Candlewood suites opens

candlewood hotelCandlewood Suites at the McCullough Boulevard/North Gloster Street interchange opened last week. The 79-room hotel is owned and operated by Fusion Hospitality in Tupelo. Under construction next to Candlewood is a 121-room Holiday Inn & Suites. It is also a Fusion property and is expected to open by the end of the year. Shanti Construction of Tupelo is the contractor on both hotel projects. (Adam Robison)