FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 20, 2013
BILLS AND ELLICOTT HOSPITALITY ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
Ellicott Hospitality property will be the Buffalo Bills team hotel
ORCHARD PARK, NY- The Buffalo Bills announced today that they have partnered with Ellicott Hospitality Company, a full service hospitality company located in Buffalo, NY that is a division of Ellicott Development Company. As part of the agreement, the Wyndham Garden Hotel & Residences at the Mosey will serve as the team hotel for all home games played at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
“Ellicott Development’s extensive presence and encompassing portfolio throughout the greater Western New York area makes this partnership a no-brainer for our organization,” said Bruce Popko, Bills Senior Vice President of Business Development. “The Mosey is a beautiful property and we’re confident the team will have a comfortable and enjoyable stay.”
This season during pregame Ellicott Hospitality’s mobile team will be out in the parking lots around Ralph Wilson Stadium handing out giveaways to tailgaters and introducing a new marketing campaign for the company. In addition, during the game, Ellicott Hospitality will award one lucky row in Ralph Wilson Stadium with gift certificates to one of its properties.
“We are thrilled to have been named as the team hotel of the Buffalo Bills, as well as a proud sponsor of the Bills for the next several years,” said William Paladino, CEO of Ellicott Development Company. “The Bills are an integral piece of the past, present and future identity of the Western New York area and we look forward to being aligned with such a presence in the community.”
Ellicott Hospitality is also participating in a variety of fan-related activities over the course of the coming seasons. The company is a part of Training Camp and available to Buffalo Bills fans within the vendor tent, and will be featured during the all home games played at Ralph Wilson Stadium in the Bills GameDay Magazine.
About the Buffalo Bills
Founded in 1959, the Buffalo Bills are one of the most storied franchises in the National Football League (NFL). The Bills have won two American Football League (AFL) Championships (1964 – 1965) and won an NFL record four straight AFC Championships (1990 – 1993) that included four trips to the Super Bowl. The Bills are a progressive organization and pride themselves on the regionalization of their team. They hold their training camp in Rochester, NY and were the first NFL team ever to play a home game in Canada with the Bills Toronto Series that began in 2008. As Western New York’s top-rated sports and entertainment choice, the Bills annually entertain three quarter of a million fans at Ralph Wilson Stadium, produce the region’s number-one rated sports television programming, have one of the NFL’s largest fan clubs with the Bills Backers, and host the most visited team website in Western New York. Under the guidance of Hall of Fame member and original team founder, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., the Bills will play one regular season game in Toronto in 2012. For more Bills information, visit buffalobills.com, call (716) 648-1800, become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/buffalobills, follow the Bills on Twitter at twitter.com/buffalobillsor get the Bills mobile app via buffalobills.com/fans/mobile-app.html
About Ellicott Hospitality Company
Founded in 2013 as a branch of Ellicott Development Company, Ellicott Hospitality is a full-service hospitality management company offering expertise in hotel development, construction, operations and marketing. Ellicott Hospitality provides a range of enhanced services for partners and guests including leisure planning, corporate and executive meeting planning and services, relocation packages and airport services. The current hospitality portfolio includes everything from luxury boutique to extended-stay hotels. Ellicott Hospitality is consistently committed providing exceptional service to clients, guests, employees, and the community. Learn more at www.ellicotthospitality.com.