Shamin Adds Three Hotels
Thursday May 1st, 2008 - 10:42AM W
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RICHMOND, VA—Management company Shamin Hotels has added three new hotels to the Richmond International Airport here; a Hilton Garden Inn, a Holiday Inn and a Hampton Inn.
These hotels join three other Shamin Hotels properties at the airport; a Homewood Suites, a Wingate Inn (set to be a Holiday Inn Express by the first week in June) and a Comfort Inn.
Richmond International Airport has seen 34 consecutive months of growth, noted Neil Amin, CEO/Shamin Hotels.
The new, six-story, 80,886-squarefoot Hilton Garden Inn features 130 rooms and a 2,365-square-foot ballroom. Amenities include an indoor pool with a spa, a fitness center, and a lobby bar with lounge area adjacent to a full-service restaurant.
The five-story, full-service Holiday Inn features 143 rooms and a 3,135-square-foot ballroom. It also offers a full-service restaurant, a lobby bar, in-room dining, a fitness center, a business center and an indoor pool.
The five-story Hampton Inn features 104 rooms. a business center, a fitness center and an indoor.
Shamin Hotels operates more than 20 hotel properties in the state and has 14 hotels in development.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.