Charlotte, N.C. (January 25, 2012) – Charlotte Lacrosse LLC announced today that Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Charlotte, located in Uptown’s Gateway Village, has signed on as “Official Hotel of the Charlotte Hounds.”
“With the trademark hospitality, beautiful rooms, great amenities and proximity to the stadium, I can’t imagine a more fitting place for our organization and fans to call home,” said Wade Leaphart, Hounds Director of Sales and Marketing.
Bordered by the beautifully landscaped grounds of the Johnson & Wales University campus, the hotel is walking distance of Uptown Charlotte, 3 miles from historic American Legion Memorial Stadium and just 15 minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
As part of the new relationship, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Charlotte will receive exclusive designations and promotional elements. The Hounds, as well as all visiting teams, will call the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Charlotte “home” during the 2012 season. The team and hotel will host additional events and promotions together throughout the coming year.
“On behalf of the entire team at the Doubletree by Hilton Charlotte, I am proud that our hotel has been selected as the official hotel of the Charlotte Hounds. We have enjoyed a long tradition of participation with our local sports community and look forward to working with Wade Leaphart and the Hounds organization as they kick off their inaugural season and welcome MLL to our city”. said Bill DeLoache, General Manger, Doubletree by Hilton Charlotte.
Fans visiting Charlotte for Major League Lacrosse games, or at any other time, can access special room rates by linking from the Charlotte Hounds website http://www.charlottehounds.com. For more information, they can also contact the hotel directly by calling 704-347-0070.
About Charlotte Hounds
In January 2011, Major League Lacrosse announced a league expansion for the 2012 season that included Columbus, OH and Charlotte, NC. The team begins play April 28, 2012 at historic American Legion Memorial Stadium. For more information, please visit http://www.charlottehounds.com
About Doubletree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a rapidly-growing international collection of upscale hotels that span a variety of metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across more than 200 cities, 15 countries and five continents. Each one of our properties strives to consistently exceed our guests’ needs by delivering high levels of hospitality with a personality that uniquely fits the environment while offering a consistent collection of amenities for our guests around the world. For more information, please visit http://doubletree1.hilton.com.