2016

Brand receives four (4) MarCom Awards:

  • Platinum - Marketing Product or Service - Fresh New Way
  • Platinum - Illustration/Graphic Design/Infographic - Travel MANager Dadtime Infographic
  • Gold - Tourism - Travel MANager website
  • Honorable Mention - Landing Page - Home2 Suites Pet Friendly Landing Page

Brand receives Travel Weekly Magellan Award:

  • Gold - Hospitality: Promotional Video- Fresh New Way

Home2 Suites receives Highest Ranking in the 20th Annual J.D. Power 2016 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM in the extended stay segment. This is the first year the brand has been eligible for this award.

Home2 Suites opens its 100th property in La Crosse, WI.

Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton launches Travel MANager campaign.

Brand receives three (3) Hermes Creative Awards:

  • Platinum - Marketing (Service)
    • Fresh New Way Campaign
  • Gold - CST Campaign
    • 50 Acts of Kindness
  • Honorable Mention - Magazine
    • Home2 Print Ad

Brand receives three (3) HSMAI Adrian Awards:

  • Silver - Social Media Campaign
    • Fresh New Way Campaign
  • Bronze - PR Campaign - Community Service/Social Responsibility
    • 50 Acts of Kindness
  •  Bronze - Feature Placement Print - Trade Publication
    • Home2 Hits 50

2015

Brand receives seven (7) Marcom Awards:

  • Platinum - Viral Marketing Campaign
    • Fresh New Way Campaign
  • Gold - Marketing Product or Service
    • Home2 Guestroom Tour
  • Gold - Poster
    • Home2 Elevator Poster
  • Gold - Landing Page
    • Home2 About Us
  • Gold - Communications/Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility
    • 50 Acts of Kindness
  • Honorable Mention - Flyer
    • Extended Stay Touch Flyer
  • Honorable Mention - Promotion/Marketing Materials
    • Home2 Shutterfly

Brand receives a Travel Weekly Magellan Award

  • Gold - Advertising/Marketing Campaign
    • Fresh New Way Campaign

Brand receives four (4) Hermes Creative Awards:

  • Gold - Flyer
    • Home2 Suites Extended Stay Flyer
  • Gold - Poster
    • Home2 Suites Elevator Poster
  • Platinum - Viral Marketing
    • "Fresh New Way" Campaign
  • Platinum - Marketing (Product)
    • Home2 Suites Sizzle Reel

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its fiftieth property and ninth in Texas, Austin North/Near the Domain, TX.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-ninth hotel and first in the state of New Mexico, Albuquerque/Downtown University, NM.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-eighth hotel and first in the state of Washington, Bellingham Airport, WA.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-seventh hotel and eighth in Texas, Austin/Round Rock, TX.


Brand receives two (2) HSMAI Adrian Awards:

  • Bronze - Featured Placement in a Trade Publication
    • "Home2 Suites Grows Green" in Asian Hospitality
  • Bronze - Direct Mail Advertising  
    • In the Lead Spring Sellapalooza

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-sixth hotel and seventh in Texas, Midland, TX.

December 2014
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-fifth hotel and sixth in Texas, College Station, TX

November 2014
Home2 Suites by Hilton is awarded two (2) Marcom Awards:

  • Platinum - Print Media (Creative Photography)
    • Breakfast Images
  • Gold - Animated Digital Video Creation
    • 2013 eCard

October 2014
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-fourth hotel, Sioux Falls South/Sanford Medical Center, SD
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-third hotel, Florence, SC
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-second hotel, Florida City, FL

September 2014
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its forty-first hotel, Omaha West, NE
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its fortieth hotel, Dover, DE

Brand receives Travel Weekly Magellan Award

  • Silver Magellan
    • Home2 Development Ad (Marketing) in the category of Hospitality Print Advertising

August 2014Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-ninth hotel, Houston/Katy, TX

July 2014Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-eighth hotel, Pittsburgh Cranberry, PA

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-seventh and first ever hotel in Canada, West Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-sixth hotel, Lehi-Thanksgiving Point, UT

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-fifth hotel, Salt Lake City-Murray, UT

May 2014Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-fourth hotel in San Antonio Airport, TX.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-third hotel in Fargo, ND.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-second hotel in Erie, PA.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirty-first hotel in Long Island/Manhattan, NY.

March 2014Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its thirtieth hotel in Greensboro Airport, NC.

February 2014Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its twenty-ninth property in Baltimore Aberdeen, MD.

January 2014Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its twenty-eighth property in Rochester/Henrietta, NY.

December 2013Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its first property outside of the United States in Queretaro, Mexico. This marks the twenty-fourth property for the brand.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its twenty-fifth property in Salt Lake City/South Jordan, UT.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens properties twenty-six and twenty-seven in Denver, CO and Rahway, NJ.

November 2013Won three awards from the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) including:

  • Gold
    • Leveraging Home2 Suites Success to Reach Key Audiences and Support Brand Growth (PR - Feature Print Placement - Trade Publication)
  • Silver
    • Explorehome2suites.com
    • Free2 Be You Sweepstakes

October 2013Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its twenty-third property in Austin/Cedar Park, TX.

Home2 Suites by Hilton was awarded six Travel Weekly Magellan Awards:

  • Gold
    • Fitness Room Design (Spin2 Cycle)
    • Advertising/ Marketing Campaign (Military Leisure Campaign)
    • Website Category (Explorehome2suites.com)
  • Silver
    • TV Commercial (Digital TV Advertising)
    • Lobby/Common Space Design (The Oasis)
    • Advertising/ Marketing Campaign (Viewfinder and Booklet)

September 2013Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its twenty-second property in Memphis/ Southaven, MS.

August 2013Home2 Suites by Hilton opens its twentieth and largest hotel for the brand to date (248-suites) in Philadelphia, PA Home2 by Hilton also opens twenty-first property in Jackson/Ridgeland, MS.

July 2013
Home2 by Hilton opens nineteenth property in Nashville, TN.

June 2013
Home2 by Hilton opens eighteenth property in Pittsburgh, PA.

May 2013
Home2 Suites by Hilton was awarded five Hermes Creative Awards; the awards honor excellence and recognize the creative professions involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. The awards include:

  • Platinum
    • Brand Plan; Publications (Annual Report)
    • Viewfinder and Booklet (Advertising/Direct Mail Piece)
  • Gold
    • Birthday Contest Campaign (Social Media/Game or Contest)
  • Honorable Mention
    • Summer 2K Promotion (Integrated Marketing Campaign)
    • Your2 Hands Corporate Partner Mid-South Food Bank (Community Relations)

March 2013
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens seventeenth property in Baltimore / White Marsh, MD

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens sixteenth and first dual property with Hampton Inn and Suites in Huntsville, AL and fifteenth property in Augusta, GA

February 2013
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens fourteenth property in Oxford, AL

November 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton was awarded five Adrian Awards:

  • Gold
    • Birthday Celebration Photo Contest Campaign (Contest/Sweepstakes)
    • Viewfinder & Booklet (Direct Mail-Group Sales/Meetings)
  • Silver
    • Media Center (Online Press Room)
    • Your2 Hands Corporate Partner Mid-South Food Bank (Community Service/Social Responsibility)
    • One Year Anniversary(Marketing Program)

Home2 Suites by Hilton wins nine MarCom Awards:

  • Platinum
    • One Year Anniversary (Communications/Public Relations Special Event)
    • Brand Plan (Annual Report/Corporation)
    • Your2 Hands Corporate Partner Mid-South Food Bank (Communications/Public Relations Communication Program)
  • Gold
    • Media Center (Online Press Room)
    • Viewfinder & Booklet (Direct Mail - Travel Trade)
    • Birthday Celebration Photo Contest Campaign (Website Element/Games, Contests)
  • Honorable Mention
    • Development Banner Ad (Advertising)
    • Summer 2K Promotion (E-Mail Campaign)
    • Hotels CSR article (Corporate Social Responsibility)

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens thirteenth property in Dallas/Frisco, TX.

October 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton held its Inaugural Leadership Meeting in Orlando, FL.  Team members participated in a Your2 Hands volunteer event at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

September 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens eleventh property in Charlotte, NC and twelfth property in Columbus, GA.

Home2 Suites by Hilton wins four Magellan Travel Weekly awards:

  • Gold
    • Birthday Campaign (Advertising/Marketing Campaign)
    • Viefinder (Direct Mail)
  • Silver
    • Home2 Suites Summer Offer (Advertising/Marketing Campaign)
    • Development Banner Ad (Web Marketing/Advertising

June 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton wins Silver Addy award in the category of Collateral Material-Annual Reports Color Brand Plan.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens tenth property in Biloxi, MS.

May 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens eighth property in Jacksonville, NC and ninth property in Nashville, TN.

April 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground on largest hotel to date in Philadelphia, PA.

March 2012
Home2 Suites by Hilton celebrates one-year anniversary of first hotel opening and announces Mid-South Food Bank as corporate partner for its Your2Hands charity program.

February 2012
Home2 Suites and Hampton Inn & Suites break ground on first dual property in Huntsville, AL.  The hotel will cater to diverse market segments and offer enhanced amenities.

November 2011
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) honors Home2 Suites by Hilton with the following seven Adrian Awards.

  • Silver
    • Your2 Hands (Community Service/Social Responsibility)
    • Home2 Success (Employee Program)
    • Home2 Keycards (Property/In flight Marketing-Consumer, Group Sales or Travel Trade)
    • Home2 DND Hangers (Property/In flight Marketing-Consumer, Group Sales or Travel Trade)
    • Home2 Yogurt Contest Social Media (Social Media Campaign)
  • Bronze
    • Home2 Suites Fayetteville Grand Opening Event & VIP Party (Special Event)
    • Home2 Yogurt Contest Digital (Contest/Sweepstakes)

Home2 Suites by Hilton received five MarCom awards.  MarCom Awards honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work of marketing and communication professionals.

  • Platinum
    • Home2 Success (PR Program)
    • Hilton Opening First New Brand in 20 Years (Online placement)
  • Gold
    • ExploreHome2Suites.com (Microsite)
    • Birth of a Brand Video (Video/film)
    • Home2 Suites Grand Opening Event (Special Event)

Travel Weekly honors Home2 Suites by Hilton with four Magellan awards

  • Gold
    • Home2 Yogurt Video Contest (Advertising/Marketing Campaign)
    • Spin2Cycle (Fitness Room Design)
    • Home2 Suites Oasis (Lobby/Common Space Design)
  • Silver
    • Home2 Brand Collateral (Advertising/Marketing Campaign

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens sixth property in North Charleston, SC

October 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens fifth property in West Valley City, UT and opens fourth property in San Antonio, TX.

August 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground in Jackson/Ridgeland, MS and Charlotte, NC.

July 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground in Frisco, TX and begins construction in D'Iberville, MS.

June 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens third hotel in Baltimore, MD.  Property is the first urban space adaptive re-use project for Home2.

March 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton launches Your2 Hands with the Fisher House Foundation.

The brand opens second property in Layton, UT and breaks ground in North Charleston, SC.

February 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens first property in Fayetteville, NC.

January 2011
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground in West Valley City, UT.

November 2010
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground in Lexington Park, MD.

September 2010
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground in Jacksonville, NC and breaks ground in San Antonio, TX with first adaptive re-use property.

July 2010
Home2 Suites by Hilton Layton, UT breaks ground.

April 2010
Home2 Suites by Hilton approves six new locations in first quarter.

March 2010
Home2 Suites by Hilton is the fastest growing brand in the history of Hilton Worldwide.

The brand receives approval to develop in Mexico.

December 2009
Home2 Suites by Hilton breaks ground in Fayetteville, NC; first founders meeting.

August 2009
Home2 Suites by Hilton receives approval to develop In Canada.

July 2009
Home2 Suites by Hilton quickly clears development milestone with 50 signed franchise applications for new brand.

January 2009
Hilton Launches new focused service brand Home2 Suites by Hilton at the ALIS conference.  The model suite is built in Memphis, TN.

August-December 2008
Home2 Suites by Hilton completes owner and consumer research.

January 2008
Hilton Worldwide establishes the concept for Home2 Suites by Hilton.