HUTTON HOTEL ACQUIRES TESLA MODEL S
FIRST PROPERTY IN TENNESSEE & SOUTHEAST OFFERING THE CELEBRATED PREMIUM ELECTRIC SEDAN
Nashville’s Only Forbes Four-Star Property Announces Arrival of Motor Trend Car of the Year© as Courtesy Vehicle
NASHVILLE – August 2014 – Hutton Hotel, the city’s most eco-friendly hotel, is excited to be the only hotel in the region to offer its guests access to a dynamic, award-winning super luxury car on the highway today–the 2014 Tesla Model S, ranked #1 in Hybrid Luxury Cars.
The all-electric automobile excels in performance and has elevated the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be, similar to how the vibrant West End hotel has redefined green hospitality for savvy travelers. The revolutionary Tesla Model S–with its stellar performance and sleek, luxurious interior–is an ideal fit for the Hutton Hotel, with its eco-friendly practices and amenities including LED lighting, innovative recycling programs and sustainable bamboo flooring and furniture.
“We’ve led the way among hotel properties in this region and beyond with our green initiatives, since our opening five years ago. Our green mindfulness influences everything we do–from guest transportation to interior design,” Stephen Eckley, Senior Vice President for Amerimar Enterprises, said. The Hutton’s Model S will be the guest courtesy vehicle at the 247-room property beginning the last week in August. The premium sedan’s exterior color is Tesla’s gorgeous multi-coat red, featuring an interior with grey Napa leather seats and Obeche wood matte décor.
ABOUT HUTTON HOTEL: Located in Nashville’s vibrant Midtown, Hutton Hotel is Nashville’s hotel of choice for discerning business and leisure travelers alike. The Hutton, an independent luxury hotel, features a modern yet comfortable design with 247 guest rooms and 13,600 square feet of function space. Since opening in April 2009, the AAA Four-Diamond property has been named to Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List” and Travel + Leisure’s “T+L 500.”
Forbes awarded the Hutton Hotel its prestigious Four-Star Award and included the property in their 2014 Forbes Travel Guide, the gold standard in hospitality excellence. The hotel’s exemplary service levels and modern luxury amenities—from its chic interior design to thoughtful touches, such as rain showerheads and complimentary Nespresso machines—were highlighted. The hotel also features eco-friendly practices and amenities throughout, including LED lighting, innovative recycling programs and sustainable bamboo flooring and furniture.
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The Midtown property offers easy access to all areas of Nashville, and a wide variety of dining and entertainment options are within walking distance. Guests, however, don’t need to leave the hotel to experience the best dining the city has to offer. The Hutton is home to the award-winning, full-service New American restaurant,1808 Grille, located in the hotel’s lobby—and also a recipient of a 2014 Forbes Four-Star rating.
ABOUT TESLA: Tesla changed the auto industry in 2008 with the launch of the Tesla Roadster, the world’s first highway-capable electric vehicle. Tesla is furthering its mission to drive down the cost of electric vehicles with Model S, the first mass-produced electric premium sedan.ABOUT MODEL S: Model S is the world’s first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle and has been engineered to elevate the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be. At the heart of Model S is the proven Tesla powertrain, delivering both unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. With a rigid body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility expected from the world’s best sports cars while providing the ride quality of a luxury performance sedan. Model S has received many awards and accolades during its first year on the market, including Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year©, AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year, the 2013 Yahoo! AUTOS Car of the Year, TIME’s Best Invention of the Year 2012, Consumer’s Reports highest score ever given to a car and NHTSA 5-star safety rating.