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Staycation in Ithaca, NY

  Our Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca is the perfect Finger Lakes staycation. Our newly renovated hotel has everything you need for both a relaxing and productive stay including comfortable beds and spacious workstations in each guest room. Grabbing dinner at our onsite restaurant, Kilpatrick’s, before spending time relaxing at our indoor pool is a must. The hotel also is within minutes of Ithaca’s most beautiful gorges and waterfalls . Plan your staycation at our hotel with these tips and ideas to make your trip special: Don't leave your furbaby at home!  As a pet-friendly hotel in Ithaca, NY, dogs under 100lbs are welcome to stay too. Guests will enjoy the newly renovated guest rooms and corridors. With comfortable beds, a mini-fridge, microwave, and Keurig, you will have a relaxing stay leaving you refreshed and reset for whatever comes after your staycation. For maximum relaxation, make sure to spend time at our indoor, heated pool. You can get a great workout in when you stay at our

Visiting Waco and Woodway, TX

Whether you’re looking to get away from the cold or just explore somewhere new, the area surrounding our hotel in Woodway, TX has everything you want for a vacation. From Magnolia Market and Baylor University to the hotel’s full list of amenities, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waco Woodway is the perfect place to spend a few nights. With the hotel’s proximity to a variety of museums and zoos, guests will be able to plan an itinerary they will never forget. If you’re in town for work, your stay can be productive with our meeting spaces and personal workstations in each suite. For relaxing getaways, our hotel offers comfortable beds, smart TV’s, and an indoor pool and whirlpool. Our hotel in Woodway, TX offers spacious suites that make it comfortable to spread out and relax in. If you have some work to get done, each suite has a spacious, ergonomic work station and free Wi-Fi available. For ample relaxation, log onto the suite’s Smart TV and binge your favorite shows or movies on Netfli

Plan Your Snowbird Staycation at Our Florida Properties

Now that the weather is turning colder, you can escape the snow by planning a staycation at one of our Florida properties in Tampa and Orlando. You’ll have easy access to Florida’s beaches, local restaurants and shopping, and everything the hotel has to offer. Whether you just need a pit stop on the way to your winter home or you need somewhere to stay all winter long, our hotels have everything you need in their comfortable, clean room accommodations. Hampton Inn Rock Hill Before you make it all the way south to our Florida properties, make a pit stop at our Hampton Inn Rock Hill just off of I-77 in Rock Hill, SC. With comfortable beds, free wi-fi, and complimentary breakfast, you will be well-rested and ready to finish your trek to your warmer home away from home. Don’t forget to spend some time relaxing by the pool before you get back on the road. If you’re looking for a longer pit stop, you can find a variety of local restaurants within a mile of the hotel, shopping at the Rock H

Plan a Staycation at Our Hilton Garden Inn Auburn in Auburn, NY

Our Hilton Garden Inn Auburn is in the heart of New York’s Finger Lake Region. Located just five miles north of Owasco Lake and eight miles from Cayuga Lake and Skaneateles Lake, it’s the perfect place for New Yorkers to take a staycation. Auburn’s historic downtown is full of restaurants, bars, and museums within walking distance of the hotel. Whether you’re interested in hiking through the Finger Lakes’ scenic trails or exploring the area’s beautiful wineries, there is something for everyone visiting our hotel in Auburn, NY to enjoy. Taste local wines from wineries with the most beautiful view along the Cayuga Wine Trail . From the Americana Vineyards to Varick Winery , your staycation to the Finger Lakes wine region will be unforgettable. With so many wineries and vineyard options within minutes of our Auburn hotel, you will get to wine and dine somewhere new for every meal during your stay and possibly even find your new favorite bottle of wine. Get outdoors and experience the be

How Our Revenue Generation Team Created A Recovery Plan

Lori Berhent, Vice President of Revenue Generation and Business Development Jeanne Carpentier, Regional Vice President of Revenue Generation Michele Janci, Regional Director of Revenue Generation Emerald Hospitality Associate 's Revenue Generation (RevGen) Team works together to drive profitability and market share of our portfolio of hotels through sales tactics, digital marketing, and pricing and inventory strategies. Our Revenue Management services include guidance for rate and structure, continuous monitoring of each property’s mix of sales for each property, and driving RevPAR growth. The eCommerce services we provide include local search optimization, optimization of each hotel’s website, and monitoring and managing all channels that increase website traffic. Our sales efforts for each hotel include monitoring sales reports, market analysis for prospecting, and continual training of the sales team. Stacy Williams, Regional Revenue Manager Melissa Robinson, Area Revenue Man

Planning A Trip for After Self-Quarantine

Even though you aren’t going on any trips at the moment, you can still plan a getaway for once it’s safe to travel again. Whether it’s your dream vacation or a favorite place to visit, now is the perfect time to plan a stay away. If you’re bored in the house, having a trip to look forward to will make your time self-isolating at home more positive and exciting. Here are some tips for planning a trip post-self-quarantine. Pick somewhere more rural rather than a bustling city. Our Hampton Inn Wooster and Hilton Garden Inn Wooster , and Hampton Inn New Philadelphia in Ohio’s Amish Country and our Home2 Suites Williamsville Buffalo Airport , Tru by Hilton Williamsville Buffalo Airport , and Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst in the Buffalo, NY area all are in lower populated areas with exciting outdoor activities, shops, and restaurants within minutes of the properties. Find new places to explore outdoors. Things will be different post-quarantine, especially with travel trends. If you’re feel

6 Ways to Create a Romantic Staycation at Home

With restaurants temporarily closed and travel restrictions in place, it is hard to plan a romantic weekend getaway with your significant other. You can still plan something special to do with the supplies you already have at home. With lighting ambiance and a cozy fort, you will be able to turn your home into the perfect getaway. Here are 6 ways to create a romantic night at home: Light candles or set up fairy lights to set the right ambiance. Having the right lighting can make your date night even cozier. You probably already have your favorite candles and some Christmas lights packed away in the attic to use. Order carryout or delivery from local eateries. Even though restaurants are only able to do carryout, you can still eat out by having it delivered or picking it up. Pick up your favorite entrees from your favorite restaurant and turn your kitchen table into a restaurant table. Bring snacks and drinks to bed. Relax in bed with your favorite snacks and drinks just like yo