Hospitality Management Solutions, Inc. (HMS), a locally owned management company, is proud to announce the opening of Hampton Inn by Hilton Hotels Pigeon Forge operated under franchise agreement with Michael Gibson and Logan Coykendall as partners. The partners, who have a combined hospitality experience of over 100 years, are pleased to introduce Charles Wilson as the property’s General Manager. Wilson was the Assistant General Manager and was instrumental in opening the award-winning Hilton Garden Inn in Gatlinburg.
The Hampton Inn by Hilton Hotels in Pigeon Forge is the newest addition to the brand’s more than 1800 hotels globally. The Hampton Hotels brand including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton is an award winning global leader in the mid-priced hotel segment. Hampton Hotels was recently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as a 2012 Customer Service Champion.
The Hampton Inn will stand out as Pigeon Forge’s newest mid‐range lodging option for business and leisure travelers seeking high‐quality accommodations that offer a variety of conveniences without a steep price tag. The hotel, which The Hampton Inn Pigeon Forge offers 100% non-smoking hotel with 122 beautifully appointed guest rooms, some offering fireplaces and/or whirlpools. The hotel amenities include a boardroom, indoor pool, two outdoor pools, outdoor whirlpool, outdoor fireplace, comfortable and relaxing den area with fireplace for family games, The Back Porch, rocking chairs, breakfast area, spacious exercise room, guest laundry, business center and Suite Shop.
Standard in-room features include refrigerators and microwaves, 40 inch high definition LCD televisions, upgraded bath granite vanity tops, complimentary wireless internet access, complimentary local calls, coffee makers, irons and iron board, Hampton’s signature On the House complimentary hot breakfast and Serta Dream Structure bedding.
“Hampton Hotels combine quality service, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making Hampton the brand of choice in the marketplace today.” Michael Gibson, CEO M. Gibson Hotels
“We are very excited about bringing another high quality Hilton Hotel to Sevier County. Providing clean, comfortable rooms and outstanding guest service is a top priority for our hotel team and the reason we will be highly competitive in the Pigeon Forge area. Another thrilling aspect of this hotel project has been bringing together an international award-winning hotel brand like Hampton with the local experienced design and construction team of D&S Builders Construction and Trotter & Associates Architects to showcase the local flavor and flare of our Mountain Family Destination and seeing these great results come to fruition.” Logan Coykendall, President, Hospitality Management Solutions, Inc.
About Hampton Hotels
The Hampton brand, including: Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton is an award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment. Hampton Inn, the first hotel brand ever to be ranked #1 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s annual Franchise 500®, known as the world’s first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking, achieved that #1 ranking two years in a row. With more than 1800 properties globally Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, the leading global hospitality company. All Hampton Hotels offer warm surroundings and a friendly service culture that share a common “personality” supported by the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. High quality accommodations, in-room conveniences and the latest technology, combined with numerous locations and consistent offerings, have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands.
For more information about Hampton Hotels, please visit www.hamptonhotels.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 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering 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 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, Conrad Hotels and Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels. Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors. For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com
About M. Gibson Hotels
M. Gibson Hotels is a Knoxville, TN based hotel development and management company, currently operating 18 hotels in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina and the Cayman Island operating Hiltons, IHG’s, Marriott’s, Choice’s and an independent resort properties. www.mgibsonhotels.com
About Hospital Management Solutions, Inc.
Logan Coykendall is the President of Hospitality Management Solutions, Inc., which also in the area manages the Hampton Inn Gatlinburg and Hilton Garden Inn in Gatlinburg, both award-winning hotels. The Gatlinburg Hilton Garden Inn was the first hotel in Tennessee to be awarded silver level certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), as well as earning the development award from Hilton Worldwide and national recognition from the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Logan Coykendall serves on the Hampton Brand Operations Council. www.hospitalitymanagementsolutions.net