Following an extensive renovation, a Ramada Inn in North Charleston, S.C., is now a DoubleTree, the property's owner and operator, Homecourt Hospitality N. Charleston, announced last week.For a recap of last week's top stories, check out MeetingNews Minute:
Located 15 minutes from South Carolina's Charleston International Airport, the hotel — now called the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston Airport — features an aeronautics theme that celebrates Charleston's aviation heritage, including its Boeing plant as well as Charleston Air Force Base, both of which are located near the hotel. It offers 149 guest rooms, an onsite restaurant and bar, and more than 5,000 square feet of meeting space, not to mention a fitness center, business center, airport shuttle and swimming pool.
"Just last year, Conde Nast Traveler's readers named Charleston the No. 1 city in the U.S. and Travel + Leisure named it the No. 2 city in the U.S. and Canada," said John Greenleaf, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton. "Cities that earn that kind of distinction attract discerning travelers who will visit Charleston for its unique historic and cultural attractions as well as its thriving business community. Whether they are just discovering Charleston, or they visit frequently, those guests are sure to appreciate having a second, essentially brand new, DoubleTree by Hilton hotel so conveniently located to the city's airport."