charleston *Scheduled to open this spring is a 275-room Embassy Suites attached to the new Charlotte Area Convention Center, which also opens this spring.
*In June, the 226-room historic Francis Marion Hotel became the Westin Francis Marion. A $2 million renovation was recently completed.
*A multimillion-dollar renovation was completed this fall at the 440-room Charleston Place in the historic district.
hilton head *A $9 million, four-year renovation is under way at th