Hilton Garden Inn Opens at Tulsa Airport


Thursday, July 29th 1999, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Visitors to Tulsa can now take care of business, enjoy first-rate accommodations and never leave the airport. June 24th marked the formal opening of the 120-room Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Airport, the most recent addition to Hilton's growing roster of mid-priced hotels catering to cost-conscious business travelers as well as vacationers seeking a weekend getaway.

The newly constructed hotel is owned by Bridge Partners of Newport Beach, CA, under a license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., the franchise subsidiary of the Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. The hotel is managed by Hospitality Management Corporation of Dallas, Texas.

Located just west of the airport terminal, the three-story structure features a full-service restaurant, room service during dinner hours, two comfortable lounge areas with televisions and fireplaces, two conference rooms offering 1,200 square feet of meeting space, a complimentary business center available around the clock, and laundry facilities. Business travelers will be please to find their rooms furnished with spacious desks, pullout shelves for portable computers, adjustable lighting, an ergonomic chair, electrical outlets at desk height, two phones, data ports, and voice mail. At the end of a busy day, they can work off stress in the hotel's fitness room, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool.

Members of the Hilton HHonors guest reward program can earn HHonors points as well as airline miles for every qualifying stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Airport. HHonors is the only hotel program that allows members to reap Double Dip earnings by accumulating both airline miles and hotel points with each qualifying
stay. "The hotel's residential feel will appeal not only to business people, but also to leisure travelers visiting friends and relatives in the Tulsa area", said General Manger Jeff Keeley.

Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company that develops, owns, manages and franchises hotels, resorts and vacation properties. Reservations at more than 450 Hilton and Conrad International Hotels can be made online at www.hilton.com, through a travel agent, or by phone at (800) HILTONS.