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Home2 Suites by Hilton® Names General Manager of New Erie, PA Hotel

December 13, 2013

ERIE, Penn. - The Home2 Suites by Hilton®  Erie, PA, owned by Newport Hospitality, LLC and managed by Chase Hotel Group, announced that Lisa Chilson has been appointed general manager of the new Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel located at 8035 Oliver Road.  The 4-story, 79-suite hotel is currently under construction and is scheduled to open March 2014. 

As general manager, Chilson will be in charge of directing all aspects of hotel operations, including guest services and satisfaction, hotel administration, and overseeing marketing efforts. 

"Lisa has a dedicated and impressive record in hotel management and we are confident that her strengths will be a key factor in the success of this new Home2 Suites hotel," said Connie Lydic, Director of Operations. 

Prior to joining the Home2 Suites Erie, Chilson was General Manager of the Homewood Suites in Erie.  She is a member of the Erie Ambassadors which is designed to train community professionals and citizens interested in the history and promotion of our region.

When completed, the new Home2 Suites Erie will provide guests with the amenities and services they need to feel comfortable while traveling.  All Home2 Suites by Hilton hotels offer 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 free continental breakfast at the Inspired Table that includes a variety of morning favorites like a hot breakfast sandwich.

Home2 Suites Erie  participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.

Read more about Home2 Suites by Hilton at and

Lisa Chilson
Home2 Suites by Hilton
+1 814 315 4325

Jennifer Hughes
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6518

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