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Tru by Hilton Norfolk Airport Opens!

September 3, 2000

NORFOLK — The door to each room is sealed shut with a sticker, not as some sort of movie-style trap to detect a burglar, but to guarantee to those staying the night that no one else has dared enter since it was cleaned.


It’s just one of the steps the new Tru by Hilton Norfolk Airport hotel is taking since it opened six months into a global health pandemic that still keeps many people closer to home and on the ground, eschewing air travel for road trips.

Norfolk, VA

October 5, 2016

Hotels beside Norfolk outlet mall construction site sold. A Virginia Beach commercial real estate firm…has bought the struggling Quality Suites and Sleep Inn beside the Norfolk outlet mall construction site. The new owners have no immediate plans to renovate the hotel. But its proximity to the forthcoming outlets – and an Ikea scheduled to open in 2018 – make the site an attractive one.


Virginia Beach, VA

July 22, 2015

What is going on at 1300 Diamond Springs Road?

Land is being cleared in prepration for an upscale apartment complex....The project will feature 180 units housed in two four story buildings, and a stand-alone clubhouse with business center, swimming pool, fitness and gaming rooms, outdoor grilling areas and a fire pit.

Wilmington, NC

July 22, 2015

The final potential legal hurdle for the Wilmington Convention Center hotel was cleared on July 21 when no appeal was filed to the NC Supreme Court. 

Wilmington, NC

June 16, 2015

The state Court of Appeals unanimously ruled in the city of Wilmington's favor in a legal dispute involving the planned convention center hotel, city officials announced Tuesday.

Wilmington, NC

December 3, 2014

On December 3, the City of Wilmington finalized the land sale for a $33.6 million Embassy Suites Hotel next to the Wilmington Convention Center. 

Wilmington, NC

June 6, 2014

The City of Wilmington received notification on Friday, June 6 that NC Superior Court Judge Paul L. Jones ruled in the city’s favor regarding a challenge about the city’s conformance with a 2006 legal agreement outlining how the convention center hotel could be built. 

Norfolk, VA

February 11, 2014

The Hilton Norfolk Airport has a new name: the DoubleTree by Hilton Norfolk Airport.

Wilmington, NC

February 5, 2014

Opinion: Hilton’s Owner Shouldn’t Try To Block The Convention Center Hotel

Wilmington, NC

February 4, 2014

Years after Wilmington began seeking a developer to build an upscale hotel next to the downtown convention center, the city council on Tuesday unanimously approved a deal for a $33.6 million Embassy Suites on the riverfront.

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