Marcus Hotels install charging stations

Special to The Freeman

June 16, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marcus Corp. said Monday it has installed Tesla fast-charging stations at 13 of its hotels and resorts, according to a statement.

Hotels that have installed the stations, which can fully charge a Tesla in four to six hours, include the Pfister, Intercontinental and Hilton Milwaukee City Center hotels in Milwaukee, in addition to the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace, the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa in Lake Geneva and the Heidel House in Green Lake. There will be additional charging stations opened in the coming months, according to the statement.

“We are always finding new ways to enhance our guests’ overall experience. By combining the leading-edge technology and the forward-thinking of Tesla with our commitment to providing an exceptional experience for our guests, we now have the ability to offer a high-tech, eco-friendly solution for Model S owners traveling this summer,” said Brian Burton, vice president of revenue generation for Marcus Hotels & Resorts.

There have also been charging stations installed at Marcus properties in Chicago; Minneapolis; Bloomington, Minn.; Atlanta; Las Vegas; Hollywood, Calif.; and Oklahoma City, the statement said.