Indiana-based Sun Development and Management Corp.'s newest
hotel, a SpringHill Suites by Marriott, opened Monday, March 8, at the
Tampa Palms Professional Center.
The 127-suite hotel is
located at 5396 Primrose Cir. and is scheduled to hold a grand opening
event in April, says sales director Cindy Robinson.
hotel plans to market itself to extended-stay business travelers, as
well as tourists visiting area attractions like Busch Gardens Tampa and
visitors to the University of South Florida. There is 1,035 square feet
of meeting space and room to accommodate meetings and functions for as
many as 50 people.
Sun Development and Management
owns and operates 26 hotels nationwide and has eight others in
development. This is Sun's fourth Florida property, with a fifth, a
Holiday Inn in Titusville, scheduled to open in April.
SpringHill Suites, which was begun by Marriott
in 1998, underwent a recent redesign and has more than 250 sites
nationwide. With more than 140 more in development, SpringHill Suites
is among the fastest-growing brands in the Marriott chain.
Writer: Carter Gaddis
Source: Cindy Robinson, SpringHill Suites