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Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport WINS IHG® 2017 Quality Excellence Award
ATLANTA (February 21, 2018) – The Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport received the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2017 Quality Excellence Award, for commitment to the guest experience.
           The Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport is one of 800 properties within the Americas chosen from the IHG system of more than 5,300 hotels for achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operation -- from quality to customer satisfaction. 
"It is my pleasure to award the Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport one of the foremost hotels in our industry," said Elie Maalouf, Chief Executive Officer – IHG, The Americas.  "This hotel embodies the heart of our brand promise and continues our story to make our 12 brands well known and loved by guests around the world."
“I could not be more proud of my team,” said Zachary Donofrio General Manager – Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport. “Our industry is a demand environment, which presents unique challenges on a daily basis. Our team rises to the occasion and delights our guests in our impressive and moderately designed hotel”. An impressive Quality Excellence trophy, the company's symbol of top excellence, will be on permanent display at the hotel. “This is a testament that our team is the best at what they do, exceeding guest expectations.”

Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Carmel is open! 

February 2, 2018 - The 105-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Carmel opened in Carmel, IN. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Carmel offers guests convenient access to the Carmel Arts & Design District, Clay Terrace and the Center for Performing Arts.

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The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Indianapolis-Keystone is Open!

October 19, 2017 - The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Indianapolis-Keystone opened October 19, 2017. With our convenient location and close proximity to attractions, travelers will be at the heart of the action! 

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The Hampton Inn by Hilton Westfield is Open!

May 2, 2017 - The Hampton Inn by Hilton Westfield opened May 2, 2017. This 93-room Hampton offers warm surroundings, a friendly service culture, and a staff that makes sure guests are 100 percent happy. 

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Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport Wins IHG 2016 Newcomer Award

October 12, 2016- The Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport received the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2016 Newcomer Award as one of the best properties to join the IHG system within the last year as either a new development or a conversion property.

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Holladay Properties Plans New Hotel in Westfield

May 18, 2016- The City of Westfield is pleased to announce that a new Hampton Inn by Hilton will be built near US 31 and SR 32 Interchange off Westfield Park Rd near the Westfield Business District.

This project is a joint venture of Holladay Properties and Schahet Hotels, Inc. and is planned to open spring 2017.

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Warm Cookies and Upscale look at new $15 million Schenectady Hotel Opening Today

November 17, 2015- When the doors open today at the new DoubleTree by Hilton in Schenectady, New York, visitors may have a hard time remembering the hotel it replaced.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Schenectady Opens Following Multi-Million Dollar Makeover

November 17, 2015-DoubleTree by Hilton today opened DoubleTree by Hilton Schenectady, located in the center of downtown Schenectady, just blocks away from Union College and 10 miles from Albany International Airport. The 120-room hotel opens following a multi-million dollar makeover that includes updates to every inch of the hotel, including the addition of a new commercial building featuring a lobby, restaurant, lounge, meeting space, pool and exercise facility.

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Holiday Inn Indianapolis, Airport WINS IHG® 2015 New Development Design Award

October 22, 2015-The Holiday Inn at the Indianapolis Airport received the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2015 New Development Design Award which is given to hotels that are considered the best in class providing exemplary brand design, quality of construction, and attention to detail.

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Schahet Hotels Properties Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

May 21, 2015--Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.

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Hampton Inn slated for Keystone at the Crossing

Apr. 22, 2015--Construction of the 125-room Hampton Inn is expected to begin later this year with an opening in 2016. The hotel will be owned by PK Partners and operated by locally based Schahet Hotels, Inc.

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Dining: Burger Theory a fix for hotel-food blues

Apr. 4, 2015--Indiana Business Journal reviews Burger Theory, an on-site restaurant at Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport.

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IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has recently announced the opening of the 122-room Holiday Inn® Indianapolis Airport.

Apr. 3, 2015--Hotel Designs Industry News picks up the press release announcement of the newly opened Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport.

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Indy Star Notably New: Holiday Inn Airport Indianapolis is ready for guests

Mar. 19, 2015--Indy Star reporter, John Russell, features our new airport hotel, Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport.

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IHG Announces Opening of $14 Million Holiday Inn® Hotel in Indianapolis Airport Ameriplex

Mar. 10, 2015--$14 million “Next-Generation” Holiday Inn® to feature new sign and brand standards as part of the worldwide brand relaunch.

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Mounssif Slaoui Named Area General Manager for Schenectady, New York, Hotels

Feb. 18, 2015--As the opening for the DoubleTree by Hilton Schenectady Hotel comes closer to date, Schahet Hotels has named a new Area General Manager for the DoubleTree and the Hampton Inn Schenectady Hotel.

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General Manager, Kelly Eldridge, Promotes to Area General Manager for Indianapolis Airport Hotels

Jan. 27, 2015--Shortly after moving to Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport General Manager, Kelly Eldridge gains the well deserved promotion to Area General Manager of Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport, Hampton Inn and Suites Indianapolis Airport, and the new Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport.

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Two Hampton Inn Properties Gain New General Managers

Jan. 6, 2015--Schahet Hotels announced that Bill Lantz has been appointed as the Hampton Inn Northwest's new General Manager. Additionally, Arti Seetalall has been appointed as the new General Manager of the Hampton Inn Schenectady.

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General Manager Announced for New Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport - Coming Spring 2015

Jan. 5, 2015--Schahet Hotels names Zachary Donofrio as General Mangaer of the new Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport. Donofrio will be in charge of directing all aspects of hotel operations, including guest services and satisfaction, hotel administration, and overseeing marketing efforts.

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Hampton Inn Northwest Indianapolis receives Wall of Fame Award

Aug. 11, 2014-- Schahet property, Hampton Inn Northwest, has been recognized for the 17th time as one of the top Hampton properties in terms of service and growing customer loyalty

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New airport-area hotel will be rarity in market

Jul. 1, 2014-- IBJ (Indianapolis Business Journal) highlights Holladay Properties and Schahet building a Holiday Inn on the west side of Ameriplex Parkway in Stansted Landing

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Jeffrey Brown named to National Lodging Association Board of Directors

Feb. 26, 2014-- Jeffrey Brown, CEO Schahet Hotels Inc. has been named to the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) 2014 board of directors

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Hotel market for travelers finally emerging from recession - Indy Star

Schahet Hotels announces further expansion of hotel portfolio in Indianapolis with addition of Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport following changes in the hotel market

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Select Service Hotelier of the Year: Kelly Eldridge, Hampton Inn Northwest

Her leadership extends to community outreach through volunteering with Big Brothers & Sisters, the local missions and Gleaners food bank.

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Schahet Hotels Associates Donate $10,000 to Give Kids the World

Two more families will now be able to experience a week of magical memories that will last a lifetime

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Best of the Best in the Hilton Family of Brands

Hampton Inn Carmel has been recognized for the 12th time with an "Outstanding" grade



Hampton Inn Indianapolis Northwest Honored with 2nd Consecutive Lighthouse Award

Hotel Ranked in the top five percent of Hampton Hotels in U.S.



Two Schahet Wall of Fame Award Winners

The Hampton Inn Carmel and Hampton Inn Northwest Indianapolis both have been honored with the Wall of Fame Award