Embassy Suites Wins ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (January 23, 2012) – Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation, an oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach, was selected as a winner of 2011 ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award, according to the magazine.

The annual awards highlight the South’s most creative and professional convention and visitors bureaus and meeting sites as selected by the readers of ConventionSouth magazine, the #1 national meetings publication focused exclusively on the South for the past 28 years.  The Readers’ Choice Award Winners are nominated and voted on by meeting planners who receive ConventionSouth monthly.

The 255-suite oceanfront Embassy Suites Hotel is part of one of the most comprehensive oceanfront conference destination between Atlanta City and West Palm Beach. The resort complex of four oceanfront towers combines more than 113,000 square feet of meeting space offering state-of-the-art audio/visual conferencing facilities, wireless high-speed internet access, banquet and catering facilities along with a dedicated and experienced meeting staff. Kingston Plantation Conference Center at Embassy Suites features 65,000 square feet of meeting space in 17 rooms that can accommodate groups from 50 to 2,000. The 20-story Embassy Suites combines breathtaking views with the comforts of home—perfect for meetings and corporate gatherings and family or romantic getaways. Embassy Suites guests enjoy a number of additional amenities, including a daily complimentary buffet breakfast and manager’s cocktail reception every evening.

Kingston Resorts includes Kingston Plantation and the adjacent Kingston Shores, which are owned by FelCor Lodging Trust, Inc.  These oceanfront properties include the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, Embassy Suites and a variety of luxury condominiums, townhomes and vacation villas all located along the famous Grand Strand.  Guests at both properties can enjoy access to recreational facilities including a newly renovated 50,000 square-foot Sport & Health Club with indoor and outdoor pools, lit tennis courts, pro shop and state-of-the-art fitness equipment, Splash!, an oceanfront water park and lazy river, the adjacent Rees Jones-designed Arcadian Shores Golf Course and a host of seasonal activities for adults and children.  For more information, call 800-876-0010 or visit www.kingstonresorts.com.

About Embassy Suites Hotels

Founded in 1984, Embassy Suites Hotels defines the upscale, all-suites segment and today has 212 hotels, with an additional 30 in the pipeline. With spacious two-room suites, engaging team members and an inviting atrium environment, guests are welcome to put their feet up and feel right at home. Embassy Suites’ complimentary, cooked-to-order breakfast helps guests gear up for their day, while the nightly Manager’s Reception with complimentary appetizers and beverages offers guests a great way to wind down. To learn more, visit www.embassysuites.com.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with 630,000 rooms in 88 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide

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