LLC and managed by Global Management and Investment, based in Stockbridge, Ga.
The hotel features an outdoor, heated saline pool and includes the standard Home2 Suites appointments that the brand incorporates to promote sustainability. These include low-flow showers and faucets, CFL light bulbs, dual-flush toilets, recycled flooring, saline pools, Energy Star appliances, and carpet, material and surfaces made from recycled product and other sustainable product selections.
Home2 Suites by Hilton currently operates 10 hotels and has nearly 70 properties in its development pipeline. The brand currently has nine properties under active construction in Frisco, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; Oxford, Ala.; Huntsville, Ala.; Jackson/Ridgeland, Miss.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Rahway, N.J.; Baltimore, Md.; and Columbus, Georgia. Future properties are slated for many of the nation’s major markets, including Houston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Denver. Home2 Suites also is approved for expansion into Canada and Mexico.