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Real Hospitality Group Expands Portfolio, Opening the Home2 Suites Long Island City

First Home2 Suites in the greater New York City area celebrates Official Grand Opening

OCEAN CITY, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives at Real Hospitality Group (RHG) announced today they have opened the new Home2 Suites by Hilton Long Island City – Manhattan View.  The Grand Opening Celebration marks this hotel as the first of the brand, part of the Hilton family of hotels, to open in Long Island City, New York and the first all-suite extended stay hotel in the area.

Grand Opening of the Home2 Suites by Hilton Long Island City ribbon cutting ceremony.  Pictured from left:  John Parker, (RHG), Ken Fisher (Cozen O'Connor), Peter Rudewicz (Hilton Worldwide), Martin Markowitz (NYC & Co), Yoni Bokser (Economic Development Officer from Queens Borough Presidents office), and owners Sandy, Jacob, Melissa, Jessica, Benika and Daniel Rad (RadSon Development)

The 10-story, 115-suite hotel boasts views of Manhattan and is located at 39-06 30th Street, only one block from the NQ 39th Ave subway stop. The hotel offers easy access to international restaurants and is just minutes from Manhattan and the legendary landmarks of New York City. The hotel is owned by LIC Hotel Properties LLC, an affiliate of RadSon Development.  Jacob Rad, and his wife, Sandy cut the ribbon to mark the launch of the hotel. The construction of the project was overseen and managed by their son Daniel.  The room layouts and size offer a unique competitive edge, and the services are ideal for business and leisure guests with extended visits to the New York City area.

The hotel offers easy access to technology and inviting community spaces, as well as the trademark Home2 Suites amenities standard in all properties, such as the Oasis lobby area, the Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, the Spin2 Cycle, a combined laundry and fitness area, and complimentary continental breakfast at the Inspired Table that includes a variety of morning favorites like a hot breakfast sandwich. In addition, the hotel offers a media room boasting multiple types of gaming systems including Xbox 360, Wii U and Playstation 4. Gas grills are also available for guests' use. All Home2 Suites by Hilton properties are pet-friendly.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Long Island City/Manhattan View participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.

"The strategic location of the hotel, and the all-suite concept as part of the Hilton family of brands create a true differentiation in the market," cites Ben Seidel, President and CEO for Real Hospitality Group.  "We look forward to our partnership with RadSon Development and see growth opportunity in the area and expect solid performance for the hotel." 

About Real Hospitality Group
Real Hospitality Group (RHG) is headquartered in Ocean City, MD with a regional office in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, and comprises a team with more than 400 years of combined hospitality and travel industry experience. The Real Hospitality Group portfolio includes 53 hotel properties with an inventory of more than 7,203 rooms in gateway cities that include New York, Philadelphia and locations in Syracuse, Glens Falls, and Montauk, New York, Newark and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and Ocean City, MD. The company is a recognized service provider for Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt, Wyndham, IHG, and the Choice Hotels brands as well as a collection of unique independent hotels.  RHG focuses on total service property management, revenue performance, guest satisfaction and business development for hotels, resorts and investment ownership groups.  For more information, please visit the company website at

About Home2 Suites by Hilton
Home2 Suites by Hilton, the newest addition to the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands, is a mid-tier, extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations, flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest. As the fastest growing brand in the history of Hilton Worldwide, Memphis, Tenn-based Home2 Suites offers a complimentary breakfast selection; innovative and customizable guest room design; combination laundry and fitness area; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access; multiple outdoor spaces; 24-hour business center; expansive community spaces; and a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations. For more information about Home2 Suites by Hilton visit

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