The Tajfel Group Completes $5 million Renovation and Rebranding of the Former Radisson Suite Inn Palm Beach Airport to Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach – Airport
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. March 21, 2008 – Doubletree® Hotels proudly announces the conversion of the Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport, representing another addition to the brand’s fast-growing portfolio. Located less than five minutes from West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), this 175-room Doubletree is also centrally located just one mile from the popular, 72-acre City Place entertainment and shopping district as well as some of South Florida’s most scenic beachfronts on the Atlantic Ocean. To celebrate their new Doubletree name, the hotel team welcomes visitors, businesses and residents alike to enjoy a $5 million renovation project that has reinvigorated the hotel’s guest rooms, meeting space, dining facilities and much more.
Formerly a Radisson hotel, the Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport is operated by Hotels Unlimited Inc., under a franchise agreement with Hilton Hotels Corporation.
Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach – Airport
(formerly Radisson Suite Inn Palm Beach Airport)
1808 South Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida
“With nearly 20 locations throughout the state of Florida, Doubletree continues to make great strides in its current growth strategy by aligning the brand with new hotel additions in key locations that complement and enhance our current portfolio of upscale, full-service hotels and resorts,” said Dave Horton, senior vice president – brand management for Doubletree Hotels. “This latest opening in West Palm Beach, Fla. represents one of many fine hotels that are anticipated to join the Doubletree collection in the United States and around the world in the coming year.”
The Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport offers understated elegance and tastefully-appointed guest rooms and suites that welcome guests with complimentary wireless high-speed internet access; Wolfgang Puck® in-room gourmet coffee service and the brand’s signature Sweet Dreams® by Doubletree Sleep Experience – which includes a plentiful amount of pillows, a luxurious linen package of a down-filled duvet wrapped in triple sheeting and a specially designed plush-top mattress and box spring system that can help guests get a great night’s sleep. Guest bathrooms feature Neutrogena® bath and body products, marble vanities and a curved shower rod that allows for 20% more space in the shower.
With more than 2,400 square feet of well-appointed meeting space near corporate campuses and Fortune 500 companies, the Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport presents an ideal meeting site for business retreats, corporate events and training sessions. A 24-hour, self-service business center and complimentary shuttle service to the airport and City Place provides guests with the perfect combination of amenities during their stay.
Guests can also enjoy recreation and fitness at the beginning or end of a busy day, by simply heading to the hotel’s heated swimming pool, whirlpool or fitness facility equipped with the latest in cardio and weight training equipment by Precor® Fitness. Gecko’s Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and Gecko’s Lounge is the perfect place to relax with colleagues and conversation with a refreshing evening beverage.
“Our entire hotel team is excited to introduce our Doubletree name with a refreshingly new hotel experience through our hotelwide renovation,” said Diane Gray, hotel general manager. “Not only will our guests now receive rewards with one of the best travel reward programs in the industry, they will be warmly welcomed with the delicious, fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie that is distinctively Doubletree.”
Located just one hour north of Miami and 30 minutes north of Fort Lauderdale, at the intersection of Interstate 95 and Okeechobee Boulevard, the Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport is located at 1808 S. Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33409. For more information on the Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport, visit the hotel’s website at westpalmbeachairport.doubletree.com, call l-800-222-TREE in the U.S. and Canada or contact the hotel directly at 561-689-6888.
About Hotels Unlimited, Inc.
Hotels Unlimited, Inc. is currently operated by the Tajfel Group, which been in the hotel business since 1979. The company was pioneered by Henry Tajfel, the Chairman of the Board, and is now run by his sons Doran and Carey, Co-Presidents. Starting with only 24 rooms, the Tajfels expanded through the years, and the company now includes over nine properties and nearly 1,400 rooms as well as retail and office space, self-storage facilities, and other hotel complexes under development.
Currently, Hotels Unlimited owns and operates the HOLIDAY INN of Toms River, NJ, the HOLIDAY INN of South Plainfield, NJ, the HOLIDAY INN of East Windsor, NJ, the HOLIDAY INN of Tinton Falls, NJ, the HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES of West Long Branch, NJ, the RAMADA INN & SUITES of Toms River, NJ, the DAYS INN of East Windsor, NJ, the RADISSON HOTEL of Freehold, NJ (coming in Summer 2008), and the DOUBLETREE HOTEL of West Palm Beach, FL. More information about Hotels Unlimited can be found at their website, www.hotelsunlimitedinc.com.
About Doubletree Hotels
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations in more than 180 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America, Doubletree Hotels, Guest Suites and Resorts are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travelers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest reward program, each Doubletree guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them. To make reservations at any Doubletree hotel, travelers can visit our website at www.doubletree.com, contact their preferred travel professional or call 1-800-222-TREE in the U.S. and Canada.
Doubletree Media Relations
Doubletree West Palm Beach Airport
Julia Coppock, 609-632-0006 ext. 628