Rosemont, IL (August 2010) — Chicago-based Portfolio Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of the Hilton Greenville in Greenville, SC to its management portfolio, bringing the company’s total to 4365 managed rooms across six states. The 256 room full service hotel is located on I-385 North, in Greenville’s premier business, shopping, dining and entertainment district and just three minutes from downtown.
“We’re excited about welcoming this highly regarded Hilton hotel into the Portfolio family,” stated Graham Hershman, COO of Portfolio Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to bringing our extensive experience in full service hotel management to the operation of this well-situated property.”
Located just 10 miles from the Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport at 45 West Orchard Park Drive, the Hilton Greenville is ideally situated for business in the Greenville area, convenient to surrounding corporations including BMW, Fluor Corp, GE, IBM, Lockheed Martin and Michelin. In addition, the hotel is minutes from Haywood Mall and a variety of upscale retail stores and fine dining options, and near to Clemson University – International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
The Hilton Greenville features 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space including two ballrooms and multiple meeting rooms, a state of the art fitness center, indoor pool and outdoor sundeck, complimentary area shuttle, free on-site parking and an executive floor. Breakfast and dinner are served in the relaxing ambiance of the Vercitti Restaurant, and guests gather nightly in the comfortable lobby bar. Timothy Weaver, previously with the Crowne Plaza Sawgrass Mills and the Doubletree LAX/ El Segundo has been named general manager of the hotel.
The hotel is Portfolio’s first managed property in South Carolina. The company has a strong presence in the Chicago area where it is headquartered, and in California, as well as managing properties in Texas, Colorado and Ohio. .
For more information on the Hilton Greenville, visit www.greenvillesc.hilton.com or call 864-232-4747.